Maddalena Cafiso Iacono, aged 95, and a Wilton resident since 2010, died peacefully at home on June 4, 2018 after being frail and in poor health for a number of years.
Maddalena was born on the island of Sicily, Italy on February 18, 1923, the second of 4 children of Sebastiano Cafiso and Angela Pantorno. She married Giovanni Orazio Iacono on March 29, 1944. On December 4, 1954 Maddalena immigrated to the US together with her husband and daughter Giovanna. She lived in Brooklyn and worked as a seamstress in New York’s garment district until her retirement.