Irene (Daglio) Ranney(1922 - 2014)

Irene (Daglio) Ranney of Windsor Locks entered eternal rest on Thursday, May 22, 2014.

Born Feb. 11, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Carlos and Concetta (Benazzi) Daglio. She was born and lived in Windsor Locks most of her life, living briefly in Enfield and East Windsor with family. Irene graduated as valedictorian from Windsor Locks High School in 1939, and was employed by ABB Combustion Engineering in Windsor until her retirement in 1985. Irene was a communicant of St. Robert Church in Windsor Locks and was a CCD teacher for many years.

Irene was predeceased by her husband, William, in 2004. She is survived by her daughters, Andrea McKinstry of East Windsor and Carla Cooper of Agawam, Mass., and her son, William Jr. of Enfield, and their spouses; grandchildren Theresa, Christopher, Amanda, Kerry, Alyssa, Eddy, Jason, Ryan, Zachary, and Kristen. She is also survived by nine great-grandchildren, Hannah, Steven, Adia, Jacob, Autumn, Natalie, Josephine, Annabella, and Preston. In addition, she is survived by her brother, Francis Daglio and his wife, Phyllis; and her sister-in-law, Karen Ranney. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her sister, Dorothy Daglio; and brother-in-law, Donald Ranney.

Irene wanted to thank her granddaughter and daytime caregiver, Amanda, for her two years of help. Andrea and Jerry would like to thank their "extended family" at Bickford Health Care Center for their gentle and compassionate care as well as their friendship and support and Beacon Hospice for their kindness.

Funeral services will be private and there are no calling hours.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Agnes Home, 104 Mayflower Street, West Hartford, CT 06110, or the Lupus Foundation, CT Chapter, 270 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06032.

Windsor Locks Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mom was a wonderful, caring person and we were blessed to be a part of her life.

For online expressions of sympathy or directions please visit

Funeral Home

Windsor Locks Funeral Home
441 Spring Street Windsor Locks, CT 06096
(860) 623-3498

Published in Journal Inquirer from May 24 to May 28, 2014