Dorothy Bruno

Bruno, Dorothy
Dorothy "Dolly" Bruno age 78 of Orange, CT entered into eternal rest on July 4, 2014 at her home. Born September 27, 1935 in Bridgeport, CT to Thomas and Dorothy Vastano she was the beloved wife to Americo Bruno for 51 years. A longtime resident of Stratford and Sandy Hook, she spent 15 years of retirement in Mexico with her husband Ric. Dolly's beautiful smile and contagious laugh was her trademark. Her greatest joy in life was her daughter Lynda. Dolly is survived by her daughter Lynda Pasquarella and husband Wayne of Shelton, CT and a sister Doris Simmonds of Vero Beach, FL. Dolly was predeceased by a son Thomas Bruno in 1997, and brothers Vincent and Lawrence Vastano. Entombment will be in St. Michael cemetery in Stratford, CT. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St Judes Childrens Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. The family wishes to thank the staff of Yale-New Haven Hospitals Saint Raphael campus for all their care and support. Online condolences may be made by visiting


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Published in Connecticut Post on July 13, 2014