Rose Marie Manfredi Parisi, age 82, formerly of Hamden, passed away in Wallingford on May 6, 2012. Rose Marie was the widow of Guido Parisi. Born in New Haven on May 9, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Vincent J. & Ursula Porto Manfredi. Rose Marie is survived by her daughter Lynn Winters & her husband Robert of Sebec, Maine; her son Roger Parisi of East Haven; her grandchildren Paul Campagna, Michael Parisi, Jordan Winters & Andrew Winters and her sister Roberta Rolando. She was predeceased by her brother Francis 'Buddy' Manfredi & her brother in-law Joseph Rolando. Rose Marie was a resident of Hamden most of her life, she was formerly employed at the East Rock Quality Market. Subsequently she & her husband owned & operated the East Rock Package Store and later she retired from Olive Electric Company. Rose Marie also enjoyed her volunteer work at the Clifford Beers Clinic. Friends may visit with her family at BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden on Wednesday May 9th from 8:30 to 10:30 AM and may attend her Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am in St. Stephen's Church, Hamden. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions in her memory may be made to the Clifford Beers Clinic, 93 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06511.

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  1. Hey Roger and Family, So sorry to hear about your Mom. My deepest sympathies are with all of you. Take care. Love Kim Lendroth

  2. Please accept our condolences and know that our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. With deepest sympathy… Belbusti, & Palmisano families, Elaine Kubicza and Debbie Amarante

  3. i am so glad I got to meet your mom and spend time with her at Masonic. My deepest sympathy to the parisi family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  4. Into the arms of Jesus your mom has gone. She is but a whisper away and always in your heart. My love and prayers are with you on this saddest of days for you my friend. Lorna

  5. Roger and Lynn…. I am grateful that when my Mom and I visited with your mother last week we were blessed with the Ria we always knew for a brief few hours…it is the only way for a friendship of over 70 years to be remembered. Your loss is our loss, and she will be remembered always.

  6. Roger and Lynn, I am so sorry Helen and I were away and unable to be there for your mom’s services. I have such great memories of all of us growing up… your mom and dad were both such really nice people, and even your grandparents were special. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. – Mark DeFrancesco

  7. We were shocked and truly saddened to hear of Ria’s passing. We have many fond memories of times spent with Ria. She was a lovely and gracious lady. Our sincere condolences are sent and we will remember her always in our prayers.

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