Rita May (Doolan) Onkey, age 89

Rita May (Doolan) Onkey, age 89, of Stratford, passed away February 9, 2013 in her home.

Mrs. Onkey was born in Bridgeport to the late James and Elizabeth Doolan.

She was a graduate of Central High School in Bridgeport and the Junior College of Connecticut.  She was also the secretary to the President at the University of Bridgeport. She later worked many years  for the State of Connecticut.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 62 years, William E. Onkey of Stratford; three devoted children Ellen Onkey Fajfar of Woodbridge, VA, William J. Onkey and Mary Jane Cerrone of Stratford, and Lauren Onkey and her husband Robert Nowatzki of Cleveland, Ohio; two loving grandchildren Bradford and Katherine Fajfar; one cherished great grandchild Lincoln Fajfar and several nieces and nephews.

Cyril F. Mullins Funeral Home, 399 White Plains Rd, Trumbull, handled arrangements. Burial in St. Michael’s Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to VITAS Hospice Care 99 Hawley Lane #1204 Stratford, CT 06614.

To leave an online condolence please visit http://www.mullinsfh.com.

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