Katherine Stegina Zaffino, wife of the late John Zaffino, passed away on Friday December 18 at Apple Rehab in Old Saybrook. Mrs. Zaffino was born in Branford on April 28, 1921, a daughter of the late John and Barbara Vuksinic Stegina. She was a communicant of St. Mary Church in Branford.
Mrs. Zaffino is survived by three daughters, Barbara Heffernan (husband Ed) of Springfield, IL, Mary Madenski (husband Jack) of Guilford and Joan Koloski (husband David) of Old Saybrook . She leaves one sister, Helen Sciarra of Branford. She also leaves four grandchildren, Lesley, Mark, Eric, and John, as well as four great-grandchildren, Morgan, Alexander, Anthony and Hadley. She was predeceased by one sister, Mary, and five brothers, John, Francis, Joseph, Michael, and George.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday at 11:30 at St. Mary Church in Branford. Burial will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery in Branford. The W.S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main St. Branford is in care of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Mary Church, 731 Main St. Branford, CT 06405.
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