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Diane Kathleen Congro

January 16, 1939June 12, 2020

Diane Kathleen Congro, 81, of Salisbury, Maryland, passed away Friday, June 12, 2020 at her home. Born 1939 in Albertson, Long Island, New York, she was the daughter of the late Alfred Pepe and Catherine and Ignatius Mutrynowski. While she was still liv¬ing on Long Island, Diane worked for the New York Telephone Company. She also began her lifelong commitment to volunteering in her community by working with Cancer Care, Inc. Once her chil¬dren were in school, she began volunteering in the classroom, in parent/teacher organizations, and in Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts. When her husband’s career moved them to Walpole, New Hampshire, she fostered her love of history and literature by enrolling at Keene State College. After moving to Salisbury in 1982, she became quite active at St. Francis de Sales School, becoming president of the Home and School Association. Along with her husband Patrick, she was a partner in and operated the Oil Spot Express Lube Centers in Salisbury and Seaford, Delaware. However, her greatest joy was her service to her family; she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt. She is survived by her daughter Patricia Aquilina and her husband Louis; and sons Michael, David, and Stephen; grandchildren Caroline Congro and Patrick Aquilina; sisters Elaine Macedonio and Lois Willey and her husband Richard; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 50 years, Patrick Congro, on June 3, 2015. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednes¬day, June 17 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Salisbury. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Coastal Hospice, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802. Visit www.boundsfuneralhome.com to share stories and memories with the family.


  • Patricia Aquilina & Louis, Daughter
  • Michael, David, & Stephen, Son
  • Caroline Congro, Grandchild
  • Patrick Aquilina, Grandson
  • Elaine Macedonio, Sister
  • Lois Willey & Richard, Sister
  • Patrick Congro, Beloved Husband of 50 years (deceased)

  • Coastal Hospice


  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Wednesday, June 17, 2020


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Charles and Marilyn Aquilina

June 25, 2020

Diane was always smiling, good natured and fun to be around. Family and friends were important to her, and so will be missed by all. Very active lady in the church. May God welcome her into His arms.

Paige MacLeod

June 17, 2020

Your mom was such a lovely women. Thinking of you all and so sad for your loss. Wishing you peace.


Tomi Watkins

June 15, 2020

Dear Congro family,
I am very sorry for your loss. Mrs. Congro was a kind hearted and beautiful light. My son Brandon and I enjoyed spending time at her house. She will be missed dearly.
Much love,
Tomi Watkins

Anthony Smith

June 15, 2020

On behalf of myself, Tony as I was known to Diane, and my wife we would like to expressed our sincere condolences to the Congro family. I had the pleasure of working with Diane & Pat for years. Working with Diane & Pat at The Oil Spot myself and the fellows were like one happy extended family. Diane you will be sorely missed. Our thoughts are prayers are with you.

BettyLou Kulp

June 15, 2020

With deepest sympathy to the Congro family during this difficult time. My memory of Diane is she always had a smile and had time to talk/listen to you. Fondly, Betty Lou Kulp & Bob Lenhart

Jennifer Rooney

June 14, 2020

My Most Sincerest & deepest heart felt sympathies goes out to all of the Congro Family. In loving Memory of MS. Dianne, I remember the times visiting with her & her Son, Dave, & Husband, Mr. Congro at a dinner they graciously invited me to so many years ago. thank you for allowing me the privilage in having gotten to meet & spend tine with you. My prayers & thoughts are with all of your family; who remain here, while missing you, yet carrying so many warm memories you so dearly leave. May you rest in peace, God Bless you, & Console each & everyone of your Dear family through this time of great mourning. We also celebrate the life you lived; loving & sacrificing for so many. Ms. Dianne Congro, Please comfort your family, & pray for us.