Kenneth Kupstis
B: 1966-11-28
D: 2019-01-17
View Details
Kupstis, Kenneth
Angelo Colacicco
B: 1947-12-25
D: 2019-01-16
View Details
Colacicco, Angelo
Jenny Corriveau
B: 1921-10-04
D: 2019-01-16
View Details
Corriveau , Jenny
Walter Carlson
B: 1925-06-08
D: 2019-01-14
View Details
Carlson, Walter
Luz Carrero
B: 1950-08-04
D: 2019-01-13
View Details
Carrero, Luz
Mary Birks
B: 1927-06-11
D: 2019-01-12
View Details
Birks, Mary
Linda Graham
B: 1944-09-22
D: 2019-01-11
View Details
Graham, Linda
Anastasia Getman
B: 1922-02-28
D: 2019-01-10
View Details
Getman, Anastasia
Nelson Cossette
B: 1935-07-18
D: 2019-01-09
View Details
Cossette, Nelson
Albert Olschefski
B: 1933-03-04
D: 2019-01-08
View Details
Olschefski, Albert
Carlo Vagnini
B: 1936-12-31
D: 2019-01-08
View Details
Vagnini, Carlo
Peter Fitzgerald
B: 1940-12-27
D: 2019-01-08
View Details
Fitzgerald, Peter
Theresa Kronenberger
B: 1940-04-20
D: 2019-01-08
View Details
Kronenberger, Theresa
Michael Maniscalco
B: 1928-02-25
D: 2019-01-08
View Details
Maniscalco, Michael
Anthony Alvarado
B: 1986-07-23
D: 2019-01-05
View Details
Alvarado, Anthony
James Kenealy
B: 1936-01-10
D: 2019-01-01
View Details
Kenealy, James
Manuel Torres
B: 1985-12-01
D: 2019-01-01
View Details
Torres, Manuel
Aida Villanueva
B: 1942-04-24
D: 2018-12-30
View Details
Villanueva, Aida
William Fontaine
B: 1929-11-06
D: 2018-12-30
View Details
Fontaine, William
John Dionizio
B: 1962-05-03
D: 2018-12-26
View Details
Dionizio, John
Margaret Gratta Cannatelli
B: 1942-10-13
D: 2018-12-21
View Details
Gratta Cannatelli, Margaret


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
88 East Main St.
Meriden, CT 06450
Phone: (203) 235-3338
Fax: (203) 686-1676

The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of Grace Trella can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Select Candle
Grace Trella
In Memory of
Grace C.
1922 - 2018
Click above to light a memorial candle.

The lighting of a Memorial Candle not only provides a gesture of sympathy and support to the immediate family during their time of need but also provides the gift of extending the Book of Memories for future generations.

Obituary for Grace C. Trella

Grace C.  Trella
Grace (Costello) Trella, 95, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 23, 2018 at MidState Medical Center. She was formally a resident of Cromwell and Middletown. Born in South Meriden, Connecticut on July 3, 1922, she was the sixth child of the late John P. and Margaret (Cahill) Costello. She graduated from Meriden High School in 1941 and worked at New Departure and Metropolitan Insurance Company in Meriden and was an Assistant Tax Collector in Cromwell until her retirement in 1990.
Grace was the loving matriarch of the family. She was a member of St. Pius X Church in Middletown. Her hobbies included painting, reading, and playing cards. She loved to keep active and took walks greeting people with her infectious smile. Grace was an animal lover and had several pets over the years, including her collie named Bonnie. She held a special bond with her oldest brother Jim. She taught her daughter how to bake. Grace's legacy included a strong love for family and being there to help others.
Grace is survived by her children Thomas J. Trella and his wife Kimberly and Susan (Trella) Ferkol and her husband Gregory as well as her grandchildren Devin and Elena Trella, Hannah and Stephen Ferkol. She is also survived by two nieces Cathy (Costello) Acabbo and Judith (Costello) Ginty. She is also survived by several great and great great nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her five siblings; James W. Costello, Marion (Costello) Fortin, Ruth V. Costello, John M. Costello and Joseph B. Costello. She was also predeceased by her nieces Linda (Fortin) Hager and Sharon Ann Fortin.
A Funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. from the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main St., Meriden and at 11 a.m. at St. Pius X Church in Middletown for a Mass of Christian Burial. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday morning prior to the service from 9 to 10:30 a.m.
Contributions in her memory may be made to St. Pius X. Church, 310 Westfield St., Middletown, CT 06457. For online condolences and directions, please visit
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Shared Stories
Recently Shared Photos