Catholic Transcript Magazine of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford Connecticut

Thursday, April 26, 2018

HAMDEN – Sister Letizia Micalizzi, a member of the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, died on Sept. 11 at Sacred Heart Manor in Hamden.

She was born on Sept. 4, 1914, in New York, a daughter of the late Joseph and Angelina Testa Micalizzi. She entered her community on June 24, 1938, in New Haven, and professed her perpetual vows Aug. 24, 1946.

Sister Letizia spent her 50 years of active ministry teaching in elementary schools, at St. Michael and St. Anthony schools in New Haven, and in New York, Pennsylvania, Florida, Illinois and Missouri. In 1990, she retired to Sacred Heart Manor, where she spent her time in prayer as an Apostle Adorer.

Sister Letizia was predeceased by her brother, Michael, and her sisters, Rose and Josephine. She is survived by her sisters, Helen Affinito of Monsey, N.Y., and Catherine Castellano of Tom’s River, N.J.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Sept. 14 in the chapel at Sacred Heart Manor. Memorial contributions may be sent to Sacred Heart Manor, 261 Benham St., Hamden, CT 06514.