Riverview Funeral Home

Obituary for Kathleen Stephen

Born: Bridgeport
Lived: Shelton

Kathleen (Pinto) Stephen, age 84, of Shelton went to be with her Lord & Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday May 13, 2020. She was the beloved wife, friend, soul mate of 65 years to John M. Stephen, Jr. She was born in Bridgeport on March 12, 1936 the daughter of the late Ralph and Ethel (Desanty) Pinto.

Kathleen was raised in Bridgeport before moving to Shelton where she has resided for over 50 years. She was employed as a legal secretary for the American Mutual Insurance Company until she became a mom and lovingly raised her children. She was actively involved with Shelton Biddy Basketball Cheerleaders as an Advisor, the Brownies & Cub Scouts, as well as being involved with Mohegan School while her children went there. Kathleen was a vibrant, caring, warm and compassionate person who always had time to lend an ear to anyone she met.

She is the beloved mother of John Stephen and his wife Cheryl, Lisa Mosley and her husband Gregg of Vermont and loving grandmother of 6 grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother in law Ken Hagen and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister Linda Hagen.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic a private burial for her immediate family was held in Lawn Cemetery Shelton. The Riverview Funeral Home 390 River Rd. Shelton is entrusted with the arrangements.