Tirreno, Mary B.
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Mary Bacik Tirreno, age 92, of Greens Farms, the loving wife of the late C. Lawrence Tirreno, passed away peacefully in her home with her family by her side on Sunday, June 15, 2014. Born in Sedlice, Czechoslovakia to the late James and Mary Bacik, Mrs. Tirreno came to the United States at age 8. She grew up in Bridgeport and was a graduate of Harding High School. During World War II, Mrs. Tirreno worked at Chance Vought in Bridgeport building Corsair fighter planes.
After marrying her husband in 1943, together they built an auto dealership which became Honda Automobiles of Westport which they operated for over fifty years.
Mrs. Tirreno was a gentle, loving and generous person to her family, friends and many organizations in the local community. She was a true lady. She was well loved by her family and all who knew her. Mrs. Tirreno was a member of St. Luke Church in Westport for over forty-nine years.
She is survived by her two loving sons, Robert and Lawrence and his wife, Mary, both of Westport; his five devoted grandchildren, Sarah Weiss and her husband Steve of Fairfield, Daniel Tirreno and his wife Kristen of San Francisco, CA and Jakub, Paulina and Charles Tirreno of Westport; her three brothers and their wives, Thomas and Karen Bacik of Stratford, James and Jeannette Bacik of Huntington, Donald and Connie Bacik of Waterbury and her sister, Jean Casey of Bridgeport; her three cherished great grandchildren, Ella and Dylan Weiss and Alexander Tirreno and many loving nieces and nephews.
Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. directly at St. Luke Church in Westport. Interment to follow in Assumption Cemetery, Greens Farms. There are no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Jimmy Bacik-Galpin Fund, 75 Beth Drive, Stratford, CT 06614. Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home, 50 Reef Road in Fairfield is in charge of the arrangements. To send an online condolence, please visit www.shaughnesseybanks.com
Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home & Cremation Services - Fairfield
50 Reef Road Fairfield, CT 06430
Published in Westport News from June 17 to June 20, 2014