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.

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  1. She is now at rest with her husband. So sorry Kathy for losing both your parents in such a short period of time. My thoughts and prayers go to you and your family. Love Linda LoPresto

  2. Dear Tim and family: We were so sorry to hear about the death of your beloved mother. Our hearts go out to all of you. May you experience great comfort knowing that she is reunited with your father and they are experiencing the presence of God in unending joy and love.

  3. My heartfelt condolences. I love the photo of your mom, Mrs. O’Connor, and my mom from their walks to get their morning coffee and muffins. God bless. Thinking of you.

  4. Dear Gerry, Deb, Timmy, Kathy, Mary and Peter, My heartfelt condolences to all of you. Our mothers were so very close and they really found friendship together in addition to being siblings. I recall vividly growing up that whenever those two were on the phone together, they were not to be disturbed! Whenever we had to go to the Hamden Plaza, my mom always ‘had to stop’ on our way home at your house. Knowing that your mom, our mom and their siblings are all together now brings peace for me, hoping it does for you as well.

  5. To Gerry, Debbie, Timmy, Kathy, Mary, Peter and the rest of your families, I am so very sorry for the loss of your mother. I cannot imagine the loss of both of your parents and such a very short period of time. I have so many fond memories growing up as cousins and the many get-togethers at Grandma’s house and our annual visits to Maryland and Connecticut. I do find comfort knowing that your mom and dad are together again with so many family members gone before them. My heartfelt condolences and love to you all.

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