November 6, 1929 ~ May 21, 2013
Louise A. Grimaldi Petrillo, age 83, wife of the late James S. Petrillo, passed away May 21, 2013 at Pomeroy Lodge in Beaverton, OR. She was formerly of North Haven. Louise is survived by her daughter Lisa Perrone of Savannah, GA; sons, Stephen Petrillo of Irving, TX and Jeffrey Petrillo of Portland, OR; her sister Adele Haas of Hamden; her brother Albert Grimaldi of Windsor Locks and 8 grandchildren. She was born in New Haven, Nov. 6, 1929, a daughter of the late Alphonse and Anna (Iezzi) Grimaldi. Louise worked as an accountant for Buckingham-Routh, Co. She also possessed a unique craftsmanship and patience that allowed her to be quite successful in the area of antique doll restoration, subsequently working for Whitney Ridge Doll Hospital. Louise was an excellent cook and baker who appreciated superbly prepared foods and was a dedicated and loving mother and grandmother. Friends may visit with her family on Monday, June 10th, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden and may also attend her Funeral Service at 12 noon on Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Centerville Cemetery, Hamden.