May 30, 1932 – June 17, 2020
Francesca (Nanci) Scalise, 88, of Wethersfield, passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at Glastonbury Healthcare. She was the widow of Camillo Scalise. Born in Crotone, province of Catanzaro, Italy on May 30, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Francesco and Rosina (Scalise) Nanci. Francesca grew up in Pianopoli, Italy. Her life’s journey brought her to America with her children to join her husband Camillo in 1958. Francesca was a dedicated mother. She especially loved her role as a Nonna. She had a spirited personality and would always care for the people around her. Francesca loved to plant flowers, garden and cook during her free time. She will always be remembered for the sacrifices she made to better her family. Francesca is survived by her daughters, Rosa Ingenito of Wethersfield and Maria Natale and her husband Antonio of Wethersfield, five grandchildren, John Natale, Frank Natale and his wife Karen, Benny Ingenito, Jr. and his wife Mercedes, Matthew Ingenito and Joseph Ingenito and his wife Tracy as well as eight great grandchildren, Gianna Camille Natale, Alyssa Bella Natale, Roman Ingenito, Enzo Ingenito, Joseph Ingenito, Jr., Caitlin Ingenito, Jonathon Ingenito, Nicholas Ingenito and Lilly Gervais. Besides her beloved husband of 53 years, she was predeceased by her son Francesco Scalise and her son-in-law Benny Ingenito. Funeral services will be private. Entombment will take place at Mt. St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. Arrangements have been entrusted to the D’Esopo Funeral Chapel, 277 Folly Brook Blvd., Wethersfield. To leave a message for the family, please visit www.desopofuneralchapel.com
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June 22, 2020
I will miss my dear godmother. I have so many fond memories of spending time with both of my godparents and their families. Mary and Rose are like sisters to me. It breaks my heart that I cannot be with you all during this time; know that I am thinking of you all.