Anne Voltarel, 96, of Rocky Hill, passed away Saturday, (February 9, 2013), at St. Francis Hospital. Anne was born in Rocky Hill, the daughter of Soleina and Benjamin Nevico. She was predeceased by husband, Anthony Dinunzio of Rocky Hill, husband, John Voltarel of Phoenix, AZ, daughter, Mary Ann Strong of Bedford, NH and Phoenix, AZ, brothers, Mike, Louie, Julie, Tony, Felix, and Ben, and sisters, Jenny Branciforte, and Elsie Martinello. She leaves a son, Mark Dinunzio, and his wife, Barbara, of Sedona, AZ, a daughter, Marcia Evans, and her husband, Rich, of Southbury, a step-son, Joe Voltarel, and his wife, Virginia, of Yorba Linda, CA, a brother, James Nevico, of Rocky Hill, and a sister, Hazel Bartman, and her husband, Reed, of Middletown. She leaves nine grandchildren: Margaret, Dave, Cathy, Leslie, Marci, Chrissy, Chris, Linda, and Vicki; and 11 great-grandchildren: Alex, Eric, Zu Zu Rose, Tommy, Drew, Alex, Charlotte, Ingrid, Nicholas, Jake, and Josh. She also leaves many nieces, nephews, and friends at The Lodge at Cold Spring. Throughout her long life which took her from Connecticut to Arizona and back, she was a person of infinite energy, an enthusiastic volunteer, an avid crocheter, a wonderful cook, a fashionable dresser. Forever devoted to her family, this strong, proudly Italian, compassionate, warm, loving, and supportive grandmother lived her life as she wanted, under her own terms, always with dignity to the end. She will be greatly missed by many.
Friends and family will gather to celebrate her birth date in May. Memorial contributions may be made to the Rocky Hill Senior Center, 761 Old Main St., Rocky Hill, Connecticut, 06067.