Freda Teresa Mineo
1920 – 2010
Putnam, CT – Freda Teresa Mineo, originally of Jessup, PA, 89, died peacefully at Lanessa Nursing Home in Webster, MA surrounded by her family and the wonderful caregivers at Lanessa. She was the loving wife of the late George Mineo. Freda was the last of five children born to Adolfo and Annetta Cardoni, from Gubbio, Italy, who settled in Jessup, PA in 1913.
Freda moved to the Ella Grasso Garden Apartments in Putnam, CT in 2004, leaving her hometown of Dunmore, PA to be closer to her son’s family. Freda worked for 46 years at the Scranton Garment Factory, and loved caring for children in her retirement years. She lived a full and healthy life and her genuine good nature and compassion was admired by all who knew her. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her and loved her.
She is survived by her son, Richard Mineo and his wife, Wanda of Woodstock, CT; her granddaughter Michelle Bourgeois and her husband, Chuck of Thompson CT; her grandson, Rick Mineo and his wife, Lourdes of Raleigh, NC; and three great-grandsons, Charles and Vincent Bourgeois and Aldo Mineo.
Funeral arrangements are private as requested by the family.