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Maria Antonelli

February 2, 1941 ~ September 28, 2021 (age 80)


Maria Antonelli, 80, of Milford, passed away peacefully on September 28, 2021. She was born on February 2, 1941 in Ptuj, Slovenia (former Yugoslavia). Maria came to the United States in 1963 and worked at Bayer Pharmaceuticals.

Maria loved her family especially her three grandsons. She was always there to help and would drop anything to help assist in anyway. Maria loved to cook. She hosted every holiday and took pride in everyone leaving full and with too many leftovers. Besides her family, Maria loved her morning walks at the beach especially Anchor Beach. She enjoyed going to the casino, attending the Stormville flea market and watching the New York Yankees.

Maria leaves behind her children, Branimir “Bronco” (Carrie Sanz) Lah, Marsha (Norman) Sheppard, Ladislav “Larry” Lah Jr (Jessica Collazo), Joseph (Shannielle) Antonelli, and Anthony Antonelli; grandchildren, Ethan Lah, Brayden Antonelli, and Dylan Antonelli; four brothers; four sisters; and extended family and friends. She was predeceased her husband Ladislav Lah.

The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the staff at St. Vincent’s Medical Center and Cambridge Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Family and friends may gather on Sunday, October 3, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad St., Milford, CT. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, October 4, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at Saint Mary Church (Precious Blood Parish), 70 Gulf St., Milford, CT (MEET DIRECTLY AT CHURCH). Interment will follow at Mount Saint Peter Cemetery, 219 New Haven Ave., Derby, CT. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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Gathering of Family and Friends
October 3, 2021

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cody-White Funeral Home
107 N. Broad Street
Milford, CT 06460

Mass of Christian Burial
October 4, 2021

10:30 AM
Saint Mary Church - Milford
70 Gulf Street
Milford, CT 06460

Interment following funeral service
October 4, 2021

Mount Saint Peter Cemetery
219 New Haven Avenue
Derby, CT 06418


American Cancer Society
Web: http://www.cancer.org/

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