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Esther "Pasqua" L. Morrocco
Esther "Pasqua" (Luisi) Morrocco, 99, wife of the late Alfred “Bibby” Morrocco Sr. of Bristol, Connecticut entered the gates of Heaven on January 23, 2021. She was born in Thompsonville, Connecticut the eldest daughter of the late John Luisi and Rosa (Giannini) Luisi on December 15, 1921. She is survived by her son Alfred F. Morrocco, Jr., her sisters Angelina L. Czaplicki, Rosemary L. Beckwith and her husband John Beckwith and her surviving brother James Luisi, pre-deceased brothers Michael Luisi, Thomas Luisi and son John T. Morrocco.
She moved to Bristol as a young child and resided thereafter with her family and then on April 27, 1946 marrying her husband Alfred (Bibby) Morrocco Sr. First living at Goodwin and Queen Street then to Judson Avenue where they purchased their home. She attended Bristol High School and worked during World War II first at Wallace Barnes Manross Division then with the Barnes Group Steel Division in Forestville, Connecticut. Thereafter she worked at Bristol City Hall and then for the Bristol Police Department until her retirement. She always was employed in order to provide much more for her family. She had a generous heart looking to improve and better their lives.
After World War II and her marriage, she had two sons, Alfred (Fred) Morrocco, Jr. and the late John T. Morrocco.
Adversity was not absent from her life when tragedy struck. She experienced the death of a grandchild, the first daughter of her son John and Donna, Melissa, “the angel of our lifetime” at age 1 ½ years old. Tragedy also struck again when she experienced the loss of her son John who was 40 years old and then the loss of the love of her life, Alfred Morrocco, Sr. on February 25, 2003. Despite those losses she was still the matriarch of the family. When she was young, she cared for all of her three brothers and two sisters from an early age. She was also the strong and the driving force to make them as well as her two sons decent and caring persons. Everyone in the family looked up to her for guidance and respect. All of the surviving members of the family, relatives, siblings, son, grandchildren, and great grandchildren shall always remember her for that quality.
She will be greatly missed by her son Alfred (Fred), Jr. and his wife Paola. She leaves two grandchildren of her son Fred, Rebecca (Morrocco) Weiss and her husband John, of Windermere, Florida and Brandon and his wife Elizabeth of Boston, Massachusetts. She leaves behind the beautiful great grandchildren of Rebecca, Reagan and Ryleigh Weiss and the beautiful great grandchildren of Brandon, Anne as well as their new addition born on January 12, 2021 James Morrocco. She also leaves behind her granddaughter, the daughter of her late son John, Marcie M. Kaczmarczyk and her husband Jon and the beautiful great grandchildren Aubrey and Nathan. She also leaves a grandson, the son of the late John, Jason Morrocco and his wife Tracy, beautiful great grandchildren J.T. (John) and Jenna. She also leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews, god children and cousins.
Throughout Esther’s life, she loved and was able to travel with friends and family extensively going to many places in Europe, South America, the Caribbean, as well as Hawaii. She and her husband always took her two sons on Summer vacations every year to the New Jersey Shore as well as numerous vacations to Washington DC, New York, Cape Cod and Canada. She never forgot to share her time with all of her family. She loved to cruise and spend the winters in Naples, Florida.
She was there for christenings, birthday’s holidays, and graduations. Family was always her first priority and they loved seeing her smile and kind words at each event.
A special thank you goes out to Barbara Adom who provided exceptional care and companionship to Esther at her home during the past few years and Debra Hudak who helped with her living needs.
Esther for 99 years had a life will lived and will be greatly missed and remembered. Gone but she never will be forgotten.
Someone once said that you never die nor be forgotten and will live forever if they remember you and think about you during their lifetime. Rest in Peace Esther, my mom, our grandma, sister, brother, aunt, relative and friend. We all will always love you, miss you and remember you. (P.S. Say hello to Bibby, John, Missy and your mother, father and brothers in Heaven. They waited a long time to be with you).
Funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at the Holy Family Chapel Mausoleum in St. Joseph Cemetery at 11:00 AM.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Dunn Funeral Home 191 West St. is in charge of the arrangements. WWW.Dunnfh.com
To the Morocco family, my wife and I are very sorry to hear of your loss. God bless her for her many long years and may God give you comfort during this time of sorrow.While I didnt know Esther personally I fondly remember Uncle John and Aunt Rose who were two beautiful people and I fondly remember Rosemary ( Sugar) and Fred. Never realized you were in the area Sugar. We are in Bakhamsted. It was sad to see Alan Eschners passing in 2020. I just lost my beloved mother on 1/16/2021. Sugar if you ever felt like making contact, Id love to hear from you. God bless
Bob Cassotto Feb 3 2021 12:00 AM
Dear Fred, Becky, Brandon (and families),
I will always remember your mother with great fondness. She had a heart of gold and when I worked for you, she always treated me with kindness and respect and earned mine in return. She was a great listener and was so wise with her advice. There are some people who touch your heart and right now mine goes out to all of you.
Dina Mazzone Feb 1 2021 12:00 AM
On behalf of the Parish of St. Francis de Sales(St. Anthony & St. Ann) I would like to offer my condolences to the family of Esther on the occasion of her death. We will pray for the happy repose of her soul.
Father Alphonso Fontana, Pastor
St. Francis de Sales
Father Alphonso Fontana Jan 30 2021 12:00 AM
I am so sorry for your loss. You will truly miss her more than words can say..... but your memories will get you through it...... because memories never go away...... they last forever.
Dolores Hudak Jan 29 2021 12:00 AM
Dear Angie, I always pray for the living, believing your dear sister is with the Good Lord. I know you will get through this. God bless you. Nicky Spinelli
Nicholas Spinelli Jan 28 2021 12:00 AM
Fred and Family, Esther will be truly missed. She was always so sweet to me. I loved her infectious smile. Rest in Peace! Debbie Hudak and Family
Debbie Hudak Jan 27 2021 12:00 AM
Rest in peace Esther.i will miss you dearly.your sweet smile.you have left a big vacuum in mr morrocco, paola and everyone who was close to you.rest well angel,Saint esther you will forever be remembered. Never knew u weren't coming back.am in shock taught u will more years but the guy up there knows best till we meet in heaven sleep well.
Barbara Adom Jan 27 2021 12:00 AM
Sorry for your loss.
Gary Schaffrick Jan 27 2021 12:00 AM