North Haven - Olga J. Massini, 87 years old, formerly of Mac Arthur Road and Davis Road, died 03/08/2008 at Elim Park Health Pavilion, Cheshire, CT, after a long illness. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 56 years, Harry Massini, Sr. Born on February 20, 1921 in Bridgeport, CT, she was the daughter of the late Karl August Johansson and Klara Elisabeth Karlsson and lived in Bridgeport, West Hartford, New Haven, Hamden, North Haven and finally Cheshire, CT for the past few years. Mrs. Massini worked at Yale New Haven Hospital as a LPN Nurse for 18 years prior to retiring in 1984. She is survived by sons Harry 'Swede' Massini, Jr. and his wife Marilyn and Richard K. (Anita) Massini all of North Haven, CT; daughter Lorraine (Peter) Posack of Hamden, CT; sister Ester 'Lindy' (Armando) Gayton of Reno, NV; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was a member of Bethesda Lutheran Church. She loved vacationing, especially to her parent's homeland of Sweden, where she had numerous uncles, aunts, cousins and friends. In addition to visiting other European countries, she and husband Harry often vacationed to Mexico, and cruised to many Caribbean Islands. Olga was an avid baker and cook. Funeral leaving at 8:45 a.m. Wed., March 12 from BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE., HAMDEN. Service at 9:30 a.m. at Bethesda Lutheran Church, 305 St. Ronan St., New Haven. Burial at Center Cemetery, North Haven. Friends may visit with the family Tues., March 11 from 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Olga's memory can be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Southern CT Chapter, 2911 Dixwell Ave., Hamden, CT 06518.

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  1. Dear Lorraine and Peter, Please know that are thoughts are with you at this difficult time. With deep sympathy, Jamie and Debbie

  2. Dear Lorraine…my sincerest condolences to you and to your family. May the wonderful memories of your Mother bring you comfort and peace in your time of grief. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Fondly, Marybeth

  3. Harry, Lorraine & Richard, your mother was the nicest person anyone would want to meet. She was loving, caring and reached out to anyone that came in contact with her. She will be missed by anyone who knew her especially me

  4. I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Ms. Massini. I hope the loving memories you have shared will be treasured in your hearts. Please take comfort in what the Scripture says in that God has promised a resurrection and to remove the enemy, death, forever. I hope you find comfort in these promises.

  5. Lorraine, I share your sorrow of losing your mother. My deepest sympathy to you and your family. My mom has been gone for many years and I still find myself talking to her or seeing something through her eyes. You never really lose someone you love. Fondly, Carol

  6. Mom had a wonderful outlook on life and she always found something good in each and every person she met. I will always remember her hearty laugh and sense of humor-especially on April Fools Day. A shining light has gone out on earth, but shall be re-lit in Heaven. Swede, Lorry, and Richard-my thoughts are with you at this time.

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