WALLINGFORD - Anna McGuire Owen, 88, of Wallingford, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at Connecticut Hospice in Branford. She was the beloved wife of the late Harold W. Owen.
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Born Oct. 2, 1924, a daughter of the late John and Elizabeth McKiernan McGuire, she had lived in New Haven and North Branford for many years before moving to Wallingford in 1995. She had attended Sacred Heart School in New Haven and graduated from Hillhouse High School in 1942. She also attended Collegiate Prep in New Haven following her graduation from Hillhouse. She became an operator for the telephone company and later a supervisor until 1950, when she began her family. Following the death of her husband, she returned to work at Beaumont Farms, in Wallingford where she made many new friends. She was a parishioner of Most Holy Trinity Church.
Anna is survived by her son, William Owen and his wife, Barbara of Meriden; her daughters, Elizabeth Owen, Marie Krista, and Judy Wiedenmann and her husband, Robert, all of Wallingford; her grandchildren, Peter Owen and his wife, Shelly, of Southington, Chris Owen and his wife, Ashley, of Wallingford, Sara Owen, of Meriden, Theresa Krista, of Cambridge, Mass., Caitlin Krista, of Quincy, Mass., Amy Wiedenmann and Kyle Wiedenmann, both of Wallingford; her great-grandchildren, Nathan and Austin Owen, of Southington, and Logan Owen, of Wallingford; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son-in-law, David Krista; her sisters, Kathleen McGuire and Sr. Helen McGuire; and her brothers, John McGuire and Dennis McGuire.
Her family will receive relatives and friends in The Wallingford Funeral Home, 809 N. Main St. Ext., Wallingford, on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 6 until 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Monday at 9 a.m. from the funeral home when the funeral cortege will proceed to Most Holy Trinity Church where a Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Interment will be in All Saints Cemetery in North Haven. Gifts in her memory may be sent to The Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405.
Wallingford Funeral Home
809 North Main Street Ext. Wallingford, CT 06492
Published in The Record-Journal on Jan. 26, 2013