SEYMOUR — William V. McDonnell, age 87, husband of the late Mary Callaghan McDonnell and a resident of Seymour, entered into eternal rest on Monday, September 7, 2020.
He was born January 25, 1933, in Derby, son of the late James and Marion Crook McDonnell. William was a parishioner of the Church of the Assumption in Ansonia and graduated from the Assumption School. He graduated from Ansonia’s Charles H. Pine High School, class of 1951.
He and Mary F. Callaghan were married in the Church of the Assumption on October 15, 1955. He worked as a supervisor for SNET for 33 years.
He was predeceased by his wife Mary and his brother, David, formerly of Ansonia. He leaves his three sons, William V. McDonnell, Jr., of Shelton, Patrick F. McDonnell (Deborah Carrol) of Stratford and Matthew C. McDonnell (Jacqueline) of Oxford, and five grandchildren, Meghan, Kathleen, Hannah, Connor and Aidan.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Saturday, September 12, at the Church of the Assumption. Burial followed in Mt. St. Peter Cemetery in Derby.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to BSA Troop 3, c/o The Valley Community Foundation, 253A Elizabeth St., Derby 06418.
Additional information is available from the Jenkins King & Malerba Funeral Home, Ansonia, www.jenkinskingfh.com.