Esther C. Raffone, 87, formerly of Whitney Ave. Hamden and a resident of Norton, MA. passed away, Saturday February 5, 2003, in MA. She was the beloved wife of Alexander M. Raffone for 54 years. Mother and mother-in-law of Pamela Raffone D'Agostino and her husband, Dr. Robert D'Agostino of Canton, MA. and Mary-Jo Raffone of Phoenix, AZ. sister of Viola (Patty) Capuano of Hamden and Joseph Campochiaro of Fort Myers, FL, grandmother of Julianne, Alexa, Joseph and Dara D'Agostino. Predeceased by sisters, Sylvia Campochiaro, Mary DeRosa, Lena Petriccione Edith Ferraioulo, Grace Bavolack, Palma Giordino and a brother, Salvatore Campochiaro. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mrs Raffone taught ESL in the Hamden Public School System for many years. She enjoyed traveling with her husband and cooking. The funeral service and calling hours scheduled for Esther C. Raffone, formerly of Whitney Ave., Hamden, wife of Alexander M. Raffone has been POSTPONED due to illness in the family. Notice of rescheduled service will be announced by BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden.

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  1. Aunt Esther was a very lovely person. Her and Uncle Al everytime I saw them I would get a big smile and kiss. I have fond memories of both of them giving me a .care package. for Pam when she was in Italy. And because of them Pam and I spent a wonderful day together in Florence, Italy. I will never forget that day. Love MaryEllen Vollano

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