Obituary: Joan S. (Rinko) Heanue

Joan S. (Rinko) Heanue

NAUGATUCK — Mrs. Joan S. (Rinko) Heanue, 64, of Celentano Drive, Naugatuck, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012 at Waterbury Hospital. She was the wife of John Heanue.

Mrs. Heanue was born in Bridgeport on March 15, 1947, a daughter of the late Clarence and Catherine (Kenny) Rinko. She was a longtime Bridgeport resident before moving to Naugatuck where she resided since 2001. She worked at various supermarkets as a cashier, but enjoyed being a homemaker where she loved to maintain and decorate her home. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her children and grandchildren.

Besides her husband she leaves, two sons, John J. Heanue of Stamford, and Martin M. Heanue of Beacon Falls; two sisters, May Iodice and Cathy Provenzano both of Cumming, Ga.; three grandchildren, Zachary, Emma-Rose, and Nicholas; several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, Jan. 16 at 11:30 a.m. at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main St., Naugatuck. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Cross Street, Naugatuck. Calling hours will be held at the funeral home on Monday morning from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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