Filomena Scarpello Manzo, 72, of Plainville, passed away on June 22, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Vincent Manzo Sr.
Filomena was born on Dec. 14, 1944, in Palma di Montechiaro, Sicily, a daughter of the late Angelo and Gaetana (Mancuso) Scarpello.
She was a loving and devoted wife and wonderful mother. She will be remembered as a strong and beautiful woman who guided and nurtured many family and friends through the years. Filomena enjoyed cooking for those she loved.
Filomena will be dearly missed by her beloved husband, Vincent Sr., their children; Vincent Manzo Jr., Angelo Manzo and his wife Catherine, Tania Manzo and Natale Manzo. She also leaves behind to cherish her memory family in Palma di Montechiaro, Sicily, Germany and Connecticut.
The family wishes to express their appreciation to the doctors, nurses and staff at Hartford Healthcare Cancer Institute and New Britain General Hospital, everyone at Touchpoints of Farmington, family, friends and every medical professional and personnel who helped with our mother's care.
Donations in Filomena’s memory can be made to: Hartford Healthcare Cancer Institute, ATTN: Fund Development, 80 Seymour St., PO Box 5037, Hartford, CT 06102; Touchpoints of Farmington, 20 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, CT 06032; New Britain General Hospital, Development Office, 100 Grand St., New Britain CT 06050; American Cancer Society, at www.cancer.org or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
A calling hour will be held from 8-9 a.m. Tuesday June 27, 2017, at New Britain Memorial Donald D. Sagarino Funeral Home, 444 Farmington Ave., New Britain, CT 06053, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 19 S. Canal Street, Plainville. Burial will conclude services in West Cemetery, Plainville. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.newbritainsagarino.com .