February 19, 2009
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.