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Evelyn J. (Guay) Guarnieri

December 4, 1927 ~ August 23, 2021 (age 93)


Evelyn J. Guarnieri, age 93, of West Haven passed away on August 23, 2021.  For 47 years, she was the wife of the late James J. Guarnieri. Evelyn was born in New Haven, daughter of the late Edward and Doria Marcotte Guay.  She is survived by her son Mark Guarnieri and his wife Michelle of Cheshire, her granddaughters Gina & Francesca Guarnieri, her daughter-in-law Marjorie Guarnieri of North Haven and her longtime friend Jean Wisniewski.  Evelyn was predeceased by her children, Guy Guarnieri and Michele Guarnieri, and her siblings Albert & Maurice Guay and Theresa Maher.

Evelyn was a graduate of West Haven High School and Whitney Secretarial School. She worked as an Executive Secretary for Centre Industries of Milford for twenty years, retiring in 1993. Evelyn was a charter member of the New Haven Sweet Adelines, and a member of the St. Louis Church Ladies Guild.   

The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the staff members of The Linden at Woodbridge, for their compassionate care and love Evelyn was provided over the years.  

The hours for visitation will held on Sunday from 3-5 at the West Haven Funeral Home at the Green.  Her funeral procession will leave the funeral home on Monday morning at 9:30 for a Mass of Christian Burial in the Church of St. Louis, St. John XXIII Parish at 10am.  Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital,  

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Evelyn J. (Guay) Guarnieri, please visit our floral store.


August 29, 2021

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Haven Funeral Home
662 Savin Avenue
West Haven, CT 06516

Mass of Christian Burial
August 30, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Louis Church
89 Bull Hill Lane
West Haven, CT 06516


Oak Grove Cemetery
871 Campbell Avenue
West Haven, CT 06516


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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