Concetta Etta' Ann Reilly

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Concetta 'Etta' Ann Reilly, 65, of Branford, passed away suddenly on August 5, 2014. Born on February 11, 1949 to the late Louis and Eleanor Camarota Migliozzi. Etta was the loving wife of 47 years to William Reilly; beloved mother and best friend to her children, Elizabeth Mentillo of Branford, William Reilly & his wife Christine of Hamden, Joseph Reilly & his wife Debbie of North Branford, Michael Reilly of Branford; adoring grandmother to her 11 grandchildren and Bella; sister of Regina Cox & her husband Clifford of Hamden, Rosemary Vacco of Milford, Louis Migliozzi & his wife Marsha of Hamden; sister-in-law of, Rosali Migliozzi of East Haven. Predeceased by a son-in-law, Robert Mentillo and brother, Anthony Migliozzi. Etta grew up in Hamden where her and Bill also raised their children before moving to Branford. She collected antiques and enjoyed going on cruises. Family and Friends are invited to a Memorial Mass on Monday, August 11th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Ann's Church, 930 Dixwell Ave, Hamden. Burial will be private. BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden in care of arrangements. Contributions in Etta's memory may be sent to Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), 733 3rd Avenue, Suit 510, New York, NY 10017 or

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  1. Bill There are not enough words to say how sorry we are about your loss. Etta was a very special person and we always enjoyed seeing each other ,just know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and all of the family.

  2. Bill, & The Reilly family, My Condolence on the loss of your Wife, Mother and Grandmother, She will be missed by all she loved dearly, I will miss her dearly on family affairs nothing won’t be the same without her beautiful smile there, God took her too soon, another Angel will now watch over us each day, may she RIP, I will always remember the good times with her.

  3. Bill, I am very sorry to hear about Etta’s passing. She was a very happy and caring person. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Your friend Dave and Judy Richards


  5. Etta, You are not forgotten, loved nor will you ever be as long as life and memory last. I will remember you because our Birthdays are on the same day. I will miss you ! Everyone’s heart is sore as time goes by we all will miss your loving smile, your beautiful self on family outings, no one can fill your vacant place. God took another Angel from us too soon, so now RIP. Always, Cindy Murrell

  6. Etta, You will be missed by all who have had the pleasure of knowing you. My memories from childhood are such wonderful reminders of the family we come from. I absolutely loved being at your house for holidays, birthdays, and vacation times. My favorite memories are from New Years eve (way back when) banging the pots and pans! I wish we had had the time to reunite after we spoke recently. I was looking forward to seeing you and Billy again after all these years. So sweet cousin remember .i’m just up the road a bit!.

  7. I am so very sorry for your loss. Etta was a wonderful woman. I was glad I did get to see her after so many years had passed and yet she still remembered me and my sister she will be missed

  8. Mom I lost you my everything my life my mom.YOU didn’t go alone you took most of me with you I never breath or love life the same ,YOU were an Angel sent from heaven and I want the world to no that. You saved me from so much and keeped me picking myself up your my life my best friend and ill never breath the same without you.YOUR BABY SON MICHAEL I LOVE YOU

  9. Mom you are so much more to me. more then a mother a best friend. I will miss you dearly. My whole world came down on me five years ago I never thought I would never be the same but you picked me up and held me threw the birthday. holidays and annersary. You were always there for me. I were such a great mother you would say never give up your kids. you were so good to the four of us. there is nothing more that I can say but my heart is broken. and I need you know, so come to me when you can and I will wait for you in my dreams. I LOVE YOU MOMMY

  10. Mom, you will be forever missed. You were there for me since the day we meet. You took me into your family 25 years ago and that was not long enough time, you were taken way to early but The Lord has a plan and he needed your help. You were the best Mema, always helping them when they needed you. And they were all listening to you when you sat with them and told them stories, you knew so much and we love you for passing your knowlage down to all of us. RIP I will think of you everyday and never forget one single moment. I LOVE YOU.

  11. My condolences to all of Etta’s family. This is a very difficult time, but remember that Etta is watching over you and will help you get through this. May she R.I.P.

  12. Now your a beautiful tie die butterfly with a beautiful smile , fun loveing personalty and great laughter, with a fancy hat . You will be rememberd as unique & fun daughter s will love you forever and never forget that you excepted them 13 years ago as your granddaughters, when they needed someone as special as you the were there girls forever will be I will love you always, I promise to love your son michael for the rest of our lives. You were wonderful and will never be forgotten & will forever be missed.Love, Judilynn, Marcella,Katelynn&your great grandson

  13. Reilly and cox family’s I’m so very sorry for the loss of Etta !! Thoughts and prayers to you all !! It was so nice to see her after so many years she will be missed may you find comfort in your memories of her !!

  14. William and family, please accept my sincere condolences. I’m saddened to hear of Etta’s sudden passing! My thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

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