We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Ernest P. Caggiano & Son Funeral Home
Dina G. Dickinson of Winthrop passed away on November 11, 2021. She was 80 years old. Born in Colorno, Parma Italy, she was the beloved daughter of the late Angelo Bergometti and Adele (Bergonzi) Bergometti of Ravenna, Italy. Dina was a devoted wife, loving sister, mother, and grandmother who will be fondly remembered and dearly missed.
Dina is survived by her ex-husband Robert Dickinson of Puerto Rico; her 5 children: Patrick Dickinson his wife Laurie of Geneva, IL, Katie Byrne her husband David of Nashua, NH, Cindy Hanley her husband Ted of Alexandria VA, Paul Dickinson his wife Lola of Winthrop, MA, Monica Roy her husband Mike of Lynnfield, MA; her 7 grandchildren: Gina Dickinson, Gregory Dickinson, Christopher Hanley, Matthew Hanley, Kayla Dickinson, Arianna Roy, and Jace Roy; her sister Graziella Benati her husband Alberto of Castenaso Italy, and their children, her nephew Claudio and niece Daniella. Dina is also survived by her extended family: the Dickinson’s of Scituate, MA and the Goodrow’s of Burlington, VT all of whom she cherished; and her many dear friends from Winthrop and work who were also very much family to her.
Dina was a resident of Winthrop, the town she loved, for over 55 years. She worked in Housekeeping at her second home, the Logan Airport Hilton, until her illness struck almost 2 years ago. Dina was a strong advocate for both her adopted home of Winthrop and her work where she was a union steward for the Hotel Workers Union fighting to improve working conditions and create equality for all.
Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the funeral home on Monday, November 15, 2021 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. The funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 9:00 AM followed by a funeral mass at St. John the Evangelist Church 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 10:00 AM.
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