Gloria DiPaola, 67, an area resident since 1974 and formerly of Yonkers, died on October 1, 2017 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center.

Born in Bronx, NY on October 21, 1949, she was the daughter of Mary (D’Auria) Delasantra of Wappingers Falls and the late Victor Delasantra. Gloria had worked as an administrative assistant for over 20 years and also sold Avon for many years. She was a parishioner of St. Mary, Our Lady of the Falls. She dedicated her life to her children and grandchildren and loved knitting and crocheting as well as donated many blankets to the Dyson Center.

Gloria was known as "mom" to so many. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her children and their spouses, Frank and Jennifer DiPaola of LaGrange, Christina and Jon-Paul Aubry of Wingdale, Nicole DiPaola of Wappingers Falls, Joseph Esposito of Fishkill, and Ryan and Amy Miller of Poughkeepsie; her grandchildren, Amanda, Brooke, Brendon, Brianne, Walter, Samantha, Mason, Jesse, Bella and Joshua; and her great-grandchildren, Joey and Piper. In addition to her father, she was predeceased by her son, Joseph DiPaola; and her brother, Richard Delasantra.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9pm at the McHoul Funeral Home, Inc., 895 Route 82, Hopewell Junction. The Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Friday at 11am at St. Mary, Our Lady of the Falls, 11 Clinton Street, Wappingers Falls followed by interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Dyson Center or the Multiple Sclerosis Association. Please visit Gloria’s Book of Memories at


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