|Birth: ||Jan. 14, 1914|
New Haven County
|Death: ||Jun. 5, 2010|
WATERTOWN — Lauretta (Zello) Accuosti, age 96, of Watertown, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, June 5, 2010. She was the widow of James Accuosti, to whom she was married more than 60 years.
Mrs. Accuosti was born Jan. 14, 1914, in Waterbury, to the late Francesco and Maria (Marcella) Zello. Lauretta attended Mary Abbott School where she played on the basketball team. She was an avid swimmer, an excellent baker and also enjoyed bowling and cards with her husband and friends.
Mrs. Accuosti retired form U.S. TIme (Timex Corp.) after 37 years of service where she was a member of the Waterbury Watchworkers Union. Before relocating to Watertown, she was a parishioner of St. Lucy's Church in Waterbury.
She will be greatly missed by all in her family, especially daughter, Judi Doubek and her husband, Lt. Col. Thomas Doubek (USAF, retired), of Hampton, N.H.; her son, Thomas Accuosti and his wife, Linda, of Watertown, with whom she made her home; grandsons, Christopher Doubek of Austin, Texas, Lt. Col. Gregory Doubek (USA) and his wife, Cory, of Annapolis, Md., James Accuosti of Watertown; and granddaughter, AmyLin Pflaum and her husband, Gregory, of Ridgefield. She was the great-grandmother of Dean Doubek, Dana Doubek and Anderson Pflaum, whose company she greatly enjoyed, and also leaves several nieces and nephews.
Lauretta was predeceased by her five sisters, Victoria, Florence, Rose, Adele and Sylvia, and by her four brothers, Albert, Michael, Angelo and Harry.
The Accuosti family would like to thank the hospice staff, with special thanks to Shelley Guerrera of VNA Health at Home in Watertown, for their compassionate care and much needed support.
A funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, June 9, 2010, at 9 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church, 574 Main St., Watertown. Family and friends are asked to meet directly at the church. Burial will follow in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Family and friends may call at the Maiorano Funeral Home, 95 Willow St., Waterbury, on Tuesday evening from 5 to 8 p.m.
Memorial donations may be made in Lauretta's name to the charity of the donor's choice. For more information and online condolences, please visit www.maioranofuneralhome.com.
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Created by: Michael Ryley Bradbury
Record added: Jun 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53383374
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