Alice (Castellazzo) Montanari

Alice (Castellazzo) Montanari, 99, of New Milford, CT, formerly of Ridgefield, CT, wife of the late Hugo Montanari, died on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 in New Milford.

Born in New Haven, August 8, 1915 as Violanda Margalla Castellazzo to Pietro and Marcella (Zenoni) Castellazzo, she attended New Haven schools and resided in New Haven for twenty-five years until her marriage to Hugo Montanari in 1940.

She was a retired domestic and caregiver working on private estates in the Ridgefield, CT and South Salem, NY area until 1997 when she relocated to New Milford and was a former member of St. Mary Parish of Ridgefield and a present member of St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Parish of Brookfield.

Mrs. Montanari is survived by a son, Arthur Montanari and his wife, Elyise of Bethel, CT; a daughter, Fran Roach and her husband, Jim of New Milford, CT; four grandchildren, Michael Roach and his wife, Reaghan, Shelly Roach, Alana Schmitz and her husband, Michael and Marissa Manley and her husband, Mark; three great grandchildren, Liam James Roach, Sophia Rose Roach and Everett James Manley as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Montanari was predeceased by a brother, Arthur Castellazzo and by three sisters, Blanche Bernacchia, Anna Spadoni and Laura Casagrande.

Graveside funeral services and burial will take place on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. in St. Mary Cemetery, Ridgefield.

There will be no calling hours.

Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield is in charge of arrangements.

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