portrait picture for Anna Massaro

Services:

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, April 4th, at 1:00 P. M. in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 203 East Avenue. Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery.

Visitation:

Friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Wednesday, prior to Mass, from 11:00 A.M. until 12:30 P. M.

Donations:

The family requests memorial contributions to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, donors@stjude.org. or St. Vincent DePaul Society, c/o St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 203 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06855.

Anna Massaro


March 20, 1923 - March 26, 2018

Anna Massaro, 95, of Norwalk, died Monday, March 26th, she was the wife of Joseph Massaro.

Born in Williamsburg, Penn., March 20, 1923, daughter of the late Thomas and Immaculata DiMassa DeMeglio, she came to Norwalk as a child. As a young woman Mrs. Massaro was a seamstress at the former Rabor Robes Company. She then went to the So. New England Telephone Company, in South Norwalk; eventually becoming an operator. The company moved her work to Bridgeport and Mrs. Massaro retired in 1988.

Mrs. Massaro was an active member of the Catholic War Veterans’ Auxiliary and St. Thomas the Apostle Parish for many years. She enjoyed all kinds of music and singing. An outstanding cook and baker, her greatest joy was caring for her family and her flower and vegetable garden.

Survivors in addition to her beloved husband of almost seventy-two years, include son Vincent Massaro, of Novato, CA, daughters; daughter Terry Drabek and husband William, of Huntington, daughter Joanne Zanzal and husband, Andrew, of Cheshire, and son, Nick Massaro and wife, Alison, of Norwalk. Also surviving are six grandchildren; LaLena Christopherson and husband Eric, Laura Ford and husband, Christopher, Brian Zanzal, Jennifer, Anna and Natalie Massaro, three great grandchildren; Ava and Kaden Christopherson and Connor Ford, numerous nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Massaro is predeceased by her sister, Frances DiMassa and brothers; Nicholas and James DeMeglio.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, April 4th, at 1:00 P. M. in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 203 East Avenue. Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery.

Friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Wednesday, prior to Mass, from 11:00 A.M. until 12:30 P. M.

The family requests memorial contributions to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, donors@stjude.org. or St. Vincent DePaul Society, c/o St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 203 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06855.

  1. My condolences to the Massaro family and friends. It is a painful thing to lose a precious love one in death, regardless of how long they have lived. Even Jesus wept when Lazarus died (John 11:35) and it pains our loving Heavenly Father, too. He did not purpose his human family to grow old and die but purpose us to live and enjoy life. It is still his purpose (Psalms 37:11, 29). He calls death an enemy that will be removed forever (1 Corinthians 15:26; Isaiah 25:8). He promised to awaken our love ones in the memorial tombs from asleep in death__ Hosea 13:14 “From the power of the Grave I will redeem them; from death I will recover them.” He will then reverse the aging process__ Job 33:24,25 “Let his flesh become fresher than in youth; Let him return to the days of his youthful vigor.” What a delight it will be to see them again to enjoy life as our Creator purposed (Psalms 145:16)! Allow these words to keep comforting all of you.

    March 30, 2018
    VScott -

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