Obituary: Ethel M. Spinello, 92

Obit - Ethel M Spinello

Ethel M. Spinello, 92, of Southington, affectionately known as “Effie” died April 20, 2016 at the Summit of Plantsville. She was the widow of Anthony J. Spinello.

She was born April 18, 1924 in Easton, ME the daughter of the late Elman and Emma (Johnson) Johnston. She was a parishioner of St. Thomas Church.

She is survived by her children, Marie (Bob) Bafuma, Christine (Richard) Paladino, John (Sandy) Spinello and Stephen (Rosalie) Spinello. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Michele (Charles) Puzzanchera, Michael (Roxanne) Bafuma, Sarah (Jon) Onisto, Stacey Paladino, Danielle Spinello and Anthony Spinello, her great grandchildren, Andrew,  Christopher and Emily Bafuma, Dominic Puzzanchera and Alannah Onisto.

The Funeral will be held Monday 9:15 a.m. from the DellaVecchia Funeral Home; 211 N. Main St. to St. Thomas Church at 10 a.m. for a Mass. Burial will be at St. Thomas Cemetery. Calling hours will be Sunday 4-8 p.m.  Donations may be made in her memory to CT Children’s Medical Center, 282 Washington St., Hartford, CT, 06108.

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