Thursday, May 13, 2021


Ann Maggiore Crisafi


Ann Maggiore Crisafi, 87, beloved wife of Michael A. Crisafi of North Branford, passed away Aug. 23 in the Branford Hills Health Care Center. Ann was born in East Haven, a daughter of the late Louis and Mary McArthur Maggiore.

She was the loving mother of Lorina (David) Cash of Newtown; Michael (Cheryl) Crisafi of Hampden, Massachusetts; and Mary Grace Crisafi of Hamden. She was the caring grandmother of Michael Cash, Rebecca Donahue, Jana and Sarah Crisafi, Olivia and Stephanie Opal, and Kellie and Samantha Mason. She also leaves sisters Lois McBurney of East Haven and Mary Lou Laudano of Northford.

Ann was a dental assistant for Dr. Carl Proto, and prior to that worked for Connecticut Bank & Trust and the Bank of Boston for many years.

The family of Ann Crisafi would like to acknowledge Tanya Crisafi from No Place Like Home, Orchard House, Branford Hills, and Jill of Season’s Hospice for their kindness and support provided over the years.

Her funeral procession left the Porto Funeral Home, 234 Foxon Rd. (Rte. 80), East Haven, Aug. 27. A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated in St. Ambrose/St. Augustine Church. Interment followed in East Lawn Cemetery. Friends called Aug. 27. In lieu of flowers a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s (link on funeral home website [charities] "Annie’s Allies") is requested. For an online obituary or to sign Annie’s guest book, visit

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