On Jan. 9, 2007 at Yale New Haven Hospital, Rosa Cupo Avallone, 90, wife of the late Gerardo Avallone of Lenox St., New Haven, mother of Wanda Velez of New Haven, Frank Avallone and his wife, Marilyn of Guilford and Thomas Avallone of New Haven, mother-in-law of the late Joseph Velez, sister of the late Gaetano Cupo, grandmother of Linda Velez, Joseph Velez, Frank G. Avallone, Anthony Avallone, Jenae Avallone and Edward Avallone, great-grandmother of Anthony, Christopher and Sophie. Also survived by many nephews and nieces. Rose was born in New Haven, Sept. 9, 1916 daughter of the late Francesco and Vita Basile Cupo. At an early age she returned with her mother to Italy. Rosa was married there, where she resided for 36 years. She returned to the United States in 1956 and lived in New Haven until her death. Rosa was a very loving and charitable person who extended herself to anyone who needed help. She was a seamstress at Strouse Adler Co. for 20 years. Funeral leaving BEECHER & BENNETT TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME, 410 Campbell Ave. at Court St., West Haven at 10:15 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima Church, 115 Blatchley Ave., New Haven. Interment at St. Lawrence Cemetery. Friends and relatives may call Thurs. from 4 - 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Frank Avallone, 4 Rollwood Dr., Guilford, CT 06437 for Rosa's favorite charity, St. Anthony Orphanage in Rome, Italy.

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  1. Dear Franco and Family, I was so sorry to hear of your moms passing. I am out of town and unable to attend the services. My deepest sympathy. Mom will be in my thoughts and prayers. tony carrano

  2. Dear Mrs Velez, Linda and Joe, We are very sad to hear the news about your Mother and Grandmother, I know how close you were and can only imagine how sad you are. Our prayers are with you. Anne and Mark Hanlon

  3. Dear Mrs. Velez, Linda, Joe, Jean & Sophie, My thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  4. Frank, Wanda, Tommy, So sorry to hear of your loss. Rosa was a wonderful woman that I will remember always. You are in my prayers. Marie

  5. Nonne Rosa — we love you and we will miss you tremendously. Linda, Raymond, and Stirling.

  6. Our hearts go out to the Avallone family on their enormous loss. Rosa was a gracious, loving person and we know that she will be missed by all.

  7. Our sincerest condolences. Mrs. Avallone was a lovely lady whose memory will live on in her wonderful family.

  8. Our thought and prayers are with Mrs. Avallone and her family. She was a lovely woman with a kind heart and a beautiful smile. She will be missed.

  9. Our thoughts and prayers are for God’s blessings that the Avallone family will find comfort for the loss of Rosa. She was a very kind and gracious lady. She made the best cookies ever. May she rest in peace. She will be missed by all.

  10. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. May wonderful memories comfort you now and always.

  11. To Frank and the Avallone family Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Lou and Diane Saffioti

  12. We are very sorry for your loss. Mrs. Avallone was always so sweet and had a smile for us everytime we saw her.

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