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Margherita Garofalo, 91, Of Bridgeport

Margherita Garofalo
Margherita Garofalo Photo Credit: Deborah Burnley

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Margherita "Margaret, Marge" Garofalo,  91 of Bridgeport, the wife of the late George Garofalo Sr., died Monday, Dec. 14.

Born April 4, 1924, in Ozone Park, N.Y.,  she was the daughter of the late Orazio and Maria Corallo.

Survivors include her sons, George J. Garofalo Jr. and wife Susan of Oxford, and Michael J. Garofalo Sr. and wife Cynthia of Trumbull; her grandchildren, Brian Garofalo, Laura Garofalo, Michael J. Garofalo Jr. and Giovanna Garofalo; her sisters-in-law, Mary Corallo of Howard Beach and Dolores Garofalo of Bridgeport; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to attend the funeral at 8 a.m. Saturday in the Parente-Lauro Funeral Home, 559 Washington Ave., Bridgeport and at 9 a.m. in St. Theresa Church, 5301 Main St., Trumbull, with a Mass of the Christian Burial. Interment will follow in St. Michael Cemetery in Stratford.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests  donations be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101 or Masonicare, 139 Todd Hill Road., Sandy Hook, CT 06482, in her memory.

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