Waterford - Susan Bellicchi of 6 Alewife Road, Waterford, widow of the late John J. Bellicchi, passed away Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012.
The Guest Book is expired.
Susan was born Aug. 3, 1921, in Westerly. She was the youngest of six Celestino children: Patrick, Barbara, Frank, Adam and Joseph. Susan worked at Electric Boat from 1956-1969. She then purchased and operated Elaine Powers Figure Salon in Groton until she retired in 1983. She was an exercise enthusiast throughout her life.
Susan is survived by her two sons, John and Richard; five grandchildren, Jessica Fleischman, Jason, James, Travis and Kalin Bellicchi; four great-grandchildren, James and Michael Bellicchi and Hailey and Lila Fleischman; and her lifelong best friend, Millie Bletcher.
A memorial mass to celebrate Susan's life will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at St. Joseph Church, Montauk Ave., New London.
The Impellitteri-Malia Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in her memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.
Published in The Day on Nov. 11, 2012