Naugatuck-Lillian (Bellefeuille) Altiere, age 86, widow of Frank R. Altiere, passed away peacefully on Tuesday July 7, 2020.
Lillian was born in Waterbury, CT on January 21, 1934, daughter of the late Armand and Grace (Deschais) Bellefeuille. She was a longtime resident of Naugatuck and retired from Peter Paul, Inc. She was affectionately known as Diamond Lil, and enjoyed baking, traveling, shopping, and was never afraid of trying new things. Lil was also a member of the Eagles Club, where she was Mother of the Year in 2010.
She leaves her son Keith Altiere and his companion Wanda Dion; her daughters, Cheryl Kazalunas and her husband Paul, Debra Mariano and her husband Ken Ventresca, and Michelle Grella and her husband Chris; her eight grandchildren, Shaun Altiere and his wife Emily, Brian Altiere and his wife Becka, Jessica Scull and her husband Chris, Jamison Kazalunas, Nicholas Mariano and his companion Lisa Heath, and Oliva, Mia, and Rocco Grella; her great grandchildren, Rylan, Harlow Lillan, Haven, Jax, Ayla, Brooks and Brennan; her brother Roland Bellefeuille and his wife Millie; her sisters, Jeanette Swircenski and her husband Henry, and Ceil Schiavo; a sister in law Maryann Williamson; and several nieces and nephews.
Her funeral will be held on Saturday July 11, 2020 at 11 a.m. at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main Street, Naugatuck. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 9-11 a.m. Those attending are asked to please follow social distancing guidelines and wear facial coverings. To send an on-line condolence, please visit www.naugatuckvalleymemorial.com
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