PORTLAND - Judith Tedesco Mitchell peacefully passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014.
Born in Southington on Sept. 4, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Carmen Tedesco and Theresa Femia Tedesco. Judy had attended Southington schools, the University of Connecticut, and Central Connecticut State University where she completed her sixth year in reading. She went on to serve as a teacher for the Southington School System for 24 years. Judy had resided in East Berlin, for many years before moving to Portland, in 2007.
She is survived by her loving family, her daughter, Tamara Carella and son- in-law, Richard, from Portland; her son, David Mitchell and daughter- in-law, Danielle, from Tolland; her grandchildren, Kassandra, Joshua, and Nathalie Mitchell and Caroline and Mitchell Carella. She is also survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Susan and Brian Perrone, of Southington and nephews and niece, Brian Perrone and wife, Lindsay, of Plainville, Brett Perrone, of Wolcott, and Brooke Perrone, of Boston, Mass. She will be remembered by her many aunts and cousins from the area along with her many friends.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 29, at 10:15 a.m. from Biega Funeral Home, 3 Silver St., Middletown, followed by an 11 a.m. Funeral Liturgy in St. Mary's Church, Freestone Avenue Portland. Burial will be in Swedish Cemetery, Portland. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, March, 28, at Biega Funeral Home.
The family is deeply grateful to the doctors and nurses from Yale New Haven Hospital Neurology ICU, Smilow Cancer ICU, and Middlesex Hospital Hospice for their wonderful care.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Judy's memory to Yale New Haven Neurology Office of Development, P.O. Box 1849, New Haven, CT 06508, or Middlesex Hospital Weiss Hospice. c/o Dept. of Philanthropy, 28 Crescent St., Middletown, CT 06457. To share memories or express condolences online please visit www.biegafuneralhome.com.