Frances Rose “Midge” Verano, 96, of Waterford and formerly of Marlborough and Plainville, passed away peacefully on Saturday March 4th at Yale- Lawrence Memorial Hospital in New London after a brief illness. Born Sept. 28, 1926, in New Britain she was the daughter of the late Frank and Grace (Lynch) Naples. Frances worked as a Tool Crib Coder for United Technologies until her retirement. “Midge” as she was affectionately known enjoyed bowling with her best friend Ellie Wolski, the New York Yankees, listening endlessly to Frank Sinatra and never missed a Johnny Carson show. But what she loved the most was being surrounded by her family and celebrating holidays. She is survived by her son Anthony Verano Jayne and wife Zina of Placido, FL, four daughters Theresa Stofko and husband Mark of Marlborough, Barbara Palmer and husband Richard of Plymouth, MA, Evelyn Caron and husband Ken of Forestville, Katherine Verano and friend Donald Berkel of Waterford, sister Evelyn Naples of Kensington, sisters-in-law Dolores and Sylvia Naples, eleven grandchildren Amanda, Alicia, Angela, Nathan, Andrew, Brandon, Daniel, Kaitlyn, Clemente, Delaney, and Adessa, eleven great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren, and many loving nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her two brothers Ralph and Ronald Naples. Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Safe Futures, Inc., formerly The Women’s Center of SECT,16 Jay St. New London, CT 06320.To leave online condolences please visit.www.spencerfuneralhomeinc.com.
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