Our Beloved Mother, Florence Theresa Della Volpe of Sarasota, Fl. passed away peacefully at Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton, Florida on May 16th, 2022. Florence was born on December 22nd, 1930 in Paterson, New Jersey to parents Joseph Farraye and Zekeya Kayal. She was 91 years old. She was a devout parishioner of Our Lady of Queen of Martyrs Catholic Church since the family moved here in 1987. Florence worked from home for the family’s business for 35 years, keeping all the bills paid and the customers happy until recently when the business was sold.
She then became a full-time Homemaker who really enjoyed cooking, the kitchen was definitely her favorite place and she always made sure everyone was well fed before she ever sat down to eat a meal. She also enjoyed tending to the many Orchards growing in her yard, and talking with family and friends on the phone.
Florence was predeceased by her husband of 49 years, Vincent James Della Volpe, her son David Della Volpe and her grandson David Della Volpe Jr, her brothers Louis and Albert Farraye, and sister Alice Daleo. She is survived by her 3 sons, Vincent Joseph Della Volpe, Victor Albert Della Volpe, and Gary John Della Volpe along with her brothers Joe and Tony Farraye and her sisters Mary Tahan, Lee Mills; her daughters in laws are Alisha McDaniel Della Volpe, Diana Della Volpe and Stephanie Lynn Hollenbeck; her Grand Children are Janelle Marie Della Volpe, Gina Ann Caro, Anthony Victor Della Volpe, Olivia McDaniel, Heath Brownlee, Steven Della Volpe, Michael Della Volpe and Giovonna Rose Della Volpe, and her Great Grand Daughter Camila Rose Caro
A Mass will be held at 10:00am on Friday, June 3, 2022 at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church, 833 Magellan Drive, Sarasota, Fl. 34243. followed by the Interment of the ashes in the St. Frances Garden to be with her husband.
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