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“So sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers. ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Joanne Criscione Hilbert

“We were sorry to hear of Ed's passing. He was a good neighbor & kind to us. With sympathy, Bert & Sarah Hellgren ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Sarah & Bert Hellgren

“There's no doubt in my mind that Ed is now with the saints in heaven. What a wonderful example of a Christian man. It was so in love with his...Read More ยป
3 of 4 | Posted by: Monsignor Blase Gintoli - FL

“Offering our sympathies at this time. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: The Staff of Lesko-Polke Funeral Home - CT

Edward Contolini, age 88, beloved husband to the late Frances Zima Contolini, of Fairfield, passed away peacefully on June 6, 2017 in Connecticut Hospice. Born and raised in Bridgeport, Edward was a resident of Fairfield for 67 years. He was a retired Union carpenter, building and renovating numerous homes and structures throughout this region. He worked hard throughout hos life to provide for his wife and family, and proudly cared for his house, always finding ways to improve his family's home. A devout Catholic, he was a parishioner of Assumption Church in Fairfield, and formerly a parishioner of St. Pius X. Edward will be remembered by his son, Richard Contolini and his wife, Wanda, of Norwalk; daughter, Susan (Contolini) Manke and her husband, Edmund, of Shelton; four grandchildren, Jessi and Greg Contolini, of Norwalk, Krysten and Stephen Manke of Shelton; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his devoted wife Frances, he was predeceased by his siblings, John Contolini, Yolanda Duffy, Mary Muller, and Mario Contolini. His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, June 12th at 11 am in Assumption Church, 545 Stratfield Road, Fairfield, followed by a private interment in Lawncroft Cemetery. The Contolini family wishes to express their appreciation for the outstanding care provided to Edward and assistance to his family by the staff of CT Hospice, Bridgeport Hospital's NE 10, and Ludlowe Center for Health and Rehab. Memorial contributions can be made to : CT Hospice 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405. To order flowers online, travel directions, or to sign her guest register, please visit

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