Mildred Rose (Banks) Choyce, 82, passed away at Norwalk Hospital on August 2, 2012. She was the widow of John D. (Jack) Choyce, who passed away in November of 2002. They were married for 52-1/2 years. Born in Bridgeport, CT on September 26, 1929, she was the daughter of the late William and Mildred Morrissey Banks.
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A graduate of Norwalk High School class of 1947, she was a founding member of St. Philip Church and past president of St. Philip Women's Society. She also served on the parish counsel five times and was an active member of St. Philip Senior Group. She was also a member and volunteer at the Norwalk Senior Center where she was volunteer of the year in 1994. She and her late husband were members and volunteers of the Norwalk/Wilton AARP #3929 where they both were volunteer of the year in 1997.
She is survived by her sons J. David Choyce and wife Brenda of Norwalk, Michael Choyce and wife Cindy of Bethel and her daughter Nancy LaRosa of Norwalk. She is also survived by seven grandchildren Kirstyn NcNamara, Nicole and Meghan LaRosa, Christopher Choyce, Lauralee Moreo, Melissa and Matthew Choyce, and two great-grandchildren Evelyn Rose and Willem Moreo.
Calling hours will be on Sunday, August 5th from 3:00-6:00 PM at Norwalk's Hoyt-Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 5 East Wall Street. A mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Philip Church in Norwalk on Monday, August 6th at 11:00 AM. Interment will follow at St. John Cemetery, Richards Avenue, Norwalk.
The family requests donations to St. Philip Church, 1 Fr. Conlon Place, Norwalk, CT 06851.
Please visit www.norwalkfh.com to send the Choyce family a virtual condolence.
Published in The Hour on August 4, 2012