OLD TOWN – Delima “Del” J. Parady, 88, beloved wife of the late Rudolph “Buster” J. Parady, passed away April 26, 2008, at a Bangor health care facility after a period of failing health. She was born Jan. 19, 1920, in Old Town, the daughter of the late Ambrose and Euphimie (Boudreau) Dupuis. She graduated from Old Town High School, Class of 1938. She and Buster shared a devoted and loving marriage spanning 58 years. They were longtime members of Holy Family Parish Church and were active in the Knights of Columbus, where she was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary. She was also a member of VFW No. 3381 Ladies Auxiliary. Through the years, they took great pride in their home and were a complement to each other in the art of woodworking and crafts. They also enjoyed many years of lovingly entertaining family and friends at their camp on Pushaw Lake. She will be remembered as a wonderful cook, sharing her many wonderful dishes and goodies with family and friends at their traditional Christmas Eve gatherings. She enjoyed and was very skilled in sewing, knitting, quilting and cross-stitching. She is survived and will be sadly missed by her sisters, Mrs. Francis (Joseline) LeBlanc and Mrs. Maynard (Juliette) Paradis; brothers, Edgar Dupuis and his wife, Estelle, and Romeo Dupuis and his wife, Lois; sisters-in-law, Mrs. Alice Dupuis, Mrs. Bernice Coffin and Mrs. Delores O’Keefe; and brother-in-law, Larry Spinney. As she and Buster were loving and active role models to many nieces and nephews, she will be forever missed by all of them and their families; as well as many dear friends. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a sister, Mrs. Mary Spinney; a brother, Lionel Dupuis; and a brother-in-law, Virgil Parady. The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff at Westgate Manor Nursing Home and St. Joseph Hospice for their unfailing love and care during her final days there. The family would also like to recognize and express their appreciation to Dr. Christopher Ritter and his staff for the many years of care and counsel rendered to Delima. Visiting hours will be held 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, at Birmingham Funeral Home, 438 Main St., Old Town. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 30, at Holy Family Parish Church, 429 Main St., Old Town, with Father Bill Labbe, celebrant. Family and friends are invited to Holy Family Parish Church for a luncheon and sharing of happy memories. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may send memorial contributions to Holy Family Parish Building Fund, 429 Main St., Old Town, ME 04468. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Birmingham Funeral Home. Notes of condolences can be made at www.mem.com.