Linnea H. Montanari

Linnea H. Montanari, 88, of Danbury, CT, formerly of Ridgefield, CT, died peacefully at Danbury Hospital on Tuesday evening, October 14, 2014, with her family by her side. 

She was born in Sweden, February 19, 1926, and came to America, in the late 1940s while in her early twenties to work as a Nanny for a Ridgefield family.  While working in Ridgefield she met and married the late Frank P. Montanari, with whom she enjoyed a wonderful life and sixty years of marriage. They were longtime Ridgefield residents.

She is survived by a son, Paul Montanari of Ridgefield, CT and a daughter Ellen Montanari of Danbury, CT.  She is also survived by a daughter in law Elizabeth and a grandson, James W. Montanari, as well as several nieces and nephews in Sweden.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 20th at 1:00 pm at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church; 351 Main Street, Ridgefield.  

Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery; 110 North Street, Ridgefield.

There will be no calling hours.

Kane Funeral Home, Ridgefield is in charge of arrangements.




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