Beatrice (Bridgett) Cordone, 89, the wife of the late Anthony Cordone, passed away at home on Dec. 31, 2012.
She was born in Derby, daughter of the late Augusto and Maria Tonelli Lanci. She is survived by her children Dr. Anthony (Rose Paolino) Cordone of Milford, Peter (Ann Marie) Cordone of West Haven, and Marie (Salvatore) Carrano of West Haven; her grandchildren Salvatore (Patricia) Carrano, Donna Thatcher, Anthony (Jennifer) Cordone, and Dr. Michael (Rachel) Cordone, and great grandchildren Jackson, Amanda, Julianna, and Carolyn, and her great great granddaughter Samantha.
She was predeceased by her daughter Patricia A. Anastasio, and her brother Primo Lanci, and her sisters Eva Esposito, Adele “Tina” Sandacata, Lena Simonetti, Jeana Mea, Eleanor Murray, and Dorothy Graham.
Beatrice was a secretary for the University of New Haven prior to her retirement. Her great joy in life was spending time with her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, who referred to her as “Nanna B”.
The hours for visitation will be Friday from 4-7 p.m. at the West Haven Funeral Home at the Green. Her funeral procession will leave the funeral home on Saturday morning at 8:30 a.m. for a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Anthony’s Church at 9 a.m. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery.