NORTH HAVEN - Madelyn Rispoli Ardito, 88, of North Haven, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at the Masonicare Health Center, Wallingford. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles N. Ardito.
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Madelyn was born in New Haven on Sept. 5, 1925, daughter of the late Andrew and Anna Esposito Rispoli, had worked as a telephone operator for the SNET Company and later as a switchboard operator for the Connecticut Motor Club. Madelyn was a devoted, loving wife and mother; truly enjoyed helping to raise her four grandchildren whom she loved unconditionally.
She was the mother of Patricia Dortenzio and her husband, Douglas, Thomas Ardito and his wife, Rachel; grandmother of Marjorie, Madelyn and Charles Ardito, and Christine Dortenzio; sister of Michael Rispoli and his wife, Josephine, and the late Bonaventure Rispoli.
Her funeral procession left the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Ave., Saturday, Aug. 23. A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated in St. Frances Cabrini Church. Interment was followed in St. Lawrence Cemetery. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Masonicare Health Center, 22 Masonic Ave., Wallingford, CT 06492.
North Haven Funeral Home, Inc.
36 Washington Avenue
North Haven, CT 06473-2309
Published in North Haven Citizen on Aug. 29, 2014