Emily Cimino Ornato, 96, formerly of Maple Avenue, North Haven, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 2, 2014 at the Mary Wade Home, New Haven.  She was the wife of the late Louis C. Ornato, Sr.  Emily was born in New Haven on October 8, 1917; daughter of the late Frank and Rose Pagano Cimino, was a member of the Red Wing Council Degree of Pocahontas and the North Haven Senior Center, enjoyed bowling on the former St. Barnabas Bowling League, was a member of the former St. Barnabas Women’s Club, also enjoyed frequent trips to the casino and traveling.  Mother of Nicoletta “Nicky” Ornato, Roseann Perito, Anthony (Genevieve) Ornato, Louis Ornato and Marian  (David) Kramer.  Sister of Lee Pozzi and the late Ann Viscuso, Peter, Fred, George and Mary Cimino.  Also survived by seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Her funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Saturday 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 Friday from 4 to 8 pm.  Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Mary Wade Home, Attention  Development Dept., 118 Clinton Ave., New Haven, CT  06513.