BRUNSWICK — Anna Maria Ciampa, 91, died Aug. 26 at the Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, Va.
Born Nov. 2, 1919, in Boston, Mass., she was the daughter of Alphonse and Stella Rubini DeFranco.
After she graduated from Roslindale High School, she furthered her education in art and art history.
On Feb. 13, 1949, she married Edward Louis Ciampa.
Over the years she volunteered teaching ceramics classes and volunteered at the Jordan Acres School.
A sweet and gentle lady, she was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who could make a mean blueberry pie, was a great listener, and had an artist’s eye of the world.
Her brothers, Joseph, Carl, Edward, Arthur, and Alfred DeFranco, predeceased her.
She is survived by a daughter, Anne Wallace, of Brunswick and a son, Edward Ciampa of Arlington, Va.
A graveside service will be held at 12 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, at Maine Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery in Augusta.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of choice
Arrangements are by Brackett Funeral Home, 29 Federal St., Brunswick.