June 21, 1923 ~ December 23, 2017
Mary Louise (Marcon) Stanton, 94, passed away peacefully on December 23, 2017, just two short months after her beloved husband Richard. She was born on June 21, 1923 in Lakeville, the daughter of Angelo and Maria (Sebben) Marcon. Mary lived in Lakeville until her marriage to Richard in 1950. She spent most of her married life in the Spring Glen section of Hamden, raising her six children. A devout Catholic, Mary was a communicant at the churches of St. Rita and Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Hamden. She was active at St. Rita's School and within the parish community. She was also well known in the Spring Glen community where she worked at the local CT Savings Bank. She developed a close-knit group of friends that lasted her lifetime. The group would gather weekly to enjoy a cup of coffee and each others' company. Mary is survived by her children; Gerald Stanton of Salisbury, Deborah (Robert Roy) of St. Petersburg, Fla., Timothy (Colleen Sutton) Stanton of Cromwell, Kathleen (Paul DeBrum) of Middlefield, Mary (Buddy DeGennaro) of Woodbridge and Peter (Nancy Leahy) Stanton of Cheshire. She also leaves fourteen cherished grandchildren; Amelia (Fabian Pineda) Stanton, Robert (Angela Newton) Roy, Marissa (Mark Behm), Andrew (Lindsey Madlinger), Brian and Michael Stanton, Corey and Eric DeBrum, Louis, Jacqueline and Claire Daisy DeGennaro, and Jack, Kevin and Caroline Stanton, great-grandchildren; Luca and Alora Roy, her sisters-in-law, and many loving nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her much loved sisters, Rena, Angie and Tina, and brothers, Jack and Peter. Calling hours will be Thursday, December 28 from 4-7 pm at Beecher and Bennett Funeral Home, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, December 29 at 11:00 am at St. Mary's Church, 76 Sharon Rd., Lakeville. Interment by her husband's side will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Salisbury. Gifts may be made in memory of Mary to the Sacred Heart Academy First Friday Endowment Fund, c/o Sacred Heart Academy, 265 Benham St., Hamden, CT 06514.