Constance ‘GG’ DeLilli Coakley
Constance “GG” DeLilli Coakley, 94, of Gloversville, passed away Saturday, November 30, 2019. She was born on June 16, 1925, daughter of the late Angelo and Mary Perella Bennice. She was an accomplished woman and wore many hats. Constance was employed by Mario Papa and Sons. She was also a hair dresser and a seamstress. She owned and operated Crystal Bridal’s Boutique in Gloversville across from Woolworth’s. She loved being a fashionista, high heels and looking fabulous. Constance cherished her times with family, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved to cook, entertain, family celebrations, dance and golf.
Constance was devoted to her faith and a member of the Church of the Holy Spirit. She was a member of the Ladies of Charity, Catholic War Veterans Women’s Auxiliary and a volunteer at Nathan Littauer Hospital Auxiliary.
She was predeceased by her husbands, Commie DeLilli and John Coakley; her brothers, Anthony and Peter Bennice.
Constance is survived by her son, Nicholas (Gail) DeLilli of the town of Milton; her daughter, Mary Louise DeLilli Scott (John) of Skaneateles; her grandchildren, Darcy (Marc) Baldwin, Dedra (Rob) Trovato, Keli Scott, Keri (Peter) O’Connor and Kevin Scott; also surviving six great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff at Wesley Community of Saratoga Springs, NY, Victoria second floor for the loving care given to their GG.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, December 4, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Amico Funeral Home, 150 South Main Street, Gloversville, NY, followed by a noon prayer service with Father Matthew Wetsel. Burial will take place in the spring at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Johnstown, NY.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Welsey Foundation, 131 Lawrence Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. Memorial contributions to benefit the Memory Care Unit second Victoria floor. Mountain Valley Hospice, 108 Steele Avenue, Gloversville, NY 12078 or Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Avenue, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10001.
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