Flora L. Mazzucco, 66

Flora L. Mazzucco, 66, of Wilton, died on Aug. 7, 2014 at Norwalk Hospital.  Born in Italy, the daughter of Raffaele and Ida Leopardi, she was the wife of Benedetto Mazzucco for 44 years.

She worked as a language and literature instructor since 1971 at Brien McMahon High School, Greenwich High School and Sacred Heart University. A loving and devoted family woman she enjoyed cooking and entertaining for her family.

In addition to her husband, Ms. Mazzucco is survived by two daughters, LoriAnn Turtiainen and Loredana Durlester; five grandchildren, Anna, Victoria, Noah, Ryan and Cara; brothers Donato Leopardi, Dino Leopardi and sister Gabriella Cassaniti; as well as many nieces, nephews, and in-laws.

A funeral mass will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 11, at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 229 Danbury Road, Wilton. She will be buried in the family chapel in Italy.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Breast Cancer Alliance, 48 Maple Avenue, Greenwich, CT 06830, in memory of Flora Mazzucco. For information or to leave a condolence, please visit Magnerfuneralhome.com.