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Marie Theresa (Giannotti) Day

August 14, 1931 ~ July 30, 2018 (age 86)

Marie Theresa Day, 86 of New Port Richey, FL and formerly of Colchester, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 30, 2018. Born in Port Chester, NY on August 14, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Angelo and Adelasia (Toni) Giannotti.  Marie worked for many years in the personnel department at the Travelers Insurance Company and then as an assistant accountant for the Connecticut State Department of Education until her retirement.  She was a member of the Grange society, an avid fan of UCONN Women’s Basketball, and when she could find the time she enjoyed knitting and other small arts and crafts. Those who loved her will always remember Marie as a loving mother and grandmother. She is survived by her four children, John Day of Las Vegas, NV, Robert Day of East Haddam, Doreen Prescott of New Port Richey, FL, and Ann Marie (Steve) Hitchery of Wakefield, RI. In addition to her children she will also be remembered by her nine grandchildren, Lindsey Day, Christopher Day, Kristy Feragne, Eric Day, Wayne Radway, Michael Prescott, Chelsea Harriman, Jason Lenkiewicz and Allison Lenkiewicz; five great-grandchildren, Alexa, Taryn, Ciena, Sophia, and Alijah.  The family will receive guests from 5 – 7 PM Monday (Aug. 27th) at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Road, Colchester.  The Memorial Liturgy will be celebrated 11 AM Tuesday (Aug. 28th) directly at St. Andrew Church, 128 Norwich Ave., Colchester.  Burial will follow in the New St. Andrew Cemetery.

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