Lauren A. Schallis, 58, of Ridgefield, wife of Paul E. Schallis died on Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at Bethel Health Care, Bethel.

Mrs. Schallis was born in Norwalk, September 26, 1951, a daughter of the late Willard and Lucille (Cote) Michaud.  She attended Norwalk schools and was last employed with Cartus, Danbury.

Mrs. Schallis was an active member of the River Hills Ski Club for the past thirty-one years and enjoyed going to the club lodge and skiing in the Killington, VT area as well as summering at her home on Cape Cod.

A resident of Ridgefield for the past twenty years, she was a member of St. Mary’s Parish and participated in their outreach program with Dorothy Day Hospitality House of Danbury.

In addition to her husband she is survived by a daughter, Dana Schallis and a son, Mark Schallis both of Ridgefield; two brothers, James Michaud of New Smyrna Beach, FL and Donald Michaud of Prospect, CT; four sisters, Claire Ferguson of Holly Hill, FL, Jacqueline Bottone of Ridgefield, Denise von Schleusingen of Trumbull, CT and Susan Fraccaroli of Wilton as well as fourteen nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, June 4th at 10:15am in St. Mary’s Church, 55 Catoonah St., Ridgefield.

Burial will follow in St. John’s Cemetery, Norwalk.

The family will receive friends in the Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield  on Thursday, June 3rd from 4PM to 8PM.
Contributions may be made to the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Southern Connecticut, 94-96-South Turnpike Rd., Wallingford, CT  06492.

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