Obituary: Annette Gonneville Lerman, 56, of Milford

Annette Gonneville Lerman, 56, passed away on February 20, 2014 at Milford Hospital surrounded by her family and friends, after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born in Waterbury on February 11, 1958 to Marie Hilton Gonneville and the late Leo Gonneville Sr.

Annette was corporate comptroller for Stevens Automotive of Milford. She was a graduate of East Farm School, Post College, supporter of the Susan G. Komen Ride for the Cure, a former Cub Scout Leader, Catechism Teacher for St. Leo the Great Church of Waterbury.

Annette enjoyed traveling, the seashore, was an avid dog lover, and most of all, she loved spending time with her family.

She is survived by her beloved mother Marie Hilton Gonneville, her devoted children Brian R. Lerman and his wife Jennifer of Arlington, VA., and Adam W. Lerman and his wife Emily of Windsor Mill, MD., a brother Leo Gonneville of Orange, her dearest friend “Auntie” Donna Piskura of Prospect, cherished grandchildren Sophia and Alexander, a niece Laura Warash and nephew William Gonneville.

Friends may call Sunday February 23, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Smith & Sefcik Funeral Home, 135 N. Broad St. Milford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated Monday at 10:00 am DIRECTLY at Holy Infant Church, 450 Race Brook Rd. in Orange. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contribution may be to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, P.O. Box 660843 Dallas, TX 75266-0843 or to the Annette Lerman Scholarship Fund, c/o Stevens Ford, 717 Bridgeport Avenue, Milford, CT 06460.