Mary Rockwell of East Haven died Wednesday November 21, 2018 at Connecticut Hospice in Branford. She was the wife of the late George B. Rockwell.
Mary was born in New Haven January 9, 1923, daughter of the late Severino and Elizabeth Pizzitola Colatosti. She loved to cook, bake, and play cards with her Wednesday Night Club. Mary is survived by her children, George B. (Laurie) Rockwell, Jr. of Branford, Keith (Emily) Rockwell of Clinton, Janice (Charles) Esposito of East Haven and Sharon Hickey of Branford; her sister Irene (Frank) Albino of East Haven; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by sisters and brothers-in-law, Rosalie and Vincent Grillo, Patty and Art DiCicco, and son-in-law William Hickey.
Her funeral will leave the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main Street, Branford, Friday morning at 10:15 for a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Vincent DePaul Church at St. Pio Parish, Taylor Ave., East Haven, at 11:00. Burial will follow at St. Agnes Cemetery, Branford. Friends may call Thursday evening from 4:00 - 7:00 at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be sent to Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, 06405 or to VNA Community Healthcare and Hospice, 753 Boston Post Road, Guilford, CT 06437.
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