BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Dorene Claire Reale, of Bridgeport, died on Monday, Feb. 29, of cancer. She was 72.
She was born in Norwalk to Anthony and Theresa Reale and worked as a proposal specialist for Benefit Mall in White Plains, N.Y., for 16 years.
She is survived by her father, of Aberdeen, N.C.,her niece Karen (Salvatore) DeSciscio of Chaplin; and nephew Daniel Reale of Plainfield.
She was predeceased by her brother, Robert Reale, and her sister and brother-in-law, Joyce and Dennis Arena.
Her family will receive friends on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a memorial service to begin at 1 p.m. at the Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Ave., Norwalk.
Memorial donations may be made to: St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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