Dora C. Basso

July 2, 1931 ~ July 20, 2020 (age 89)


Dora (Cattero) Basso, 89, of Torrington, CT, passed away Monday, July 20, 2020, at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital.  She was the wife of the late Anthony “Tony” J. Basso.

Dora was born July 2, 1931, of Torrington, CT, the daughter of the late Ernesto and Marianna (Fratti) Cattero.  A lifelong communicant of St. Peter Church, she volunteered for years teaching CCD at St. Peter School.  She was a member of the Sullivan Senior Center, enjoyed spending time with her family especially at her summer house in Rhode Island, and with her grandson Matthew, whom she adored.

She is survived by one son, Anthony Basso, II, and his wife Amy of Wolcott, CT: one daughter Doreen Brenner of Torrington and her boyfriend Jesse DeLisle of Bantam and grandson Matthew Brenner of Torrington, and one goddaughter, Ashley Paradis.  In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one son Mark Basso, a son-in-law David Brenner and her brother Henry Cattero.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, July 23, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter Church, (St. John Paul the Great Parish), 99 East Main St., Torrington, CT.  Burial will follow at St. Francis New Cemetery.   All relatives and friends attending the Mass are reminded to follow CDC recommendations for COVID prevention -- please follow social distancing guidelines and wear protective masks.  Burial will follow.  There are no calling hours.

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Mass of Christian Burial
July 23, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Peter Church
99 East Main Street
Torrington, Connecticut 06790


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