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A. Valentina DiBlasi

April 17, 1936 ~ September 30, 2019 (age 83)

ALBANY – A. Valentina DiBlasi, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus on Monday September 30, 2019. She was born in Antillo, Italy and immigrated to Albany as a young girl. Val was the daughter of the late Antonino and Domenica Bongiorno Ritmo.

Val was the beloved wife of 50 years to Dominick DiBlasi who predeceased her in 2007. She is the devoted mother of Dominick Jr. (Lisa) and Daniel (Joyce) DiBlasi. She is the cherished Nonna of Dominick, Richard (Sarah), Jimmy and Danielle DiBlasi. Great grandmother of Makayla, Sebastian and Cayden. Val is the dear sister of Joseph (Linda) Ritmo and the late Italia (Sabastiano) Fido, Rita (Dominic) Lo Giudice and Elena Muscolino. Sister in law of the late Betty Palmer. Val is also survived by an uncle and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

She had worked for Albany County, NYS Tax & Finance and Albany Felt for several years. Val had a tremendous love for her family and her church. She enjoyed cooking for her family and friends. She is a cherished member of the Life for the Nation’s Church where she faithfully worshipped with her dear friends. The family wishes to thank the devoted and caring staff of C2 and Surgical ICU at Albany Medical Center.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Val’s family on Friday from 10:00 am to 12 :00 noon at Cannon Funeral Home, 2020 Central Ave. Colonie. Funeral services will be celebrated at 12:00 at the funeral home.  Entombment will follow in Graceland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Life for the Nations Church Food Pantry, 477 Krumkill Road, Albany, NY 12203. To leave a message of condolence for the family or to order flowers, visit

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