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TERRAGNA. Winnie "Vincie" (Cipolla) Terragna, 90, lifelong resident of East Hartford, died Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at home, surrounded by family. Born August 1, 1926 in the family's farm house to parents Emilio and Lucia (Saitta) Cipolla, she was the beloved wife for 40 years of the late Frank Terragna, Sr.

Winnie had a larger-than-life personality, and you knew she liked you if she picked on you! She fed everyone who came to her house, and was a great cook known for her spaghetti sauce, lasagna, apple pie and cheesecakes. Winnie was generous toward others and enjoyed taking care of her wonderful family, dancing with her husband, and vacations in Florida.

Winnie is survived by daughter Donna Hayward of Wethersfield, son Thomas and Donna Marie Terragna of East Hartford; daughter-in-law Joanne Terragna of South Windsor; 6 loving grandchildren Lindsay and Drew Karr, Nichola Terragna, Frank Terragna, Anthony Terragna, Victoria Hayward and Sarah Terragna; 4 great-grandchildren Noah and Alannah Smith, and Ava and Max Karr; brother Sam Cipolla; many nieces and nephews, especially Lucille Wall; special caregiver Sharon Fournier; and many special friends and neighbors.

In addition to her parents and husband, Winnie was predeceased by son Frank Jr, daughter Luann, and 10 siblings, including her twin Vincent.

Calling hours will be Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 6-8pm at the Newkirk and Whitney Funeral Home, 318 Burnside Avenue, East Hartford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, June 30, 10am, at Saint Rose Church, 33 Church Street, East Hartford (please go directly to the church). Burial will follow in Silver Lane Cemetery, East Hartford. Memorial Donations may be made in Winnie's name to Foodshare, 450 Woodland Avenue, Bloomfield, CT 06002. To leave online condolences, please visit