GILFORD, NH, formerly of Malden - Mrs. Jacqueline R. (Van Praet) DeFilippis, age 84, died on March 25 at Concord Hospital in Concord, NH. She was the wife of the late Antonio V. DeFilippis.
Born and raised in Malden, she was the daughter of the late Alan VanPraet and Ruth (Locke) VanPraet-Rappa. She had moved to Gilford, NH one year ago after being a long time resident of Malden.
Jacqueline leaves one son, Stephen DeFilippis and his wife Joanne of NH; two daughters, Susan Russo of Danvers, Jacqueline Habeeb and her husband Robert of Peabody; one sister, Judy Calder of Saugus. Also survived by eleven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org.
Relatives & friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS on Thursday, March 28, 4-7 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Friday, March 29 at 11 a.m. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.
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