Constance Mary Florence Ippolito, wife of Andrew Vincent Ippolito of Westport, died Oct. 18 at her home. She was 89.
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Constance was born in Astoria, NY. She is the daughter of the late Paul and Vincenza (Perno) DiMitro. She received her nursing degree from Flowers 5th Avenue in NYC and her Masters degree in Early Education from Queens College. Prior to retiring and moving to Westport with her children in 2005, she owned and operated the Happy Time Nursery in Bayside, NY for almost 40 years.
She is survived by her husband Andrew; her children Jenette, Andrew, Paul, Michael, and Paul’s wife Lisa; her grandchildren Vanessa and Steve, Andraya and Keenan, Andrew, Dimitra, Sofia, Michael, Paul, Christofer, and Lucas; her great grandchildren Daniel, Cosette, Keenan, and Charlotte. She is also loved by her sisters Mary Morrisette and Linda Benner and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Constance was an incredible woman and was the heart of our family and touched the lives of everyone she met.
Friends are invited to attend a visitation on Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 21 and 22nd from 4 to 8 p.m at Harding Funeral Home, 210 Post Road East, Westport.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at Church of the Assumption, 98 Riverside Ave., Westport. An Interment will follow in Willowbrook Cemetery, 395 Main St., Facial coverings and social distancing will be required.