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Elena M. McGarthy

Obituary for Elena M. McGarthy

January 29, 2017
Hamden, Connecticut

Loving Wife, Mother, Sister, Grandmother and Great Grandmother


Elena Montagna McGarthy, 100 of Hamden died peacefully on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at Arden House. She was the beloved wife of the late Frank McGarthy. Elena was born in New Haven on October 13, 1916, a daughter of the late Alphonse and Carmela Perelli Montagna, and was a lifelong Hamden resident. She worked for forty years at the former Web Shop of New Haven. Elena is survived by two daughters, Maureen (John) Wheatley and Marilyn (Michael) Haggerty of Hamden, one son, Michael (Sally) McGarthy of New Haven, two sisters, Ann DeVivo and Alice Larrivee of Hamden, four grandchildren, Sean Vecchio, and Michael (Erin), Patrick and Bryan McGarthy, and one great grandson, Mikey McGarthy. She was predeceased by three brothers, Nicholas, Cosimo and Louis Montagna.

THERE WILL BE NO CALLING HOURS. Relatives and friends are invited to go directly to St. Mary Cemetery, Whitney Ave., Hamden on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. for a graveside service. The Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven has been entrusted with arrangements.

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