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Born: Sun., May 1, 1927
Died: Thu., Jan. 28, 2021

Graveside Service

1:00 PM Thu., Feb. 04, 2021
Location: All Saints Cemetery

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Mildred Smarz Negri, formerly of Arcadia Ave., Hamden passed away on Thursday January 28, 2021 with her daughter by her side. Born in Seymour May 1, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Julia Gluz Smarz of Shelton, CT. A loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother Mildred was predeceased by her husband Rinaldo Lee Negri. She was the mother of Carolyn N. (Philip “Chuck”) Hartten of Redding, CT and Anthony Peter (Kathleen Downs) Negri of Beavercreek, OH.
Mildred was blessed with 5 grandchildren. Philip Christopher (Megan) Hartten of Fulton, MD, Kara Elizabeth Hartten of Grand Forks ND, Joseph A. (Jenn) Negri of Pataskala OH, Robert (Erin) Negri and Christina Negri of Beavercreek, OH. She was great grandmother to 7 wonderful children.
Mildred taught in the Hamden Public Schools for over 20 years and was a long time parishioner of Blessed Sacrament Church. She loved gardening, needle crafts, reading, traveling with her close friend Rosemary Berton, and caring for her pets.
A graveside service, where she will be laid to rest with her husband , will be held in All Saints Cemetery, North Haven, CT Thursday Feb. 4th at 1:00 PM with the Rev. Joseph Cervero of St. Patrick Church, Redding, CT presiding. Memorial contributions may be made to Guiding Eyes for the Blind, 611 Granite Springs Rd., Yorktown Heights, NY 10598 guidingeyes.org or Food for the Poor-Catholic Charities, 6401 Lyons Rd., Coconut Creek, FL 33073 foodforthepoor.org.

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Marcia and Bruce Lorentzen
   Posted Mon February 01, 2021
We are saddened to hear of Mildred Negri's passing. Our hearts go out to all the family and especially to her daughter Carolyn who has been by Mildred's side as much as allowed during the challenges of current life amidst a pandemic. We wish for happy memories of a life well-lived to support you, and God's care to surround you today and in the days ahead.

Christine Ferrucci
   Posted Wed February 03, 2021

My condolences to you and your family on the passing of your dear Mother. My mother and I enjoyed having Mildred (Millie) as our neighbor in Hamden.

Peace be with you.
Christine Ferrucci

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