Viola Pugliese

Viola E. Pugliese

Wednesday, July 8th, 1914 - Sunday, October 20th, 2019
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Enjoyed returning to Maine for family reunions

WATERBURY – Viola E. Pugliese, age 95 of Waterbury passed away peacefully at the Cheshire House after an extended illness. She was the widow of Frank P. Pugliese.

Viola was born on July 8, 1924 in Millinocket, ME. She worked for many years at Lakewood Metals in Waterbury. Viola enjoyed bingo, cards, puzzles and trips to the casino and she was an avid NY Yankees fan. Most of all she always looked forward to her trips back to Maine for family reunions. Viola will be greatly missed by all who were blessed to know and love her.

Left to cherish her memories and honor her rich legacy are her son; Rocco Pugliese and his significant other, Denise Rickevicius; her daughter, Carol Stango-Grazio and her husband Louis as well as her 3 grandchildren, David Marinelli, Heather Marinelli and Melissa Stango; her 2 great grandchildren, Nicholas and Katherine Camilleri and her great-great granddaughter, Sophia Camilleri. She also leaves many nieces, nephews and cousins. Viola was predeceased by her daughter, Elizabeth Marinelli and her 9 siblings.

Funeral services for Mrs. Pugliese will be held on Friday, October 25, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. from Casey’s Eastside Memorial Funeral Home 1987 East Main St @ Southmayd Rd Waterbury CT 06705 to Mary Mother of the Church Parish, SS Peter and Paul Church 67 Southmayd Rd Waterbury to celebrate a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Relatives and friends may visit with Viola’s family on Friday morning from 8:30 am till 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. To extend on-line expressions of sympathy to her family or for additional information kindly visit the funeral home website at:
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  • Visitation

    Friday, October 25th, 2019 | 8:30am - 10:30am
    Friday, October 25th, 2019 8:30am - 10:30am
    Casey's Eastside Memorial Funeral Home & Tribute Center
    1987 East Main St
    Waterbury, CT 06705
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  • Service

    Friday, October 25th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Friday, October 25th, 2019 11:00am
    Saints Peter & Paul Church
    56 Southmayd Rd
    Waterbury, CT 06705
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  • Interment

    New Pine Grove Cemetery
    850 Meriden Rd
    Waterbury, CT 06705
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Jeff Marciano

Posted at 06:17pm
Jeff & Nancy Marciano & kids give our deepest sympathy to the Pugliese Family

Patricia Marciano

Posted at 06:14pm
Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Pat Marciano

Love, Bruce, Brenda, and Erin Keane

Posted at 04:05pm
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
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Posted at 10:59am
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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