Anastasia H. Cunningham

June 1, 1934March 3, 2019

Norwich-Anastasia Helen Cunningham, of Henry St., passed away March 3, 2019 at her home. She was born June 1, 1934 in Troy New York, the daughter of the late Laurence and Mary (Murray) Vallee. She married the late John F. Cunningham at St. Augustine Church in Troy, New York. He passed away in 2007. Anastasia began her career with AT&T in upstate NY and then transferred to operator services in Norwich CT. She then worked as construction manager and supervisor of operator services. She ran the Hartford/Norwich/New London and Old Saybrook phone center. After her retirement in 1996 , she volunteered at Backus Hospital and then worked as a Bus Driver for the Town of Montville. She was a member of the Teamsters Local #493. Above all, Anastasia loved her family as they were her number one priority. She enjoyed making her family happy. Anastasia is survived by her son Jack Cunningham and wife Cheryl, daughter Mary Berry and husband Dwayne, sister E. Jane Casey and husband George, grandchildren Dwayne Berry Jr. and wife Katie, Derek L. Berry and wife Amanda, Abrielle Cunningham and Avaleigh Cunningham, by 5 great grandchildren and by many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her brothers John, Laurence, Matthew and Robert Valley, and by her sisters Mary Kay Sesselman and Patricia Valley. A Funeral service will be held Friday, March 8, 2019 at the Montville Funeral Home of Church and Allen, 53 Rte 32, Montville at 11 am. A calling hour will be held one hour prior from 10 am until the time of the service. Burial will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery in Montville. To leave a message of condolence for Anastasia’s family, please visit


  • Calling Hours / Visitation Friday, March 8, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, March 8, 2019

Anastasia H. Cunningham

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Liz Stott

March 14, 2019

Jack, Mary & family members;
I am thinking of you at this sad time. Stacy was a special person & a true professional. I enjoyed working at the telephone company under her guidance. May your happy memories replace the sadness you feel at this difficult time.

So sorry for your loss.
Warmth, Liz Stott

Norwich, Ct.

Caren Gahagan

March 11, 2019

I am so sorry for your loss Mary Jack & family Your mom was a great supervisor & I have so many good memories of New London & Norwich phone stores working for her. My heart goes out to you all. Caren

sue nicolosi

March 11, 2019

Deeply Sharing the grief of your loss . Stacy was quite the lady with a soaring spirit. Please know I'm thinking of you ,Mary and Jack with many caring thoughts . Peace be with you at this time of loss. Sue Nicolosi

sean grimsey

March 8, 2019

thinking of you jack and all the good times we had. I'm wishing you and mary and dewayne, dj and Derek the best through this difficult time.