Torrington- Benvenuta Selmo, 94, passed away Thursday, October 14, 2021, at Hebrew SeniorLife Nursing Facility, Boston, MA. She was the beloved wife of the late Angelo Selmo and cherished mother of Barbara Selmo and the late John Selmo.
Mrs. Selmo was born in Bertesina, Vicenza, Italy, on February 23, 1927, daughter of the late Giuseppe Salvatore DeMunari and Palmira (Menegazzi) DeMunari, and had been a Torrington resident most of her life. She was a communicant of St. Peter’s Church of St. John Paul the Great Parish, Torrington. Mrs. Selmo enjoyed reading, music, gardening, and most of all, spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Survivors include her daughter, Barbara J. Selmo of Arlington, MA; and two grandchildren, Emma Selmo-Johnson of Watertown, MA, and Lauryl Selmo-Johnson of Arlington, MA. Mrs. Selmo was predeceased by her son, John J. Selmo.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 12:30 p.m. at Gleeson-Ryan Funeral Home, 258 Prospect St., Torrington. Burial will follow in New St. Francis Cemetery, Torrington. Friends may call Tuesday, October 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 pm.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Paul the Great Academy, 360 Prospect St., Torrington, CT 06790 or to Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, 540 Litchfield St., Torrington, CT 06790.