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Philomena Arcucci Buonomo Obituary
BUONOMO, PHILOMENA ARCUCCI " FANNIE" , 87, of New Haven, passed away peacefully with her family and friends by her side at CT Hospice in Branford on Monday, September 10, 2012. She was the beloved wife of Anthony "Tony" Buonomo. Philomena was born in Elizabeth, NJ to the late Valeriano and Mary Grace Adamo Santacqua. She worked for many years as an assembler for the Sargent Manufacturing Company. She is the loving mother of her two daughters Maria (Louis) Canestri and Cynthia (Joseph) Wojciechowski, both of East Haven, a brother, Joseph (Jan) Santacqua of San Louis Obispoe, CA and sister Betty Panza of Hamden, 4 cherished grandchildren, Adam, Shanon, and Erica and 5 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her grandson Joseph Wojciechowski, her first husband and father of her two daughters, James Arcucci, two brothers, Frank, and Constantine Santacqua, a sister, Jenny Crisafi. Fannie was the life of the party, she loved to tell a joke and nobody did it as well as her. She missed her calling as a stand-up comic, she loved to make people laugh. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass Friday morning at 11 o'clock in Our Lady of Pompeii Church, 355 Foxon Rd., East Haven. Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Joseph Wojciechowski Scholarship Fund, 40 Maplevale Rd., East Haven, CT 06512. The EAST HAVEN MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 425 Main St., is in charge of arrangements.

Published in New Haven Register on Sept. 13, 2012
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