Obituary: Philomena (Honey) Margaret Stiewing, 82, of Milford

Philomena (Honey) Margaret Stiewing, age 82, of Milford, wife of the late Roy Arthur Stiewing, passed away on Monday April 29, 2013.

She was born in New York City, daughter of the late Enrico and Phoebe Steele Visconti.

Honey worked as a self employed day care provider for many years and was a member of the Network Day Care providers Assoc., and Ladies Auxiliary of the Fort Trumbull Fire Dept.

She is survived by her brothers, Ralph (Debra) Visconti of Milford, Edward (Diane) Visconti of Milford, sisters Lily Ryan of Milford, Florence (Robert)Hughes of Milford, Phoebe Sanders of Silver City, NC, Bessie (James) Hanson of Stratford and Mable (Kenneth) Swingle of Huntington, several nieces, nephews, including special nephews Richard and Edward Reilly of Milford and grand nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her brothers Frank and Joseph Visconti and sisters Clara Havrda and Margaret Reilly.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday May 3, 2013 at 10:30 am in St. Gabriel  Church Milford. Interment will be held in St. Mary Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday from 4:00 pm to 8:00pm at the Smith & Sefcik Funeral Home, 135 Broad St, Milford.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made directly to the family.

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