Rosa (Iacovetta) Melaragno

August 29, 1931 ~ September 26, 2021 (age 90)


Rosa (Iacovetta) Melaragno, 90, of Torrington, CT, peacefully passed away Sunday, September 26, 2021, at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital. She was the beloved wife to the late Salvatore Melaragno.

Rosa was born August 29, 1931, in Italy, the daughter of the late Solomone and Bambina (Lombardi) Iacovetta. She loved caring for and spending time with all of her family.  She was a member of the Holy Rosary Society.

She is survived by two sons, Renzo Melaragno and his wife Brenda Mary, and Bruno Melaragno, both of Torrington: two brothers, Msgr. Antonio Iacovetta and Salvatore Iacovetta, both of Italy, four grandchildren who she loved dearly, Jeffrey Melaragno, Jennifer Melaragno, Meghann and her husband Mike LaTulip and Stephen Melaragno.  She was also the proud great grandmother to Eloise LaTulipe and was looking forward to the birth of her second great grandchild.  She also had several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by on brother, Domenico Iacovetta, and two sisters, Delia Melaragno and Lucia Iacovetta.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 30, 2021, with the cortege leaving at 10:30 a.m. from Cook Funeral Home, 82 Litchfield St., Torrington, to St. Peter Church (St. John Paul the Great Parish) 99 East Main St., Torrington, CT, for a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Francis New Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on Thursday morning at Cook Funeral Home. Face masks are required to be worn by all attending the Mass and are requested to be worn while inside the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John Paul the Great Parish, 160 Main Street, Torrington, CT 06790. Condolences may be sent to the Melaragno family by visiting  

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Calling Hours
September 30, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Cook Funeral Home
82 Litchfield St.,
Torrington, CT 06790

Mass of Christian Burial
September 30, 2021

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


St. John Paul the Great Parish
160 Main St., Torrington CT 06790

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