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CASEY Carolyn L.
Birth: 6 Jul 1932 Bridgeport, Conn.
Death: 18 Jun 2008 Derby, Conn.
Burial: 23 Jun 2008 Mountain Meadows Cemetery, Seymour, Conn.
pub rec on ancestry 225 Post Oak Rd., Stratford, Conn.
RODIA Carolyn L. "Casey" Rodia, beloved wife of age 56 years of Ralph J. Rodia, passed away peacefully
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at The Griffin Hospital with her loving family surrounding her. Carolyn was born
July 6, 1932 in Bridgeport, to the late William and Leah Rauscher Casey. She graduated from Warren
Harding High School, class of 1950, and entered the Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing, but put her
career on hold to raise her family. Following the birth of her seventh child, Carolyn returned to nursing in the
LPN program at Bullard Havens Technical School and graduated Valedictorian and President of the class of
1969. After working several years at Saint Vincent's Medical Center, Carolyn owned and operated the former
Card'n Party Shop in Huntington Center for the next 10 years. Missing her nursing career, Carolyn returned
and discovered her true calling in geriatric care. While working at Saint Joseph's Manor in Trumbull and
Marion Heights in Monroe, Carolyn and three co-workers decided to open their own adult day care center,
Generation Senior Day Care in Seymour, where she was President and Director until her retirement in 2001.
She will forever be remembered for her generosity, compassion and devotion to her family, friends and
clients. Besides her husband, Carolyn is survived by her 8 devoted children: Linda Dobrydney of Milford,
Thomas Rodia and his wife Karen of Stratford, Susan Melita and her husband John of Milford, Diane Carfo
and her husband Marc of Shelton, Eileen Rotunno and her husband, Jim of Seymour, John Rodia of
Shelton, Patti Cavallaro and her husband Keith of Seymour, Lorri Redding and her husband Bill of
Naugatuck, 19 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Carolyn also leaves her sister Sharon Iannotti
and husband, Jerry of Milford; several sisters-in-laws, nieces and nephews, and her life long friends, Chester
and Mary Bielecki of Stratford. She was predeceased by her sister, Janet Michalek. Funeral services will
take place on Monday, June 23 at 9:15 a.m. in the Adzima Funeral Home 50 Paradise Green Place,
Stratford, and at 10 a.m. at St. Mark Roman Catholic Church, 500 Wigwam Lane Stratford with a Mass of
Christian Burial. Interment will be in Mountain Meadows Cemetery in Seymour. Friends may call on Sunday
from 3 to 7 pm. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may donate to the American Cancer Society, the National
Shrine of Saint Jude, Saint Mark Church Stratford, or The Griffin Hospital. For more information or to make
an online condolence, visit www.adzimafuneralhome.com.
Connecticut Post (Bridgeport, CT) - Saturday, June 21, 2008
CASEY William ()
RAUSCHER Leah ()
CASEY Carolyn L. (6 Jul 1932 - 18 Jun 2008)
Marriage To RODIA Raphael (Ralph) ()
RODIA Aniello (Nello) (25 Nov 1884 - BEF 1940)
COLOGINO Mildred (Millie) (Ermilinda) (1894 - 25 Sep 1951)
Children by RODIA Raphael (Ralph)
RODIA Linda M. ()
RODIA Thomas R. ()
RODIA Susan L. ()
RODIA Diane L. ()
RODIA Eileen ()
RODIA John M. ()
RODIA Patti Jean ()
RODIA Lorri A. ()
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