Obituary: Joan B. Urban, 83, of Milford

Joan B. Urban, age 83, beloved wife of the late Ernest Urban, died Thursday, March 6, 2014.

Joan was born in Bridgeport, CT on August 20, 1930 to the late Thomas and Alva Germaine Borino.

She worked as a telephone operator for SNET for 26 years and was an active member of Saint Gabriel’s Church in Milford, where she served on the parish council and social ministry.

She received the St. Joseph’s Medal of Appreciation presented by the archdiocese for parish involvement. She volunteered at the Milford Soup Kitchen and Habitat for Humanity for many years and ran the Second Chance Shop in Milford.

Survivors include her children: Dr. Barbara Nosal, Carole Urban (Gary Ciuci), three grandsons; Joey and Frank Mangiacapra and Joel Nosal and a great grandson, Frank Mangiacapra.

Joan is pre-deceased by her cherished daughter, Lynne Mangiacapra and by her brother, Thomas Borino.

The Gregory F Doyle Funeral Home, 291 Bridgeport Avenue, Milford, handled arrangements. Burial in Saint Michael Cemetery, Stratford.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405.

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