NORWALK, Conn. - Marie Jeanne Mendence of Norwalk died Monday, Aug. 26. She was 80.
Mendence was born April 11, 1933, in St. Albans, Vt., daughter of Urgel and Gertrude (Gilman) St. Denis, she was a graduate of the Bellows Free Academy in St. Albans. She was a member of the American Legion Post 12, and New Horizons at St. Matthew Church.
Mendence is survived by her husband, Robert “Mendy” Mendence; children, Valerie, Lauren, Albert, Robert Jr., Dennis and Margaret Mendence; 11 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and brother, John St. Denis. She was predeceased by her parents; and sister, Marguerite Anne Schultz.
Calling hours are Wednesday, Aug. 28 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Ave., Norwalk. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 29 at St. Matthew Church followed by burial with military honors at St. John Cemetery, Norwalk.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County, PO Box 489, Wilton, CT 06897 or St. Matthew Church, 216 Scribner Ave, Norwalk, CT 06850.