In Guilford, Monday, August 30, 2021, Sophie A. Gassira, 89, formerly of Hamden, passed away. Wife of the late Andrew Gassira. Loving mother of Donna Lombardozzi (Michael), and Diana Kanoff (Brian), sister of Joanne Tonelli (Joseph). Also survived by her cherished grandchildren Jessica Kanoff, Jaclyn Waszkiewicz (Jan), Michelle Lombardozzi, Dominick Lombardozzi (Arielle) and great-grandchildren Nicholas Waszkiewicz, Nico and Sophia Lombardozzi. Predeceased by a brother Carmine "Sonny" Manzo.
Mrs. Gassira was born in New Haven, August 3, 1932, daughter of the late Dominick and Josephine Parise Manzo. Prior to her retirement she worked for Yale University in the Workers Comp. office.
The family would like to thank the staff of The Village at Mariner's Point and The Guilford House for their care and compassion.
Funeral from Sisk Brothers Funeral Home, 3105 Whitney Ave., Hamden, Tuesday, at 9:30 a.m., Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of MT. Carmel Church. Burial in St. Mary's Cemetery. Calling hours are Monday from 4 - 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers contributions to Amedisys Foundation c/o Beacon Hospice 111 Founders Plaza, Suite 1802, E. Hartford, CT, 06108 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. To leave an online condolence please visit www.siskbrothers.com
Published by The Record-Journal from Sep. 5 to Sep. 6, 2021.