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Mary F. Okolo


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Mary F. Okolo Obituary


Mary F. Okolo, of Ellington, beloved wife of Thaddeus J. Okolo, Sr., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 11, 1924 in Quincy, MA, daughter of the late Michael and Lucy (Daisley) Foley. She was one of the founding members, along with her husband, of St. Luke's Church in Ellington. An avid reader, Mary served as a Director on the Ellington Library Board for 24 years.She was active in other community organizations and activities, including the Rockville Hospital Auxiliary. Besides her husband Thaddeus, she is survived by her children Cindy Okolo of MI, Judy Nasman and her husband Ron of CO, Thaddeus Okolo, Jr. and his wife Mary of Orange, Ellie Duell and her husband Scott of Tolland, and Robin Lampron and her husband John of Thomaston. She also leaves behind her brother Edward Foley and 11 grandchildren Maria, Robert, Eric, Scott, Stephanie, David, Jacob, Jennifer, Benjamin, Andrew, and Jonathan. Relatives and friends may join the family on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at the Burke-Fortin Funeral Home, 76 Prospect Street, Rockville, CT 06066 from 5-7 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will held on Friday, July 18, 2014 at 10:30 am at St. Luke's Church, Ellington. Burial will follow at Ellington Center Cemetery, Ellington. Donations in Mary's memory may be made to St. Luke's Church, 141 Maple Street, Ellington, CT, 06029, or to a . For online condolences, please visit www.pietrasfuneralhome.com


Published in The Hartford Courant on July 16, 2014
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