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Creator Of New Britain ‘Christmas House’ Dies

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (CBS Connecticut)  New Britain’s “Christmas Lady” has died at age 91.  Rita Giancola was known for her annual Christmas light and decoration displays at her Lexington Street home.  People who visited her home over the decades during the Christmas season were asked to bring nonperishable items that were donated to local food pantries.

According to reports, Rita Giancola died Monday surrounded by family.


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