RIVERSIDE, Conn. - Maria Urso, formerly of Riverside, died Aug. 6. She was 82.
Urso was born July 8, 1931, to Oscar and Carmela (Chiappetta) Urso. She grew up in Riverside and attended Greenwich Schools. She was employed by the Town of Greenwich, working at Nathaniel Witherell Nursing and Rehab., until her retirement in 1985. She was a member of St. Catherine's of Siena Catholic Church in Riverside.
Urso is survived by her siblings, Pia (Urso) Pellicano of Ocala, Fla.; Rocco Urso (Heidy) of Bonita Springs, Fla., and Gina (Urso) Cannito (Joe) of Brooksville, Fla.; numerous nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and great-nephews. She was predeceased by her brother-in-law, Fred Pellicano.
Calling hours are at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9 at Castiglione Funeral Home , 134 Hamilton Ave., Greenwich, followed by a prayer service at 11:30 a.m. Burial to be at 12 p.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery on North St. in Greenwich.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the National Epilepsy Foundation at epilepsyfoundation.org .
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