Eileen B. Pomponi, 84, of Darien and formerly of Stamford, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, August 26, 2021 at Atria of Darien. She was born in Stamford on June 9, 1937 to the late Gerald and Margaret Bonner Burke.
Eileen grew up on the eastside of Stamford and attended Stamford schools graduating from Stamford High School class of 1955. Eileen married Anthony (Tony) Pomponi in June of 1959 and enjoyed fifty seven loving years of marriage before Tony’s passing in 2016.
Eileen was an active member of the Saint Maurice’s women’s guild in the late sixties and throughout the 1970’s.
Eileen worked for many years for Orthopedic Associates in Stamford and then moving to Darien in the early eighties worked for Internal Medicine of Darien.
Eileen’s home was always open to her children’s many friends as well as her nieces and nephews with many fond memories of holiday parties and weekend celebrations.
Eileen is survived by her son, Stephen G. Pomponi and his wife Amy of Weston, and their children, Clair Clements, her husband Tom and her great grandson Leo, Grace and Claudia Pomponi, daughter, Susan Schwarz and her husband David of FL, and their children, Matthew and Caroline Schwarz, son, Jeffrey Pomponi and his wife Bonnie of Norwalk, and their sons, Max and Jake Pomponi and son, Christopher Pomponi of Darien. Also surviving is her sister, Marilyn Wajert and her husband Richard of Bethel, sister-in-law, Joan McGee of Rowayton, sister in law, Janet Burke of FL, sister in law, Alma Pomponi of Bedford, MA, and many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may call at the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Avenue, Stamford on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 from 4:00-7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 10:30 AM at St. Thomas More RC Church, 374 Middlesex Road, Darien. Interment will follow at Queen of Peace Cemetery, Rockrimmon Road, Stamford.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Eileen’s memory to Bennett Cancer Center, 3 Hospital Plaza, Stamford, CT 06904
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