Philomena Hanscome

Obituary of Philomena F. Hanscome

Philomena F. Hanscome, age 77, of Bridgeport, a retired employee of Dresser Industries, died Thursday, July 15 , 2004 at her residence. A lifelong city resident, she was born in Bridgeport on March 6, 1927, a daughter of the late Carrissimo and Michelina Poppa Candela. Survivors include her beloved husband, Clayton Hanscome, four sons, Clayton Hanscome and his wife, Kathy of West Haven, Stephen Hanscome and his wife, Joanne of Culpeper, VA, Robert Hanscome and his wife, Beth of Orange and Charles Hanscome and his wife, Marcia of Stratford, a brother, Leonard Candela and his wife, Ann of Ansonia, 14 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by a sister, Teresa Powers and a brother, Michael Candela. 

Funeral services will take place on Monday, July 19, 2004 at 9:00 a.m. from the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull, and at 10:00 a.m. in the lower chapel of St. Patrick Church, Bridgeport for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Friends may call on Sunday from 3-7 p.m. 

Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 1004, Meriden, CT 06450.

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