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Swan Funeral Home

1224 Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT

OBITUARY

Mary Ronzo

April 27, 1924February 23, 2017

Mary (Tonon) Ronzo, age 92, of Southington, and formerly of Old Saybrook, passed away on February 23, 2017 at Connecticut Hospice, Branford, with family by her side. Mary was born on April 27, 1924 to the late Augusta (Fiorot) and John Tonon. She was predeceased by her husband Anthony J. Ronzo and eight brothers and sisters.

Mary began her career as a cashier at the Connecticut Light & Power Company in 1961. She held sales and secretarial posts of increasing responsibility, transferring to Northeast Utilities Berlin general offices in 1976 as secretary to the director of System Communications and ended her career at the Connecticut Yankee Nuclear Power Station as office supervisor. Mary was an active member of the Estuary Council of Old Saybrook until she moved to Southington in 2013.

Mary is survived by her two daughters, Dineen Garon and Marybeth Moleski, as well as a special son-in-law, Joseph Garon, four grandchildren, Jill Harvey and her husband, George, Michael Garon and his wife, Jennifer, Caitlin Moleski, and Alyssa Meehan and her husband, Donald. She is also survived by two great-granddaughters, Jane and Everly and many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday March 2nd at 10am in St. John Church, Old Saybrook. Burial will be private. Memorial donations may be made in her memory to Connecticut Hospice, Branford, Connecticut. To sign the online guest book visit www.swanfuneralhomeoldsaybrook.com

Services

  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, March 2, 2017

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Charlotte C. Pittman

March 12, 2017

Dear Dineen & Marybeth,
So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. She was a wonderful person and neighbor on Prospect Street. We lived directly next door to you. Do you remember the Choquette's. I also remember babysitting for you many years ago. Those were great times and your Dad, Tony, was so good to our family. My sincere condolences to your families. Love, Charlotte Choquette Pittman

Diane Jordan

March 8, 2017

Dear Marybeth & Dineen,

I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. It was a pleasure seeing and talking to Mary while I worked at The Orchards.

Sincerely,
Diane Jordan

Mary Lou Riedel

March 5, 2017

Your in my thoughts and prayers

Nikki Pasquale

February 28, 2017

To The Family,
Sending lots of love to you all. Mary was a great friend to my grandmother Ginger. As well as wonderful Neighbor. I'm sorry for your loss!

Susan Lavoie

February 27, 2017

To the family

I was sorry to hear of Mary's passing. We worked together at Conn Yankee. She sounds like she had a long rewarding life here and I'm sure she is smiling down on us all. God bless you all.

February 27, 2017

So sorry Dineen. You will always keep fond memories in your heart. Margot and John

carrie tonon

February 27, 2017

Dineen and Marybeth, our prayers and thoughts are with you in this very sad time. 2017 has not been very good for our families. God Bless us all to get thru.
live on with all the good memories.

Peggy Tonon

February 26, 2017

Dineen, Marybeth and all - Your mom was simply amazing. One story I remember about her was told to me by my dad. He and Uncle Jackie, when they were boys, were supposed to be watching the goats. They weren't and the goats got to a berry bush of some sort and got drunk. When Nonna found out she chased the two boys and they hid under a bed where she couldn't reach them laughing their heads off. Nonna told Auntie Mary, "Maria, go get me the broom". She did as she was told and then Nonna was able to get at Jackie and Johnny with the broom. She then turned and swatted Auntie Mary. Auntie Mary said to Nonna, "What did I do?" Nonna said, "Don't you ever turn on your brothers." I love that story. Your mom was elegance personified. Even though I've been too far away to visit very often, I will miss her.

John Ferguson

February 25, 2017

My sincere condolences to Mary's family. It was a pleasure to work with Mary and I have many fond memories of her.

John Ferguson CY

Maureen Hallberg

February 25, 2017

Dineen, Marybeth and families,
I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. I had the pleasure of working for your Mom at Connecticut Yankee and she was truly an exceptional lady. I learned so much from her on a professional and personal level as well. I will always remember your mom and keep all the wonderful memories with me.
My thoughts and prayers to all of you!
Love
Maureen 'Mo' Shields Hallberg

FROM THE FAMILY