Obituary of Dorothy Otto
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Dorothy (Joyce) Otto, 94, passed away peacefully at Branford Hills on October 10, 2022. She was born on August 11, 1928 in New Haven, to the late James J. and Nora (Marks) Joyce. She was predeceased by her sisters, Virginia J. Manns and Eleanor J. Bremser. Dorothy was the widow of Richard Otto and the former wife of Thomas A. Ranalli Sr. Dorothy was a 20 year employee of Community Health Care Center Plan, and a graduate of the former Commercial High School. She was also a student of Gateway Community College, receiving high honors and was placed on the Dean’s List. She was the devoted and caring grandmother of Thomas A. Ranalli III (Lori) Jason L. Ranalli (Sandra) and Melissa C. Ranalli, her lunch and dinner companion and best friend. She was also the loving great-grandmother of Lorelei Ranalli, Ethan Ranalli and Dylan Ranalli, who were her greatest gifts in her later years. Most important, and the joys of her life, were her children, Thomas A. Ranalli Jr. and Noreen C. Ranalli and her daughter-in-law Antonella Ranalli who were always with her. Dorothy Otto also leaves behind many cherished friends. A special "Thank you" to the staff, nurses and doctors at Branford Hills for their kind and compassionate care of our mother. Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside service at East Lawn Cemetery, 58 River Street, East Haven at 12:00 P.M. (Noon) on Friday, October, 14 2022. All services are under the care of Clancy-Palumbo Funeral Home (Clancy Funeral Home), 43 Kirkham Ave., East Haven. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main St. East Haven CT 06512.
12:00 pm - 12:20 pm
Friday, October 14, 2022
East Lawn Cemetery
East Haven , Connecticut, United States
Please go directly to the cemetery and arrive prior to the noon service on Friday, October 14, 2022.
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