Mark Ronan

Mark Joseph Ronan, 55, passed away at his home peacefully with his family by his side on Saturday, November 11th after a courageous battle.
Mark was born on May 4, 1962 in Queens, NY. He is the son of Joseph Francis Ronan, Ann Dixon Ronan and Jeanne Gaffney Ronan.
Mark graduated from Horace Greeley High School in Millwood, NY. There he made lasting friendships as a member of the Quaker football and baseball teams.
Mark is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University in Olean, NY. Many memories and friendships were made at the Skeller where he was a bouncer and later the student manager. After graduation, he moved to New York and began a decades long career with American Express GBT. He met and married Maureen Palmer of Rochester, NY. They made a home in Stamford, CT.
Above all things, he devoted his life to his loved ones. He dedicated his time to North Stamford Little League, the Stamford Youth Foundation, and Westhill’s Touchdown and Crease Club. He was an active parishioner at St. Cecilia’s Church and involved with the local Cub Scout Pack 11.
Mark is survived by his devoted wife Maureen Palmer Ronan of 25 years, their cherished children Seamus Joseph Ronan of Harlem, NY, Brendan Patrick Ronan of Stamford, and Maeve Katherine Ronan of Stamford and his mother Jeanne Gaffney Ronan of Somers, NY. He is also survived by his siblings Monica Mary Ronan of Somers, NY, Maura Ronan Olson of Briarcliff, NY, her husband Larry and their children Annie, Peter and Katie. Many Aunts, Cousins, Brothers and Sisters in-law, as well as nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his loyal dog Bonnie.
He was predeceased by his father Joseph Francis Ronan and his mother Ann Dixon Ronan.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, November 16th at 11:00AM at Church of St. Cecilia, 1184 Newfield Ave., Stamford, CT, with the Rev. David J. Riley officiating. Family and friends may call at the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Ave., Stamford, CT, on Wednesday, November 15th from 3:00PM to 9:00PM. A private burial will be held at St. John’s Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens, NY.
The Ronan family is so thankful for their supportive friends in the Stamford community who participated in the Be the Match Donor Drive and made Mark a beneficiary of the Allyson Rioux Memorial Foundation.
Throughout his journey, Mark and his family were constantly cared for by his incredible medical team at Stamford Hospital and the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mark’s memory to support Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center at Checks, made payable to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, should be mailed to: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Attn: Emily Carter, 885 Second Ave, 7th Fl., New York, NY 10017. Please indicate online or on the check that the gift is in memory of Mark Ronan.

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Lucy Tarantino

Lucy R. Tarantino, 95, a lifelong resident of Stamford passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at her home, on Sunday November 5, 2017. Lucy was born on May 1, 1922 in Franklin, Ma., daughter of the late Nicola and Ermina Giaggi DiBlasio.
Lucy was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She adored her family and was happiest when she was with her grandchildren teaching them everything from how to color to play card games. She loved watching her grandchildren participate in sporting events no matter what weather conditions prevailed. She so enjoyed her Monday Night Bingo Games and was a devoted UCONN Girls Basketball Huskie fan. She loved her trips to the casino and enjoyed her cruise trips around the Caribbean over the years.
Lucy is survived by her two sons, Anthony Tarantino Jr., and his wife Mattia, Nicholas Tarantino and his wife Wendy, all of Darien; five cherished grandchildren Nicole, Nicholas and his wife Erica, Anthony, Michael and Cristina as well as two great grandchildren, Nicholas III and Colton. She is also survived by a sister Olivia “Eva” Gagliardi of Stamford. Besides her parents Lucy is predeceased by her beloved husband of 63 years, Tony F. “Boots” Tarantino; her sisters, Helen Sabato and Lorraine Arcaro, and brothers Henry, Albert, Adam, and Dominick DiBlasio.
A Funeral procession will be leaving the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Ave., Stamford, CT on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 10:00AM and process to Sacred Heart RC Church, 37 Schuyler Ave., Stamford, CT for a Mass of Christian Burial to be Celebrated at 10:30AM Entombment will follow at St. Mary RC Mausoleum Greenwich, CT. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 from 4:00PM to 8:00PM.
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Carol Haughey

Carol Louise Haughey passed away from this life on November 4, 2017. One of four children, Carol was born on January 25, 1923 to the late Elizabeth Germer and Cornelius Haughey. She was predeceased by her siblings: Elizabeth Hill, Susan Prior and Cornelius Haughey.
At a time when more women were staying at home, Carol began her career as a switchboard operator for Southern New England Telephone Co. Ultimately; she found her home there, retiring as a supervisor after 50 yrs. of dedicated service. She was honored for saving a suicidal woman for talking to her long enough for help to arrive. Carol was a gifted and avid gardener, talented baker and skilled seamstress. After retirement she regularly volunteered at the American Cancer Society and a soup kitchen as well as the many on-going thoughtful and generous gestures she expressed year-round to her many nieces, nephews and their families. Carol was a devoted parishioner at St. Clement for 40+ years and donated many creative, handmade crafts for countless fairs and events. Carol loved nature and animals and for years supported many related causes.
Carol is survived by her nieces Nancy Prior, Carolyn Prior and Marie Walter, her nephews Bob Prior, Phil Prior, James Hill, Neil Haughey and Richard Haughey. She was predeceased by her niece Elizabeth Lotz.
Carol will be deeply missed by all; however, we take comfort in knowing she is where she has long wanted to be, with her family in heaven.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, November 8,2017 at St. Clements RC Church, 535 Fairfield Ave., Stamford, at 10:00AM, interment will follow at St. John’s RC Cemetery, Darien, CT. There will be no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to the American Cancer Society.
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Theresa Carlucci

Theresa A. Carlucci ,87, of Stamford, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Monday, October 30, 2017 at Stamford Hospital. She was born in Stamford on November 23, 1929 to the late Anthony Rich, Sr. and Concetta Candelmo Rich.
Theresa was employed at Clairol from 1963-1970 and worked at GTE until her retirement in 1988. Theresa loved being around her family for the holidays. She was famous for her cooking and more importantly, her “Nana Banana” brownies.

She is survived by her loving sons, Peter Carlucci of CA, Dominick Carlucci and his wife Theresa of West Haven, CT and Thomas Carlucci and his wife Michele of Stamford, as well as her eight grandchildren, Peter, Nicole, Jessica, Sara, Kristen, Jaimee, Tommy and Nicholas and nine great grandchildren. Also surviving are her sisters, Gloria Lanzaro and Nancy Costanzo, her brothers, Joseph and William Rich and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Besides her parents, Theresa was predeceased by her husband, Peter Carlucci, a daughter Suzanne Rocca, sisters, Marie ”Dolly” Sarni, Jeanne Zurzola, Eileen Scarella and brothers, Alfonse, Anthony and Albert Rich and daughter in law Jane Carlucci.
A funeral procession will be leaving the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Avenue, Stamford on Monday, November 6, 2017 at 10:00 AM for a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:30 AM at St. Maurice RC Church, 358 Glenbrook Road, Stamford. Interment will follow at St. John’s RC Cemetery, Darien. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 2:00-6:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Theresa’s memory to” Connor’s Cure” Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation, One Children’s Hospital Drive, Central Plant, Floor 3, Pittsburgh, PA 15224 or to Autism Speaks, 1 East 33rd Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016
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