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“Thinking of you all with love, hugs and prayers.Love,Rich and Robbin ”
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“A great lady and a great friend to my mother. God bless her in Heaven. Richard and Elayne Guglielmetti ”
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Carmela M. (Capriglione) Grucci, 97, of Avon, beloved wife of the late John Grucci, passed away Friday, August 4, 2017. Born in Brooklyn, NY, daughter of the late Raffaele and Anna (Francarilla) Capriglione, she grew up in Brooklyn and raised her children there. She moved to Simsbury to be close to her daughter Marie and grandchildren, especially Matthew before moving to River Ridge in Avon where she enjoyed a wonderful life the past 8 years. Carmela dedicated her life to caring for her family. She enjoyed knitting, cooking, and traveling with her beloved husband, John before his death. She leaves two sons Vincent Grucci and his wife Jane of Naples, FL and John Grucci, Jr. and his wife Susan of NYC; a daughter Marie Gannatti and her husband John of Naples, FL; her grandchildren Jennifer Pradas and Jonathan Grucci; Michelle Variele; and Christopher and Tim Gannatti; great grandchildren Justin, Joanna, Joselyn, Ava, and Aolvia. Besides her husband she was predeceased by a grandson Matthew Gannatti. Family and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, August 10, 2017, 10 am directly at the Church of Saint Ann, 289 Arch Road, Avon. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. The Carmon Funeral Home & Family Center of Avon is caring for the arrangements. For directions or condolences please visit