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Emilia M. (Ricciardi) Francalangia

September 15, 1928 ~ February 17, 2022 (age 93)

Obituary

Emilia M. Francalangia, 93, of New Britain, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 17, 2022 at Autumn Lake Healthcare in New Britain.  She was the widow of Amedeo Francalangia.

Born in New Britain, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Rose (Barile) Ricciardi.   Emilia resided in Campodipietra, Campobasso Italy during her early years and later returned to New Britain.  She was formerly employed by Superior Steel Ball Co. before retiring.  Emilia was a dedicated member of St. Ann Church of St. Joachim Parish in New Britain.  Family meant everything to her whether it be celebrating holidays or just Sunday dinners.  She loved to cook and will always be remembered for her unparalleled homemade lasagna, cavatelli, sauce, bread and pastries. 

Surviving are a son, Antonio Francalangia and his wife Christine of Kensington; a daughter, Eleanor Maulucci and her husband Robert of East Granby; a sister, Josephine Carlozzi of New Britain; a brother-in-law, Carl Francalangia and his wife Antoinette of Plainville; six grandchildren, Michael Francalangia and wife Barbara-Jean, David Francalangia, James Francalangia, Sarena and husband Richard Smith, Robert Maulucci and his wife Melissa and Dino Maulucci and his wife Elizabeth.  Emilia is survived by eight great-grandchildren, Grace, Joseph and Thomas Francalangia, Luca, Nico, Cecelia and Gabriella Maulucci, Dexter Smith and several nieces and nephews.  In addition, she was predeceased by a brother Frank, a sister Angela and David’s wife, Janis Francalangia.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 10 AM at Erickson-Hansen Funeral Home of Berlin/Porter’s, 111 Chamberlain Hwy, Kensington, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 AM at St. Ann Church in New Britain.  Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery.  Calling hours are Monday from 6-8 PM at the funeral home. 

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Services

Calling Hours
Monday
February 21, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Erickson-Hansen of Berlin/Porters
111 Chamberlain Hwy
Kensington, CT 06037

Funeral Service
Tuesday
February 22, 2022

10:00 AM
Erickson-Hansen of Berlin/Porters
111 Chamberlain Hwy
Kensington, CT 06037

Mass of Christian Burial
Tuesday
February 22, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Ann Church
47 Clark Street
New Britain, CT 06051

Burial
Tuesday
February 22, 2022

St. Mary Cemetery, New Britain
1141 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT 06051

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