June 23, 1925 ~ May 25, 2011
Ann Prates Armeno, 85, of Hamden, passed away at the Hospital of St. Raphael, May 25, 2011, wife of the late Edward L. Armeno, mother of Julie French and her husband Richard of Durham, Elizabeth and her husband John DePalma of Cheshire and Edward C. Armeno of Hamden, grandmother of Jennifer Armeno Duca, Kimberly Armeno, Julia, Emily and William DePalma, Noah, Jack and Lily French. She was predeceased by a sister Angela Rossi, and brothers Peter, Steven and Christopher Prates. Ann was born in New Haven, June 23, 1925 a daughter of the late Alexander and Concetta Papa Prates. She worked as a salesperson for 30 years and for many years was the top saleswomen for Ann Taylor Sportswear and retired in 1994. She was a resident of Hamden since 1947 and assistant registrar of voters in Hamden for several years. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church and enjoyed cooking, spending time with her grandchildren, family and her many friends. Funeral from BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden, Sat., May 28 at 11:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church at 12 p.m. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 5 - 7 p.m. Interment in All Saints Cemetery.