Anna J. Cardini

Anna J. Cardini, 88, formerly of Manchester and Stafford Springs, passed away on Sunday, April 21, 2013, at The Suffield House in Suffield.

She was born in Brockton, Mass., daughter of the late Frank and Luigia (Azzellini) Fuggetti. Anna was a hairdresser for many years until she decided on raising her beloved family as her full-time career.

Anna is survived by her four children, Rose Gaudette of Manchester, Jean Tassmer of Wallingford, Joann Windecker of Suffield, and Michael Cardini of Vernon; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Rose Johnson; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Richard Cardini; and two sisters, Mary Ruggiero and Frances Fahey.

Calling hours will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013, from 9 to 11 a.m. with a memorial service to take place at 11 a.m. at Introvigne Funeral Home Inc., 51 E. Main St., Stafford Springs. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Epilepsy Foundation New England Donation Center, 357 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington, MA 01887; or to the , 2075 Silas Deane Hwy., Suite 100, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.

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Published in Journal Inquirer from Apr. 24 to Apr. 28, 2013