Milford – Ida L. (Cavatorta) Fiorvanti, 97, a former longtime resident of Hudson, died Thursday, March 29, 2012 at Milford Regional Medical Center in Milford. She was predeceased by her husband of 25 years, Frank Fiorvanti, in 1961.
Born and raised in Framingham, the daughter of the late John and Angelina (Vincini) Cavatorta, she attended local schools and was a graduate of Framingham High School. She moved to Hudson in the 1970s from Marlborough and was employed by the former Thomas Taylor Co. of Hudson as an inspector for many years before retiring at the age of 75. She was a former member of the Daughters of Isabella, Immaculate Conception Parish of Marlborough; a former member of Christ the King Parish in Hudson; and member of Saint Michael's Parish in Hudson.
Mrs. Fiorvanti was an active member of the Hudson Senior Center, enjoying most of their activities, especially the ceramics classes she attended frequently.
She is survived by her son, Francis “Sonny” Fiorvanti of Oklahoma; her daughter, Rosalie A. Sheldon of Franklin; her brother, Francis Cavatorta of Framingham; and two sisters, Florence Van Den Burgh of Framingham and Thelma Towne of Holliston. She is also survived by her two grandchildren, Laura Sheldon of Bellingham and Lisa D”Amore of New Jersey; six great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Joseph, Frank, Eugene and Nathaniel Cavatorta, and Mary Frost.
Family and friends may attend calling hours Monday, April 2, from 9 to 10:45 a.m., at the Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, 50 Central St., Hudson. A funeral Mass will follow at 11 a.m. in Saint Michael's Church, 21 Manning St., Hudson, with burial at the Immaculate Conception Cemetery of Marlborough.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Xaverian Mission Center -Our Lady of Fatima Shrine, P.O. Box 5857, Holliston, MA 01746.