Mae (Philomena) Natlo, 90, passed away at Hartford Hospital on February 8, 2019. Born in Tarrytown, NY on July 16, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Gennaro and Dolorata Licursi Cerce. Mae grew up in North Tarrytown and graduated from North Tarrytown High School, class of '46. She moved to Meriden in 1960 and had lived there since. Mae worked for Home Bank right through the mergers and retired in 1993 from Fleet Bank after 25 years of service. She was a member of the Meriden Intermediates, St. Rose Church, and volunteered for a time at Easter Seals and the CT Baptist Home. Mae had made many friends in CT and kept her friendships strong with her friends in NY. She enjoyed cooking, reading, and word puzzles, and was a fan of both the boys and girls UCONN Basketball teams. Her biggest joy was her family. She often remarked how very blessed she was having her family close by. Mae referred to them as her 'Blue Birds of Happiness.' Mae will be remembered by four sons and their wives, Patrick & Elaine, Jerry & Lisa, Paul & Mary, Mark & Khong; eight grandchildren, Kerry (Ira) Schwartz, Amber (Todd) Snyder, Amanda (Derek) Ciampini, Leanne (Zachary) Inzero, Nicholas (Kristen), Richard (Kristen), Jared (Sonia), and James; step-grandsons, Joshua and Sunray; ten great-grandchildren, Schuyler, Giuliana, Gabriella, Nicholas, Lucas, Giovanni, Luca, Bianca, Alessandra, Alessia, and Adriana; extended step-grandchildren, Chit, Chay, and Scott Khongdy and their families; niece, Marianne (John) Vitale; and nephew, Louis Cerce, Jr., all of NY. She was predeceased by a brother, Louis Cerce, sister-in-law, Antoinette Cerce, and a great-grandson, Jordan Snyder. Friends are invited to visit with her family at BEECHER & BENNETT-FLATOW FUNERAL HOME, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden, on Wednesday, February 13th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. A Funeral Service celebrating her life will be held on Thursday morning at 10:00 a.m. in the funeral home, followed by burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Contributions in Mae's memory may be sent to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, www.st.jude.org.

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  1. Hi Everyone – When I learned of Mae’s passing – It stopped me dead in my tracks! Mae was always there for my mom and me no matter what. She was like a second mom/grandmother to us. I know heaven gained a very special angel. She will be missed!!!! Krissy .Kreeky. Dombrowski Holland

  2. I have very fond memories of Mae when I worked at the bank. We kept in touch after I left. The first Christmas care I received was always from Mae. She loved her family so. She was a great lady, who will be missed by many.
    Amy Olschefski-O’Donnell

  3. Pat, Jerry, Paul and Mark – my deepest sympathies on the loss of your mother. She was a friend and was always there when I needed her. You and all the kids were the light of her life.

    Sincerely,
    Chris Dombrowski

  4. Mae was a joy to all who new her. We shared many a ride to Meriden Intrtmediate meetings with a smile from Mae that always brought joy to my heart. My prayers and thoughts go with you, her family, at this time of great sorrow. Ginny Gromala

  5. Heartfelt condolences to the entire Natlo family you are all loved very much and this is a great loss, Mae loved her family so much and she was the most real person I have ever know . You will be missed and loved so much

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