Dudding, Jo-Ann M.
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Jo-Ann Mignone Dudding, 71 of Milford, loving wife of Joseph Dudding, passed away peacefully on Saturday July 19, 2014, at Yale New Haven Hospital. Jo-Ann was born in New Haven on March 6, 1943, daughter of the late Joseph and Jean (Alfano) Mignone. She graduated in 1962 from St Mary's High School, New Haven. Jo-Ann retired, after 20 years at the VA Hospital, West Haven, with her last position as Program Assistant in the National Center for PTSD. She taught Cut and Pierce Lamp Shade making and basket making at Milford Adult Education. She is a breast cancer survivor of 17 years and volunteered at Milford Hospital, the Beth El Shelter and knitted "Chemo Caps for Kids". She was a kind and loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to all. She most enjoyed spending time with her family, celebrating holidays at her home and family vacations. She also enjoyed gardening and swimming. She loved animals and would adopt many strays.
In addition to her husband Joseph of 44 years Jo-Ann is survived by her children Randall Dudding and his wife Stephanie of Milford, Ronald Dudding of New York and Danielle Dudding of Milford., beloved grandchildren Brianna and Hailey Dudding. She also leaves a sister, Elene Hanahan and her husband Douglas, sister- in- law Judi McFarren and husband Vern, nephews Rick McFarren and his wife Lori, Mike McFarren and her niece Debbie Flamini and her husband Ralph. As well as two great nephews and a great niece.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Saint Mary Church, 70 Gulf Street, Milford CT, 06460 (MEET DIRECTLY AT CHURCH). Burial will follow at Saint Lawrence Cemetery, West Haven. Friends and family may call on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, from 4-8 p.m. at the Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad Street, Milford CT 06460. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Jo-Ann's name to Aortic Institute at Yale, P.O. Box 208039, New Haven, CT 06520. To leave online condolences please visit our website at www.codywhitefuneralservice.com
Cody-White Funeral Home
107 Broad Street Milford, CT 06460
Published in Connecticut Post on July 27, 2014