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Obituary of Anna DelFranco
Anna Giella DelFranco, age 82, passed away on Monday, January 9, 2023, in Yale New Haven Hospital. Born in Canale di Serino, Province of Avellino, Italy on July 30, 1940, she was a daughter of the late Filomeno and Ippolita Vitagliano Giella.
Anna immigrated to Bridgeport, CT in 1959 and had previously resided in Milford, CT before moving to Westerly, RI. She was a dedicated homemaker who enjoyed taking care of her family and was happiest spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Survivors include her beloved children, Vincent DelFranco and his wife Tracy of Fountain Hills, AZ, Anna DelFranco of Milford, CT, Polina Maria DelFranco-Delgado and her husband Eduardo of Phoenix, AZ, Phyllis DelFranco of Milford, CT, Peter DelFranco Jr. and his wife Grace of Milford, CT, Vita DelFranco and Gerardina DelFranco, both of Westerly, RI, and Josephina Antonia Sullivan and her husband Kyle of Quaker Hill, CT.
She was adored by her 18 grandchildren, Amanda Espinel, Joseph DelFranco, Amara Cullen and her husband Corey, Raymond Rivera, Armani DelFranco, Lorenzo Rivera, Olivia Sullivan, Gianni DelFranco and his wife McKenzie, Briana Martini and her husband EJ, Isabella Sullivan, Salvatore DelFranco, Armando Delgado, Alessandro Delgado, Sophia Sullivan, Juliana Sullivan, Antonio Delgado, Noah Sullivan, Annabella Delgado, and great grandson Louis Peter Cullen.
Also, she was loved by her sister-in-law, Sabby Paulus and brother-in-law, Theodore Pawlowski as well as several nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. Last but certainly not least, she loved her grand dogs and they loved her.
Anna was predeceased by three brothers, Guiseppe, Antonio and Nicola Gerard Giella.
Relatives and friends may greet the family on Friday, January 13th, 2023 from 4-7 p.m. at The Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull, CT. A Mass of Catholic Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, January 14th, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Margaret's Shrine, 2523 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT. Followed by the burial at St. Michael's Cemetery, Stratford, CT.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. www.stjude.org