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Article Published April 8, 2021

Ann Della Camera

Ann Della Camera, 85, longtime resident of East Haven and beloved wife of Frank Della Camera for 64 years, passed away peacefully on March 26.

A private service with family and friends will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 14, at All Saints Cemetery, 700 Middletown Avenue, North Haven.

Mrs. Della Camera, daughter of the late Irene Kelly and Harry Patchell, both of New Haven, was born on June 22, 1936.

For many years, Ann worked at Yale New Haven Hospital as a surgical coordinator and later in life as a manager of the singing group, The Five Satins.

Ann leaves behind her husband Frank and a brother, Martin Kelly of New Haven. She was predeceased by four brothers, Kenneth Patchell, Robert Patchell, Harry Patchell, and James Patchell, and three sisters, Dorothy Hoffman, Barbara Stowe, and Ruth Hunt.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ann’s memory may be made to Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405.