CASCONE Loretta J. LaRovera Cascone, age 79, wife of the late Salvatore N. Cascone of Ansonia, peacefully entered into eternal rest on Thursday evening, November 5, 2009 at her daughter's home following a six month courageous battle with cancer. Mrs. Cascone was born in Ansonia on March 9, 1930, daughter of the late Joseph and Cecilia Marinelli LaRovera. She was a lifelong resident of Ansonia. Loretta prided herself on her cherished grandchildren and her devoted family and friends. She is survived by two loving daughters, Superintendent of Ansonia Public Schools, Carol A. Cascone Merlone and her husband, Gary "Mel" Merlone of Ansonia and Mary Ellen Cascone Boath and her husband, George Boath of Ansonia; a brother, Edward J. LaRovera of Ansonia; four grandchildren, Tara Merlone Huzi and her husband, Jeff of Fairfield, Ryan N. Merlone, Nikki-Lynn Boath and Riley E. Boath, all of Ansonia; brother-in-law, Edward Borc of Ansonia; sister-in-law, Alice LaRovera of Derby; dear cousins and best friends, Viola and Grace LaRovera of Ansonia; dear friend and caregiver, Doris Huzi of Ansonia; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Dominic and Thomas LaRovera and sisters, Susie Borc, Carmella LoPresti, Mary Cannata, and Clara Laurella. Friends and relatives are invited to attend her funeral on Monday, November 9, 2009 at 9:15 a.m. from the Spinelli-Ricciuti Funeral Home, 62 Beaver Street in Ansonia followed by a mass of Christian Burial at 10 am at the Holy Rosary Church in Ansonia. Burial will follow in Mount Saint Peter's Cemetery in Derby. Visiting hours will be held on Sunday November 8, 2009 from 3 to 7 pm in the chapel of the Spinelli-Ricciuti Funeral Home. To send an online condolence, please visit www.spinellifuneralhome.com
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Published in Connecticut Post from Nov. 7 to Nov. 8, 2009