OBITUARY

Lucy C. Torneo

October 29, 1926March 27, 2021

Lucy C. Torneo, 94, of Manchester and formerly of East Windsor, passed peacefully on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Hartford Hospital. Born in Hartford on October 29, 1926, a daughter of the late John and Clara (LaBate) Torneo, she was a graduate of Weaver High School, class of 1944. Prior to her retirement, Lucy was a long-time employee at Bank of America. She enjoyed movies, shopping, taking care of people, playing cards and solving puzzles. Lucy leaves two nieces, Janice Torneo of Manchester, Joan Dagon and her husband Henry “Skip” of East Harford; a nephew, Robert Torneo of East Windsor; two grand-nephews, Joe Dagon and his wife Sarah and their children of East Hartford, Jim Dagon and his wife Brittany and their children of New Britain; several former customers and dear friends. Besides her beloved parents, Lucy was predeceased by her brother, Joseph R. Torneo; and a niece, Joyce Torneo. Funeral service will be Thursday (April 1, 2021) at 11 am at the D’Esopo East Hartford Memorial Chapel, 30 Carter Street, East Hartford. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery, (Section A), East Hartford. Lucy’s family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday morning from 9:30 am to 11 am at the funeral home chapel. Due to the current health pandemic, everyone is asked to please wear a face covering and adhere to all of the CDC and state regulations. The Torneo family would like to give a special thank you to the Hartford Hospital Hospice staff that closely worked with Lucy – you were all great! In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Lucy’s name may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 200 Executive Blvd., Suite 4B, Southington, CT 06489. For on-line expressions of sympathy to the family please visit www.desopoeh.com.

  • DONATIONS

  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • Alzheimer's Association

Services

  • Public Visitation

    Thursday, April 1, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, April 1, 2021

  • Burial

    Thursday, April 1, 2021

Memories

Lucy C. Torneo

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Rich Colbert

March 30, 2021

I met Lucy at the Barry Square office of United Bank where I worked my summer job as a teller. I was not the best teller but Lucy, the head teller, showed great patience with me. She was such a pleasant person, to this day I remember her constant smile. My condolences to her family. Godspeed.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY