Marie Bertini Dowling, 95, of West Haven entered into rest on February 10, 2021 at her home, with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late John Francis Dowling, Sr. A daughter of the late Joseph C. and Josephine Vertucci Bertini, Sr. , Marie was born in Bridgeport on November 28, 1925. Marie’s family includes her children John F. (Deborah) Dowling, Jr., Joseph P. (Deborah) Dowling and Maureen (Robert DeGennaro) Withington; brothers Joseph and Gerald Bertini; 3 grandchildren Amber (Brian) Hayden, John Dowling III and Joseph Dowling, Jr.; great grandchildren Bryce and Avery. She was predeceased by brothers James and Richard Bertini. A devout Catholic, Marie was a communicant of Precious Blood Church in Woodmont and involved in many church activities. The Dowling family extends their gratitude to nurses, Nicole and Ann, aides Diane and Sherri and Dr. DeSilva all of Constellation Hospice for the loving care given to their mother.
Visitation will take place on THURSDAY morning February 18 from 8:30 to 10:30 at the West Haven Funeral Home at the green. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Precious Blood Church (formerly St. Agnes, Woodmont) at 11 o’clock. Interment will follow in St. Lawrence Cemetery. in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Constellation Hospice.
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