Evelina Gaccione

Evelina Gaccione (Giardino)

Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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Evelina (Giardino) Gaccione, passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at the age of 76. She was the wife of the late Richard R. Gaccione, Sr.

Born in Cosenza, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Luigi and Angelina Giardino.

Evelina worked in Housekeeping for The Westerly Hospital for 30 years. She enjoyed cooking, gardening and long walks. Spending time with her family was most important to her. She adored her four granddaughters and cherished dinners, vacations and family gatherings with them. Her kind and gentle spirit touched all who knew her.

She leaves her two children, Richard Gaccione, Jr. of North Stonington and Ann McCart and husband Joe McCart of Shelton, CT; three sisters, Grace Ferraro of Pawcatuck, Assunta DeBartolo of Westerly and Annina Fiori of Acri, Italy; four grandchildren, Sara Gaccione, Katie Gaccione, Meghan McCart and Lauren McCart; as well as several nieces and nephews.

All services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly is in care of the arrangements. For online condolences please visit www.gaffneydolanfuneralhome.com
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Kevin Laing

Posted at 07:52pm
Dear, Rich and Ann and family
My deepest sympathy for your loss. i will never forget her kindness and how she always made me feel welcomed in her home
she made the best spaghetti and meatballs i have ever had. My prayers go out to all of you during this difficult time
God bless Kevin Laing

Tammy Scungio

Posted at 11:27am
Evelina was strong, sweet and funny. I worked with her for 10 years and she was one of my favorite people! I will miss her dearly! My deepest sympathies to the family! Rest In Peace Evelina.

Joanna Gradilone

Posted at 10:23am
For years we lived near each other and would talk when we met walking. A beautiful lady.

Vicki Dumas

Posted at 11:16pm
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Vicki Dumas

Posted at 11:07pm
Dear, Ann~Joe~Meghan~Lauren~Rich~Katie~Sara & Family,
With my heartfelt sympathy,thoughts, and prayers to your family as you come to terms with the tragic loss of your dear Mother~Grandmother~Sister~Aunt~Friend, Evelina. I will always remember her as a quiet,sweet,gentle woman that I was fortunate to know through your loving family.May God's grace and Evelina's beautiful soul and memory carry you all through the difficult times ahead. With Love from my family to yours. Vicki Dumas Wherever a beautiful soul has been there is a trail of beautiful memories.....

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