October 16, 1926 ~ October 28, 2008
In Orange, Oct. 28, 2008, Nancy 'Bo' Perkins Ridinger, 82, wife of 57 years to Albert F. Ridinger, Sr. of Woodbridge, Quechee, VT and Stuart, FL, mother of Katherine Ridinger Marosek of Fairfax, VA, Kristian R. Taurchini, Willa Ridinger both of Woodbridge, Albert F. Ridinger, Jr. of Branford and Richard P. Ridinger of Hopkinton, NH, sister of Marian Gray of Avon, CT, Sally DeGennaro of New Haven and Willa Hamilton of Lajolla, CA, grandmother of Amelia and John Marosek, Rebecca and Will Bagnall, Sarah, Matthew and Timothy Taurchini, Katherine, Emma, Bowman and Albert Ridinger. Bo was born Oct. 16, 1926 in New Haven, a daughter of the late William and Helen Wallace Perkins. She received her BS degree from the former New Haven State Teacher College. She was a member of the Woodbridge Library Association where she served on the Board for many years, was past Chairman of the Board of the Regional VNA, member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and was past president of the Woodbridge Garden Club, a parishioner of Church of the Assumption in Woodbridge and had been a resident of Woodbridge for over 60 years. Friends and relatives are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Sat., Nov. 1 at 11:30 a.m. in the Church of the Assumption, Woodbridge. Burial in St. Lawrence Cemetery, West Haven. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Church of the Assumption, 75 Center Rd., Woodbridge or to the Woodbridge Library Association, 10 Newton Rd., Woodbridge, CT 06525. Arrangements in care of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden.