Ada M. Cantavero

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    - Wells Berni
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    - Libby Cooke Rutledge
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    - Kitty (McKeehan) Woods

ADA M. CANTAVERO a lifelong resident of Greenwich and owner of Ada's Variety Shop in Riverside died on June 30, 2008 at Greenwich Hospital. She was 88 years old. She was born January 29, 1920 in Greenwich, CT to the late Augustino R. and Susan L. Ginise Cantavero. Ada served over four generations of candy lovers and was the proud owner of Ada's Variety Shop in Riverside, CT for over 58 years. She is survived by one brother, many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and the many children and families of the community whom she sincerely loved and considered her family. Friends may call from 3-8PM on Wednesday, July 2, 2008 at the Castiglione Funeral Home, 134 Hamilton Ave., Greenwich, CT. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 AM on Thursday, July 3, 2008 at St. Catherine of Siena Church in Riverside, CT. Interment will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, North Street, Greenwich. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to , PO Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101 Please leave your online condolence at
Funeral Home
Castiglione Funeral Home
134 Hamilton Avenue Greenwich, CT 06830
(203) 869-0894
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Published in GreenwichTime on July 1, 2008
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