portrait picture for Angelina Casavecchi

Memorial Visitation: Friends may call Wednesday 6/11/14 from 6:00-8:00PM at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Ave. Norwalk. Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Thursday 6/12/14 at St. Thomas Church, East Ave., Norwalk. Burial: Interment will follow at St. John’s Cemetery, 223 Richards Ave. Norwalk. Donations: Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County P.O.Box 489 ATT: C. Pfeffer Wilton, CT  06897 Or Suncoast Hospice 5771 Roosevelt Blvd. Clearwater FL  33760

Angelina Casavecchi


September 9, 1920 - May 26, 2014

Angelina Casavecchi 93, mother of Joan Schmitt formerly of Wilton, died peacefully at Palm Gardens Nursing home in Largo, FL. On Memorial Day, May 26, 2014.

“Lena” and her sisters Rose, Connie and Antoinetta were affectionately known as the “Ritzo Girls” on Godfrey Street, an Italian neighborhood in Norwalk during The Depression. Angie volunteered as a Brownie and Girl Scout leader meeting at Christ Church in East Norwalk. Years later she worked at Joseph Meckel Flowers and Bruce’s Flowers in Norwalk specializing in corsages.

Predeceased by husband Frank, Angie resided at the Greens of Cannondale Assisted Living in Wilton before locating to Florida to be near her daughter Barbara Swenson, grand children, great grandchildren and her sister Rose.

Friends may call Wednesday 6/11/14 from 6:00-8:00PM at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Ave. Norwalk. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Thursday 6/12/14 at St. Thomas Church, East Ave., Norwalk. Interment will follow at St. John’s Cemetery, 223 Richards Ave. Norwalk.

Because of the compassionate care, advice and support by these dedicated teams, the family is suggesting donations to:

Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County
P.O.Box 489
ATT: C. Pfeffer
Wilton, CT  06897
Or
Suncoast Hospice
5771 Roosevelt Blvd.
Clearwater FL  33760

  1. Mrs. Casavecchi had a sense of style and flair like no other mother. As Joan’s buddy, I enjoyed some great times at the Casavecchi house near the beach. Angie was one of the most “teaseable” people, and loved a good laugh. She sure did love Frank…bet she’s happy she made it to him, and that she had her make-up on!

    June 5, 2014
    Margie -
  • Dearest Aunt Lena was truly a special kind of lady. She’ll be missed more than words can express. My love to Barbara and Joan

    June 8, 2014
    Janice O'Brien -
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