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Theresa G. Austiguy

November 17, 1927 ~ July 23, 2019 (age 91)


Theresa Gosselin Austiguy, age 91, of North Branford, passed away peacefully at the Guilford House on July 23, 2019. She was the beloved wife of George Austiguy. Theresa was born in New Haven, CT to the late Anna and Edward Gosselin.

She worked for many years for the New York/New Haven/Hartford Railroad as a secretary before leaving to raise her family. She was a member of the St. Augustine Church choir for many years, and she loved to sing.

Besides her husband, she is survived by her son George Austiguy, Jr. (Cindy) of Bozeman, MT and daughter Bridget Austiguy-Preschel (David Preschel) of North Haven. She was predeceased by her son, Joseph Austiguy, and her siblings,  Edward Gosselin, Joan Gosselin, Rita Ciak,  Maureen Pelatowski, and  Rosemary Scarpa,  She leaves behind her grandchildren, Ian, Ben, Sam, Rory and Nick.

The family would like to thank the all of the staff and residents at the Guilford House for all of the loving care and friendship they gave Theresa.

Friends and family are invited to call on Sunday, July 28, from 4 pm to 6 pm at the Keenan Funeral Home, 330 Notch Hill Road, (Rte.22 South, at Rt. 80), North Branford.  A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:00 am on Monday,  July 29 at St. Theresa's Catholic Church, Leetes Island Road, Branford. Burial will follow the Mass at St. Agnes Cemetery, Branford. 

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July 28, 2019

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Keenan Funeral Home
330 Notch Hill Road
North Branford, CT 06471

Mass of Christian Burial
July 29, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Therese Church
105 Leetes Island Road
Branford, CT 06405


St. Agnes Cemetery
Route 1, 228 E. Main Street
Branford, CT 06405

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