2005-07-06 / Obituaries

Luca Andrew DeLisi

Luca Andrew DeLisi, 3 year old son of Jeffrey and Megan Tomassio DeLisi, died peacefully in his mother’s arms at their home in Scituate, Massachusetts on Wednesday, June 29, 2005. Luca was diagnosed with large cell Medullablastoma, a rare form of brain and spinal cancer in January, 2005.

Luca was born on a sunny, snowy February 27th, 2002 in Boston, MA. He enjoyed playing with his trains, the beach, climbing rocks, running fast, the New York Yankees, spending time with friends and family, and sharing his days to the fullest with his mom and dad. "A proud and beautiful child, Luca always had the unique talent to capture people’s hearts with his dimpled smile and expressive eyes," his mother said. "He demonstrated great strength and courage throughout his illness, touched the lives of everyone around him, and made the world a better place," she added.

Luca is survived by his loving parents, his maternal grandparents Jerry and Mary Tomassio of Garrison, paternal grandparents Frank and Barbara DeLisi of Brewster, MA. He is also survived by his Aunt Jill Tomassio Heitmann, Aunt Tara (John) Thom, Uncle Gerard (Noreen) Tomassio, Aunt Beth DeLisi (Ralph) Baird. His beloved cousins, John and Dominic Thom, Jake, Ramsey and Daniel Heitmann, Michael and Nolan Tomassio, Parker, James and Elizabeth Baird.

A Mass of the Angels was celebrated on Saturday, July 2nd, at Saint Mary of the Nativity in Scituate Harbor, MA.

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