Angelina J. Tommaselli Long, 89, formerly of Pool Road, North Haven, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at the Village Green, Wallingford with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Robert Thomas Long. Angelina was born in New Haven on March 18, 1924; daughter of the late Nicholas and Jennie Santanelli Tommaselli; had worked for the former Marlin Firearms until her retirement, was an avid bingo player and enjoyed going to the casino. Mother of Jennifer (Rick) Rogers and Robin (Lou) Gherlone. Grandmother of John Surprenant, Gary Gherlone, Lisa Porylo, Erica Maver and Heidi Rogers. Greatgrandmother of Ashley & Kamryn Surprenant, Joshua Porylo and Seth Rogers. Sister of Ralph (Esther) Tomaselli, Gennaro Tommaselli, James (Catherine) Tommaselli, Frank (Phyllis) Tommaselli and the late Charles Tomaselli. Predeceased by her sister-in-law Marion Tommaselli. The family would like to extend a special acknowledgement to the staff of the Village Green of Wallingford for their care and support.
Her funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Wednesday morning at 10:30. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St Barnabas Church at 11:00. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. The visiting hours will be on Tuesday from 5-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 2911 Dixwell Ave., Hamden, CT 06518.