Darleen S. (Allemao) Hall, 66, of Rochester passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2016 in Massachusetts General Hospital surrounded by her loving family.
Born in New Bedford, a daughter of the late John and Lillian (Lima) Allemao she grew up in New Bedford and lived most her life in Wareham before moving to Rochester 12 years ago.
Ms. Hall graduated from the Greater New Bedford Vocational High School in 1968. She worked as a CNA Cape Cod Nursing Home for over 20 years. Darleen was an avid reader who was fun loving and outgoing.
The family would like to thank the staff at Massachusetts General Hospital for their care and support during this difficult time. They will be eternally grateful.
Darleen is survived by a daughter, Bethany Ripley of Rochester; three sons Todd Hicks of Quincy, John Hicks and his wife Cynthia of Wareham and Stephen Hicks and his wife Nia of Assonet; two sisters, Rita Vipon and her husband Robert and Genevieve Florent and her husband Bruce all of New Bedford; grandchildren, Michael, Jr., and Noah Ripley, London, Grayson, Malekai, Stephen, and Jessica Hicks and Jon Coty Tavares; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Her visitation will be Friday, August 26, 2016 4-8 pm in Rock Funeral Home 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to Massachusetts General Hospital, Development Office, 125 Nashua St., Suite 540, Boston, MA 02114 or giving.massgeneral.org/donate. www.rock-funeralhome.com for online tribute/directions.