Lydia Scalzo, 84, was mother of Bridgewater man
Mrs. Scalzo was born July 4, 1920, in Decollatura Calabria, Italy, daughter of the late Pasquale and Angelina Tomaino.
She made her home in Danbury in 1937 and was an electronic assembler for Amphenol in Danbury for 15 years. She was a longtime parishioner of St. Gregory the Great Church and a member of the Rosarian Prayer Group.
She also was active in the Americo Vespucci Colonna Lodge, where she was serving as trustee. She was a member of the Brookfield YMCA and loved to travel, garden and entertain.
Mrs. Scalzo is survived by two sons, Louis and his wife Marilyn of Bridgewater, and Albert and his wife Phyllis of Louisville, Ky.; a daughter, Rose Marie Dalby and her husband Dennis of Leland, N.C.; seven grandchildren, Donna, Kim Bartolomeo and her husband Nicola, Joy Tabler and her husband Michael, Michael Hatfield and his wife Anji, Laura Chism and her husband Todd, Michelle Rispole and her husband Joseph, and Mark Dalby; nine great-grandchildren; five brothers, Antonio Tomaino of Italy, Mario, Joseph and Victor Tomaino of Danbury, and Arnie Tomaino of Florida; a sister, Josephine Tomaino of Italy; a brother-in-law, Bernard and his wife Catherine of Danbury; and several nieces and nephews in the United States, Italy, Argentina and Australia.
The Cornell Memorial Home of Danbury handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Praxair Cancer Department, c/o Danbury Hospital, 24 Hospital Ave., Danbury, CT. 06810.