Riverview Funeral Home

Obituary for Olga Draus

Born: Shelton
Lived: Shelton

Olga Draus, age 89, entered into rest on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Lord Chamberlain Nursing Center in Stratford. She was the devoted wife of the late Stanley W. Draus. Olga was born in Shelton on May 10, 1928, daughter of the late Stephen and Mary (Zavednak) Plaskon, and she was a lifelong Shelton resident. She worked as a clerk for the Axton-Cross Corp before her retirement. Olga was a longtime member of St. Margaret Mary Church. As a younger woman she enjoyed sitting in her breezeway with her sisters and she loved to cook for her family. She also loved caring for her grandchildren when they were young.
She is the beloved mother of Richard Draus and his wife Lynn and Donna Connery and her husband Ronald. She also leaves a sister, Rose Sancrato, two cherished grandchildren, Sean and his wife Dana and Neil and his his wife Cynthia, her great-grandson Jameson, step-grandchildren Ashley and Scott Levins, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, Andrew Plaskon, sisters Eva Gnall, Mae Kuzia, Esther Gaidosz, d Ann Walker, Lillian Walker, and her great-grandson Gavin George Connery.
Friends may greet the family at the Riverview Funeral Home, 390 River Road, Shelton, on Saturday from 9 to 10 AM. Her procession will leave the funeral home Saturday at 10:15 AM for a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Margaret Mary Church at 10:30 AM. Burial will follow at St. Michaelís Cemetery in Derby.
Memorial contributions are requested to the Therapeutic Recreation Fund at Lord Chamberlain, 7003 Main St, Stratford, CT 06614 and to St. Margaret Mary Church, 50 Donovan Ln, Shelton, CT 06484. Online condolences can be offered at www.riverviewfh.com.