portrait picture for Mary Ann Moser Araujo

Services:

Calling hours are Wednesday, September 25th- 9:00am-11:00am at Collins Funeral Home with graveside service at Riverside Cemetery immediately following.

Mary Ann Moser Araujo


June 25, 1931 - September 19, 2019

Mary Ann Moser/Araujo died Thursday September 19 with her son by her side. She was born June 25, 1931 to the late Thomas Parker and Lillian Houston in East Bernstadt, Kentucky. She worked in the nursing home owned by her mother in Hamilton, Ohio eventually becoming co-owner. Upon relocating to Connecticut, she worked for the Norwalk public school system food service department in various capacities. She also served as past worthy matron, Order of Eastern Star in Norwalk and was proud to be a life time member. Mary Ann enjoyed cooking, traveling, her shelties, country and spiritual music, piano, the church and her cats.

She is survived by her son Reid Saffell and his children Rachel and Angelynn Saffell. Mel (Valarie) Solis and their children Michael (Kai), Justin (Kate Scully), and Lindsay (Kelli). Also, five great grandchildren; Savannah, Siena, River, Shane, and Ryan. She was predeceased by her sisters Mildred and Georgie.

Calling hours are Wednesday, September 25th- 9:00am-11:00am at Collins Funeral Home with graveside service at Riverside Cemetery immediately following.

The family would like to thank everyone who lived and worked at Broad River Homes for their kindness. Also, thank you to everyone at Autumn Lake for the wonderful care provided.

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Helen Keller

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Queen Elizabeth II

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