Christine DiSisto, retired teacher

November 22, 2022

Christine DiSisto, 74, of Millsboro, passed away Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes. She was born May 19, 1948, in Mount Kisco, N.Y., daughter of the late William and Antoinette (Piazza) Babon.

Christine graduated Brewster High School in Brewster, N.Y., and continued her studies at Western Connecticut State University, obtaining a bachelor's degree in education. She married Federico DiSisto July 27, 1985, in Stormville, N.Y., and they resided there until moving to Delaware in 2017. Christine enjoyed a lifelong career as a teacher for Carmel Central Schools in New York, retiring after 30-plus dedicated years.

She had many interests and hobbies. Christine enjoyed shopping and was an avid reader. She had many friends in many places and loved playing Words with Friends. Her grandchildren were the light of her life, and she loved spoiling them. Above all, Mrs. DiSisto treasured the time spent with those who meant the most to her. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, stepmother, and grandmother. Loved by many, she will be deeply missed by all who had the good fortune to know her.

In addition to her parents, Christine was predeceased by her stepdaughter, Patricia Hauth. She is survived by her beloved husband of 37 years, Federico DiSisto; her children: Mark Brewer and Melissa Roberts; her stepdaughters: Gina Grimmer and Cindy Disisto; her grandchildren: Alyssa and Dennis Moorehead, Nicolas Hauth, Kaia and Quentin Roberts, Arwen Scarlata, and Maisie Brewer; and her brother, Edward Babon.

Services in both Delaware and New York will be announced at a later date.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Parsell Funeral Homes and Crematorium Atkins-Lodge Chapel, Lewes.

The family suggests donations in Christine’s memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital,

Visit Mrs. DiSisto’s s Life Memorial webpage and sign her virtual guestbook at

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