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Leona J. (Danko) VELODOTA

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VELODOTA, Leona J. (Danko)
Leona J. (Danko) Velodota, 68, of Bristol, passed away, on Tuesday July 9, 2013, after a valiant battle with breast cancer at the Southington Care Center. She was the wife of Ronald Velodota. She was born in New Britain, the daughter of the late Alfred and Victoria Danko. She had been employed by United Technologies and later for Gary Rivkin. Leona enjoyed crocheting, playing cards, board games and going to the casino. In addition to her husband she is survived by a son Jeffrey Velodota of Savannah, GA, two daughters, Jennifer and husband Michael Reilley and Jodi and husband Chris Brits all of Bristol. She also leaves two cherished grandchildren, Aiden Reilley and Noah Velodota and several nieces and nephews, also her loving dogs, Bailey, Rose, Aussie, Tank and Sheila. She was predeceased by siblings, Alfred Jr. and Walter and Patricia Munnette.
Her Funeral will be held on Saturday at 9 a.m. from the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St. Southington, to St. Gregory Church, 235 Maltby St. Bristol at 10 a.m. Burial will be at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Bristol. Calling hours will be on Friday from 5-8 p.m. For online condolences and directions visit www.dellavecchiafh.com




Published in The Hartford Courant on July 10, 2013
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