Kathleen Gargano of Branford, died Tuesday November 7, 2017 at her home. She was the beloved wife of Thomas R. Gargano. Kathleen was born May 2, 1952 in West Haven, CT, daughter of the late James R. and Jean Fitz Thompson. She was a registered nurse, having worked for Yale-New Haven Hospital until her retirement this year. Kathleen was also a veteran of the U. S. Air Force and the U. S. Army Reserves, serving as a nurse in Operation Desert Storm. She was a member of the Branford Evangelical Free Church where she served on many boards and led many studies.
Besides her husband, she is survived by her children, Michael and Carly Gargano of Branford; her siblings, Michael Thompson of CO, John Thompson of Branford, Ann Nash of Milford, Daniel Thompson and Theresa Thompson, both of Madison, Mary Kiska of Torrance, CA, Gloria Lasley of Chicago, and Eileen Lorentz of MN, and she is also survived by 26 nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation Tuesday evening from 5:00 -7:00 pm at the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main Street, Branford, and may attend a memorial service Wednesday morning at 11:00 in the Branford Evangelical Free Church. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the Branford Evangelical Free Church, 231 Leetes Island Road, Branford, CT 06405.
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