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“I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. MRS. DILAZZARO WAS A SPECIAL LADY WHO WILL BE MISSED GREATLY.PLEASE KNOW THAT YOUR FAMILY IS IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS....Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: MYRA ROBERTS - SPARTANBURG, SC

“Dear Lou, I am so sorry to read of the loss of your mother. My thoughts are with you and your family.May you find peace and love in the memories you...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Jenny Edwards McGurk - Lyman, SC

“Dear Lou, Kathy and family.... We both express our sincere condolences at this time. We understand how precious and treasured those memories are to...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Jack Slemenda - Spartanburg, SC

“Our deepest prayers are with everyone and we wish that we can be there to share the loss. Teddy was a wonderful person who always brought a light of...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Glenn and Diane Jacobs - NJ

“God bless Grandma Teddy who was a dear friend to my family for many years. We will forever remember her joyful disposition, her laugh and her love of...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Jan Scott - SPARTANBURG, SC

“Her smile, laugh, and good nature are something we all can remember and cherish. We will miss her and the joy that always surrounded her. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Leigh and Jim Turmel - SC

“She was a great Lady and we were lucky to have known her. She will be missed but the memories will always be there. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Mike & Marla Goodnight - Davidson, NC


Theresa "Teddy" Rose DiLazzaro, 89, loving wife of 63 years to Eugene Raymond DiLazzaro, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday January 1, 2013, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. Born March 18, 1923, in West Orange, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Catherine Rapicano.

Mrs. DiLazzaro was a faithful member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who never met a stranger and always knew how to light up a room with her infectious smile and laughter.

Surviving, in addition to her husband, are daughters, Anne Marie DiLazzaro Landsburg and her husband Michael of North Hollywood, CA, Louise DiLazzaro Jacobs and her husband Craig of Spartanburg, SC, and Kathryn DiLazzaro Insabella and her husband Mario of Spartanburg, SC; her five grandchildren, Melissa Jacobs Goodnight (Chris), Peter Michael Insabella (Summer), Christopher Louis Jacobs (Whitney), Paul Mario Insabella, and Kaitlin Ashley Jacobs; and the Rapicano nieces and nephews of New Jersey. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her daughter, Joanne DiLazzaro; her brother, John F. Rapicano; and sister, Ann Rapicano DeSantis.

Visitation with a Rosary Prayer Service will be 6:00-8:00 PM Thursday, January 3, 2013, at Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 2:00 PM Friday, January 4, 2013, at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, by the Rev. Timothy M. Gahan.

Memorials may be made to Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home, 686 Jeff Davis Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29303.

Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel

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