WATERBURY — Angeline (Cellupica) Ciarleglio, 93, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 16, 2014 at Grove Manor Nursing Home. She was widow of Edward E. Ciarleglio.
Mrs. Ciarleglio was born in Naugatuck on April 14, 1921, daughter of the late Frank and Amelia (Notarantonio) Cellupica. She had lived most of her life in Naugatuck before settling in Watertown in 1985 to be near her daughter and grandsons. She had retired from Uniroyal, Inc. after 20 years of service. Angeline was a communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Church and was a former member of the Daughters of Isabella. She was devoted to her children and grandchildren, and she cared for her grandsons while her daughter and son-in-law worked.
She is survived by her son, Francis Emanuel and his wife Linda of Santa Ana, Calif.; her daughter, Joyce Sabis and her husband Charles of Watertown; three grandchildren, Kimberly Gascon and her husband Joe, Christopher Sabis and his wife Marianne of Nashville, Tenn., and Brian Sabis of Watertown; four great-grandchildren, Michelle and Jessica Gascon and twins Robert and John Sabis of Nashville, Tenn.; and one great-grandson, Nathaniel. Angelina will sadly be missed by all who loved her.
The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the caregivers of Grove Manor Nursing Home in Waterbury for their wonderful care. You brought smiles to her face each day. Thank you also to Hospice for its dedication to providing comfort in her last days.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 11 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 318 Church St., Naugatuck. Please meet directly at the church at 10:45 a.m. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery. There will be no calling hours per Angelina’s request. The Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main St., Naugatuck, is assisting the family with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 591 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or Connecticut Veterans Administration, 287 West St., Rocky Hill, CT 06067.
To send an online condolence, visit www.naugatuckvalleymemorial.com.