Hildegard Maria Valentino, 93, of Mashpee died on May 13.

Ms. Valentino was born in Franconia, Germany. She graduated from Erlangen University in Furth with a degree in nursing.

She met her husband of 66 years, Albert S. Valentino, while he was stationed in Germany. After emigrating to the United States, she and her husband moved to Hingham, where they raised their children.

Ms. Valentino was an avid gardener and loved volunteering at schools in her community.

In addition to her husband, she leaves a daughter, Mona Lisa Valentino of Mashpee; a son, Dean Valentino of New York City; three grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her sister, Ingeborg Kral.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, May 20, at 10 AM at Parish of Christ the King in Mashpee.

Burial will follow in Great Neck Woods Cemetery in Mashpee.

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