MANENTE, LORRAINE M. Lorraine Maturo Manente, “Mema”, 80, of Hamden passed away peacefully on Friday, June 6, 2014, at St. Raphael Hospital. She was the wife of the late Thomas J. Manente Sr. Lorraine was born in New Haven on June 19, 1933, daughter of the late Ferdinand and Susan Cioffi Maturo. She had worked for Ted’s Cleaners of Hamden for many years. Lorraine was a devoted parishioner of Blessed Sacrament Church and was a member of the church council and the 55 Social Club. She was a fan of the New York Yankees and UConn basketball, enjoyed playing canasta, Wii bowling, and “going fishing” to Atlantic City. She also knitted hats and quilts for the hospital auxiliary. She leaves Karen & Frank Fragola of Wallingford, Thomas & Laura Manente Jr. of Southington, Stephen Manente of Hamden, David & Pattie Manente of Branford and grandchildren Tori, Lexi, Katie, Claire, Jake, and Brenan. She was the sister of Marie Gallagher of West Haven and sister-in-law of Millie Maturo of North Haven. She was predeceased by siblings Gloria Ney, Gene, Joe, and Fred Maturo. She is survived by many nieces and nephews, especially Paul, Kenny and Joey. Her funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Tuesday morning at 9:15. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Blessed Sacrament Church at 10:00. Interment will follow in Beaverdale Memorial Park. The visiting hours will be Monday from 5 to 8 pm. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the
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Published in The New Haven Register on June 8, 2014