STAMFORD, Conn. - Doris G. Coughlin Scalise of Stamford died Monday, Sept. 16. She was 95.
Scalise was born Aug. 21, 1918, in Prince Edward Island, Canada, to Thomas and Elisabeth Ellen McLean Coughlin. She was a secretary-treasurer of Dickmont Plastics Corp. of Stamford, a family business, founded by her husband, Richard in 1955. She retired in 1988.
She was the first president of St. Clement’s Woman’s Guild and a member of the St. Clement’s Choir for 25 years. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Hospital Women’s Auxillary, Stamford Women’s Club, St. Cecilia’s Bowling Club, Stamford P.T.A Council, Italian Center of Stamford and the Pacers Club in Jupiter Fla. She served on the board of the Ryle School P.T.A and the Cloonan School P.T.A. She was also a moderator for the Republican Party in Stamford for several years.
Scalise is survived by her husband, Richard Scalise of Stamford; sons, Richard T. Scalise of Trumbull and Donald Scalise of Fairfield; six grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; daughter, Elaine Twardy; sisters, Mary Theresa Coughlin, Helen Nollman, Ada Myrtle Kubelle, Marguerite Rousseau and Maude Angelo; and brothers, James Sterling Coughlin, John Coughlin, Urban Coughlin, Harold (Red) Coughlin, Howard Coughlin and Raymond Coughlin.
There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 23 at Church of St. Cecilia, 1184 Newfield Ave., Stamford. Interment will follow at St. John’s Cemetery, Darien.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Church of St. Cecilia, 1184 Newfield Ave., Stamford, CT 06905.
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