Audrey Zimmerman Connery, 84 of Evergreen Woods, North Branford, formerly of North Haven died Monday, September 19, 2011 at the Evergreen Woods Health Center.
She was the beloved wife of the late Paul Joseph Connery. Mrs. Connery was born in Chicago, IL on February 4, 1927 a daughter of the late John and Gertrude Zimmerman. She was a graduate of Northwestern University, Summa Cum Laude, 1948 with a B.S in Chemistry, and a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Mrs. Connery was active as a volunteer in Hamden and North Haven, including at St. Rita's School in Hamden, and at one of the first charitable thrift shops, the U.S.S. Hope Shop in Hamden in the 1960's and 1970's. She was an avid craftsperson, and she produced many embroidered, needlepoint, and crocheted items which were donated for sale by local charities.
Mrs. Connery is survived by her son Brian (Marlene Mears) Connery of Rochester Hills, MI, her sister, Elaine Montgomery of Hendersonville, NC, and two grandchildren, Brendan Mears Connery, and Carina Mears Connery of Rochester Hills. THERE WILL BE NO CALLING HOURS. Relatives and friends are invited to go directly to St. Therese Church, 105 Leetes Island Road, Branford on Saturday for a Mass of Christian Burial which will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be private. The Torello-Iacobucci Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven has been entrusted with arrangements. www.washingtonmemorialfh.com