Elena (Ferrucci) Compagnone, 90, of Milford, passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in her home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late William J. Compagnone who passed away in 2010. She was born in Milford, daughter of the late John Ferrucci and Anita (Tosches) Ferrucci who passed away in 1928, and Mary Ferrucci. She was a lifelong Milford resident. She was a graduate of the Milford High School class of 1945.
She was a graduate of the Milford Hospital School of Nursing and later received her Bachelor’s in nursing.
Mrs. Compagnone retired in 1989 from the Milford Regional Hospital where she was a dedicated and renowned nurse becoming the Assistant Director of Nursing. She was a communicant of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church and volunteered and directed the Daily Bread Food Pantry in Milford for 9 years.
She especially enjoyed Cape Cod summers where she cooked fresh seafood and always served Sunday dinners for her family. She was known for her extraordinary wit, generosity and compassion toward all.
She is survived by her children, Anita Compagnone of Woodstock CT., William Compagnone of Milford, Joan Compagnone of Dedham, Frank Compagnone of Millville and Ann Compagnone of Milford. Two loving grandchildren Tanya Compagnone of Ashford, CT and Nathan Compagnone and his wife Katie of Seattle, WA. Her two sisters Rita Abbondanza of Milford and Grace Rossetti of Medway, and many nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by her two brothers Arthur and John Ferrucci.
The funeral will be held Friday, March 9, 2018 at 10 A.M. from the Consigli Ruggerio Funeral Home, 46 Water Street, Milford, MA. A mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 A.M. at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church 7 East Main St. Milford. The burial will follow in the parish cemetery.
Calling Hours will be held Thursday from 5 to 8 P.M.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Daily Bread Food Pantry, 21 Exchange Street., Milford MA 01757.