Visitation: Friends may call on Sunday, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT. Services: All funeral services are private. Donations: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hope Hospice (www.hopehospice.org).

Lenore S. Raila


July 14, 1922 - February 24, 2013

Lenore S. Raila, 90, of Cape Coral, Florida, wife of the late Whitton A. Raila, passed away Sunday, February 24, 2013 at her home.

Born July 14, 1922 in Haverstraw, NY, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Emma Brennan Scales.

Mrs. Raila was a long-time resident of East Norwalk before retiring to Florida. During her time in Norwalk, she was an active member of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish and a member of the Columbiettes. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Mrs. Raila is survived by her daughter Sheila Hughes, and her husband Michael of Mars, PA and by their four children Christine Hungerford, Lorrie Mirizio, Meaghan Jacobsen and Kathryn Taub; daughter Beverlee Monahan of Cape Coral, FL and her four children Michael Monahan, Colleen Barreto, Daniel Monahan and Matthew Monahan; son Thomas Raila and his wife Jeanne of East Norwalk, CT and his children Samantha Montross and Dylan Raila; daughter Marylee Raila of Norwalk, CT; and daughter Amy DeVaux and her husband Kevin of Wethersfield, CT and their three children, Daniel, Whitton and Evelyn DeVaux; and by 21 great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband Whitton, she was predeceased by her brother Tom.

Friends may call on Sunday, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT. Funeral services are private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hope Hospice (www.hopehospice.org).

  1. We were so sorry to hear of Mrs. Raila’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

    Sincerely,

    Sonya & Sam Coonan

    March 1, 2013
    Sonya & Sam Coonan -
  • I am so sorry to hear of Aunt Lenore’s passing. And, I am doubly sorry I will not be able to visit with you all on Sunday. My thoughts and prayers are with you. And although we don’t connect as often as we should, I do think of my cousins often. My very best wishes and heartfelt condolences.
    Sincerely,
    Barb Staszak (Raila) and family

    March 2, 2013
    Barbara Staszak (Raila) -
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