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Elia (Losanno) Zullo, 83,

Elia (Losanno) Zullo, 83, of Milford passed away, Monday, September 26, 2022 at the Milford Regional Medical Center. She was the wife of late Gerardo Zullo who passed away in 2018. She was born in Bonito, Italy daughter of the late Gabriele and Concetta (Goccia) Losanno and moved to Milford in 1969. When they arrived in the United States, Elia went to work for the former Anthony Roberts in Milford until they closed in the 1980’s.           

  Mrs. Zullo retired in 2005 from Boston Scientific where she was employed as a medical supplier.  She was a communicant of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church.            

Elia’s parents passed away while she was very young. Shortly after her parents death her uncle, the renowned fashion designer Salavatore Ferragamo, invited Elia and her sister to come to work for him in his fledging shoe business in Florence. Her family forbade her from moving to Florence and insisted that she stay in Bonito to tend to the family farm where she harvested olives, strung tobacco and tended to the livestock.    She is survived by her children, Elisa and her husband Christopher Loew of Attleboro, Antonio Zullo and his wife Judi of AZ, three grandchildren, Ethan Loew, Joshua Loew and Gabriella Zullo. The family would like to extend their gratitude to Anthony and Leontina Ruscitti for their love and support in the later years of Elia’s life.            

She was predeceased by her brothers, Nicola Losanno, Victorio Losanno, Federico Losanno,Alfonzo Losanno, Michael Losanno, and three sisters, Antoinetta Loconte, Rosaria Ciriallo and Ada Cristallo.     

A Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday, October 3, 2022 at 10 A.M. at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 7 East Main St. The burial will follow in the parish cemetery.     

 A calling hour will be held prior to the funeral Mass from 8:30 to 9:30 A.M. at the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home, 46 Water St., Milford

Guest Book

Dear Elisa, Tony & Families, I grew up with you guys, our parents were good friends. I have such wonderful memories of you and us and Tony Ruschitti. As a child, I remember thinking your mom was the prettiest lady I'd every known. She had flawless skin and the most beautiful eyes. She and your dad were very good to me and I will remember them fondly. I know this is a difficult time, you are all in my thoughts & prayers. Please remember what a beautiful difference one single life made. God Bless and may she rest peacefully in the company of your dad.
Carmela DeSantis

Dear Elisa and Tony, With heartfelt condolences. I have many memories of your mom. She was a wonderful person. May she Rest In Peace.
Tracy Nigro

Tony, Judy and your daughter. Our sincere sympathies for the loss of your Mom. Ed and Linda Drew and family
Ed and Linda Drew

So sorry for your loss. I worked with Elia at Boston Scientific. Although it's been many years I never forgot her. She always made us laugh.
Karen Jones

Deepest Condolences
Salvatore & Lilla Marino

Even if a great distance has kept us apart, you have always been close and you will always be in our hearts. I love you.
Filippo Cristallo

Tony, Judy Gabby, Kelly and I are truly sorry for your loss. We have you in our thoughts and prayers. We wish we were able have met her. All our love, Ron +Kelly
Ronald J Everitt

Sending all our love to the Zullo’s and entire family. What a wonderful legacy your parents created. With love the Rowell’s
Rowell Family

Elisa, My heart is heavy hearing about your mom’s passing. I always enjoyed your stories about her…..I regret that I was never able to meet her. Sending peace and comfort your way. She was a tough cookie and so are you. Lots of love, Jane
Jane O’Brien

To Judi, Tony and Gaby, and your extended family, our sincerest condolences on the passing of Elia. May your memories hold her near to your hearts and her extraordinary life story stay with you forever.
Your Power Partners / TTE Family

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