Rita L. Giampaolo Olayos

Rita L. Giampaolo Olayos, 78, of Shelton, the widow of James R. "Mindy" Olayos, passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2012 in Gardner Heights Health Center.

Mrs. Olayos, a retired Sales Clerk for Stuart's Department Store in Trumbull, was born in Bridgeport to the late Nicholas and Susan (Nicholas) Giampaolo.

She was a graduate of Central High School, and was a resident of Trumbull for many years.

"Umma" as she was affectionately called by her grandsons, enjoyed cooking for her entire family, but especially for them.

The Olayos Family, would like to thank the staff of Gardner Heights HCC, Cedar Unit, for their kind and loving care.

Survivors include her devoted children, James N. Olayos and his wife Kim of Shelton, Sueanne Lisi and her husband George of Stratford, and Amy DiMaio and her husband Michael of East Haven, 7 cherished grandsons; Jimmy, Casey, Brett, and Shea Olayos, and George III, Nicholas and Jon Lisi, a brother John Giampaolo and his wife Shirley, a sister Susan Senes and her husband Raymond, and a brother-in-law Mickey Hare, all of Monroe, a sister-in-law Johanna Orosz and her husband Andrew of Fairfield, and several nieces, nephews, and Godchildren.

In addition to her beloved husband and parents, she was pre-deceased by her sister Julie Hare.

Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Trumbull. Adzima Funeral Home 50 Paradise Green Place Stratford handled arrangements.

In lieu of flowers those desiring may make donations in Rita's memory to the Alzheimer's Association 2075 Silas Deane Highway Rocky Hill, CT. 06067.

For more information or to make an on line condolence please visit www.adzimafuneralhome.com.