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Eugenia Whitehead



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Eugenia Theodora Zimski Whitehead, 98, formerly of Bridgeport and longtime resident of Sandy Hook and Redondo Beach, Calif., died peacefully February 28 at Madison House in Madison, Conn. She was born in Bridgeport, October 16, 1918, a daughter to the late Dorothy (Strezeski) and Lawrence Zimski.

Her beloved son and his wife, Jonathan E. and Cathy Whitehead of Guilford; two grandsons and their spouses, Jonathan E. Jr and Kate Whitehead of Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., and Jason F. and Dylan Whitehead of Redondo Beach, survive her. Her husband, Frederick A. Whitehead, Jr, predeceased her in 1997.

She worked for many years at Dictaphone in Bridgeport and later at Read's in Danbury. Mrs Whitehead was fond of traveling, tending to her flower and vegetable gardens, baking delicious desserts, and taking daily walks on the beach.

Friends may call this Saturday, March 4, at Honan Funeral Home, 58 Main Street, Newtown, from 8:30 to 10 am, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St Rose of Lima Church, 46 Church Hill Road, Newtown, at 10:30 am. Interment in St Rose Cemetery, Sandy Hook, will follow.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association at alz.org.

To leave an online condolence, visit honanfh.com.

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