Lena Borsoi Cattaruzza, 83, formerly of Hartford Turnpike, North Haven passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at the Connecticut Hospice, Branford on her 60th wedding anniversary with her family by his side.  She was the beloved wife of York J. Cattaruzza.  Lena was born in Italy on February 1, 1933; daughter of the late Sante and Maria Pagot Borsoi; had worked as a secretary for the late Chief John Rosadini of the North Haven Fire Department and had worked for the State of Connecticut Workers Compensation Department until her retirement.  She was a member of the North Haven Senior Center and enjoyed spending her winters in Plant City, Florida.  Mother of David (Janyce) Cattaruzza and Guy (Lisa) Cattaruzza.  Grandmother of Brittany, Michael, Courtney, Christian, Zachary and Mackenzie Cattaruzza.  Sister of Alba (Keith) Mead and the late Dilvo Borsoi and Irma DaCorte.

Her funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue Monday morning at 9:30.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Barnabas Church at 10:00.  Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery.  The visiting hours will be Sunday from 2 to 5 pm.  Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Fire Department of your choice, Branford Fire Dept., 45 N. Main Street, Branford, CT  06405 or North Haven Fire Dept., 11 Broadway, North Haven, CT 06473.