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Rita Lucia, 78, a lifelong resident of Stamford, CT died on Thursday, December 26, 2013 of natural causes. She was born in Stamford, CT on December 10, 1935, daughter of the late Anna and Angelo Stabile. She worked as an office manager for the John B. Anthony Company for many years.
Family was extremely important to Rita as she cherished many happy celebrations and times spent together. She was very proud of her strong Italian heritage and fulfilled her life's dream of visiting Italy and enjoying the many splendours of the country.
Rita is survived by her devoted husband of 57 years Angelo V. Lucia, daughter Andrea Stramandinoli, grandchildren Michael Stramandinoli, Jr., Bianca Stramandinoli and her faithful pet Emma (dog) Lucia, along with several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving daughter Annamaraia Lucia, and brother Louis T. Stabile.
Her family will receive friends on Monday, December 30, 2013 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Lacerenza Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 8 Schuyler Avenue, Stamford, CT. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at St. Bridget of Ireland Church, 278 Strawberry Hill Avenue, Stamford, CT, with burial to follow at St. John's Cemetery, Darien, CT.
To leave a condolence visit www.lacerenzafuneralhome.com
Published in StamfordAdvocate from Dec. 28 to Dec. 29, 2013