Nov 152015

Screen Shot 2015-11-15 at 6.02.29 PMSettima Rosaria Grova Laufer, 86, of East Haven, died on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at Connecticut Hospice.

She is the wife of the late Marco Laufer. She was born in Sicily, Italy on October 11, 1929 to the late Raymond and Felicia Noto Grova.

She most recently worked for 10 years at the Burndy Corporation, North Haven, as an Assembler until retiring in 1975. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Pompeii Church and a member of the East Haven Senior Center where she enjoyed the company of many dear friends. She also leaves many cherished neighbors and extended families.

She is survived by two sons and their wives, David A. and Dorothy Laufer of Woodstock, GA and Raymond A. and Elaine Laufer of Salem, CT; two daughters, Felicia Laufer Guba and her husband Robert Guba of Orange, CT and Frida Laufer of Venice, FL.

She is also survived by a brother Umberto and his wife Catherina Grova of Belgium and six grandchildren: Brian and Serena Guba, Felicia and Marco Laufer and David M. and Isabelle Laufer. She was predeceased by her six sisters in Europe.

Funeral will leave the EAST HAVEN MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 425 Main St., East Haven, 203-467-1708, Monday morning at 9:30 for a funeral mass in Our Lady of Pompeii Church at 10:00.

Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday from 4 to 7 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to The Connecticut Hospice 100 Double Beach Rd, Branford, CT 06405.

Visit Settima’s memorial page at easthavenmemorial.com and sign her guest book.

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