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Born: Sat., Jul. 25, 1942
Died: Fri., Jan. 31, 2020


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Tue., Feb. 04, 2020
Location: Celentano Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Wed., Feb. 05, 2020
Location: Holy Infant Church

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Peacefully entered eternal rest on January 31, 2020. Born on July 25, 1942 in New Haven, CT, she wasa longtime resident of Orange, CT. She loved spending time on the Rhode Island shoreline with her beloved husband of 56 years, Joseph retired Battalion Chief (NHFD), her treasured grandchildren, family, and dear friends.

Annette attended Elm City Hairdressing school after graduating from Hill House High School and worked for the Edward Malley’s Company in her younger years. She later enjoyed a 22 year career with the Orange Visiting Nurses Association, where she touched many lives.

As a devote Catholic, Annette enjoyed 12 years of serving as a Eucharistic Minister at the parish of the Holy Infant Church of Orange, CT.

She was the loving mother to Jennifer Green (Todd), Joseph Sullivan Jr. retired fireman (NHFD), (Michelle) and loving grandmother to Shay and Bayley Green, Nikolas Sullivan and Daniel Forbotnick.

Annette leaves a sister Maryann Smith (Jim), brother Frank Morrone, Jr, and niece Melissa Smith Crone (Justin). She was preceded in death by her parents Frank and Mary Morrone, and sister Barbara Connor (Patrick).

She will live on in the hearts and minds of everyone she touched.

Friends and family may call at the Celentano Funeral Home, 424 Elm St, New Haven on

Tuesday from 4-7 PM and are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial

at 10:00 Wednesday in Holy Infant Church, Orange where she devoted so much of her time. Burial will follow in Orange Center Cemetery

You can continue her kindness by donating to, or volunteering at the Holy Infant Church,

450 Racebrook Rd., Orange, CT 06477.

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Bill Gambardella
   Posted Mon February 03, 2020
To Joe Sr. and Joe Jr., I am so sorry for your loss. My condolences to you and your entire family.

Bill Gambardella

Lorraine Wojchik
   Posted Mon February 03, 2020
Joe and family, We are so saddened by the loss of our friend, family member and grandma to the kids. I am so sorry that she was taken so soon. I am sending special prayers for all of you.

John and Holly Gregory
   Posted Tue February 04, 2020
May care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. We are here for you and love with all our heart.

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