STRATFORD, Conn. - Michael W. Rich of Stratford, formerly of Stamford, Monday, Sept. 9. He was 48.
Rich was born Nov. 10, 1964, in Stamford, to Albert and Patricia A. Yaeger Rich. He graduated from Stamford High School in 1981, and went on to work for the Local Laborers Union and The Stone Mason Local of Connecticut after which he opened his own business, M.W. Rich Mason Contractors LLC, which he owned and operated for 27 years.
Rich is survived by his parents; brothers, Albert Rich Jr. (Jennifer) of Stamford and Craig Rich (Victoria) of West Haven; sister; Kimmy Corelli (Anthony) of Stamford; niece and nephews; many aunts, uncles; cousins; and friends.
Calling hours are Friday, Sept. 13 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Avenue, Stamford. A funeral procession will leave the funeral home Saturday, Sept. 14 at 10:30 a.m. and proceed to St. Mary RC Church, 566 Elm St., Stamford, for a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11 a.m. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Stratford Animal Rescue Society (S.T.A.R.S.), 225 Deacon Point Road, Stratford, CT 06615 www.stratfordanimalrescue.com.
For more information, please visit: www.cognetta.com