Andover — Constance “Connie” (Antonelli) Ippolito, 84, of Andover, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013, surrounded by her family. She was born in Lawrence and was the daughter of the late Crouce and Genoveffa (Colapietro) Antonelli.
Connie was raised and educated in Lawrence. She was a graduate of Lawrence High School and Merrimack College. Besides raising her family, she worked as an x-ray technician and a teacher’s aide.
Connie was predeceased by her brothers, Ret. Brigadier General John Antonelli of Westwood, Mass., and Adolph Antonelli of Lawrence. She is survived by sisters, Christine Loffredo of Newport, R.I., and Jane Wilson and her husband, Alan of Andover; and by her children, sons, Jean Ippolito of Methuen and Glenn Ippolito of Andover; her daughters, Shelley MacRae and her husband, Alan of Andover and Jennifer Doherty and her husband, Stephen of Bradford. Connie was loved and admired by her grandchildren, Ryan, Blaise and Duncan MacRae and Kendall and Shayla Doherty. An adored aunt to many, she will be missed by her nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, May 9, 2013, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 10, 2013, at St. Augustine’s Church, 43 Essex St., Andover. Interment will be in West Parish Cemetery, Andover. For directions and online condolences, please visit www.cataudellafh.com.