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Sophie D. Silverio November 2, 1919 - June 15, 2012 SPRAGUE - Sophie Dorothy (Fazzino) Silverio, 92, died on Friday, June 15, 2012 at the St Joseph Living Center in Windham. She was born in New Britain on November 2, 1919, daughter of Frank and Josephine (Rio) Fazzino. She was employed for over 25 years at Fafnir Bearing, and after retirement moved to Baltic to be with her daughter and her family. On October 4, 1941 she married Louis Silverio. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1991, and he passed away in 2001. She is survived by her daughter, Lois (Silverio) Chrzanowski of Baltic, son-in-law Vincent Chrzanowski, and three grandchildren, David Chrzanowski of Woodbridge; Lisa Ridges and her husband Russell of Kaysville, UT; and Sarah Herrick and her husband Christopher of Norwich. She also leaves six great-grandchildren, Conner & Jackson Ridges; Zachary & Chloe Herrick; and Tyson & Kendall Chrzanowski. In addition she leaves two sisters, Millie Tora, and Angelina Alteri, both of New Britain, a devoted nephew, Anthony Fuschillo of Oakland, CA; a special niece, Joan Silverio of Newington, as well as many other nieces, nephews, three sisters-in-law, Minnie Rosiek and Anna Phillips of New Britain, Lucy Silverio of Plainville, and brother-in-law Arky Silverio and his wife Janet of Cape Cod. Sophie will be most remembered for her love of family, friends, church, and sports, especially her enjoyment of watching the NY Yankees and UCONN Huskies. We are grateful to the staff and volunteers at the St Joseph Living Center for the love and care shown to Sophie and her family, and especially the devotion of her niece, Gerry Kuronya, for all her love and support. Honoring Sophie's wishes there will be no calling hours. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Joseph's Church, 99 Jackson St., Willimantic, CT on Wednesday June 20th at 10:00. The Bacon Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Interment will be at the St Joseph cemetery in Windham. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the St Joseph Living Center in Windham, CT.

Published in Norwich Bulletin on June 17, 2012
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