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Ann Amenta Bradley
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“To all of the Bradley family, we send our deepest condolences. We knew of Ann through the love of her son, Richard and are sad to know she has left...Read More »
1 of 50 | Posted by: AlexSandra Leslie - Oakland, CA

“Dear Richard & Family, My heartfelt condolences & prayers are with you in the passing of your Mother. You are a rich man, a rich family and your...Read More »
2 of 50 | Posted by: Michael Harrington - Portland, OR

“A most lovely lady. My deepest sympathies, thoughts and prayers are with Jill, Vicki, Sebby, Michael, Seb, Ann-Marie, Chris, Uncle Dick and all the...Read More »
3 of 50 | Posted by: Rhonda Romus - Middletown, CT

“The beauty of life is demonstrated at a time of lose; be at peace and know so many people care. ”
4 of 50 | Posted by: Scott Beringer - San Francisco, CA

“To the family of Ann. I am a friend of Richard's and love him very much. Judging from him, I am sure his mom was wonderful. She looked so sweet in...Read More »
5 of 50 | Posted by: Rosemary Gabriel - Fairfield, IA

“My deepest sympthay and condolunces to my dear friend Richard, his father and family. Though I did not know your mom well she was an incredibly woman...Read More »
6 of 50 | Posted by: Ed Kelenyi - Fairfield, IA

“I will always remember the enjoyable conversations with Ann when I was a student at Wesleyan and she worked in the Wesleyan Library. Whether or not...Read More »
7 of 50 | Posted by: Allan Amenta - Santa Maria,, CA

“Dearest Rich, My sincere condolences for the passing of your beloved Mother. Try to remember all the wonderful times you shared with her and know...Read More »
8 of 50 | Posted by: Katina Stoloff - San Diego, CA

“Family is so very important, and the bonds you create are so very deep and strong. My dear friend Richard was able to renew his deep love and...Read More »
9 of 50 | Posted by: Lisa - Los Altos, CA

“Aunt Ann will always be one of my very favorite people. Always so sweet and thoughtful, I have the fondest memories of her finding "little trinkets"...Read More »
10 of 50 | Posted by: Rachel Amenta - Wallingford, CT

“Richard,I am very sorry for your loss. You are such a good friend, and good person and son and we share so many of the same challenges. It's nice...Read More »
11 of 50 | Posted by: Jeff Newell - CA

“I am so sad to hear of the passing of Ann Bradley. I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. & Mrs Bradley some 15 years ago when Richard was living with...Read More »
12 of 50 | Posted by: Steve Canning - Laguna Beach, CA

“As a friend of Richard Bradley's in San Francisco I did not know Mrs. Bradley but I wish to extend my deepest sympathy and prayers for the family in...Read More »
13 of 50 | Posted by: Paul Mahder - San Francisco, CA

“Beloved Richard and family, I just returned last evening from an international trip to discover this email. Although I did not know Ann, the huge...Read More »
14 of 50 | Posted by: Ronnie Newman - For tLauderdale, FL

“Dear Uncle Dick, Anne Marie, Ricky and family: Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Heaven has just received a new angel. God Bless. Love Bev...Read More »
15 of 50 | Posted by: Beverly and Andrew Colin - FL

“Richard, you are a wonderful son - am full of emotion as I read this. My thoughts are with you and your family - please make sure you take care of...Read More »
16 of 50 | Posted by: Charles Johnson - New York, NY

“Richard is very important to me and was able to spend valuable time with his mother during the last phase of her life on this plane. This rich...Read More »
17 of 50 | Posted by: Joyce Kermeen - San Francisco, CA

“Dear uncle dick,anne marie&richard so sorry for your loss, it must be so difficult for you all, i cant even imagine it. love glenn. ...Read More »
18 of 50 | Posted by: glenn bradley - farmingdale, NY

“I will always remember Mrs. Bradley for giving the best, practical & concise instructions (for making meatloaf), ever! Dearest Bradley family. ...Read More »
19 of 50 | Posted by: Shelly Strom - SF, SC

“I had Christmas dinner with Ann and the family many years ago. I got to speak with her recently. She was an amazing lady. I feel blessed to have...Read More »
20 of 50 | Posted by: Arnie Wolfson - Fairfield, IA

“God bless you Richard and your family during this difficult time, stay close to your program, search for you higher power and always remember one day...Read More »
21 of 50 | Posted by: John Legault - Manchester, CT

“I am so deeply touched to see the photographs and read about Ann's life. Unfortunately I was never able to meet her, but I feel that I know her...Read More »
22 of 50 | Posted by: Suzanne Lawlor - Oakland, CA

“Dear Richard and Family, I was so sad when I heard about your Mom’s passing. You see, for me, when I have a friend it is because of who...Read More »
23 of 50 | Posted by: Tammy - CA

“Annmarie and Family I am sorry to read about your mom, just know that she is at peace. you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
24 of 50 | Posted by: Donna Golub - CT

“Uncle Dick, Aunt Ann Marie, Richard and family, I wish to send my deepest sorrow to hear that our family has lost such a wonderful, sweet and caring...Read More »
25 of 50 | Posted by: Jillian Amenta - Middletown, CT

“Our thoughts and prayers for our dear Friend Richard and his family at this difficult time. Michael ”
26 of 50 | Posted by: Michael Bruno - San Francisco, CA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time. Friend of Richard Bradley. Peace. ”
27 of 50 | Posted by: Nicolas Volante - san Francisco, CA

“Dear Dick and Family, We were so very sorry to hear the news about Ann. We have always felt blessed to have her as part of our extended family. ...Read More »
28 of 50 | Posted by: Ted and Sandy Goodyear - CT

“Ann was a lovely person and a wonderful work colleague--which is how I knew her. She touched many lives and will be remembered for her gentle humor...Read More »
29 of 50 | Posted by: Jody Schenker - Middletown, CT

“Dear Rich and the Bradley Family, Will and I send our love and thoughts to you, during this time of loss. May you find comfort in knowing...Read More »
30 of 50 | Posted by: Ken and Will - Sebastopol, CA

“Dear Mr. Bradley and family, My thoughts are with you. Ann was a very special person. Some of my earliest memories of Cromwell are of your family. ...Read More »
31 of 50 | Posted by: David Butler - Cromwell, CT

“I've never met Ann Bradley but I know her son Richard very well as he is one of my dearest friends. I'm so grateful for knowing him. I thank you,...Read More »
32 of 50 | Posted by: Freddy Fonseca - Fairfield, IA

“Dear Richard and Bradley Family, The loss of ones mother and the center of a family is so difficult. You have all made her last days peaceful and...Read More »
33 of 50 | Posted by: Richard Plagmann - San Francisco, CA

“To Richard and the Bradley family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss Richard. She must have been somone very special as I know her son to be such...Read More »
34 of 50 | Posted by: Jim Andrews - novato, CA

“Dear Rich and the Bradley family, My thoughts are with you, and I hope you find comfort in knowing that your family and friends embrace you, now...Read More »
35 of 50 | Posted by: Karen deMoor - Moss Beach, CA

“I didn't know Mrs Bradley but I do know her son Richard. Children are true reflections of their parents – Mrs Bradley must have been a very...Read More »
36 of 50 | Posted by: Anne Ruggles - Fairbanks, AK

“To my dear friend Richard and all of the Bradley family and relatives, I'm very sorry for your loss.I wish you all lots of love and support. ...Read More »
37 of 50 | Posted by: Tom McCook - Moss Beach, CA

“This is a very sad moment for the Bradleys', you are in my thoughts and prayers. I pray that you seek comfort with the firm conviction that Ann...Read More »
38 of 50 | Posted by: Antonio Ramsarran - Minneola, FL

“To the Bradley Family: I am so very sorry for your loss. I'm sure Ann appreciated everything all of you did to care for her at home and to make...Read More »
39 of 50 | Posted by: Gerard P. Beaulieu - Oakland, CA

“I know what you're going through and I'm praying for you! ”
40 of 50 | Posted by: David J Harvey - San Jose, CA

“My condolences and love go to my good friend Richard and his family on the loss of his mother. Nan Hampton ”
41 of 50 | Posted by: Nan Hampton - Austin, TX

“I knew Ann and she made meatballs and red sauce exactly like my mother did and I told her that. A very nice lady. She will be missed. John ”
42 of 50 | Posted by: John De Fabbio - Silver Spring, MD

“Mr. Bradley, Anne Marie, Richard and family, So sorry to hear about your loss. Mrs. Bradley was such a nice person. With our sincere sympathy. ...Read More »
43 of 50 | Posted by: Betty Jasiecki - Cromwell, CT

“Uncle Dick and Family, Betsy passed on the sad news about Aunt Ann and I wanted to pass along my condolences. I remember Aunt Ann as a gentle and...Read More »
44 of 50 | Posted by: Susan Richard Danis - Westerville, OH

“Dear Dick, Ann Marie & Rick, I am so sorry to hear of Ann's passing. What a sweetheart she was. You must have thousands of great memories to...Read More »
45 of 50 | Posted by: Susan Butler Czaja - Middlefield, CT

“To Mr. Bradley, Richard and Ann-Marie, I am very sorry to hear about the loss of your loved one. Please accept my condolences. ”
46 of 50 | Posted by: Joseph Santostefano - Stockton, CA

“I have just learned of Ann's passing and I am so very, very sad and will miss her greatly. I always considered her a great friend and confidant. My...Read More »
47 of 50 | Posted by: Susan Calio - Fairfax, VA

“Uncle Dick, Richard, AnneMarie and family, Our sincere sympathy to all of you. Aunt Ann was such a wonderful person who meant so much to all of us....Read More »
48 of 50 | Posted by: Sue, Joe, Jessica and Joey Amenta - CT

“Ann was such a special person. Knowing her enriched my life greatly. Please know that I am thinking of you with great sympathy at this sad and...Read More »
49 of 50 | Posted by: Margery May - Middletown, CT

“The staff of the Cromwell Funeral Home wishes to offer you our condolences. Please know that our thoughts are with you during this difficult time. ”
50 of 50 | Posted by: Jay and Donna Doolittle - CT

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Ann Amenta Bradley, 84, of Cromwell, beloved wife of Richard Bradley for 56 years, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Monday, January 4th after a short and courageous battle with cancer. Ann was well loved for her sincerity, insightfulness and gentile manner. Born in Cromwell, she was the daughter of the late Antonino and Lucia (Rosano) Amenta. Ann lived all of her life in Cromwell and was a member of St. John Church in Cromwell where she taught religion education, initiated the church library and was a member of both the choir and the Women's Club. She graduated from Middletown High School and worked at Wesleyan University in the Olin Library and in the Physics Department, retiring in 1991. Besides her husband, she is survived by her loving family including her son, Richard A. Bradley of San Francisco; her daughter, Anne-Marie B. Coughlin and her husband, Donald of Middlefield; a brother, Sebastian V. Amenta and his wife, Mary of Cromwell; six sisters, Angela Arcidiacono, Minnie Marino, Connie Halstead, Jennie Amenta, Lil Cota, all of Cromwell, and Marie Milardo of Portland; two grandchildren, Christopher B. Coughlin and Daniel J. Coughlin, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 7th at 9:00am from the Cromwell Funeral Home, 506 Main Street, Cromwell followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am at St. John Church, 5 St. John Court, Cromwell with the Rev. Raymond Borkowski officiating. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Middletown. Friends may call on Wednesday evening at the funeral home from 6:00 to 8:00pm and in lieu of flowers, may make donations in Ann's memory to the Adoration Chapel @ St. John Church, 5 St. John Court, Cromwell, CT 06416. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.doolittlefuneralservice.com.

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