Obituary: Helen Lantieri

Helen Lantieri

Helen Lantieri

NAUGATUCK — Helen Lantieri, 92, formerly of 9 Mulberry Hill, passed away on Friday, June 27, 2014 at Glendale Health Center.

Helen was born in Naugatuck on July 27, 1921, daughter of the late Carmello Lantieri, Sr. and Paula (Bongiovanni) Lantieri. She was a lifelong resident of Naugatuck and a graduate from Yale School of Nursing. She worked for many years as a nurse at several skilled nursing facilities, retiring from Middlebury Convalescent Home in 1986.

Helen is survived by her six nieces, Sandra LaBonte, Patricia Dwy, Paula Lantieri, Lynn Lantieri, Maryanne Healy and Helen Burksa; her four nephews, Eugene, Gerald and Carl Lantieri and Anthony Lengvinis. She also leaves 26 great-nieces and great-nephews; 34 great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews, and her loving and caring care givers at Glendale Health Center. She was predeceased by her three sisters, Josephine Boyd, Sophie Barbiero, Marguerite Langvinis and four brothers, Frank, Harry, Walter and Eugene Lantieri.

Her funeral will be held on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main St., Naugatuck. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Cross Street, Naugatuck. Calling hours will be held at the funeral home on Saturday morning from 9 a.m. until the time of the service.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Glendale Resident Care Fund, 4 Hazel Ave., Naugatuck, CT 06770.

To send an online condolence, visit www.naugatuckvalleymemorial.com.

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