Ethel J. Ondy Sharpe

ethel sharpe
Sharpe, Ethel J. Ondy Ethel Sharpe, resident of North Haven most of her life, passed away Feb.19, 2009. Ethel was predeceased by her devoted husband Raymond M. Sharpe & a sister, Matilda Hozjan. Born in Bridgeport, she was a daughter of the late Alex Ondy & Sophie Sabo Ondy. Ethel is survived by her cherished daughter & son in-law, Corinne & Louis Faiella of Wallingford; beloved grandson Louis Faiella III; brother Elmer Ondy of Fairfield; niece Elizabeth Ondy Cook & nephews John Hozjan & Edward Ondy. She worked in retail sales all her life, employed with Coppercraft, Princess House, Queensway Fashions, Fashion Boutique and most recently as co-owner and operator with her daughter of Corinne's for Brides, formerly in North Haven. Ethel enjoyed working with people, but her greatest joy and purpose in life was as a loving grandmother to her beloved grandson, Louie. Her funeral will leave from BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave. Hamden, on Monday Feb. 23, 2009 at 9:30 AM, followed by a Mass at 10 AM in St. Barnabas Church, North Haven. Relatives & friends may also visit with her family at the funeral home Sunday from 4 to 6 PM. Interment will take place in All Saint's Cemetery. Contributions in her memory may be made to the National Emphysema Foundation Inc. 15 Belden Ave. Norwalk, CT 06850.

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  1. Corrine, We were sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. May peace be with you now that she is at peace. Michael, Madeline, & Gina

  2. Corrine. I was sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. I can remember when your parents and my Dad had such wonderful times together. Now they are looking down on us.

  3. Corrinne and Family Im so sorry to hear about your mom you and your family were so warm and nice to my family even when my Mother Passed Away and when she was alive you and your family are in My Prayers and thoughts

  4. Dear Corinne & Family, Sorry to read about your Mother’s passing. I will always remember her Grace, Beauty, and Class. I enjoyed working for her and glad to have known her. My deepest condolences. Fondly, Dina Rawling

  5. Dear Corinne, Lou & Louie: Your mother will be missed at our family gatherings and Gary will miss their phone conversations. Cor, you were a great daughter to both your mom and dad and now they are looking down lovingly on you. Louie we know what a wonderful grandson you were to your grandma and how special she was to you, you were always the bright spot in her life, she loved you so much. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love, MaryLou Gary and Briana.

  6. Dear Corinne, Lou, & Louie, You are in our thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time in your lives. May the cherished memories of your mother comfort you. With much love, Robin, Evan, Tia & Connor

  7. Dearest Corinne, My deepest condolences in the loss of your Mother. There is no love deeper than the love between Mother and daughter. I always thought of your Mother as a second .Mom. to me back in the day. Your Mother epitomized the word ‘Lady’ with her grace and elegance. My heart is broken from the weight of sadness and I hope that you and I can mend it one day soon.

  8. Corrine, We were sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. May peace be with you now that she is at peace. Michael, Madeline, & Gina

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