Virginia (Saraceno) "Mama" Rosano, 91, of Middletown passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Middlesex Health Care on Wednesday (February 20, 2013). She was born in Middletown on Nov. 6, 1921 the daughter of the late Sebastian and Sebastiana (Aresco) Saraceno. Virginia is survived by her daughter, Sandra Rosano-Hastings and her husband Bill of Middletown; two sisters, Marion Carlson of Portland, Angie Stone; two grandchildren Kristina Hastings-Albert and her husband R. Brian of East Haddam, Kevin Hastings and his wife Renee of Southington; four great-grandchildren, who always brought a special twinkle to her eyes, Makenzie Albert, Benjamin, Olivia and Audrey Hastings; also several nieces and nephews. Virginia was predeceased by two brothers, Victor "Pep" Saraceno, Sebastian "Seb" Saraceno; three sisters, Josephine Constantine, Rose Savage and Nellie Anglioni. The family would like to thank the special caregivers at Middlesex Health care for the compassion and exceptional care given to Mama during her five year stay; especially, Felicia, Gail, Jen, TK, Lashanda and Filachy.
A funeral Liturgy will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Saint Francis of Assisi Church, Elm Street, Middletown. Friends may call at Biega Funeral Home, 3 Silver Street, Middletown from 9:30-10:30 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will be held in Saint Sebastian Cemetery. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to a
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