Antoinette F. Urso

January 23, 1924November 15, 2018

Antoinette (Farinella) Urso, 94, of Wethersfield, beloved wife of Jochino Urso, passed away peacefully on November 15, 2018 at home surrounded by her family. Antoinette was born in Hartford on January 23, 1924, daughter of the late Giuseppe and Josephine (Cicero) Farinella. Antoinette worked for many years for the Aetna Insurance Company of Hartford. Antoinette loved to cook for her family, in addition she was a fabulous seamstress, making all of her own clothes. She truly was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother who in addition with her husband of 67 years, will be missed by her daughter Josephine Gorman and her husband Stephen of Wethersfield along with her beloved grandson Michael Gorman. In addition she leaves her sister Katy Falloon of Ohio. In addition to her parents, Antoinette was predeceased by her brothers John Farinella, Anthony Farinella, Joseph Farinella and her sister Connie Colagiovanni. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Christ the King Parish (Corpus Christi Church), 601 Silas Deane Highway, Wethersfield. Everyone is asked to meet directly at church. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford. The family will receive relatives and friends on Monday, November 19, 2018 from 4-7 p.m. at the D’Esopo Funeral Chapel, 277 Folly Brook Boulevard, Wethersfield. Memorial donations in Antoinette’s name can be made to Make a Wish Foundation, 126 Monroe Turnpike, Trumbell, CT 06611. For online expressions of sympathy to the family, please visit


  • Calling Hours Monday, November 19, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, November 20, 2018
  • Burial Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Antoinette F. Urso

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Michael Farinella

November 19, 2018

Dear Josephine, Stephen and Michael,

We are so sorry to hear the news of the passing of your beloved mother and grandmother. Please accept our deepest heartfelt condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. We will always remember Aunt Ninette fondly and have such wonderful memories of the many times we spent with her and Uncle Jochimin and your family during the holidays and over the years ! She was a beloved sister to our dad and aunt and leaves behind a wonderful family which we know will all be a great source of comfort and support to one another. Her warmth, kindness, and gentle spirit will be remembered forever and she will always be in our hearts.

Our deepest sympathy,

The Farinellas – Mike, John, Dawn, Nicholas, Lynda and Julianna