Shirley (D’addio) Gaetano 78 of New Haven passed away May 15, 2020 at St. Raphael Campus Hospital. She was born February 16, 1942 in New Haven to the late Frank and Rose (DiSturco) Paduano. Shirley is survived by her loving and devoted children, Eric D’Addio of New Haven, Renee Skrebis (Anthony) of East Haven and Diane Pappacoda (Nick) of North Branford along with one sister, Anita Paduano Greenberg.
Shirley was a graduate of Eli Whitney Technical School and later taught at the School of the Blind. She was a Nursery Teacher at Cherry Hill Bowling Alley. A special ‘Thank You’ to all the doctors and nurses at Yale New Haven Hospital, especially Mike, Mary, Orlando, Jill, Juliana, Dr. Pawlak and Dr. Papageorge.
A private viewing will be held at the Clancy-Palumbo Funeral Home, 43 Kirkham Ave., East Haven on Thursday. Family and friends are invited to meet and attend a graveside service at 10 A.M. on Friday, May 22, 2020 in East Lawn Cemetery, 58 River Street, East Haven Ct 06512, please go directly to the cemetery and maintain social distancing during the service.
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