Obituary: Bernadette M. Garrity

Bernadette M. Garrity
Bernadette M. Garrity

PROSPECT — Mrs. Bernadette M. Garrity, 82, of Prospect, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at Waterbury Hospital. She was the wife for 36 years of the late John J. Garrity.

Mrs. Garrity was born Dec. 31, 1933 in Naugatuck, a daughter of the late George and Mary (Mihalcik) Poulin. She was retired as the office manager for John J. Garrity, C.P.A. in Prospect and was a communicant of St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church in Prospect. She was a former member of the St. Anthony’s Ladies Guild, the Prospect Senior Center, the Naugatuck Lodge of Elks #967 and the Prospect Womens Club.

Bernadette’s family would like to thank the doctors and nurses in the Medical ICU Unit at Waterbury Hospital for their loving care and support.

Mrs. Garrity was the loving mother of David Garrity of Prospect and the late Jay Garrity, devoted grandmother of John Garrity, sister of Elaine Pizzuto of Prospect and the late George Poulin, aunt to several nieces and nephews and dear friend to many. She will be sadly missed by all.

Mrs. Garrity’s funeral will be held on Friday, June 17, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. from the Prospect Memorial Funeral Home, 72 Waterbury Road, Prospect to St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church, 4 Union City Road, Prospect for a mass at 11 a.m. Burial will be in New Pine Grove Cemetery in Waterbury. Calling Hours will be held at the funeral home on Friday from 9 to 10:30 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the John Garrity Endowment Scholarship Fund, c/o Liberty Bank, 750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06708.

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