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Phyllis C. (Cosenza) Melillo

August 14, 1924 ~ August 10, 2020 (age 95)


Entered into rest, August 10, 2020, Phyllis Melillo, 95 of East Haven; beloved wife of the late Cosmo Melillo; loving mother of David and Katherine Melillo and Jane (David) Devore; sister of the late Anita Amendola, Irene Pardee and Gloria T. Adler.  Grandmother of Kristen (Steven) Repa; also survived by her great-grandson Forrest and several nieces and nephews. Phyllis was a loving mother and devout Catholic who loved teaching Catechism to first graders at St. Vincents for many years. She will be greatly missed.


Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a service and celebration of Phyllis’s life will be held at a later date. MARESCA & SONS FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements. 

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