Kelly Eileen Chiaramonte, 42, passed away Sun., March 14, 2004 at Yale New Haven Hospital after a long and couragous battle with cancer. She is survived by her mother and stepfather, Judi and George Smith of Stafford Springs, CT and her father, Edward Chiaramonte of West Haven. She was born in New Haven, July 8, 1961, grew up in Hamden and graduated from Naugatuck H.S. Kelly lived in Templeton, CA and worked in the auto parts industry for several years, employed by Napa in Paso Robles until her illness. She leaves to mourn 2 sisters, Kathy Capalener and her husband, Mark of Seattle, WA, and Lynne C. Osorio of Manchester, NH. She also leaves many aunts, uncles, cousins, and a special friend, Susan Wood who loved Kelly and devoted herself to caring for her during her illness. Kelly was predeceased by her maternal grandparents, Carl & Muriel Pleines and an uncle, Carl Pleines, Jr. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass, Sat., March 27, 2004 at 9:30 A.M at St. Joan of Arc Church, 450 West Todd St., Hamden. There will be no calling hours, burial in Calvary Cemetery, Waterbury will be private. Arrangements in care of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Contributions in memory of Kelly may be sent to the Leukemia Society of America, CT Chap., 300 Research Parkway, Suite 310, Meriden, CT 06450.

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  1. My sister was the most awesome sister anyone could\’ve ever had. I was the lucky one to have her as my protective big sister. She had a very attractive and charismatic personality that everyone who knew her loved. You couldn\’t help but love her. I will always remember everything she was for me and all that she did for me. I will miss her until my time comes when I get to see her again. My sister Kelly still and always will have all of my love. Remember her fondly.

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