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Florence (McConnell) Stedner

November 13, 1936 February 26, 2017
Florence (McConnell) Stedner
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Florence "Micky" (McConnell) Stedner, age 80, of Stratford CT, beloved wife of Gerard Stedner, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2017 in Bridgeport Hospital. Mrs. Stedner was born November 13, 1936 at Mohonk Mountain House, in New Paltz, NY. She was the daughter of the late Andrew McConnell and Celeste (Secor) McConnell McGrath and had been a longtime Stratford resident.

A graduate of Stratford High School, Florence retired as a Director for ABCD Energy Assistance. She was an avid quilter, loved to cook and enjoyed vacations at their summer home in upstate NY.

Survivors, in addition to her husband, include her four sons, Michael Stedner and his wife Cindy of Napanoch, NY, Thomas Stedner and his wife Christine of Derby, CT, Jeffrey Stedner and his wife Joyce of Oxford, CT and Jason Stedner and his wife Sarah of Stratford, CT; twelve grandchildren, Shawn, Sara, Nicole, Jennifer, Valerie, Hunter, John, Sarah, Stephanie, Erika, Stephen and Matthew; two brothers, Keith McConnell and his wife Kathy of Stratford and Stuart McConnell and his wife Estelle of Sarasota, FL; one sister, Celeste Riccio and her husband Mike of Newtown and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a brother and sister, Cheryl Stankiewics and Joseph McGrath.

Friends are invited to visit with her family on Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the William R. McDonald Funeral Home 2591 Main St., Stratford, CT.  A funeral service will be held Saturday March 4, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. including vitiation from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in the Loucks Funeral Home, 79 N Main St, Ellenville, NY.  Interment will follow in the Fantinekill Cemetery, Ellenville, NY.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation be made in her name to the Connecticut Food Bank, 74 Linwood Ave, Fairfield, CT 06824 or Kimble Hose Fire Department, PO Box 87, Ellenville, NY 12428.

For additional information or to share a message of condolence, visit www.wrmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

2

Mar

4:00 PM 3/2/2017 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 3/2/2017 7:00:00 PM
William R. McDonald Funeral Home

2591 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

William R. McDonald Funeral Home
2591 Main Street Stratford 06615 CT
United States

Service

Saturday

4

Mar

10:00 AM 3/4/2017 10:00:00 AM
Loucks Funeral Home

79 N. Main St
Ellenville, NY 12428

Friends may visit before service time from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Loucks Funeral Home
79 N. Main St Ellenville 12428 NY
United States

Interment

Saturday

4

Mar

11:15 AM 3/4/2017 11:15:00 AM
Fantinekill Cemetery

State Road
Ellenville, NY 12428

Fantinekill Cemetery
State Road Ellenville 12428 NY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Kimble Hose Fire Department

PO Box 87
Ellenville, NY 12428

Connecticut Food Bank

74 Linwood Ave
Fairfield, CT 06824
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