Obituary: Ruth Tkacs Torony, 84, of Trumbull

Ruth Tkacs Torony, 84, of Trumbull, licensed practical nurse (LPN), wife of the late Richard Torony, died July 29, Connecticut Hospice, Branford.

Born in Stratford on May 31, 1932, to the late Mary (Hluska) and Nicholas Tkacs.

Survived by four children, Cynthia Smith of Branford, Sandra (Greg) Maret of Pownal, Vt, Joan (Mark) Leone of Oxford  and Jim (Lynn) Torony of Southbury, 10 grandchildren, Caitlin (Gerald) Uribe, Brian and Conor Smith, Andrea, Elizabeth and Hannah Maret, Justin and Stephanie Leone and Ryan and Rachael Torony, sister-in-law, Carolyn Tkacs of Ocala, Fla. and in-laws, Eva Kozak of Bridgeport and Rita and Nicholas Panettieri of Trumbull and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Also predeceased by two brothers, Robert Tkacs and his wife, Doris and Raymond Tkacs and her sister, Mary Costanzo.   

Services: Tuesday, Aug. 2, 9:30 a.m., Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull, and at 10:30 a.m. in St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church, Trumbull. Burial will follow in St. John’s Cemetery, Monroe. Visiting hours: Monday, 4-8 p.m. Panachida service Monday at 7 p.m. in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions: St. John’s Byzantine Catholic Church, 101 St. John’s Drive, Trumbull, CT  06611.