Riverview Funeral Home

Obituary for Mary Ann Canfield

A photograph of Mary Ann  Canfield

Born: Bridgeport
Lived: Shelton

Mary Ann Deamico Canfield, age 83, of Shelton formerly of Stratford, passed away peacefully on February 12, 2018. Mary Ann was married in St. James Church in Stratford 63 years ago to Thomas N Canfield Sr. who has survived her. Mary Ann was born in Bridgeport on August 28, 1934 daughter of the late John and Theresa (Nuzzi) Deamico and was a Shelton resident her entire adult life. After retirement, her and her husband Tom for the past 15 plus years would enjoy spending the winter months in Florida. She was a graduate of Stratford High School class of 1952. Mary Ann had many accomplishments in life, such as being one of the many women who help form the Women’s Auxiliary for the White Hills Volunteer Fire Department, as well as working with the Girl Scouts. She was a member of the Red Hat Society and also helped out as a registrar of voters. She was retired from real estate and banking, but according to Mary Ann her best job ever was working with the Carey and Guarrera Real Estate firm where she helped many clients either purchase or sell their homes. She also had a love for dancing. Besides her husband, she is also survived by her three loving children, Susan Tomlinson and husband Raymond of New Haven, Thomas N Canfield, Jr. and wife Robyn of Orange and Jason R Canfield and wife Louanne of Shelton, five grandchildren, Jonathan Tomlinson, Melissa Tomlinson, Abigail Canfield, Emily Canfield and Karianne Canfield. She was predeceased by her two brothers, John “Sonny” Deamico and Guy “Butch” Deamico and one sister Dorothy “Dot” Faiella. Friends may call on Thursday February 15, 2018 from 4 to 7 pm at the Riverview Funeral Home 390 River Rd. Shelton. Her funeral service will be held on Friday February 16, 2017 at 11 am in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Shelton. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Margaret Mary Church, 5 Donovan Lane Shelton. Online condolences may be left at www.riverviewfh.com