Consigli Ruggerio Funeral Home

Velia F. (Andreano) Melpignano, 92,

Velia F. (Andreano) Melpignano, 92, of Milford, passed away February 10, 2017 at the Countryside Healthcare in Milford. She was the wife of the late, Joseph R. Melpignano, who passed in 1984.  She was born in Milford, daughter of the late Clemente and Mary (Diorio) Andreano and was a lifelong Milford resident. She was a graduate of the Milford High School class of 1941. She was employed as an executive secretary for various companies in the Milford area.

She was a communicant of Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in Milford, a member of the Milford Italian American Veterans Women’s Auxiliary, Women’s Bocce league, and an avid bowler in the Milford area. After her retirement she was very involved with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Richard J. Melpignano of Bellingham, David L. Melpignano of Groton, Ann and her husband Robert Robichaud of Milford, five grandchildren, Sarah Melpignano, John Melpignano, Amanda and her husband Matthew Hobin, Stephanie Rua and Philip Rua, one great-granddaughter, Carleigh Ross, many nieces and nephews.

She predeceased by her brother, Robert Andreano and her sister Joanna Gonsalves.

The funeral will be held Monday, February 13, 2017 at 9 A.M. from the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home, 46 Water St., Milford. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 A.M. at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 7 East Main St. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Calling hours are Sunday from 4 to 7 P.M.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in her memory to the Disabled American Veterans,

Guest Book

Dear Rick and David, You have always been with me during times of sorrow and need. Please know I am with you in thought and prayer on this morning of ,Velia's, Mass of Christian Burial. May you grief be healing. With Love Always, Jeanne
Jeannemarie Mancuso

Dear Ann and family: May the love of those around you give you strength during this sad and difficult time. Linda
Linda McCarty

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love, Kathy,Ted and Cullen

Dearest Rick, David and Ann, I have had the sad news of your Mother's passing. You are in my prayers. Please find comfort in, "We grieve on Earth they celebrate in Heaven". My love to you, Jeanne
Jeannemarie Mancuso

Order Flowers

Sign the Guest Book

Please be patient. It takes up to 15 minutes for your message to appear in the guestbook.

Please sign the guestbook below



@ Copyright 2002 - 2024
All Rights Reserved
Consigli Ruggerio Funeral Home
46 Water Street
Milford, MA 01757
Telephone: 508-473-0513
Tollfree: 800-675-0513
Fax: 508-634-3662

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Central Time


Professional Associations