Porto Funeral Homes
234 Foxon Road
East Haven, CT 06513-2034
(203) 467-3000


Obituary Condolences

SALZANO, IRENE ONOFRIO Irene Onofrio Salzano, 97, of East Haven passed away June 9, 2014 at her home. Wife of the late Andrew V. Salzano. Mother of Marie Jones of East Haven and Francis (Diana) Salzano of Branford. Grandmother of Deborah (Donald) Bardinelli, Dina (Christopher) Smith, Jennifer (Matthew) Catalano, Marisa (Christopher) Stephens, Andrew and Sean Jones. Great grandmother of Haley, Alyssa, Joshua, Jacob, Emily, Ryan, Lauren, Zachary and Grace. Daughter of the late Ralph and Vincenza Onofrio. Sister of the late Mary Spaduzzi, Theresa Sullo, Dora and Rose Carrano, Dominic and Armand Onofrio. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Prior to her retirement she was Co-Owner along with her late husband of the former Forbes Market for many years. The Salzano family would like to thank her caregiver JoAnn MacCatherine, Vitas Innovative Hospice Care of Waterbury especially Merna Trim, Judy and all of the other nurses for their compassion and excellent care. Her funeral procession will leave the PORTO FUNERAL HOME, 234 Foxon Rd. (Rte 80) East Haven Friday morning at 9:30. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Our Lady of Pompeii Church at 10:00. Interment will follow in St. Lawrence Cemetery. Friends may call THURSDAY from 5:00-8:00. Memorial Contributions may be made to Vitas Innovative Hospice Care of Waterbury, 199 Park Road Ext., Middlebury, CT 06762. Sign Irene’s guestbook online at

Published in The New Haven Register on June 11, 2014
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