LEOMINSTER----Mary Jane (DiNardo) Renzi, 75 years old, of Leominster died Wednesday, April 6, 2016 surrounded by her loving family in her home after a long and courageous battle with ovarian cancer. She is survived by her husband of 54 years Ronald J. Renzi, sons Stephen P. Renzi and his wife Kimberley of Leominster, Michael J. Renzi and his wife Maureen of North Attleboro, daughter Sharon M. Bernard and her husband Jack of Fitchburg, brother Robert W. DiNardo and his wife Lynne of Georgia, sister Barbara A. Hamilton and her husband Skip of Leominster, sisters-in-law Diane J. DiNardo of Leominster and Linda M. DiNardo of Templeton, grandchildren Ryan and Angela Renzi, Austin and Isabelle Renzi, Krista, Joshua and Mackenzie Bernard, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers Paul U. DiNardo in 1996 and Anthony J. DiNardo, Sr. in 2005.
Jane was born in Framingham on March 25, 1941, daughter of Umberto A. and Anita H. (Garceau) DiNardo and was a lifelong Leominster resident. She graduated from Leominster High School in 1959. Jane had worked at Sears in Leominster and then worked for many years at Allen’s Department Store in Leominster. She was a member of Holy Family of Nazareth Church, where she was active in the Women’s Guild and had taught catechism. She played tennis at the Orchard Hill Athletic Club and enjoyed playing cards on a weekly basis with friends, for over 53 years.
The Renzi family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Susan Zweizig of the Department of Obstetrician and Gynecology Medical School – University of Massachusetts and Dr. Janaki Moni of UMass Memorial and their amazing staffs. In addition for all of the tireless hours of help and support our dear Aunt’s Liz and Diane we could never repay your kindness.
Jane’s funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 9th from the Silas F. Richardson & Son Funeral Home, 106 West Street, Leominster with a mass at 10 am in Holy Family of Nazareth Church, 750 Union Street, Leominster. Burial will be in St. Leo’s Cemetery, Leominster. Calling hours will be held on Friday, April 8th from 4-7 pm in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Pan Mass Challenge,
www.pmc.org or VNA Care Network, http://www.vnacarenetwork.org
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