Obituary: Sheila M. (Phelan) Sonntag

Sheila M. (Phelan) Sonntag

PROSPECT — Sheila M. (Phelan) Sonntag, 75, of Naugatuck passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at Paradigm Health Center of Prospect surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Art Sonntag.

Mrs. Sonntag was born in Waterbury on Feb. 14, 1937, daughter of the late George and Agnes (Fitzgerald) Phelan. She was a longtime Naugatuck resident where she made her home with her family.

Besides her husband, she leaves her sons, Wayne Fortier of Hampstead, N.C., Todd Sonntag of Naugatuck, and Art Sonntag, Jr. of Maine; her daughter, Linda Mayfield of Naugatuck.

A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday, May 31 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Church, 338 North Main St., Naugatuck. Friends are asked to meet directly at the church at 10:45 a.m. Burial will be at the family’s convenience in Calvary Cemetery, East Main Street, Waterbury. Calling hours will be held at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main St., Naugatuck on Wednesday evening from 5 to 7 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association CT Chapter, 2075 Silas Deane Hwy, Suite 100, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.

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