Obituary: Phyllis T. (Conforti) (Grego) Rahn

Phyllis T. (Conforti) (Grego) Rahn

NAUGATUCK — Phyllis T. (Conforti) (Grego) Rahn, 95, the widow of Michael Grego and Frederick Rahn, died peacefully on Nov. 12, 2018, at Saint Mary’s Hospital.

Phyllis was born on Jan. 24, 1923 in Waterbury, a daughter of the late Michael and Benedetta (Ferrara) Conforti, and had lived most of her life in Naugatuck. Phyllis formerly worked at Peter Paul and also as a senior companion for N.O.W. Inc.

Phyllis was a former member of the Cristoforo Colombo Ladies Auxiliary and was a communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Church. She was an active member of the St. Vincent Ferrer Church Prayer Group, where on Tuesdays she sang the Divine Mercy.

Although Phyllis was of small stature, her heart and compassion for others was as big as they come. She was always the life of every party and a loving mother and grandmother to all who knew her.

Phyllis is survived by her daughters, Diane Grego and Joyce Grego Batliwala; her son, Wayne Rahn; her grandchildren, Casey Rahn and Summer Sturgill (Ben); her daughter-in-law, Delia Liuzza; several nieces and nephews; and her beloved cat, Holly.

In addition to her parents and her husbands, Phyllis was predeceased by her sons, Thomas Rahn, Fred Rahn and John Rahn; and her brothers and sisters, Al Conforti, Josephine Napolitano, Rose Gervase and Anthony Conforti.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, Nov. 16 at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent Ferrer Church, 1006 New Haven Road, Naugatuck. Everyone attending is asked to please meet at church. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery. Calling hours are Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck.

In lieu of flowers and to honor Phyllis’s memory, contributions may be made to St. Vincent Ferrer Church, 1006 New Haven Road, Naugatuck, CT 06770.

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