Rose M. Cognetta, 94, Worked For Pocketbook Factory In Norwalk

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Rose M. Cognetta Photo Credit: The Daily Voice/Contributed

STAMFORD, Conn. - Rose M. Cognetta of Stamford died Wednesday, Nov. 27. She was 94.

Cognetta was born Oct. 24, 1919, in New York, N.Y., to John and Maria Colavita Sacco. She 
attended Stamford Public Schools until the 10th grade, after which she took a job at the Pocketbook Factory in Norwalk to help her family. She was a lifetime member of the Rosary Society of Sacred Heart Church, an original auxiliary member of the Italian Center, a Stamford Senior Service line-dancing member, a fashion show model at many local events, an Italian Center Tennis Team player, a card player and organizer of the St. Camillus Pasta Supper Fundraisers.

Cognetta is survived by her daughters, Angel (Jack) Dazzo, Marie (Lino) Tallone, Michele (Joseph) Gallo; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Grace Loglisci and Frances (Mario) DeCarlo; in-laws, Irene, Joe and Mona Cognetta, Bill and Maryanne Santora; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Micheal P. Cognetta; brothers, Anthony and Joseph Sacco; sisters, Anna Mercede, Lucy Loglisci, Tessie Sacco; son-in-law, Jack Dazzo; and in-laws, Jeff, Nick, Naida, Cheech and Tilley Cognetta.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2 at Sacred Heart RC Church, 37 Schyuler Ave., Stamford. Both calling hours and interment, at St. Johns RC Cemetery, Darien, will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter, 2075 Silas Deane Highway, Suite 100, Rocky Hill, CT 06067 or to Angels for Alzheimer’s Cure, c/o Angel Dazzo, 255 Strawberry Hill Ave., Apartment C7, Stamford, CT 06902.

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