Elvezia DiSotto

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FARMINGTON – Elvezia DiSotto, 99, a longtime resident of Livermore Falls, died Monday, July 2, at Sandy River Nursing Home, where she had been a resident since 1993.

She was born Sept. 11, 1907, in Isle-de-Leri, Italy, one of 10 children born to Dominic and Angelina (Mollicone) Lucarelli. The family immigrated to America on Sept. 22, 1914, via the White Star Line from Naples, Italy to Boston, Mass.

On May 14, 1929, she married Onorio Henry DiSotto at St. Rose of Lima Church in Jay. He passed away on Oct. 22, 1980. She was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker all of her life. She was a communicant of St. Rose of Lima Church in Jay and a member of the George Bunten, Unit 10 Auxiliary and the Kings Daughters and Sons.

She is survived by three sons, Henry DiSotto Jr. of North Jay, Phil DiSotto of Tullahoma, Tenn., and Robert DiSotto, and his wife, Colette, of Wilton; a daughter, Mary Togneri of Greenfield, Mass.; grandchildren, John and Nancy DiSotto of Epping, N.H., David and Janie DiSotto of El Paso, Texas, Doreen and Robert Zwicker of Normandy, Tenn., Jimmy Adams of Chesterville, Billy Adams of Jay and Butch Adams of Jay; several great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by brothers, Fegeo, Olindo, Achille “Echo” and Quirino; sisters, Aleanza Sue Togneri, Laura Alvino, Italia Taglienti and twin baby girls; a daughter-in-law, Leona DiSotto; and a son-in-law, Eugene Togneri.

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