Born in Arlington, N.Y. (now town of Poughkeepsie) Feb. 12, 1921, to Amalia (DiGennaro) and Finislao Nenni, she was the sister of Filbert Nenni (deceased) and Margherite Beck (deceased); mother of Stephanie Davis Deitzer (Jim) of Boston and Claud P. Davis (Rebecca) of Southborough; and grandmother to their children, Jennifer Lauren, Claud Matthew, and Thomas Michael.
She was a 1939 graduate of Poughkeepsie High School and the Wood-Purinton School of Business,
Mrs. Davis worked at DeLaval Separator Company and had a career as Executive Assistant to the Site Controller of IBM Poughkeepsie, and, after her children were grown, to the Assistant Dean of Students at Dutchess Community College.
Calling hours are Tuesday, Dec. 18, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., at the Rand-Harper-Pickering Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., Westborough. Services at the First United Methodist Church, 120 West Main St., Westborough, are Wednesday, Dec. 19, at 10:00 a.m., followed by a reception. Interment service will take place on Thursday, Dec. 20, at 12 p.m., at the Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, followed by a reception at the Italian Center, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the First United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 120 West Main St., Westborough, MA 01581.