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“You have always been my idol grandma. You always made me laugh. I'm truly going to miss your beautiful smile. You will always be in my heart forever....Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Andrea Camputaro - Hamden, CT

“You will forever be with me Grammy I miss you so much already. Holidays will never be the same with out you sitting with your glass of wine and that...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Alisa Camputaro - CT

“We were so very sorry to hear about your Mom, Lena....She lived a long and wonderful life. Our thoughts and prayer are with you and your family at...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Dee and Walt - Northford, CT

“Lena and Ed, I'm so sorry to hear of Raffaela's passing. She was an inspiration and my own mother talked about her often. You are in my thoughts and...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Lori Cipollone - Cheshire, CT

“Beth and family, I am so sorry for the loss of your grandmother. I am keeping you in my prayers and thoughts. Love, Anna ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Anna Ferretti - North Haven, CT

“To Lena John Adele we are so sorry for the loss of your mother we loved her very much and will always have her in are hearts connie and charlie...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: CONNIE GRAVINO - CT

“You will forever be in my heart! You're the light in my world! I am forever grateful for our last conversation and will cherish your words always!!...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Tracy - CT

8 of 9 | Posted by: BARBARA MARENNA - BRANFORD, CT

“i have no words but only prayers forever i know the feeling and it does get easier but the memories last a lifetime ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

Raffaela "Rae" Santanelli Camputaro, 102, of New Haven passed away April 26, 2013 at the St. Raphael Campus of Yale New Haven Hospital. Wife of the late Joseph Camputaro. Mother of Lena (Ed) Sutcliffe of Northford, John (Jackie) Camputaro of Hamden and Adele (Gene) DiNuzzo of North Haven. Born in New Haven February 27, 1911 she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Concetta Villano Santanelli. Sister of the late Lucy Limosani, Jennie Tommarelli, Theresa Amarante, Charles, Frank and Michael Santanelli. Also survived by 8 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Prior to her retirement Raffaela worked for the former Sunbeam Dress Co. for many years. Her funeral procession will leave the PORTO FUNERAL HOME, 234 Foxon Rd. (Rte 80) East Haven Tuesday morning at 11:00. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Francis Church at 11:30. Interment will follow in St. Lawrence Cemetery. Friends may call TUESDAY MORNING from 9:00-11:00. Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Francis School, 423 Ferry St., New Haven, CT 06513.

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