Marie Agnes Dinizio

Marie Agnes Dinizio of Greenport died Jan. 14. She was 87.

She was born May 17, 1932, in Greenport to Louise (Tillinghast) and John Oliver Drumm.

Ms. Dinizio attended secondary school and married James Dinizio Sr. in Greenport on June 6, 1951.

She made a career as a kindergarten teacher’s aide in Greenport School for 28 years.

Ms. Dinizio was a member of Greenport Homemakers, St. Agnes Rosary Society and Girl Scouts of America and volunteered at Eastern Long Island Hospital’s Opportunity Shop.

Her family said she enjoyed crafts and mahjong.
Ms. Dinizio was predeceased by her husband in 2016 and by siblings Louise Klos, William Drumm, Edith VanSickle, Deborah Barrett, Jean Konarski, Betty Owens and John Drumm.

She is survived by her children, Joylene Navarro of Marlborough, Mass., James Dinizio Jr. of Greenport, Cynthia Tooker of Centerville, Teresa O’Connell of Newburgh, Ind., and Michael Dinizio of Marietta, Ga.; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Visitors were received Jan. 17 at Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport. A funeral Mass took place Jan. 18 at St. Agnes R.C. Church in Greenport. Interment followed at St. Agnes Cemetery, officiated by Father Richard Hoerning.

Memorial donations may be made to Greenport Fire Department Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 58, Greenport, NY 11944.