Annmarie Ballachino

Old Lyme - Annmarie Ballachino, 76, of Oak Ridge Dr., died Wednesday, July 21, 2010, peacefully after a short illness.

Annmarie was born on Dec. 25, 1933, in Southington, the daughter of Robert and Camella Marotto.

She is predeceased by her husband, Theodore L. Ballachino. She was a longtime employee of the South Lyme Post Office, retiring in 2005.

Annmarie is survived by her daughter, Roxanne Ballachino of Manchester; her son, Theodore "Ted" L. Ballachino Jr., and Joanne Slinger of Old Lyme; as well as her grandpets, Pogo, Baboo, and Mickey.

She was a long time member of Old Colony Beach and will be missed by many.

A procession will assemble at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, July 26, 2010, at Fulton-Theroux Funeral Home, 13 Beckwith Lane, Old Lyme, going to a 10:30 a.m. service in Christ the King Church in Old Lyme. Interment will follow in Duck River Cemetery. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 25, 2010, in the funeral home.

Please visit www.fultontherouxoldlyme.com for photos, tributes, and more information.

Published in The Day on July 23, 2010