Elvira (Gruttadauria) Cerritelli


          NAUGATUCK- Elvira (Gruttadauria) Cerritelli, 91, of Naugatuck died Monday, September 17, 2018 at her home. Mrs. Cerritelli was born in Derby October 28, 1926 daughter of the late Michael and Josephine (Constantino) Gruttadauria and had been a resident of Seymour for most of her life.

          Mrs. Cerritelli retired from Sikorsky Aircraft where she had worked for many years. She enjoyed being able to fix and repair most anything in her home, and was an avid bowler and golfer over the years.

          Mrs. Cerritelli was a devout Catholic and a longtime parishioner of St. Vincent Ferrer Church in Naugatuck.

          She is survived by her two sons, John Cerritelli of Leominster, MA and David Ceritelli of New Orleans, LA, three grandchildren, Kevin, Mark and Nicole Ceritelli. She was predeceased by her 2 sisters, Rose Percira and Helen Gambacini and her brother, Angelo Gruttadauria.

          Funeral Mass will be on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Vincent Ferrer Church, 1006 New Haven Road, Naugatuck. Friends are asked to meet directly at the church. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Waterbury. There are no calling hours. The Murphy Funeral Home, 115 Willow Street in Waterbury is in charge of arrangements.

          In lieu of flowers memorial contribution may be made to, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105   

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