Priscilla (Bento) Luis

Priscilla (Bento) Luis, 91, of Fairfax Station, Virginia, formerly of Danbury died September 14, 2013 in Fairfax Station.

She was the wife of the late Manuel Luis.

Mrs. Luis was born in New Bedford, MA, January 6, 1922, daughter of the late Anthony and Germana (Brietes) Bento.

She resided on Sheridan Street in Danbury for over 50 years and retired from Sperry’s after 36 years of employment.

Mrs. Luis is survived by a son, Manuel Luis Jr. and his wife Creryl of Houston TX; two daughters; Ann Boglarski and her husband Dr. Stephen Boglarski of Fairfax Station, VA, and Mrs. Celestine Garofalo of Hendersonville, NC; three sisters; Esther Acucena and Germain Pontes of Dartmouth, MA and Florence Gracia of Safety Harbor, FL; three grandchildren; Wendy Zucca of Hendersonville, NC; LTC Stephen Boglarski, US Air Force, Albuquerque, NM and Matthew Luis of Houston, TX.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 9:30 AM in the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Danbury with the Rev. Dennis Mason, OFM Conv. Officiating.

Interment will follow in St. Peter Cemetery, Danbury.

There will be no calling hours.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, 46 Stone St., Danbury, CT 06810 in Priscilla’s memory.

Jowdy Kane Funeral Home, 9-11 Granville Ave., Danbury is in charge of arrangements.

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