STAMFORD, Conn. - Lucy Dolores Carrigan of Stamford died Wednesday, June 18. She was 90.
Carrigan was born Feb. 22, 1924, in Calitri, Province of Avellino, Italy, the daughter of Vincenzo and Maria Michela Frasca Zabatta. She came to the United States with her family at the age of 5.
She graduated from Stamford High School, Class of 1939, and entered the workforce while still in school. She worked at Chesebrough Ponds, Northam Warren Cutex and Bristol-Myers/Clairol. She was machine operator at Clairol and served as the union shop steward for many years. She was a longtime communicant of St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church.
Carrigan is survived by her children, Denise and John Carrigan, both of Stamford; sister,Theresa DeLuca; a nephew and nieces; sister-in-law, Eileen (Alfred) Abbott of Stamford; and cousins from the Carrigan family, as well as those from the Zabatta family, both in the U.S and in Italy. She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Joseph “Red” Carrigan; sisters, Rose Marciano, Concetta Zampaglione, Antoinetta Vallerio and Lucietta Zabatta; niece, Dolores; and nephew, Vincent Freccia.
Calling hours are Sunday, June 22, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory , 104 Myrtle Ave., Stamford. A procession will leave the funeral home Monday, June 23, at 8:40 a.m. for a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 a.m. at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 566 Elm St., Stamford. Interment will follow at St. John’s Roman Catholic Cemetery, Darien.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Carrigan’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital , 501 St. Jude Place Building, Memphis, TN 38105.
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