NAUGATUCK — Theresa A. (Giannelli) Mangine, 86, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at St. Mary’s Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Joseph E. Mangine.
Theresa was born on April 23, 1926 in Waterbury, a daughter of the late Stefano Giannelli and Angeline (Mirto) Giannelli. She was retired from Uniroyal Inc. where she worked as an administrative secretary for many years. She was a graduate of Wilby High School, Class of 1944. She had been a member of the Council of Catholic Women of St. Francis Church.
Theresa was very fond of horses throughout her life. She was an avid pro football fan. Her favorite activity was spending time with her grandchildren.
Besides her husband of 62 years she is also survived by her daughter, Linda Brown and her husband Gary of Waterbury; her son, Steven Mangine and his wife Genevieve of Lexington; Ky.; three grandchildren, Christopher and his fiancée Samela, Stephanie and Matthew.
A memorial mass will be held on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 at 11 a.m. at St. Francis Church, 318 Church St., Naugatuck. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours and the Buckmiller Brothers Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation, 56 Franklin St., Waterbury CT 06706.
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