Iolanda Buttarazzi Ferrante-Carrante age 85 of Bridgeport, loving wife of 68 years to the late Thomas Ferrante-Carrante passed away peacefully on Friday, October 7, 2022 in her home with her loving family by her side. Born in Monte San Giovanni Campano, Frosinone, Italy on May 27, 1937 to the late Thomas and Maria Gabrielli Buttarazzi. She worked at the buckley shop and then as a cashier and helped with the catering at Frosinone, but most importantly as a housewife taking care of her family. She was a devoted parishioner of St. Andrew Church in Bridgeport. You would always see Iolanda walking up and down main street to the store to play her numbers and buy groceries. She was known to many who saw her walking as the lady in the red coat. Iolanda loved spending time with family & friends, she had a great memory, always knowing who everyone was that she met. Whenever her beloved NY Knicks were on tv, she would be right there watching every game. She loved going to Captain's Cove with her sisters and family. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, and sister.
She leaves behind her two sons Ennio and his wife Sharon Ferrante-Carrante of Trumbull, Dominic and his wife Chrissy Ferrante-Carrante of Shelton, four grandchildren; Robert and his wife Sarah, Alyson, Savannah and Natalie, sisters Antoinette and husband Al Tiberi, and Carolina Gabriele, brother Giovanni Butarrazzi and wife Olga and many nieces, nephews & cousins She was predeceased by her sister Loretta Butarrazzi Reali brothers-in-laws Sante Gabriele and Vincenzio Reali
In abiding with Iolanda wishes, all services will be private and she will be entombed in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Trumbull, next to her husband Thomas. The Commerce Hill Funeral Home, 4798 Main St, Bridgeport has been entrusted with the services. For online condolences and memorial tributes visit us at commercehillfh.com