October 8, 1939 ~ January 27, 2021

Born in: New Haven, CT
Resided in: Hamden, CT

Maria L. (Cofrancesco) Stygles, 81, of Hamden passed away peacefully on January 27, 2021 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late James J. Stygles, Jr.  Maria was born in New Haven on October 8, 1939, daughter of the late Michael and Lillian (Busher) Cofrancesco. She is survived by her siblings Nicholas Cofrancesco, of New Haven, Irene Monroy and her husband Louis, of CA, and Donald Cofrancesco and his wife Dawn, of FL; along with many nieces, nephews, and good friends. Maria was predeceased by her brothers Robert and George Cofrancesco.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Maria’s family on Sunday, January 31st from 3:00 to 5:00PM at BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Her funeral will take place from the funeral home on Monday, February 1st at 9:30AM with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrating Maria’s life at 10:00AM at Divine Mercy Parish-St. Rita Church, Hamden. Burial will follow in All Saints Cemetery, North Haven. Memorial donations in Maria’s name may be made to the Emanuel Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 280 Humphrey St., New Haven, CT 06511.

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Visitation: January 31, 2021 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Beecher & Bennett Funeral Service - Hamden
2300 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518

203-288-0800
www.beecherandbennett.com

Mass of Christian Burial: February 1, 2021 10:00 am

St. Rita Church
1620 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06517

203-248-5513

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  1. Maria. With all my heart I wish I could have given you one last Hug’ I will always Love you and miss you
    Your bother DONALD

  2. To the Stygle family, I am sorry for your loss. I remember Maria from the struggle at Circuit-Wise. She was a real stalwart and her memory lives on.
    -Carol Lambiase

  3. Condolences to the Cofrancesco family. Maria our dear friend was a tough cookie with a heart of gold. She loved all animals big and small if they were injured off to the vet they go no matter the expense whether they were hers or not. We will miss Maria at our monthly lunches and our chats on the phone. Rest in peace Maria untill we meet again love your friends Marie, Laura, Tina, Marion, Dorothy, and Nia The Lunch Bunch CW & beyond

  4. Condolences to the Cofrancesco Family. Maria our dear friend was a tough cookie with a heart of gold. She was a animal lover big or small her’s or not she would take care of them. We will miss her at our monthly lunches and our chats on the phone in between. Rest in peace Maria till we meet again..
    Love your friends Marie, Laura, Tina, Marion, Dorothy, and Nia The Lunch Bunch CW and the

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