Rita M. Gozzi a lifetime resident of Danbury passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Candlewood Valley Health & Rehabilitation Center, She was 90 Years old. Rita was born in Danbury on May 31, 1922, to the late Frank and Anne Hossan. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Dominick E. Gozzi. She graduated from Danbury High School in 1940. Rita was a member of St Peter Church and the St Peter's Ladies Guild, she was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking , sewing, gardening and mostly spending time with family. Rita was a very kind and caring woman who will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her son; Francis P. Gozzi , her daughter; Donna M. Barchi and her husband David, a sister Anne Dachenhausen, three grandchildren; Dara (Barchi) Fernandez and her husband Donald, Justin Gozzi and his wife Tory, and Dale Barchi. She is also survived by two great grandchildren, Dominic and Dezelene Fernandez, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three sisters. Friends may call at the Green Funeral Home 57 Main St., Danbury on Friday from 9:00am – 10:00am.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday 10 30 am at St Peter Church, interment will follow at St Peter Cemetery. On behalf of Rita' s family, they would to thank the staff of Candlewood Valley Health & Rehabilitation Center, especially the staff of D-Wing for all the care they have given Rita for the past nine years. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Rita's name to Candlewood Valley Health & Rehabilitation Center - Alzheimer's Memory Walk, 30 Park Lane East, New Milford, CT 06776.