Loretta O. Gambini
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Loretta O. Gambini
  • June 12, 1927 - July 2, 2016
  • Chester, Connecticut

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Loretta Occhionero Gambini, 89, of Deep River, passed away in her sleep surrounded by her family July 2, 2016. Beloved wife of Joseph A. "Toot" Gambini. She was born in New London, CT on June 12, 1927 to the late Nicola and Lucia (Donotello) Occhionero. Loretta loved to knit, crotchet, cook, garden, travel, and spending time with her family. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother and friend. She is survived by her four children and their spouces; Patricia and Alan Cecchini of Killingworth; Cynthia and James Stemmerman of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; Mark and Anna Gambini of Westbrook and Dianna and Andrew Elwood of Essex; Six Grandchildren: Jesse Cecchini; Jamie Timothy; Aaron and Brian Stemmerman; Christopher Gambini and Maria Infurchia; nine great grandchildren. Loretta is predeceased by three sisters; and six brothers. The family of Loretta would like to thank the staff at Aaron Manor for all they do.
Friends and family may visit Swan Funeral Home, 1224 Boston Post Road., Old Saybrook on Wednesday July 6th from 5-8pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday July 7th at 10:30am in St. Joseph Church, 48 Middlesex Ave., Chester, CT. Burial will follow in Fountain Hill Cemetery, Deep River. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Deep River Ambulance as well as the Deep River Fire Department.