Obituary: Leanore (Wagner) Ethier


NAUGATUCK-Leanore (Wagner) Ethier, 85, of 4 Malgari Court, passed away on Wednesday, December 15, 2010 surrounded by her loving family. She was the widow of Louis N.Ether.

Mrs. Ethier was born on July 2, 1925 in Williamsport, PA a daughter of the late Oscar and Ellen (Greenway) Wagner. She was a member of Senior Care of Middlebury, an avid Yankee fan and a communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Naugatuck.

Leanore Ethier

She is survived by her three sons, John Ethier of Naugatuck, Robert Ethier and his wife Chong-Ja of Naugatuck, Thomas Ethier and his wife Joyce of Waterbury, four grandchildren, Jean Bledsoe and her husband Tim, Jennifer Rohwedder and her husband Scott, Thomas Ethier Jr. and his wife Melanie and Steven Ethier and his wife Sarah and eight great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Dec. 18 at 10 a.m. from the Buckmiller Brothers Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave, Naugatuck to St. Francis of Assisi Church for a mass at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in St. James Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday morning from 8:30 to 10 a.m.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: St. Francis of Assisi Church, 318 Church Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770.
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