Obituary: Phyllis A. (Barletta) Aurelia, 81, of Milford

Phyllis A. (Barletta) Aurelia, age 81, of Milford and beloved wife of the late James V. Aurelia Jr. entered into eternal rest on Friday, April 26, 2013.

Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut on December 15, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Julia (D’Amato) Barletta.

Phyllis grew up in Bridgeport, until the 1960’s when she moved with her family to Milford.

Phyllis was a remarkable woman whose quiet strength as she fought and beat breast cancer twice as well as Multiple Sclerosis. She was an inspiration to everyone’s life she touched. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be truly missed by all who knew her.

Phyllis is survived by her four children, James V. Aurelia III and wife Lynn, Julie Marczyszak and husband Edward, Joyce Scott and Charles Aurelia, and her grandchildren Jessica L. Marczyszak, Angelina Scott, Ruth Aurelia and Robert Shea.

A Prayer Service will be held on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad Street, Milford, CT 06460. Interment will follow in King’s Highway Cemetery. Friends may greet the family at the funeral home before her service on Tuesday from 9:00 AM to 11:00AM.

At the request of the family, contributions may be made in honor of Phyllis’s memory to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, P.O. Box 4527, New York, NY 10163.

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