November 29, 1909 - March 13, 2012 Resided in Hamden, CT
Loretta Perillo Papa, longtime resident of Hamden died March 13, 2012. She was the wife of the late Anthony J. Papa. Loretta was born in New Haven November 29, 1909, daughter of the late Anthony and Raffaela Onofrio Perillo and had worked for the former Kaufman and Godsaken Co. Loretta was a dedicated homemaker, and had a talent for knitting crocheting, and needlework. She was a member of the Daughters of Isabella, and the Holy Rosary Society at St. Stephen's Church. She is the beloved mother of Lorraine (Dave) Battle, Joseph (Susan) Papa, and the late Barbara Gould. Sister of Anthony Perillo Jr., and the late Margaret Juliano, Anna Tartaglione, Phyllis Jacovino, and Michael Perillo. Also survived by 5 beloved grandsons and 18 great grandchildren.
Funeral from the IOVANNE FUNERAL HOME INC. 11 Wooster place Monday morning at 10:45. Mass of Christian burial in St. Stephen's Church at 11:30. Burial in St. Mary's Cemetery. Visiting hours will be Sunday from 3-7pm.