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Ruth  Evelyn  Zompro
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ZOMPRO – Ruth Evelyn Zompro, passed away peacefully on July 25, 2017 with her family by her side. She was the loving wife of the late Louis J. Zompro. Born January 25, 1925 in Maine; the daughter of the late James and Verestia (Sharpe) Shannon. Ruth was a resident of Winsted since 1950 and later in 1998 moved to Farmington. She was employed at Waring Products for 30 years retiring in 1988. Ruth known as the “white tornado” or “Sergeant Z” was an avid Yankees and UCONN Women’s Basketball fan. She also loved playing Bingo and going to the casino. She is survived by her children, Elizabeth “Liz” Curcio of SC, Diane Dominy of Bristol and Larry Pray and wife Deborah of Enfield; 14 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; a sister, Jeanette Shaffer of NC; former special daughter-in-law, Mary Borrelli Bean of ME; close nephew, Stephen Pray and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by beloved daughters, Barbara Janse and Susan Plourde; brothers, Bertram Farmer and Gilbert Shannon; and sister, Charlotte Ferris. Friends may call on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Montano-Shea Funeral Home, 922 Main Street, Winsted from 9:30 – 11:30 AM with a funeral service at 11:30AM. Burial will follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Winsted. Visit an online guestbook at


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