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WILMINGTON: Maureen Louise (DelNinno) Vinal, age 69, of Wilmington, died peacefully on September 5, 2015, at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House, after a long illness.

Maureen was born on March 8, 1946, in Medford, she was the dear daughter of the late Silvio and Mary (Roberts) DelNinno. Maureen was raised and educated in Wilmington and was a graduate of Wilmington High School with the Class of 1964.

Prior to retiring, Maureen, worked as an Administrative Assistant for the Digital Equipment Corporation for many years.

Maureen enjoyed travelling, reading and family get-togethers. Maureen loved spending time with her many friends who were her friends for life.

Maureen was a kind lady who always thought of others before herself; she would do anything for anyone and she will be greatly missed.

Maureen was the beloved daughter of the late Silvio and Mary (Roberts) DelNinno, devoted mother of Danielle Riley and her husband Michael of Andover and Michael Vinal and his wife Sara of Wilmington, loving "Nanny" of Benjamin and Anna Riley and Matthew Vinal. Dear sister of Nicholas DelNinno and his wife, Judy of Venice, FL and Lois (DelNinno) MacKenzie of Wilmington. "Auntie Moe" to her many nieces and nephews. Maureen is also survived by many lifelong friends.

Family and friends gathered at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Route 62), Wilmington, on Friday, September 11, at 10 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Dorothy's Church, Main Street (Rte. 38), Wilmington at 11 a.m. Visiting hours were held at the funeral home on Thursday, September 10, from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Maureen's memory may be made to the Sawtelle Family Hospice House, 320 Haverhill St., Reading, MA 01867. www.nicholsfuneralhome.com.
Published on  September 17, 2015
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