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November 29, 2000

Corey B. F. Borino

The Beecher & Bennett-Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for Corey B. Ferris Borino, 73, of 61 Anderson Ave., who died Nov. 11. She was the widow of Thomas E. Borino.

She leaves a son, Michael Borino of West Haven, and two grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to Connecticut Hospice, 61 Burban Drive Branford 06405.

Eleanor B. Kelly

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Our Lady of Victory Church for Eleanor Burns Kelly, of 184 Benham Hill Road, who died Nov. 13. She was the widow of William F. Kelly.

She is survived by a son, West Shore Fire Department Chief William F. Kelly of West Haven; a brother, William J. Burns of West Haven; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery. The Keenan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Stanley Grabowski

The Lupinski Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for Stanley Grabowski, 82, of the Center for Optimum Care, who died Nov. 11. He was the husband of Susan Mazzacaro Grabowski. He was a truck driver for the Boncore and Gallo wine companies until his retirement.

Besides his wife, survivors include a son, Stanley Grabowski of West Haven; sisters, Alice Dynia of New Haven and Theodora Petit, in Florida; and a brother, Edward Grabowski of New Haven. He was predeceased by sisters, Mildred Faulkner and Laura Davis; and brothers, John, Theodore, Chester and Edmund Grabowski. Burial and services were private.

Eleanor K. Patchulis

The West Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for Eleanor K. Patchulis, 79, of 15 Ruden St., who died Nov. 13. She was a laborer for the National Folding Co. until retiring in 1980.

Survivors include a sister, Lillian M. Patchulis, and a brother, Walter, J. Patchulis, both of West Haven. Burial was in St. Lawrence Cemetery.

Ronald E Estelle II

The Beecher & Bennett-Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for Ronald E. Estelle II, 21, of 195 Canton St., who died Nov. 13. He was a construction worker for Local 455.

Survivors include a brother, Malcolm Estelle of New Haven; sisters, Tyniesha Maynard of NJ, and Ruth Dupree of West Haven; his maternal grandparents, Carmay and Tucker Seaberry of New Haven; his paternal grandparents, Marguerite and Raymond Estelle of West Haven; his great-grandmother, Elizabeth Johnson of West Haven; and his girlfriend, Charmelia Ford of New Haven. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery.

Kathryn L. Lennon

The Keenan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for Kathryn Lynch Lennon, 91, of 660 Ocean Ave., who died Nov. 14. She was the widow of Frank Roby Lennon.

She leaves a daughter, Sheila Lennon Klivak of Rocky Hill and two grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to Lauralton Hall, 200 High St., Milford 06460. Burial was in St. Lawrence Cemetery.

Ann D. P. Pettit

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Paul’s Church for Ann DeFelippo Phillips Pettit, 85, of 38 Enright St., who died Nov. 14. She was the widow of Ernest F. Pettit. Mrs. Pettit owned and operated the former Ann Grace Beauty Salon for many years.

She is survived by two daughters, Paula Saunders of West Haven with whom she resided, and Ann Polletta of North Haven; and five grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother, Pasquale A. DeFelippo, and two sisters, Grace Gaudiano and Angeline (Judy) Catenza.

Contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Church, 41 Alling St., West Haven 06516. Burial was in St. Lawrence Cemetery. The Celentano Funeral Home of New Haven was in charge of arrangements.

Raymond C. Fleming

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Lawrence Church for Raymond C. Fleming, 65, of 200 Elm St., who died Nov. 13. He was a security guard at the former Colonial Bank in New Haven. He was an Air Force veteran.

Survivors include cousins John T. Shea of North Haven and Mary Shea Hemming of Tampa, FL. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Lawrence Church, 207 Main St., West Haven 06516. Burial was in All Saints Cemetery. The Keenan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Marion V. Wahl

Private services were held for Marion Veal Wahl, 83, of 880 Campbell Ave., who died Nov. 14. She was the widow of Carl H. Wahl. Before retiring, she was a dietitian at Yale University.

She leaves stepsons, Gary S. Wahl of Killingworth and Gordon M. Wahl of West Haven; a stepdaughter, Gail Voghel Thomas of Sarasota, FL; a brother, Dr. Thomas Veal of Oxnard, California; and a sister, Sandra Hockessin, in Delaware. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery. The Keenan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Dolores O. DellaRosa

The West Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for Dolores Onofrio DellaRosa, 85, of 214 Second Ave., who died Nov. 18. She was the widow of Pasquale DellaRose. Before her retirement in 1982, she worked in the housekeeping department of St. Raphael’s Hospital for 30 years.

She is survived by a daughter, Anna DellaRosa DiGioia of West Haven; a son, Paul DellaRosa of Faicchio, Italy; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by two brothers and two sisters.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Lawrence Church, 207 Main St., West Haven 06516.

Thomas M. Graham

The West Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for Thomas M. Graham, 46, of 760 Washington Ave., who died Nov. 16. He was the son of Thomas D. and Eleanor Dessert Graham of New York. He worked in the maintenance department of the Veteran’s Affairs medical center in West Haven. He was a Navy veteran.

Besides his parents, he leaves brothers, Timothy Graham of West Haven and Daniel Graham of Baldwinsville, NY.

Maria M. Ludutko

The West Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for Maria Manulik Ladutko, 91, of 126 Ruden St., who died Nov. 21. She was the wife of Alexander Ladutko. Other survivors include daughters, Sonya Mueller and Nadya Jakovenko of New Haven; sons, Daniel Ladutko of FL, and Nicholas Ladutko of Simsbury; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to WHEAT, 674 Washington Ave., West Haven –6516. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery.

Rose F. Fratantonio

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Louis Church for Rose Farina Fratantonio, 83, of 40 Eagle Place, who died Nov. 20. She was the widow of Anthony Fratantonio.

Survivors include a son, John Fratantonio of Branford; a daughter, Theresa Vendrone of West Haven; brothers, Lawrence Farina of North Haven, Dominic Farina of Orange and Joseph Farina of Milford; sisters, Theresa Rauci and Annabelle Brano of Orange; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by brothers, Anthony, John Jack and Albert Farina.

Memorial contributions may be made to Connecticut Hospice, 61 Burban Drive, Branford 06405. Burial was in St. Lawrence Cemetery. The Celantano Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Adam Szulga

A service was held at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church for Adam Szulga, 87, of 28 Rockdale Road, who died Nov. 22l. He was the husband of Dunia Byckowska Szulga. He worked for C.W. Blakeslee Co. for 20 years, retiring 25 years ago.

Besides his wife, he leaves daughters, Helen Rausch and Nina Szulga of West Haven; sons, Anatole Szulga of FL and Walter Szulga of New Haven; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Burial was in St. Lawrence Cemetery. The J. Markiewicz & Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Louise C. Ricigliano

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Our Lady of Victory Church for Louise Cherico Ricigliano, 83, of 59 Sugar Bush Circle, who died Nov. 23. She was the wife of Michael Ricigliano.

Besides her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Marie E. Mauro of East Haven; a sister, Josephine Perillo of West Haven; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Burial was in St. Lawrence Cemetery. The West Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Eva Barnett

The West Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for Eva Barnett, 88, of 1 Care Lane, who died Nov. 21. She was an office worker for the Olin Corp., until her retirement.

She is survived by nieces, Maude Davis of Westbrook and Joan Scherenbrock of NC. She was predeceased by a sister, Amy Granniss.

Edward Saundry

Private services were held for Edward Saundry, of 73 Holcomb St., who died Nov. 23. He was an HVAC technician at Yale-New Haven Hospital for 23 years. He was an Army veteran.

He is survived by daughters, Cathy Coproski of Bantam and Kimberly Saundry of Wallingford; a son, Edward Saundry of Hartford; five grandchildren and his companion, Edith Mulligan of West Haven.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 5 Brookside Drive, Wallingford 06492. The Beecher & Bennett-Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Theresa G. Wynosky

Private services were held for Theresa “Bopci” Gursky Wynosky, 71, of 19 Mohawk Drive, who died Nov. 25. She was the wife of Joseph F. Wynosky. She was a school crossing guard.

Besides her husband, she is survived by daughters, Joan A. Greene and Kristina A. Wynosky of West Haven; a son, Joseph A. Wynosky of North Haven; a sister, Wanda G. Hornack of Milford and three grandchildren. She was predeceased by brother, Albert and Joseph Gursky. The Keenan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

December 06, 2000

Anthony Latella

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Paul’s Church for Anthony “Tony” Latella, 87, of 271 Elm St., who died Nov. 25. He was the husband of Katharine Ferrucci Latella. Before retiring in 1978, Mr. Latella was a machinist for Sikorsky Aircraft for 25 years.

Besides his wife, he leaves daughters Carol Melillo of NJ, Joanne Cobb of Guilford and Linda Gargano of Madison; a brother, Fred Latella of West Haven; sisters, Margaret Nastri and Antoinette Vallie of West Haven, Celia Chillemi of Hamden, and Genevieve Bosco of East Haven; 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by sisters, Ida Borromeo, Angelina Testa and Philomena Dechello, and a brother, Albert Latella.

Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery. The West Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Samuel D. Sachs

The Robert E. Shure Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for Samuel Duffy Sachs, of 1 Campbell Ave., who died Nov. 26. He was the widower of Lillian Sachs.

He is survived by sons, Arthur Sachs of North Haven and Joel M. Sachs of West Haven; 6 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be sent to a charity of one’s choice.

Michael Matera, Sr.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. John Vianny Church for Michael Matera, Sr., 61, of 303 Third Ave., who died Nov. 26. He was the husband of Josephine Frattari Matera. Mr. Matera had been an insurance appraiser for Duhamel Appraisal of Danbury, retiring in 1995.

Besides his wife, he leaves a daughter, Lisa Matera Wrightington; a son, Michael Matera, Jr., and a sister, Patricia Cipolli, all of West Haven; and four grandchildren.

Memorial gifts may be made to Connecticut Hospice, 61 Burban Drive, Branford 06405. Burial was in All Saints Cemetery. The West Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Lucille M. Tommaso

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Louis Church for Lucille Miranda Tommaso, 75, of 241 Highland St., who died Nov. 28. She was the widow of Carl L. Tommaso. Prior to retirement, Mrs. Tommaso was a pediatric nurse at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

She leaves sons, Dr. Carl L. Tommaso of Illinois, and David Tommaso of Branford; a daughter, Joanne Zinsmeister of MD; a brother, Andrew Miranda of West Haven; and seven grandchildren. She was predeceased by a sister, Susan Miranda, and a brother, Angelo Miranda.

Memorial gifts may be made to Connecticut Hospice, 61 Burban Drive, Branford 06405. The West Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mary R. DeAngelo

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Paul’s Church for Mary Rowe DeAngelo, 87, of 123 Spring St., who died Nov. 27. She was the widow of Paul DeAngelo. Mrs. DeAngelo retired as a factory worker from the Sargent Co.

She leaves a daughter, Rose She of West Haven; sons, Bob DeAngelo of Milford, Paul DeAngelo of West Haven and William DeAngelo, in Texas; a sister, Florence Rocco of Simsbury; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by sisters, Julia Scarpa and Nellie Lipps, and brothers Dave and Walter Rowe.

Memorial gifts may be made to the American Lung Association, 45 Ash St., East Hartford06108. Burial was in St. Bernard’s Cemetery. The West Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Thomas H. Holway

Services were held for Thomas Hamilton Holway, 78, of 80 Grand St., who died Nov. 26. He was the husband of Emmeretta Bassett Holway. He had been a mechanic at White Trucking for 20 years, and was a veteran of the Army Air Forces.

Besides his wife, he leaves a daughter, Linda Holway of West Haven; a son, Wayne Holway of Guilford; a sister, Dorothy Martin in Tennessee; and five grandchildren. The Oak Grove Cremation Service was in charge of arrangements.

Sue C. Bello

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Anthony’s Church for Sue Civitello Bello, 76, of 57 Linden St., who died Nov. 29. She was the widow of Frank Bello. She was a machine operator at the Seamless Rubber Co. and C. Cowles & Co. before retiring.

Survivors include daughters, Mary Kemp of Milford, Frances Festa of Hamden, and Ann Bradley of Brooklyn, CT; sisters, Patricia Milardo of Hamden, Pauline Purificato of North Haven, Angela Donato of New Haven, Gloria Scalesse of Cheshire, Rose Coppolla and Doris Roman, both of Hamden, and Josephine Bradley of West Haven; brothers, Dominic Civitello of Hamden and John Civitello of New Haven; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a sister, Mary Albe and a brother, Anthony Civitello.

Burial was in All Saints Cemetery. The Porto Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Francis A. Hunt

A service was held at the First United Methodist Church for Francis A. Hunt, 97, of 148 Atwater St., who died Nov. 29. He was the widower of Florence Bailey Hunt. Prior to his retirement, he was a lab technician at Yale University.

He is survived by a daughter, Martha Brown of Prospect; sons, Paul W. Hunt o of Cheshire and Joel F. Hunt of Stratford; a brother, Rowland H. Hunt of TN; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church, Memorial Fund, 89 Center St., West Haven 06516. Burial was in Beaverdale Memorial Cemetery. The Beecher & Bennett-Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Frederick T. Ghirardini

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Our Lady of Victory Church for Frederick T. Ghirardini, 89, of 60 colonial Blvd., who died Nov. 30. He was the husband of Jean Samsel Ghirardini. Before his retirement in 1976, he was a manufacturing supervisor for Sikorsky Aircraft where he worked for 36 years. He was an Army veteran.

Besides his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Carol Curry of Knoxville, TN; a son, Fred “Ric” Ghirardini of Bellingham, Wash.; sisters, Mary Rocco of New Haven, Rena Grillo of Hamden and Ellen Gabinelle of NJ; brothers, Gene Girard of Woodbridge and Gus Ghirardini of Atlanta; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a sister, Carmel Mele and brothers, Angelo and William Ghirardini.

Memorial contributions may be made to Connecticut Hospice, 61 Burban Drive, Branford 06405 or the Alzheimer’s Association, 2911 Dixwell Ave., Hamden 06518. Burial was in St. Lawrence Cemetery. The Porto Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
 
February 1, 2001 

Merle H. Lamb

The Beecher & Bennett-Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for Merle H. Lamb, 95, of 43 Wallace St., who died Jan. 16. He was the husband of Harriet Meadows Lamb. He retired in 1988 from the Austin Organ Inc. of Hartford as a pipe organ technician.

Besides his wife, he leaves a daughter, Alice L. Graves of Wallingford; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a daughter, Louise L. Hamilton; a sister, Stella Blackden, and a grandson, Mark Hamilton.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, 308 Center St., or to Research, Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association, 919 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1000, Chicago, IL 60611-1676.

Dorothy L. Pappas

A service was celebrated at St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, Orange, for Dorothy Loulis Pappas, 83, of Bentley Gardens, 310 Terrace Ave., who died Jan. 11. She was the widow of George Pappas. She was a hostess and waitress at several family-operated restaurants in the New Haven area, including the former Plaza Luncheonette, Esquire Restaurant and Putnam Steak House.

She is survived by sons, Michael P. Pappas of Guilford, Theodore L. Pappas of Milford and Paul G. Pappas of VT; sisters, Ella Spiros of Minneapolis, Olga Bungeely of NJ, and Georgia Necklas of Branford; and eight grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother, Edward Loulis.

Contributions may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, P.O. Box 477, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10163. Burial was in Beaverdale Memorial Cemetery. The Celentano Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Kenneth P. Wendland

A Mass of Christian Burial as celebrated at Our Lady of Victory Church for Kenneth P. Wendland, 52, of 1 Gilbert St., who died Jan.12. He was the husband of Mary Pietrosanto Wendland. He as a laboratory aide at the Howard Hugh Institute of New Haven.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughters, Pamela Pietrosanto of New Haven and Michelle Pietrosanto of FL; sisters Gayle Pannone and Janice Merlin of West Haven; a brother, Edward Wendland of West Haven; and a grandson. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery. The West Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Anna A. Farley

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Michael’s Church, New Haven, for Anna Amodio Farley, 92, of 118 Baldwin St., who died Jan. 12. She was the widow of James G. Farley. Before retiring, she was a seamstress for the former Lee Beachwear Co. of New Haven.

She leaves a son, James G. Farley, Jr. of West Haven; and a granddaughter. She was predeceased by sisters, Theresa Spirito, Louise Giordano and Mary Gambardella.

Memorial donations may be made to st. Michael’s Church, 29 Wooster Place, New Haven 06511. Burial was in Beaverdale Memorial Cemetery. The Porto Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Edith B. Polverari

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Louis Church for Edith Bergami Polverari, 79, of 41 Thompson St., who was died Jan. 14. She was the widow of Harry Polverari. She was a seamstress for area dress companies until her retirement.

Survivors include a daughter, Adele M. Streeto, and a son, Harry Polverari, both of West Haven; a brother, Joseph Bergami of Orange; four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. She was predeceased by a daughter, Louise Ginsberg.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1004, 538 Preston Ave., Meriden 06450; or to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, Memorial and Honor Program, P.O. Box 3704, Memphis TN 38173. Burial was in Beaverdale Memorial Cemetery. The West Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Susan D. Moss

The North Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for Susan D. Moss, 68, of 226 West Walk, who died Jan. 5. She was a daughter of Freda N. Davis of Arizona and the late Elmer W. Davis.

Besides her mother, survivors include a daughter, Elizabeth Driebeek of Hamden; a son, David Moss of North Haven; a sister, Marion D. Aimsbury of West Haven; and two grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Gregory T. Moss.

Memorial contributions may be made to Connecticut Hospice, 61 Burban Drive, Branford 06405.

James A. Peckingham

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Paul’s Church for James A. Peckingham, 87,, of 25 S. Forest Circle, who died Jan. 14. He was the widower of Eva Sanchetti Peckingham. He retired in 1975 as a foreman after working 25 years at Yale University. He served in the Merchant Marine.

Survivors include sons Richard Reichert of NY, and James R. Peckingham of West Haven; a daughter, Jeanne Shoneck of Westbrook; and three grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Robert, Henry, George, Arthur, Fred, Bennett and Edwin Peckingham; and sisters Katherine Pernal, Rita Peat and Mary King.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Nature Conservancy, 4245 N. Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22303, or Connecticut Hospice, 61 Burban Drive, Branford 06405. Burial was in St. Lawrence Cemetery. The Keenan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mary Alice T. Crouse

Entered into rest, Jan. 15, in Linden, MI. She was born in 1903 to Richard and Honora Taffe in Newton, MA. She resided in West Haven for more than 50 years and was a a lontime communicant of St. Lawrence Church. She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur H. Crouse, Sr. and her son, Arthur H. Crouse, Jr.

Survivors include: Donand and Nancy Crouse of Linden, MI, Barbara Crouse of West Haven (children); Arthur and Donna Crouse of Keene, NH, Karen Crouse, Martin and Wendy Crouse of West Haven, Deron and Julie Crouse of Flowersville, MI and Heather and Dougas Reyes of Sonama, CA (grandchildren); Kerrigan, Conor, Carly and Brett Crosue (great-grandchildren). Interment at All Saints Cemetery, North Haven, is at the convenience of the family.

Irene M. Thomas

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Our Lady of Victory Church for Irene Mary Thomas, 79, of 12A Bayshore Drive, who died Jan. 20. She was the widow of George A. Thomas Sr. Prior to her retirement in 1989, she was a practical nurse for the Parkview Nursing Home.

She is survived by daughters, Sally Hoffman of Snohomish, Wash., and Mary Haraway of Bowie, MD;; sons, George Thomas Jr. of California, Robert Thomas of North Branford and Patrick Thomas of Florida; brothers, Robert Miliano of Stratford and Gerald Miliano of FL; and seven grandchildren. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery. The West Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Jack Bova

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Our Lady of Pompeii Church for Jack Bova, 42, of 200 Oak St., who died Jan. 18. He was the son of Dominick Bova of East Haven and the late Marie Falcigno Bova. He worked in the shipping and receiving department at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

In addition to his daughters, Jacqueline and Phylicia Bova of East Haven; a brother, Salvatore Bova of Wallingford and a sister, Donna M. Korwek of East Haven. He was predeceased by a brother, Dominick Bova. Burial was in All Saints Cemetery. The East Haven Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Judith C.A. Massaro

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. John Vianney Church for Judith C. Amato Massaro, 96, of Kelsey Avenue, who died Jan. 22. She was the widow of Sylvester Massaro.

She leaves a sister, Josephine “Babe” Amato of West Haven. She was predeceased by a sister, Mary D’Avino, and brothers George J. Sr., John and Anthony Amato. Burial was in St. Lawrence Cemetery. The West Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Rose Y. Stammer

Arrangements were entrusted to the Robert E. Shure Funeral Home for Rose Yaffe Stammer of 20 Easy Rudder Lane, who died Jan. 23. She was the wife of Joseph Stammer.

She is survived by sons, Charles Stammer of Massachusetts, and Michael of California; a brother, Sidney Yaffe of West Haven; and four grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

Stella P. Gerencser

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Our Lady of Victory Church for Stella Parzych Gerencser, 85, of 565 Jones Hill Road, who died Jan. 22. She was the wife of Stephen J. Gerencser.

She also leaves a son, Stephen J. Gerencser of Cheshire; a daughter, Valerie A. Domino of Tucson, AZ; a sister, Jane Pazik-Hahn of West Haven; and six grandchildren. She was predeceased by brothers Adam and Wallace Parzych, and a sister, Anne Byers. Burial was in St. Agnes Cemetery. The West Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Jamie A. Russell

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Louis Church for Jamie A. Russell, 29, of 23 Miner Road, who died Jan. 20. He was a son of David G. Russell, Sr. and Carol Russell of West Haven. He worked for the West Haven Housing Authority.

Besides his parents, he leaves brothers David G. Russell Jr. of Brookfield and Shane J. Russell of West Haven; his maternal grandparents, Arnold and Eleanor Earp of West Haven; and his paternal grandmother, Anna Russell of Shelton. He was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, James M. Russell.

Memorial donations may be made to the Jamie A. Russell Scholarship Fund, c/o Bill O’Brien, New Haven Savings Bank, 195 Church St., New Haven 06510. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery. The West Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

George S. Himich

The Pistey Funeral Home of Stratford was in charge of arrangements for George S. Himich, 84, of 225 Benham Hill Road, who died Jan.23 He was the widower of Helen Pulick Himich. He was an Army veteran. He was retired from Remington Arms, where he had been employed for 30 years.

Survivors include sons, Edward and Richard Himich, both of FL; a sister, Elizabeth Himich of West Haven; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Burial with full military honors was in St. Michael Cemetery. 


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