August 3, 1931 - October 24, 2021
Tommasina Arcari Pietraroia, of Rocky Hill, beloved wife of the late Antonio Pietraroia, entered into eternal rest in her home on October 24th, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 3rd, 1931 in Sepino, Italy to the late Giovanni Arcari and Maria Vignone. In 1976 along with her husband and three young girls she moved to America. Her hard work, perseverance, and inner drive to always do better, were admired by all who knew her. She loved spending time in her kitchen creating delicious meals, especially during the holidays. She was an avid gardener with a green thumb. Her enormous garden was a Rocky Hill Landmark. She was a strong, kind and generous woman who loved sharing the fruits of her labor. Tommasina loved her family above all things. Her five grandchildren who lovingly called her "Mamella" were the love of her life. Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her young brother Pietro and her son-in-law Giovanni. She is survived by her three daughters, Carmella Pietraroia, Giovanna Soucy and her husband Jeff, Paola Fonseca and her husband Peter; as well as her five grandchildren, Lisa and Luigi Volpe, Peter and Ashley Pietraroia, Fabian and Julian Fonseca and Alyssa Soucy; and three great grandchildren, Eliana, Lucas and Natalie. She is also survived by her brothers, Francesco Arcari, Michele Arcari and his wife Carol, along with two nephews John and Frank and his wife Amie, and her great nephews, Mikey, Tommasina, Christopher, and Neil Forte. The family would like to thank Nancy Brescia along with Petra and her team. Family and friends are invited to call on Friday (October 29th, 2021) from 5 to 7 PM at the Rose Hill Funeral Home, 580 Elm St. Rocky Hill. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday (October 30th, 2021) 10 AM at St. Josephine Bakhita Parish, in St. James Church. Please share online expressions of sympathy, memories, or photo tributes at www.rosehillfuneralhomes.com.
Tommasina Arcari Pietraroia, of Rocky Hill, beloved wife of the late Antonio Pietraroia, entered into eternal rest in her home on October 24th, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 3rd, 1931 in Sepino, Italy to the... View Obituary & Service Information
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