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Dolores Cioto Scully

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SCULLY, Dolores Cioto Dolores Cioto Scully, 79, of Ellington, beloved wife of the late Louis J. Scully, passed away peacefully with her family by her side as she entered into eternal rest Thursday, (September 17, 2009). Born January 24, 1930 in Rocky Hill, daughter of the late Sabatino and Assunto (Pelino) Cioto. Dolores enjoyed being surrounded by her family, she also enjoyed music, dance, bowling, bingo and reading about history. Dolores spent time in an all women's band playing the drums. She also danced and did adagio at the Bushnell and Skylight in Windsor Locks with her cousin, Gloria and brother, Nick Cioto. She loved playing the piano for her family, her favorite songs included The Rose, Fir Elise, Oh Danny Boy, Ave Maria, and There Are Angels Among Us. She retired from Barclays Capital in 1989 as a senior secretary, prior to that she worked for the Department of Corrections. Dolores is survived by her loving daughters, Lorraine Magnotta and her husband, William of Vernon, Patricia Grant and her husband, Doug of Ellington, Cheryl Bennett and her husband, Thomas of Lebanon; her loving son, William Scully of Biddeford, ME; a daughter-in-law, Adelle Scully of Vernon; her grandchildren, Timothy and Melenie Magnotta, Matthew Scully, Melissa and Kevin McKee, Brian and Donna Magnotta, Susan Bennett, Michael Bennett, Jennifer Bennett and William Grant; great grandchildren; Dylan and Colin McKee, Louis and Hunter Scully; a sister, Sylvia Tostarelli and her husband, Michael of East Hartford; a brother-in-law, John Scully of Newington and many nieces and nephews. Dolores was predeceased by a son, Daniel Patrick Scully; sisters, Philomena and Mary; brothers, Nicholas and James Cioto. Dolores's family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to the staff at Vernon Manor for their love and compassion. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, September 21, 10 a.m., at St. Luke's Church, 141 Maple St., Ellington. Burial will be in Ellington Center Cemetery, Ellington. Her family will receive friends Sunday from 5-8 p.m. at Ladd-Turkington & Carmon Funeral Home, 551 Talcottville Rd. (Rt. 83), Vernon. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to , 279 New Britain Rd., Suite 5, Kensington, CT 06037. To leave on-line condolences please visit www. carmonfuneralhome.com.

Published in The Hartford Courant on Sept. 19, 2009
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