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Vilma M. Frausini

February 17, 1932 - February 11, 2020

Burial Date February 14, 2020

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FRAUSINI: On Feb. 11, 2020, Vilma Marina (Gramolini) Frausini of Waterford, made her journey to be with the love of her life, Augustus “Gus” Frausini, who she married on Feb. 3, 1951. Vilma was born in New London on Feb. 17, 1932 to the late Romano and Maria “Mary” (Alegi) Gramolini. Vilma was predeceased by her daughter, Pamela Ann Frausini who passed away in 1972, her brother Rudolf “Rudy” Gramolini and wife Jean. After the passing of her brother and sister in-law, Vilma considered herself to be a second mother to their four children, Robert, Nancy, Gary and Judy. She is survived by her son William Frausini and wife Lori, granddaughter, Gina Cluff and husband Michael, grandson Marco Frausini and great grandson, Quinton Cluff. Vilma is survived by her sisters and brother’s in-law and their spouses, many nieces, and nephews who she adored. Vilma graduated from Chapman Technical High School in 1950. She retired from Hartford National Bank and Trust after 25 years of employment. She then went to work an additional 19 years at Mitchell College before retiring at the age of 81. Vilma especially loved spending time with family and friends. She enjoyed watching sports, playing cards and was an avid reader. She will miss spending time with her best friend and sister in-law, Rita Frausini, with whom she shared the same date of birth. Vilma will miss her dear friend and partner in crime, Nancy Prochorena. Family and friends are together for a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday at 11 am in St. Joseph Church, New London. Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. Per her request there will be no public calling hours. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory to, St. Jude Children Research Hospital, 501 St Jude PL, Memphis, TN 38105-9959. The Impellitteri-Malia Funeral Home, 84 Montauk Ave., New London, has been entrusted with her care.


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