OLD SAYBROOK, CONN. and BROOKLIN — Louise Ann (Cousins) Uricchio, 70, of Old Saybrook, Conn., and Brooklin passed away quietly Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at Middlesex Hospital surrounded by her loving family after long bouts with cancer. She was born in Middletown, Conn., the daughter of the late Isabel (Bent) Cousins and Walter Cousins of Old Saybrook, Conn., and Brooklin.
She lived her preschool life in Old Saybrook before moving to Brazil, where her father worked for Esso (Exxon). Louise graduated high school in Rio de Janeiro, received her RN at Maine Medical Center and BS at the University of Bridgeport. Louise was a degree nurse, spending most of her working life as a visiting nurse with both the New Haven and Middlesex Visiting Nurse Agencies. She was a member of the First Church of Christ. Along with being previously a Sunday school teacher, and a deaconess, she was a past member of the Church Bell Ringing Choir. She had many hobbies, some of which were gardening, beading, sewing, knitting, birds and kayaking. She loved animals and spent much time with her four loving cats. After retiring, she loved most of all spending her summers in Brooklin with her family. She was active in craft groups in both Brooklin and the Old Saybrook area.
Besides Sabbot, her husband of 47 years, she is survived by a son, Brian Uricchio, of Atlanta, Ga. She is also survived by a niece, Cathy; a nephew, William and their children and grandchildren. In Brooklin, Sedgwick and Blue Hill, where her parents came from, she has numerous surviving family and friends who will miss her. She was predeceased by both her brother, John Cousins and his wife, Betty.
A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, July 20, 2013, at the family cabin, 825 Bay Road, Brooklin. A gathering will follow. All family and those who knew her are invited to attend.