Margaret M. Conti, age 60, of New Haven, passed away on March 16, 2019 after a brief illness. Margaret was born in Brooklyn, NY on April 9, 1958, a daughter of Joan (Swan) Merenda of New Haven and the late Domenic Merenda. She is also survived by her sons, Frank Conti Sr. of New Haven, Joseph Conti of Branford, and Eugene Conti of Hamden; grandson Frank Conti Jr; sisters Catherine Merenda de Lopez (Marcelino) and Nancy Jo Merenda, both of New Haven; brother James Merenda (Christine D'Addio) of Northford, and several nieces and nephews. Margaret was a resident of New Haven for most of her life. She was a receptionist at New Haven Ophthalmology. Margaret always enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, frequently visiting East Rock Park, playing Bingo whenever possible, and picking up her paintbrushes to show the many interesting things she viewed. Friends may visit with her family on Saturday, March 23rd from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Beecher & Bennett Funeral Home, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden prior to her Prayer Service, which will begin at 1:00 p.m. Interment will be private.

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  1. As a patient, I only knew Marge professionally, and am shocked and saddened to learn of her passing. She was always pleasant, efficient, and professional in all of her dealings. She will be sorely missed by her family, friends, patients, and colleagues. May she rest in peace. David L

  2. Dear Family, I was shocked and saddened to hear of Margie’s passing. What a vibrant and positive person she was. I worked with her for several years at NHO. I will miss her. So sorry for your loss.
    -Patty Glynn-Lougal

  3. Marge, I will miss you. We spent a lot of good times together. I always appreciated your help at the recitals and I enjoyed your company. Frankie, Joey and Eugene, you are in my thoughts and prayers. Marge you were a good friend! RIP!

  4. Margie always had a smile on her face when I would see her at bingo. She loved her family and bragged about her grandson, who she adored You will be missed my dear friend.

  5. Today, May 6th we heard about the passing of Marge at NHO. We were saddened and shocked to hear of her passing. Marge was always pleasant, friendly and accommodating to us as patients of NHO. We will miss her. We send our deepest sympathy to her family. May she rest in peace.

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