SOUTHINGTON - Angela Tutino, 91, was reunited with her husband, Tony Tutino Sr., on June 16, 2012.
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Angela was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on April 6, 1921, and was married on Aug. 16, 1942. While awaiting her husband's return from the service during World War II, she supported her country by working in one of the mu-nitions factories along with thousands of other dedicated women. Angela was also an incredibly talented seamstress who designed bridal gowns for the Bergdorf Goodman store in New York City. She later used this talent to create unique bride dolls for her granddaughters, and other family members as a keepsake. Angela and her family also spent 11 years living on Long Island. After her husband's passing in 1972, she moved to Southington to reside with her daughter and son-in-law. She was employed by Allied Control Company in Plantsville. In her later years, she volunteered in the Southington School System as well as at Bradley Memorial Hospital. In addition, she was a devoted parishioner of St. Thomas Church. Angela's family, was the most important part of her life, she never hesitated to show her love or to share how proud she was of each of them.
She is survived by her loving children, Anthony Tutino Jr., of Rocky Hill, Janice DeSorbo and her husband, Donald, of Southington, her four granddaughters, Lisa Gallo, of Meriden, Amelia and her husband, Jason Ba-lisciano, of Plantsville, Jaime Tutino, of Cromwell, Alicia and her husband, Tommy Atterrato ,of Southington; and seven cherished great grandchildren, Ashley, Nicholas, Sophia, Ava, Jaylen, Jesselle and Alaina.
The funeral will be held Wednesday at 9:15 a.m. from the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington to St. Thomas Church, Southington at 10 a.m. Burial will be at St. Thomas Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Southington Care Center, Recreation & Activity Fund, 45 Meriden Ave., Southington, CT 06489.
The family wishes to give a heartfelt thank you to the Southington Care Center staff for their dedication, lov-ing care and kindness that was shown not only to Angela but to the entire family as well.
For online condolences and directions visit www.dellavecchiafh.com.
Della Vecchia Funeral Home
211 North Main Street Southington, CT 6489
Published in The Record-Journal on June 18, 2012