SANTINA “TINA” R. McELROY
Age 91 Wilmington
Tina McElroy left this earth to be with our Lord on Tuesday, June 20 2017, knowing that she was loved by those she left behind.
Born on November 1, 1925 in Wilmington, Tina was the daughter of the late Alfredo and Clementina DiLoreto. She was employed by the Hotel DuPont prior to her marriage to the late John R. McElroy and took on the roles of homemaker and caregiver for the remainder of her life.
A long-time member of Saint Matthew Church, she was also a member of the Blessed Virgin Mary Sodality and was an adorer at the Divine Mercy Chapel.
Devoted to her family, Tina will be dearly missed by her daughter, Donna-Maria (Guarino) and husband Joe; her grandchildren, Joseph and Leah Guarino.
In addition to her parents and husband, Tina is predeceased by her sisters, Petronilla and Filomena DiLoreto.
Tina’s family wishes to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the staff of 6D at Christiana Care and the staff at Seasons Hospice for the care and compassion they displayed during her last weeks.
A Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday morning at 11 AM at Saint Matthew Church, 901 E. Newport Pike, Wilmington, De. Visitation will take place from 10 to 11AM prior to the Mass. Internment at Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington, DE will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Saint Matthew Church, 1013 E. Newport Pike, Wilmington, De 19804. Mealeyfuneralhomes.com