STAMFORD, Conn. - Josephine Kirkland of Stamford died Sunday, Sept. 8. She was 86.
Kirkland was born July 31, 1927, in New London, to Carl and Helen Sullivan Schnellen. She was a member of the Anglican Church of the Advent in Greenwich and was employed for 17 years by the City of Stamford as an account clerk in the Assessor’s Office.
Kirkland is survived by her children, Mark Kirkland (Diane) of Stamford, Matthew C. Kirkland (Patricia) of Michigan; and five grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents; and her husband, Herbert J. Kirkland.
Calling hours are Friday, Sept. 13 from 4 to 8 p.m. at The Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Ave., Stamford, CT 06902. A funeral procession will leave the funeral home Saturday, Sept. 14 at 9:20 a.m. for a Requiem Mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m. at the Anglican Church of the Advent at the North Greenwich Congregational Church, 606 Riversville Road, No. Greenwich. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery, 81 Riverside Ave., Norwalk.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Anglican Church of the Advent, 5 Webb Ave., Old Greenwich, CT 06870.