NORTH HAVEN - Phyllis L. Pugliese, 89, of North Haven, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 at St. Raphael's Campus of Yale-New Haven Hospital. Wife of the late Salvatore J Pugliese.
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Born in Ware, Mass., on Feb. 14, 1924, daughter of the late Lloyd "Bud" and Alice "Mother Al" Metcalf Bombriant. She was a nurse at the Tahlihina Indian Hospital in Muskogee, Okla., one of the first Police women in North Haven, owned Hill Top Nursery School in North Haven and later owned Needlecraft Boutique.
She was the mother of John "Woody" Whalen, Kathleen (Bob) Whalen Mickolyzck and the late Lloyd "Chipper" Whalen; grandmother of Joseph, Rebecca (Alan), Daniel, William, Thomas, Chip and Crystal; great-grandmother of Luke, Levi, Makenzie and Hunter; sister of Shirley Alderman, Betty Walsh, Sally Mackenzie and James Bombriant.
Funeral services will be conducted in the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Ave., Monday at 9 a.m. with the Rev. Scott Morrow officiating. Interment will follow in the State Veteran's Cemetery, Middletown. Family and friends may call from 8 a.m. until time of service. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the North Haven Congregational Church, 28 Church St., North Haven, CT 06473.
North Haven Funeral Home, Inc.
36 Washington Avenue
North Haven, CT 06473-2309
Published in The Record-Journal on Oct. 6, 2013