Rose J. (Ancona) Eletto
May 17, 1924 - October 9, 2013
Rose J. (Ancona) Eletto, 89 formerly of Norwalk and a resident of Westport for 50 years passed away on October 9, 2013.
Rose was born May 17, 1924 in Danbury to the late Josephine and Gaitano Ancona. Rose was a member of the U.S. Nursing Corp where she served proudly during WWII. She later graduated from the Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing program. She was employed by Norwalk Hospital where she worked in the Special Care Neonatal Unit for many years prior to her retirement.
Rose was predeceased by her husband Michael P. Eletto. She will be dearly missed by her three loving daughters, JoAnn Iannacone and her husband Salvatore, Marie Russo and her husband Dennis, and Jean Treglia and her husband Michael all of Fairfield; her five grandchildren, Allison Marie and Mikki Rose Iannacone, Michael A. Russo, and Gina Marie and Michelle Ann Treglia.
She is also survived by her two brothers Thomas Ancona of Wilton and Charles Ancona of Stuart, Florida, along with many nieces and nephews. Rose is also predeceased by her sisters Phyllis DeStefano and Antoinette Nardello.
Rose’s family would like to thank Dr. David Baum and staff for their excellent care and invaluable guidance. Also, thank you to her wonderful caregivers for their kindness and support throughout this past year.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution can be made in her name online at:
or directly to the hospital at:
Calling hours will be held Saturday, Oct. 12th, 9-11 AM at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk with a prayer service immediately following. Interment will be at St. Johns Cemetery Norwalk.