Louise R. Longo,
a former Stamford resident, died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2000 at Scottsdale Health Care in Scottsdale, Ariz. She was 85.
She died of natural causes, according to her family.
Born April 23, 1915, in the Bronx, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Biase and Florence Farese.
Mrs. Longo is survived by a daughter, Geri Cordes of Scottsdale; two brothers, Joseph Farese of New York, and William Farese; and five grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, William Longo; a daughter, Judith Mazzella; and a sister, Elsie Gagliardi.
Calling hours will be 2 to 6 p.m. today, Sept.12, and Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2000 at Hawthorne Funeral Home, 21 Stevens Ave., Hawthorne, N.Y.
A Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, 2000 at St. Francis of Assisi Chapel in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Stevens Avenue, Hawthorne.
Burial will follow.
Marie Gaffney Barry,
a New Canaan resident, died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2000 at Norwalk Hospital. She was 81.
She died of natural causes, according to his family.
Born Oct. 22, 1918, in Binghamton, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Ray M. and Mary S. Gaffney.
Mrs. Barry graduated from Walnut Hill School in Natick, Mass., in 1936. She received a bachelor's degree from Sweet Briar College in 1941.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of New Canaan and the Country Club of New Canaan. She was a member of five Junior Leagues, including the Junior League of Stamford-Norwalk.
She is survived by three nephews; and several grandnephews and grandnieces.
She was predeceased by her husband, John F. Barry; and a brother, Miller S. Gaffney.
There are no calling hours.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, 2000 at First Presbyterian Church of New Canaan.
Memorial doantions may be made to the Junior League of Stamford-Norwalk, 748 Post Road, Darien, CT 06820; or to the charity of one's choice.
F. Hoyt Funeral Home, 199 Main St., New Canaan, is handling arrangements.
Titus Allan Monroe,
a longtime resident of Greenwich and retired mechanical engineer, died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2000 at Greenwich Hospital. He was 81.
He died of cancer, according to his family.
Mr. Monroe retired from John Brown, an engineering company in Stamford.
An active member of the Republican Party since 1941, he served on the Greenwich Representative Town Meeting, the conservation committee and as district leader for many years on the Republican Town Committee. Additionally, he belonged to the AARP, the Perrot Memorial Library in Old Greenwich and the Old Greenwich Association.
Mr. Monroe was born Aug. 23, 1919, in Morehead City, N. C. He was the son of the late Dewey Monroe and Julia Henderson He moved to Greenwich in 1938 and attended Bankers and Merchants School in New York City, then the University of Connecticut. He served in the armed forces during World War II in Okinawa.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Josie Smith Monroe of Greenwich; two daughters, Anita Lorraine Bruce of Cleveland and Eileen L. Monroe of Greenwich; and two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2000 at Fred D. Knapp & Son Funeral Home, 267 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich.
The service and burial are private.
Col. Richard Arnold Jr.,
a Darien resident, died Sunday, Sept. 3, 2000 at home. He was 86.
He died of natural causes, according to his family .
Born Dec. 22, 1913, in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late Richard and Victoria Fox Arnold.
Mr. Arnold graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1937. He completed Army Air Corps Basic and Advanced Flying School in Texas. He earned a meteorology degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1941.
He served in the U.S. Air Force for 24 years. He served in World War II in the Pacific Arena from 1943 to 1945 and at Air Force bases in Virginia, Georgia, Florida, California, Alabama and Tennessee. He was assigned to USAF Headquarters in Washington, D.C., and was commanding officer at Sondre Stromjord Air Base in Greenland. He also was a faculty member at USAF War College in Alabama.
He was an avid outdoorsman and golfer.
Mr. Arnold is survived by his wife, Vivienne "Debi" Dana Wolley Arnold of Darien; a daughter, Dana Singh-Derewa of Darien; a son, Richard Arnold of Portland, Ore.; a granddaughter and four grandsons.
There are no calling hours.
A memorial service will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, 2000 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, South Avenue, New Canaan.
Burial with full military honors will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va.
Angelina R. D'Amico,
a Westport resident, died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2000 at Norwalk Hospital. She was 71.
She died after a brief battle with cancer, according to her family.
Born Nov. 10, 1928, in Stamford, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Antoinette D'Epiro Mollo.
Mrs. D'Amico lived in Westport for 42 years. She retired from the Westport school system in 1992 after many years of service.
She is survived by three daughters, Doreen Ann D'Amico and Nancy Quell, both of Westport, and Carol D'Amico of Laguna Beach, Calif.; a brother, Patrick Mollo of South Salem, N.Y.; and three grandchildren.
There will be no calling hours.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2000 at Assumption Church, 98 Riverside Ave., Westport.
Burial will follow in Willowbrook Cemetery.
Harding Funeral Home, 210 Post Road East, Westport, is handling arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to Whittingham Cancer Center, 24 Stevens St., Norwalk, CT 06851.
Emily Mammone Pikikero,
a Stamford resident, died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2000 at Greenwich Hospital. She was 70.
She died of cancer, according to her family.
Born June 29, 1930, in Stamford, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Rose Magnotta Mammone.
Mrs. Pikikero was a graduate of Stamford High School, class of 1948, and was a member of the class of 1948 reunion committee.
She retired from Dorr-Oliver of Stamford and was recently employed as a receptionist for Dr. Alfred Padilla of Greenwich.
She was an active member of Sacred Heart Church, a member and past president of the Sacred Heart Rosary Society, secretary of the Sacred Heart 1000 Club, a volunteer for the community Mass reception for Sacred Heart Church, a past member of the Sacred Heart Parish Council and a member of the Sacred Heart Sunday Night Couples Bowling League.
Mrs. Pikikero also was a president of the Women's Auxiliary of the Piedmont Association of Darien, a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, a member of the Columbiettes Council #41 Knights of Columbus, coordinator of social events at Wormser Congregate Senior Citizen Residence, a member of the AARP, past treasurer and member of the National Council of Senior Citizens and member of Bowlarama Thursday Night Women's League.
She is survived by her husband of 44 years, John "Jack" Pikikero of Stamford; a daughter, Patricia Piorkowski of Southbury; two sons, Richard Pikikero of Monroe and Jay Pikikero of Trumbull; two sisters, Mary Lee of Middleton, N.H., and Josephine LaChapelle of North Granby; two brothers, Bruno Mammone of Stamford and John Mammone of Middleton, N.H.; and five grandchildren.
Calling hours will be 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, 2000 at Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Ave., Stamford.
A procession will leave the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 18, and proceed to Sacred Heart Church, 37 Schuyler Ave., Stamford, for a Mass of Christian burial at 10:30 a.m.
Burial will follow in Queen of Peace Cemetery, Rockrimmon Road, Stamford.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Sacred Heart Church, 37 Schuyler Ave., Stamford, CT 06902; or Domestic Violence Crisis Center, 141 Franklin St., Stamford, CT 06901.