The Life of Elvira Sbardellati LaPaglia
Elvira LaPaglia, 86, wife of the late John LaPagli9a Sr. and resident of Ansonia, died Saturday, August 9, 2008 at Griffin Hospital. She was born August 21, 1921 in Ansonia, daughter of the late Augusto and Caroline Musanti Sbardellati. She worked as a secretary for Cott Soda in New Haven and attended the Church of the Assumption in Ansonia. Elvira leaves three sons, Joseph LaPaglia and his wife Anne of Tustin Rach, Calif., Thomas LaPaglia and his wife Mary of Seymour and James LaPaglia of East Calais, VT; as well as five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son John LaPaglia, Jr. and four brothers, Edward, George, Joseph and Dino Sbardellati. Funeral services will be from The Jenkins-King Funeral Home Ansonia on Thursday. She will be buried in Pine Grove Cemetery Ansonia.