NAUGATUCK — Mrs. Dorothy M. (Gephart) Sequenzia, 92, of Naugatuck, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012 at Waterbury Hospital. She was the widow of Crocie J. Sequenzia.
Mrs. Sequenzia was born in Williamsport, PA., on Dec. 2, 1919 a daughter of the late Oscar and Rose (Phermann) Gephart. She was retired from the Uniroyal Inc. Footwear Division in Naugatuck where she had worked in the outsole department for many years and was a communicant and founding member of St. Vincent Ferrer Church in Naugatuck. She was a member of the St. Vincent Ferrer Church Ladies Guild and enjoyed puzzles, reading, knitting, crocheting and gardening. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family being a truly loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Mrs. Sequenzia is survived by a daughter, Rosemary Littlejohn and her husband Bruce of Naugatuck; two sons, Robert Sequenzia and his wife Dorothy (Tuckey) Sequenzia of Naugatuck and Joseph Sequenzia and his wife Geraldine (Chisek) Sequenzia of Florida; four grandchildren, Joseph Sequenzia Jr. and his wife Kellyann, Deborah (Littlejohn) Casey, Kara (Sequenzia) Haas and her husband Mark and Brett Littlejohn; nine great-grandchildren, Danielle, James, Abigail, Brendan, Aidan, Leopold, Massimo, Aeva and Robert and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by two sisters, one brother and a grandson, Robert Sequenzia Jr.
A funeral mass will be held on Friday Aug. 17, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Vincent Ferrer Church. Family and friends are asked to please meet directly at the church. Burial will be in St. James Cemetery in Naugatuck. There are no calling hours. The Buckmiller Brothers Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 5 Brookside Drive Wallingford, CT 06492.
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