Obituary: Teresa Pecchia Laezza, 85, of Shelton

Teresa Pecchia Laezza, 85, of Shelton, wife of the late Vincenzo Laezza, died Jan. 22, at Ludlowe Health Care Center in Fairfield.

Born Sept. 16, 1930, in Afragola, Province of Naples, Italy.

Survivors include her daughters, Rosa Donofrio of Shelton and Raffaela Togni and her husband, Ivano of Easton, siblings, Anna La Montagna, Rita Di Palo, Giovanna Esposito, Tommaso Pecchia, and Rosa Pecchia, all of Naples, Italy, four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Also predeceased by a brother and sister, Antonio and Angela Pecchia.

Services: Thursday, Jan. 28, 9:30 a.m., St. Lawrence Church, 505 Shelton Avenue, Shelton. Entombment will follow at The St. Monica Chapel in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Trumbull.  Visiting hours: Wednesday, Jan. 27, 4-8 p.m., Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, Trumbull.

Memorial contributions: St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to Save The Children Foundation, 501 Kings Highway East, Fairfield, CT 06825.