BRONXVILLE, N.Y. -- Judith G. DiMenna (Horncastle), of Duxbury, passed away Nov. 7, 2016 at the age of 72.
She was the wife of Nicholas J. DiMenna and mother of Alison Grace Harbilas and her husband Eric of Barnstable, Christine J. Nelson and her husband Michael of Duxbury and Matthew Redvers DiMenna of New York.
She is survived by her grandchildren Eric Harbilas Jr., Michael, Henry and Charlie Nelson.
She was predeceased by her brother, Raymond Horncastle, but leaves a sister, Mary Jane Fitzpatrick of Richmond, Va.
She grew up in Crestwood, where she attended The Assumption Grammar School. She later graduated from Ursuline High School in New Rochelle. She received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Sara Lawrence College.
She married Nicholas DiMenna in 1964 and resided in Bronxville, where they raised their family. She was a member of the Junior League of Bronxville. She also enjoyed her years as a member of the Bronxville Field Club. She had a real estate license and was employed by Houlihan Lawrence for many years.
When she and her husband relocated to Duxbury in 2003, she changed vocations and worked at Talbots. Her joy was residing there in the same area as her grandchildren and watching them grow up.
She was known for her sense of humor and sparkle that made the lives of her family and friends heartwarming and fulfilling. She was a lifelong learner who possessed a deep love for books, but her true love was her husband and best friend, Nick.
A funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Holy Family Church, 601 Tremont St., Duxbury, Mass.
In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made in her memory to The Fund for Sarah Lawrence, 1 Mead Way, Bronxville, NY 10708.