Olympia V. (Proto) DelToro


Mrs. Olympia V. (Proto) DelToro, age 93 of 80 Mt. Hope Ave., died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 in Crestwood Nursing and Convalescent Home in Warren.

She was the wife of the late Andrew P. "Bandy" DelToro.

Born in Bristol and a lifelong resident, she was a daughter of the late Domenico and Maddalena (Alfieri) Proto.

Olympia was a sales clerk for 25 years for the former Jo's Gift Shop and the former McCellens 5&10 Store, both formerly in Bristol retiring in 1982.

She was a communicant of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church and a member of the Rosary and Altar Society and the Nocturnal Adoration Society at the church.

She is survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by four sisters, Gilda C. Pine, Y. Margaret Machado, Emily T. Proto and Evelyn Manuels and three brothers, Nicholas, Gaetano and Edward Proto.

Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. at Sansone Funeral Home, 192 Wood St. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 141 State St.

Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Saturday morning only from 9 - 10.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 141 State St., Bristol, RI 02809.

For online condolences, shared memories, information and direction go to www.sansonefuneralhome.com.


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