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Sylvia Figluizzi

1926 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Sylvia Figluizzi Obituary

Sylvia (Pizzo) Figluizzi, 88, of Southington passed away on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 surrounded by her family. She was the loving wife and best friend of Joseph Figluizzi for 69 years. Born April 29, 1926 in Manhattan, NY, she was the daughter of the late John and Madelena (Bruno) Pizzo. Sylvia was an LPN retiring from Waterbury Hospital. She and Joe spent their winters in Sarasota, FL where they made many friends from around the U.S. She was also a parishioner of Mary Our Queen Church of Plantsville. Her life was her family, especially her grandchildren. Sylvia loved to cook, bake, cross-stitch, and knit. All of her children and grandchildren each have their own special quilt. In addition to her husband, she was the loving mother of Joann Ford and husband Keith of Mashpee, MA, Joseph Figluizzi of Ellington, Camille Figluizzi of Norwalk and Donna Figluizzi of Meriden; she was the loving grandmother of 8 grandchildren, Matthew Watson of Starke, FL, Marcus Watson and wife Abigail of Anchorage, Ak, Sarah Ventura and husband Peter of Waterbury, Biancha Figluizzi of Meriden, Christian Parrillo and wife Cari of Waterbury, JJ Figluizzi-Bingham and CC Figluizzi- Bingham both of Norwalk and Hannah Figluizzi-Bradley of Meriden; two great grandchildren, Sabina and Dawson and a special little boy Zachary; one brother Lawrence Pizzo and wife Anne; two sisters, Phyllis Urbinati and Jane DeLorenzo all of Long Island along with numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers, John and Frederick Pizzo and a sister Gloria Gatto. The funeral and burial will be private. The DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington is assisting the family. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For online condolence please visit, www.dellavecchiafh.com

Published in The Hartford Courant on Aug. 8, 2014
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