Theresa Ann (Tarsi) Baldelli, 83, died Nov. 4, 2010, at Danbury Hospital.

Ms. Baldelli was born Jan. 30, 1927, in Danbury, daughter of the late Alessandro and Rose (Ippoliti) Tarsi.

Before raising her family, she worked at the Lee Hat Factory.

Ms. Baldelli was a former member of Saint Joseph's Ladies Guild for many years.

She retired from TJ MAXX in 1997.

Mrs. Baldelli was known for her enthusiasm to live life to its fullest, her love for travel and her devotion to her family.

Mrs. Baldelli is survived by three daughters, Ellamae Baldelli, of New Milford, Christine T. Baldelli, of Danbury, and Alberta B. Riccardi, and her husband, Ivo Riccardi, of Danbury; a grandson, Michael Fioccola, and his wife, Colleen, of New Milford; a brother, Armando Tarsi, of Danbury; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three brothers, Aldo, Dino and Amercio Tarsi.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated today (Friday) at 10:30 a.m. at Saint Joseph's Church, 8 Robinson Ave., Danbury.

There are no calling hours. Burial will be private.

The Cornell Memorial Home of Danbury is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Danbury Hospital Development Fund, Praxair Cancer Center, 24 Hospital Ave., Danbury, CT 06810, or to the Regional Hospice of Western Connecticut, 405 Main St., Danbury, CT 06810.