|Samuel M. DelleChiaie, 39, of 35 Gordon St. died Friday, October 1, in Leominster Hospital, after an illness.|
Born Jan. 29, 1954, in Leominster, he was the son of Samuel and Mary (DeCarolis) DelleChiaie and lived here all his life. Mr. DelleChiaie was a 1973 graduate of Leominster High School. He was a graduate of the Hallmark Institute of Photography in Turners Falls where he received an award for outstanding achievement in his senior year.
Mr. DelleChiaie was the owner of Central Photography in Leominster for the past seven years. He was previously employed by Digital Equipment Corp. for 10 years.
He was a member of St. Anna's Church.
Besides his wife of 13 years, Donna (Chiurri) DelleChiaie; four daughters, Amy M. DelleChiaie, Kim A. DelleChiaie, Lisa D. DelleChiaie and Cara H. DelleChiaie, all of Leominster, his mother Mary (DeCarolis) Dellechiaie; two brothers, Frank J. DelleChiaie and Steven J. DelleChiaie, his materal grandmother, Josephine DeCarolis, all of Leominster, nephews and nieces.
The funeral was held from the Silas F. Richardson & Son Funeral Home with a Mass in St. Anna's Church. Cremation followed in Rural Crematory, Worcester.