portrait picture for Cosima (Sina) Giglio

Wake:

Calling hours will be on Wednesday, July 31 from Wednesday 4-8 p.m. at Collins Funeral Home (92 East Ave., Norwalk, Conn. 06851) followed on Thursday, Aug. 1 with a mass of

Services:

Christian burial at 10 a.m. at St. Jerome Roman Catholic Church (23 Half Mile Rd., Norwalk, Conn. 06851). Interment will immediately follow the mass at St. John’s Cemetery.

Donations:

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests memorial donations to New York Presbyterian Funding in memory of Cosima Giglio. Memorial donations can also be made at www.nyp.org/giving. Direct your gift to ‘other’ and submit to Dr. Kato Fund #67133. Letters of condolences can be sent to the Giglio family courtesy of Collins Funeral Home.

Cosima (Sina) Giglio


April 9, 1944 - July 25, 2019

Cosima (Sina) Giglio, 75, a resident of Norwalk, Conn. died on Thursday, July 25th after a long illness where she demonstrated remarkable strength and courage

Born in Termini Imerese, Sicily, on April 9, 1944, Sina and her husband, Frank, moved to Connecticut in 1965 shortly after their wedding. A devoted wife, mother and “Nonna” with a passion for her family, cooking and sewing, Sina was the backbone of the family as its source of strength, fortitude and faith. Her family always came first, she always had a kind word to say and approached life with a selflessness admired by all.

Sina is survived by her husband of 55 years, Frank Giglio, children Lawrence, and wife Gina, Giglio and Marilynn (Giglio), and husband Rick, Knapp, both of Norwalk, Conn., and David, and wife Kary, Giglio of New York City, brothers, Agostino Cusimano (Giuseppina), Antonino Cusimano (Maria) and Providenza Palmisano (Salvatore) who reside in Sicily, Italy, and grandchildren, Jessica and Erica Giglio, and Lilliana and Parker Knapp. She is also survived by many sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be on Wednesday, July 31 from Wednesday 4-8 p.m. at Collins Funeral Home (92 East Ave., Norwalk, Conn. 06851) followed on Thursday, Aug. 1 with a mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. at St. Jerome Roman Catholic Church (23 Half Mile Rd., Norwalk, Conn. 06851). Interment will immediately follow the mass at St. John’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests memorial donations to New York Presbyterian Funding in memory of Cosima Giglio. Memorial donations can also be made at www.nyp.org/giving. Direct your gift to ‘other’ and submit to Dr. Kato Fund #67133. Letters of condolences can be sent to the Giglio family courtesy of Collins Funeral Home.

  1. Frank and family,
    Our sincere condolences and prayers at this time of sorrow and sadness.
    In this difficult time we join you in our memories in the celebration of Life for our dear Sina.
    We remember all the great times and her lovely care and compassion she had with our late Mother Maria ( nee cancilla), for our Mom Sina was the daughter she never had.
    Sincerely Jack and Anthony Cusimano and our respective Families

    July 30, 2019
    Jack Cusimano -
  • I was so sorry to hear about Zena’s death, may she Rest In Peace. I have known Zena for many years & I always admired her for the way she took care of her grandchildren & her love of plants. She was a wonderful caring person & my thoughts & prayers are with all of you in this most difficult time

    July 31, 2019
    Carole Di Landri Hendrickson -
  • Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you. My father was always extremely fond of his cousin Sina and looked forward to catching up on new things and reminiscing on thing past with her. Her kindness and cheerfulness will be remembered.

    July 31, 2019
    Maria Fusco Scheller -
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