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Virginia Rose Spinelli

Virginia Rose Spinelli, age 97, wife of the late Michael J. Spinelli and lifelong Ansonia resident, entered into eternal rest April 3 at Bishop Wicke Health Center in Shelton. She was born on Christmas Day in 1916 to the late Louis & Philomenia “Fannie” Ezzo Eletto and was a parishioner of Holy Rosary Church in Ansonia. She leaves to cherish her memory her daughter Ann (John) McCall of Ansonia, 2 sons, Carl (Jeanette) Spinelli of Laurel, Delaware & Michael Spinelli of Ansonia, sister Babe LaPaglia of Ansonia and 9 grandchildren & 13 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by 1 brother & 4 sisters. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 8 at 10:00a.m. at Holy Rosary Church in Ansonia. Family and friends will gather at 9:00 a.m. at The Jenkins King & Malerba Funeral Home, 12 Franklin St. Ansonia, before the funeral leaves for church. Burial will follow in Mt. St. Peter Cemetery in Derby. Friends may call Monday evening at the funeral home 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The family would like to thank all the staff at Bishop Wicke Health Center, of 580 Long Hill Avenue, Shelton, CT., for the loving care given to Virginia. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be given to Bishop Wicke Recreation Dept.

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Edith Pitt Stahl

Edith Pitt Stahl passed away peacefully February 21,2014, surrounded by family and friends. Born in Ansonia Connecticut, January 5, 1917, daughter of Thomas and Viola Pitt, predeceased by her husband Arthur L Stahl, son Alan T Stahl, and Grandson Nathaniel Stahl brother Thomas Pitt and sisters Marjorie Sleeves and Hilda Iles,. She leaves her son Craig A Stahl, his wife Elizabeth, Grandsons Joshua I Stahl, Christian A Stahl and, granddaughter Carrie Foster, her husband John and great grandsons, Cage and Ashur Foster. Step Grandchildren, Jennifer Snow and Brendan Snow. Former daughter-in-laws Gretchen C Stahl and Cheri L Stahl. Edith graduated from Ansonia High School, Class of 1934, Arcadia University formally Beaver College, Class of 1938. She was the dietitian at Griffin Hospital during and after WWII and office manager for Stahls' Automobile dealership in Derby for until retirement. Devoted member of the Orange Congregational Church since 1955 when she moved to Orange from Ansonia with her family. Edith was a proud lifelong member of the Order of Odd Fellows and Rebecca Lodges. A memorial service to be held at the Orange Congregational Church on Saturday March 1, 2014 at 11:OOAM. There will be no calling hours; burial will be private at the convenience of the family. The Jenkins King & Malerba Funeral Home, 12 Franklin St. Ansonia, is entrusted with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, her family requests that charitable donations can be made through the Funeral Director, in Edith's name to the Orange Congregational Church Endowment Fund, Griffin Hospital Development Fund or the Veterans Organization of your choice.

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Roosevelt Smith

Roosevelt Smith, a 70 year old Ansonia resident and husband of Martha Smith, passed away Jan. 18, 2014. He was born April 26, 1943 in Darlington, S.C., and worked as a machine operator for Latex Foam Co. In addition to Martha, he leaves his daughter Sabrina Smith of Ansonia, 2 sons, Roosevelt Smith Jr. of Ansonia & Clayton Benjamin of New Haven, his sister Mary Thompson of Anderson, S.C. and 1 grandson & 1 granddaughter. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, Jan. 24 at 11:00 a.m. from The Jenkins King & Malerba Funeral Home, 12 Franklin St. Ansonia. (www.jenkinskingfh.com) Burial will be private. Friends may call on Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. before the service. Donations may be made to The American Cancer Society.

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Vera Sokolowski

Vera Sokolowski , an 88 year old Derby resident formerly of Ansonia and wife of the late Eugene Sokolowski, entered into eternal rest, at home surrounded by her loving family on September 13. She was born on August 31, 1925 in Ansonia. She was the daughter of the late Timpko Chirkot and Effie Horbal Chirkot. She was a graduate of Ansonia High School, Class of 1943 and Bellevue Hospital School of Nursing in N.Y with a diploma from NYU, class of 1946. She worked as a Registered Nurse for Griffin Hospital in Derby as well as serving as assistant director of nurses at Hewitt Health Center in Shelton. Vera retired in 1984 to care for her grandchildren. She was a parishioner of St. Joseph's Church in Ansonia and was a former member of St. Peter & St. Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church in Ansonia. She is survived by her son, Robert Sokolowski of North Carolina and daughter, Mary Ellen lannucci (Bruce) of Derby, with whom she resided. She also leaves four grandchildren: Melissa(Dustin) Griffin of South Carolina, Mary Allison (Luis) Barrios of Derby, Scott (Caitlin) Iannucci of Ansonia, and Kristen Iannucci of Derby as well as six great grandchildren. She also leaves several nieces and nephews. Vera loved spending time with her family, the joy of her life. The family would also like to thank her aide Yocasta for her care and compassion, enabling Vera to remain at home during her long illness. She was predeceased by two sisters, Marie Balco and Louise Mica as well as a nephew, Ronald Mica. Friends may call on Monday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Jenkins King & Malerba Funeral Home, 12 Franklin St. Ansonia. (www.jenkinskingfh.com) A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Joseph's Church in Ansonia. Burial will follow in St. Peter & St. Paul Cemetery in Derby. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Joseph's Church in Ansonia.

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Douglas Stowell Jr.

Douglas Stowell Jr., a 44 year old Oxford resident ,passed away surrounded by his family after a short illness May 24. He was born April 15, 1969 in Bridgeport, son of the Douglas Stowell Sr. & Judith Barlow of Oxford. He graduated from Central High School in Bridgeport and worked as a landscaper for Park City Cemetery. He loved Harley Davidsons, fishing, going to the casino and following The N.Y. Yankees & Giants. In addition to his father, he was predeceased by his sister April Stowell. In addition to his mother Judith, he is survived by his brother Leonard Stowell of Bridgeport, his sister Elizabeth Seno & her fiancé Anton Ciotta of North Haven, his step brother William Barlow of Waterbury, step sister Larissa Nichols of Oxford, very special friend Karen Lafarier & nieces Katie Stowell, Tiffany Gibson & Shea Nichols & nephews, Edward Gibson, Leonard Stowell Jr. & Loudon Nichols. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday May 29th at 11:00 a.m. from The Jenkins King & Malerba Funeral Home, 12 Franklin St. Ansonia, CT. (www.jenkinskingfh.com) Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Trumbull. Friends may call on Tuesday, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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Edward Maum Sheehy

~Edward Maum Sheehy, first selectman of Woodbridge, attorney & loving husband to Eleanor Sanders Sheehy of Woodbridge, entered into eternal rest April 22. He was born April 1, 1940 in New Haven, son of the late Michael & Lorretta O’Neil Sheehy. He was a graduate of the Assumption School in Ansonia, the Fairfield Preparatory School, Yale University, and the University of Connecticut School of Law, and practiced in the law firm of McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter in Southport. He was first elected to the Woodbridge board of selectmen in 1979, and during his tenure served in many capacities. He served 3 terms as first selectman and was running for his fourth term. He served as the editor in chief of the Connecticut Law Review and past president of the Connecticut Bar Association, the Greater Bridgeport Bar Association, and the University of Connecticut Law School Alumni Association. He was also a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and an advocate of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He was a life fellow both of the American Bar Association and the Connecticut Bar Association. He was appointed by Chief Justice of Connecticut Supreme Court as a member of Civil Commission, Recipient of Career Service Award, Greater Bridgeport Bar Association, Recipient of Connecticut Bar Association John Eldridge Shields Distinguished Professional Service Award, and recipient of Connecticut Defense Lawyers Award for Outstanding and Distinguished Service to the Defense Bar. In addition to his wife, he leaves to cherish his memory his daughter Mary Rose Sheehy of Woodbridge, three sons, Michael Sanders Sheehy & his wife Lindsay of Wilton, Patrick Goode Sheehy of Woodbridge & John O’Neil Sheehy of West Hartford, two grandchildren Hannah Sheehy & Rory Sheehy of Wilton and several cousins, nieces & nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday April 27 at 10:00 a.m.with friends asked to go directly to Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 81 Center Road (Rte. 114) in Woodbridge. Burial will follow in Milfordside Cemetery in Woodbridge. Friends may call on Friday, from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Our Lady of the Assumption Church of Woodbridge. The Jenkins King & Malerba Funeral Home, 12 Franklin St. Ansonia, (www.jenkinskingfh.com) is entrusted with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to his church, Our Lady of the Assumption, or to the University of Connecticut Law School Foundation.

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Evelyn J. Scheeler

Evelyn J. Scheeler, age 79, wife of Elwood Scheeler and resident of Ansonia entered into eternal rest on Jan. 7, 2013. She was born March 16, 1933 in Ansonia, daughter of the late Ralph & Ellen Carlson Tingley Sr. Evelyn worked as a bookkeeper for the former Palmer Bros. Co. as well as the former Androphy Co., both of Ansonia, and was a member of The First Congregational Church of Ansonia. In addition to her husband she leaves her brother Donald Tingley of Ansonia and nephew Ralph “Ray” Tingley & his wife Arden of Ansonia & Niece Betty Geloso & her husband Paul of Seymour. She was predeceased by her brother Ralph Tingley Jr. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at The Jenkins King & Malerba Funeral Home, 12 Franklin St. Ansonia, CT. (www.jenkinskingfh.com) Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery in Ansonia. Friends may call on Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to The Arthritis Foundation through the funeral home.

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Lillian R. Stokes

Lillian R. Stokes, wife of William J. “Bill” Stokes and Ansonia resident, entered into eternal rest Nov. 12, 2012. She was born in Ansonia, daughter of the late Anthony & Barbara Baranauskas. In addition to her husband she leaves to cherish her memory her children Richard Stokes & wife Ellen, & Thomas Stokes & wife Sue, all of CT., and daughter Lynne McGlaun & husband George of Georgia. She is also survived by her grandson Michael Stokes & several nieces & nephews. Lillian was predeceased by her sister Sophie Clayton & brother Anthony Baranauskas Jr. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. from St. Anthony’s Church in Ansonia. Friends may call on Friday, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at The Jenkins King & Malerba funeral Home, 12 Franklin St. Ansonia. (www.jenkinskingfh.com) Friends who wish may make donations in her memory to The CT Humane Society, 701 Russell Rd., Newington, CT 06111. (www.cthumane.org)

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Frank S. Soter

Frank S. Soter, a 92 year old resident of Ansonia and lifelong Valley resident, entered into eternal rest October 30, 2012. He was born October 10, 1920 in New Rochelle, N.Y., son of the late Ernest & Mary Casale Soter and worked as a Sales Representative for Gulf Oil Co. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II .Frank was a faithful parishioner of The Church of the Assumption in Ansonia and was a member and past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus Ansonia Council. Frank was also a past District Deputy & Honorary Life Member of The Lodge of Elks in Derby. He leaves two cousins, Roberta Astarita of Fairfield & Robert Casale of N.Y. Funeral services will begin on Friday Nov. 2 at The Jenkins King & Malerba Funeral Home, 12 Franklin St. Ansonia at 8:00 a.m., with the Derby Lodge of Elks providing the Elks funeral ritual at 8:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. at The Church of the Assumption in Ansonia. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery in Ansonia.

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Catherine Whalen Sullivan

Catherine Whalen Sullivan, 87, Wife of the late William H. Sullivan, and longtime Ansonia resident, passed away May 28, 2012. She was born April 3, 1925, daughter of the late Aloysius P. & Catherine Hennessy Whalen. She was a parishioner of The Church of The Assumption in Ansonia. She retired from The Ansonia School System as a school secretary. She is survived by two daughters Nancy Pereiras of Ansonia, Kathleen Coogan (Stephen) of Tualatin, Oregon and one son William G. Sullivan (Lynne Tracey) of New Jersey. She also leaves four grandchildren , Miranda and Matthew Pereiras and Liam & Christian Coogan, close friend Lucille Roche and many nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings, John Whalen, Anne Reinhold and Marian Glaub and her son in law William Pereiras. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. at The Church of the Assumption, 61 North Cliff St. Ansonia. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery. The Jenkins King & Malerba Funeral Home, 12 Franklin St. Ansonia is entrusted with arrangements. (jenkinskingfh.com) In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to The Assumption School.

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