Diana Lynn Ferreira Landry, 50, of Enfield, the beloved spouse of Donald J. Landry, Jr., handed away on Friday, September 16, 2022, at Hartford Hospital after a protracted 7-year sickness.
Born in Springfield, MA on Could 11, 1972, she was the daughter of the late David and Antonia (Orefice) Ferreira and grew up in Enfield earlier than shifting to Milford, MA in 1984.
She graduated from Milford Excessive Faculty Class of 1990 and acquired her bachelor’s diploma from Westfield State College and her grasp’s diploma from Lesley College in Schooling. In 1996, Diana started her 26-year profession as an Elementary Faculty trainer at Blueberry Hill Elementary Faculty in Longmeadow, MA. Diana married Donald in 1998 the place she returned to settle in Enfield.
Diana had a spirit and a smile that may gentle up a room. She all the time had a capability to make everybody really feel particular and was keen to go the additional mile to assist others. Her laughter was infectious, and he or she made lifelong connections wherever she went. She was a communicant of Holy Household Church in Enfield and was concerned through the years with many volunteer organizations. She was most proud to be the Cookie Mother for her daughter’s Lady Scouts Troop and the Room Mother at her son’s Kindergarten class, in addition to spending time on the ball subject and courtside for her youngsters’s sports activities actions, and her time on the Enfield Rotary Backyard. Diana liked to frequent the seaside with household and mates. She loved her annual journeys to the on line casino along with her faculty women, sport nights with neighbors, and random get-togethers for breakfast or lunch with mates from Excessive Faculty, Enfield or Blueberry Hill Faculty. Above all, she particularly liked the time she spent along with her household, together with journeys as a baby to Hampton Seashore, gatherings in Enfield and Ludlow and holidays along with her husband and kids. Diana most cherished the time she shared and the reminiscences she created along with her household.
Apart from her beloved husband Donald, she leaves 2 adoring youngsters, Caroline and Jack Landry of Enfield; her loving brother, David Ferreira, Jr. and his spouse Tracy of Milford, MA; Niece Carly and Nephew Jake of Milford, MA: brother-in-law Brian Landry and sister-in-law Nicole of Milford, MA; Nephew Eric and Nieces Alexa and Kaitlin of Milford, MA; her Godmother Theresa Barney and her husband Edward of Higganum, CT. Diana was blessed to have a big prolonged household of Aunts and Uncles; Salvatore and Cindy Orefice of Enfield, CT, Vladimiro and Norma Orefice of Broadbrook, CT, Claudio and Helene Orefice of Somers, CT, Betty and Gus Gillberg of Holden, MA, Nancy and David Kowalczyk of Wilbraham, MA and Michael Ferreira of Ludlow, MA; and plenty of shut cousins. Diana had many particular mates who had been like sisters to her, relationship again to Excessive Faculty, School, and her working years at Blueberry Hill Elementary Faculty.
Along with her mother and father, Diana was pre-deceased by her grandparents, Giuseppe and Carolina Orefice of Enfield, CT, Joseph and Mary Ferreira of Ludlow, MA and by her father & mother-in-law Donald and Penny Landry of Milford, MA.
Visitation might be held on Friday, September 23, from 4-8 PM at Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels, 61 South Highway, Enfield, CT. A Mass of Christian Burial might be held on Saturday, September 24, at 10 AM at Holy Household Church, 23 Simon Highway, Enfield, CT. EVERYONE IS ASKED TO MEET DIRECTLY AT THE CHURCH. Burial will comply with at St. Patrick’s Cemetery, 1558 King Avenue, Enfield, CT. For on-line condolences, please go to www.leetestevens.com.
In lieu of flowers, please contemplate a donation to: Blueberry Hill Faculty-Diana Landry Memorial Contribution, 275 Blueberry Hill Highway, Longmeadow, MA 01106 in assist of Scholar Enrichment or to the Hartford Healthcare Most cancers Institute/Helen & Harry Grey Most cancers Middle on-line at: https://giving.harthosp.org/tributegifts.
Posted on-line on September 20, 2022
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