Sarah Veronica Bellante, beloved wife of Elio Bellante, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, May 31, 2018. Sarah was born to Sarah (Shevlin) and George Wright, Sr. in Newry, Ireland and emigrated to the United States with her family at the age of three. She was active in many fraternal organizations, was a teacher, and later joined the nursing profession. She enjoyed playing golf, entertaining others with song as she was accompanied by her husband, Elio, on the accordion, and she was the master planner of all family events and games. Sarah was also an active member of her parish, St. Colman’s.
She is predeceased by her daughter, Barbara Gardiner and leaves behind her daughter, Sarah Becker of Old Saybrook. She also leaves behind five grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 10 a.m. at St. Colman Church, 145 Hubbard Street, Middlefield. Everyone is asked to meet directly at the church. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Family and friends may call at the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main Street, Meriden on Sunday, June 3rd from 2 to 5 p.m.