Marisa Cannata

Marisa Cannata, 56, of Stamford, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on December 11, 2021 at Stamford Hospital. She was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil on August 16, 1965, to the late Angelo Cannata and to her loving mother, Assunta Scaramuzzo Cannata.
Marisa moved to the United States with her family in 1973, at the age of 7 years old, and resided in Stamford, CT until her passing. She attended the Stamford Public Schools and graduated from Stamford high School in 1984. She spoke 3 languages; English, Portuguese, and Italian.
Marisa was a devoted and loving aunt to each of her nieces and nephews, whom she loved more than life itself. Her favorite pass time with them was playing board games and cards, especially the Italian cards. She also loved to entertain others with her love of 80’s music.
Marisa is survived by her devoted mother, Assunta Canneta; her sisters, Maria Teresa Cannata Russo of Italy and husband Natale, Carla Cannata Gelonesi of Stamford and her husband Anthony; her loving nieces and nephews, Daniella Russo Labriola, Vincenzo Russo, Alessandro Russo, nephew and Godson Nicholas A. Gelonesi and niece Stefania T. Gelonesi; great-niece and nephews, Joshua, Martina and Luca.
Family and friends may call at the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Avenue, Stamford on Wednesday morning, December 15, 2021 from 10 AM – 11 AM, with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at St. Maurice R.C. Church, 358 Glenbrook Road, Stamford at 11:30 AM. Interment will immediately follow at St. John R.C. Cemetery in Darien.
The family kindly request the use of masks.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The American Diabetes Association or the Lustgarten Foundation.
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