Dorothy Tiano Castellani
June 22, 1933 - February 21, 2018
Dorothy Tiano Castellani, 84, wife of Peter Castellani of Norwalk, passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at the Norwalk Hospital, surrounded by her loving family.
Born June 22, 1933 in Darien, CT, she was the daughter of the late James and Ceciela Lanford Tiano.
Mrs. Castellani was fun-loving and loved to joke around. She also cherished her grandchildren and made the most of the time she had left with her family. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
In addition to her husband Peter, she is survived by her daughter Debbie Conti and her husband Thomas of Norwalk, grandsons Jonathan and Michael Conti, both of Norwalk; sisters Marion DeRuvo of Stamford, Cecelia Potts of Norwalk, Gloria Papadopolous of Norwalk and Helena Tiano of Florida.
She was predeceased by her sister Florence Genovese, brothers James, Edward, Russell and Robert Tiano, and sister Nancy Mattis.
Friends may call on Saturday from 9:00-11:00 AM in Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 on Saturday in St. Philip Parish, 1 Father Conlon Place, Norwalk. Final disposition will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Whittingham Cancer Center, 34 Maple St, Norwalk, CT 06856.