Harriet Millicent Passaro Mariano, 94, of Stamford, passed away peacefully on June 20, 2013 at Stamford Hospital. Harriet was born in Stamford on April 1, 1919 to the late Peter and Katherine McDonnell Passaro.
Harriet lived in Florida for many years, moving in 1976 before returning to Stamford in 1998. Harriet loved her family, especially her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, as well as a lover of dogs, especially Mickey.
Harriet is survived by her three children; Barbara Calyanis of Stamford, Karen Kovacs of Bernardsville, NJ and Michael John Mariano of Stratford, eight grandchildren; Kim Smith, Barb Turner, Laurie Jamieson Calyanis, Georganne Sexton, Alaina Mariano, Marci Miloscio, John Michael Kovacs and Kristen Doherty. Her thirteen great-grand children also survive.
Besides her parents, Harriet is predeceased by her husband Michael John Mariano, two sisters and three brothers.
A Memorial Service will be held at St. Cecilia RC Church, 1184 Newfield Avenue Stamford, CT 06905, on Monday June 24, 2013 at 11:00AM. Interment will be private. The Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Avenue, Stamford, CT is honored to assist the Mariano family with the arrangements.
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