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Obituary: Florence Cittadini

Florence Cittadini

Florence (Palumbo) Cittadini, 93, of Woodbury, CT died Jan. 16, 2010 at Waterbury Hospital. She was the wife the late Theodore Cittadini. Mrs. Cittadini was born March 12, 1916 in Jamaica, NY, daughter of the late Frank and Dominica (Campinelli) Palumbo. She resided in Woodbury for 25 years, previously living on Long Island. She loved to sew and was expert at cooking Chinese and Italian foods as well as having been a world traveler.

She leaves two sons, Theodore Freedell of Nevada and Robert Cittadini of Portland, OR; and a daughter Elaine Dellaratta of Middlebury; a brother Peter Palumbo of Long Island. She is also survived by 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by three brothers, John, Michael and Leo; and a sister Anna Licitra.

Funeral Mass at St. Teresa Church. Burial will be in the spring in Lake Elise Cemetery, Middlebury. Arrangements were made by the Southbury Funeral Home of Munson-Lovetere. Contributions may be made to Save the Children/Haitian Relief, 54 Wilton Rd., Westport, CT 06882 or to the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, PO Box 142, Bloomfield, CT 06002. Online condolences may be made through www.munsonloveterefuneralhome.com.