Carmel “Millie” Petonito Moore of Branford, died Friday April 27, 2018 at Connecticut Hospice in Branford. She was the beloved wife of 60 years to Richard H. Moore.
Mrs. Moore was born in New Haven March 2, 1935, daughter of the late Anthony and Carmel Gambardella Petonito. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Carmel enjoyed traveling with her husband, and spending time with her family. Beside her husband she is survived by her children, Dorothea Moore of East Haven, Lisa (Michael) Alfieri of Darien and Lynne Falcigno of Branford; her grandchildren, Michael and Jocelyn Alfieri and Elizabeth and Edmund Falcigno; and her great-grandchildren, Christian and Hunter Sokolowski. She is also survived by many cousins and friends and three dear women, Annaliese, Jennifer and Christina, who held a special place in her heart.
Her family would like to thank the caring staff at Connecticut Hospice, for the loving care given to Carmel during her final illness.
Funeral from the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main Street, Branford, Tuesday morning at 10:15 for a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Vincent DePaul Church at St. Pio of Pietrelcina Parish, East Haven at 11:00. Burial will follow in East Lawn Cemetery, East Haven. Friends may call Monday evening from 4:00 - 8:00 PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405.
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