Obituary: Mary Ruth Brodersen

Mary Ruth Brodersen, 104, of Westbrook, formerly of Middletown, CT, died peacefully at her daughter’s home on Sunday, May 11, 2014 (Mother’s Day), surrounded by her family.

Born on August 3, 1909, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she is predeceased by her late husband Louis M. Brodersen, five sisters and one brother.

Mary is survived by a son, Louis Brodersen and wife Patricia of Bradenton, FL; and a daughter, Barbara Colonghi and husband Frank of Westbrook; grandchildren: Jeffrey Brodersen and wife Susan of Glastonbury, Robert Brodersen and wife Tina of Palm Harbor, FL, Todd Colonghi and wife Carolyn of Clinton, Kelly Colonghi of Westbrook, and Scott Colonghi of Old Saybrook; great-grandchildren: William and Molly Brodersen, Zachary and Taylor Brodersen, Britney, Kimberly and Cote Young; and several nieces and nephews.

Mary worked at Middlesex Hospital for 16 years, retiring at age 82.

Love you forever Mom.

D’ Angelo Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements. No calling hours. Services are private and at convenience of family.

—Obituary via Legacy.com


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