Obituary: Anna M. (Petruzzi) Lantieri

Anna M. (Petruzzi) Lantieri
Anna M. (Petruzzi) Lantieri

NAUGATUCK — Anna M. (Petruzzi) Lantieri, 91, passed away peacefully on Tuesday May 26, 2015 at Glendale Health Center surrounded by her family.

Mrs. Lantieri was born in Waterbury, on Jan. 1, 1924, daughter of the late Canio and Domenica Mary (Pace) Petruzzi. She was a longtime resident of Naugatuck, and retired from the Chemical Division of Uniroyal, Inc., after many years of service. She was a communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Church. Ann enjoyed hiking, golfing, and especially spending time with her family.

Ann is survived by her daughters, Paula Lantieri, Lynn Lantieri and Maryanne Healy and her husband, John, all of Naugatuck; her sisters, Lucy Strindberg and her husband, Willard, of West Granby, and Marie Petruzzi Bernabucci of Waterbury; her eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her daughter, Karen Lantieri; her sister, Josephine Scionti and her husband, Mario; her grandson, Jason Lantieri, sergeant United States Army; her great-grandson, Jason Savard; and her former husband Walter “Art” Lantieri.

The family wishes to express a heartfelt thank you to the staff of Glendale Health Center for the care and compassion given to Ann during her stay.

Her funeral will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 9:15 a.m. from the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main St., Naugatuck, to St. Francis Church of Assisi Church, 318 Church St., Naugatuck for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery. Calling hours will be held at the funeral home on Friday evening from 5 to 7 p.m.

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