Julia “Abata” Fioravanti, 76, wife of Henry Fioravanti, passed away in her Southington home on the afternoon of Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, surrounded by family. Julia was born June 22, 1941, in New Britain to Charles and Cora Abata. She was adored by her family and friends, and always took great pleasure in feeding them. Before retiring with her husband, Julia worked as the seamstress for New Britain General Hospital, as well as by request for her family.
In addition to her husband, Julia is survived and will be deeply missed by daughter, Rosie Girardin and husband, Ken; son, Dominick Palmisano and wife, Andrea; stepdaughter, Krystine Hobson and husband, Butch; stepson, David Fioravanti and wife, Susan; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandchild and another on the way. Julia was predeceased by her parents as well as her brothers, James and Charles Abata.
Calling hours will be Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the New Britain Memorial/Donald D. Sagarino Funeral Home, 444 Farmington Ave., New Britain. (Directions, Exit 37 off I-84 take a right at the exit, funeral home is 1½ miles on your right.) Funeral Services Friday, Oct. 6 at 10 a.m. at St. Ann Church, 101 North St., New Britain. Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery.
Memorial donations in Julia’s memory may be made to St. Ann’s Church, 101 North St., New Britain.
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