Janet Marie Sansone, 85, of Milford, formerly a longtime Stamford resident, passed away on Thursday, March 7, 2013 in Milford Health Care.

She was born on December 5, 1927 in Hartford to the late Dennis and Martha Paradis Fortin.

Before retiring, she was employed in the accounting department of Olin Corp.

She enjoyed Cash Word scratch offs, word search, skip-bo, talking to her siblings and family picnics.

A devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother she is survived by her loving children Alan Sansone, Gary Sansone (Brenda) all of Milford and Cathy Sorge (Thomas) of Redding, brothers Denis (Marie) & Jerry (Bonnie) Fortin, sisters Irene Garaffa, Shirley Pirro, Ruthie Carriero and Bernice Shirey, grandchildren Christopher (Dana), Gary (Nikki), Justin, Thomas, Johnathan and Brandon and great grandson Tyson.

Smith & Sefcik Funeral Home, 135 Broad St., Milford, handled arrangements.

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