Leona May (Breault) Pizzitola, 89, of Hebron passed away on Our Lady of Lourdes day, Thursday, February 11, 2021. She was born on November 21st, 1931 on her grandparents' farm in Mansfield, CT. She was the daughter of the late Arthur and Mabel (Prue) Breault. After graduating from Willimantic High School, Leona was employed doing secretarial/office work at The University of CT, Storrs. Later, she worked for 26 years at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, East Hartford, retiring in 1992. Leona was a communicant of St. John Fisher Church in Marlborough, and also attended Mass at St. Andrew Church in Colchester. Leona was honored to receive The Saint Joseph Medal of Appreciation from the Archdiocese of Hartford during a March 20th, 2011 ceremony at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Hartford. She was predeceased by her daughter Mary Pizzitola, husband Joseph Pizzitola, brother Raymond Breault and his wife Mary Breault, nephew Arthur Breault, and all of her generation's cousins. She was also predeceased by numerous friends. She will be forever loved and remembered by her daughter Gai (Charles) Savitski, grandsons Christopher Savitski and Theodore (Jessica) Savitski, niece Debra Breault, cousins Frances Chesko and Roberta (Joe) Gagne, and many other extended family, and loyal friends. Visitation will be on Tuesday, February 16th, 2021 at 10:00 am at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Road, Colchester, CT. A funeral Mass will directly follow at 11:00 am at St. Andrew Church, 128 Norwich Avenue, Colchester. Burial will follow in the New St. Andrew Cemetery on Gillettes Lane in Colchester. In lieu of flowers, please pray for Leona, and offer Masses on her behalf. For online condolences, please visit www.auroramccarthyfuneralhome,com
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