Mrs. Octavia “Tavy” (Jannetty) Mezzanotte, 89, of Waterbury, passed away peacefully at her residence on Saturday, December 14, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. She was the widow of Louis J. Mezzanotte.
Octavia was born in Waterbury, on October 2, 1924 daughter of the late Domenic and Sara (Grosso) Jannetty. She graduated from Croft High School and was a devoted wife and mother. Her greatest joy in life came from spending time with her family and making the holidays for them. She loved cooking, baking, crocheting & needlework. She loved the Lord Jesus dearly.
Octavia leaves her son, Louis A. Mezzanotte and his wife Diane of Laurel, Maryland; a daughter, Madeline Mezzanotte of Waterbury; a grandson Domenic Mezzanotte of Laurel Maryland as well as several nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, Louis, of 42 years she was predeceased by a brother, Louis Jannetty and four sisters, Margaret Renna, Ella Rinaldi, Irene Santoro and Anita Merinar.
Arrangements: Funeral will be held Tuesday, 11 a.m. at Chase Parkway Memorial/The Albini Family Funeral Home, 430 Chase Parkway. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Tuesday morning 10 to 11 a.m.
Memorial Contributions may be made in her honor to:
Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation
7008 Little River Turnpike
Annandale, VA 22003