Christine Delonis, 72, Longtime Shrewsbury Resident

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SHREWSBURY, Mass. – Christine Delonis of Shrewsbury died Jan. 30 at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester. She was 72.

She was born and raised in Worcester, the daughter of Walter and Margaret Jankauskas Delonis. She lived in Shrewsbury for 30 years and served as head administration clerk at the Worcester office of the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance.

Delonis retired in 2011. She was a member of the former St. Casimir Church in Worcester. She was a member of Knights of Lithuania, Council 26 and Maironis Park, the Lithuanian charitable society. She enjoyed playing bingo and designing floral arrangements.

She is survived by seven nieces and nephews, Michael D. Karpicus, Thomas W. Karpicus, Susan M. Finacom, Carol A. Delonis, Richard S. Delonis, Joseph W. Karpicus and Robert J. Delonis. She was predeceased by a brother, Joseph J. Delonis; and a sister, Rita Margosian.

The funeral service was held Monday at Dirsa-Morin Funeral Home in Worcester.

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