Wake: Friends may call on Tuesday from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk. Services: A service will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 AM in the funeral home. Burial: Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Norwalk.

Mary Stoerzinger


January 7, 1926 - December 24, 2015

Mary Stoerzinger 89, of Norwalk, passed away peacefully at the Norwalk Hospital on December 24, 2015.

Mary was born on January 7, 1926, in Rye, NY to Carmella and Luigi Di Lonardo.  She was predeceased by her husband William Stoerzinger, her daughter, Maryann Rees and her husband Edwin Rees, two sisters, Lena Lind and Jean Stoerzinger and her brother, Joseph Di Lonardo.

Mary is survived by her daughters Patricia Abbott and her husband Harry of Redding, Linda St George and her husband Brian of Shelton and Barbara Friend and her husband Edwin of Norwalk, grandchildren Jeffrey Rees, Matthew Rees, Kerri Rees Rivera and her husband Caesar, Jackie School and her husband Rowland, Robert Abbott, Amanda Sheridan and her husband Tom, and Daniel St. George, two great grandchildren Addison and Isabelle School and several nieces and nephews.

Family was important to Mary.  She took pride in all her family’s accomplishments and enjoyed family gatherings.  She was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching all sports.  She was employed by Life Savers and Save the Children before her retirement.

Friends may call on Tuesday from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk. A service will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 AM in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Norwalk.

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