Clara Gabbianelli Cirone, 91, Ridgefield native, volunteer

Clara (Gabbianelli) Cirone, 91, of Brookfield, formerly of Ridgefield, wife of the late Tony P. Cirone, died on Sunday, September 15, 2013 at Danbury Hospital.

Mrs. Cirone was born in Ridgefield, June 30, 1922, daughter of Frank and Pierini (Malchoidi) Gabbianelli.  She attended Ridgefield schools and was a graduate of Ridgefield High School.

A lifelong area resident and homemaker, Mrs. Cirone was a former volunteer with Regional Hospice and Home Care of Western CT.

She is survived by a son, Anthony Cirone and his wife, Maria, of Beeville, TX; a daughter, Sharon Hibler and her husband, Arthur,  of Brookfield, CT; four grandchildren, Tony and Mathew Hibler and John and Audra Cirone; three great grandchildren; a great granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will take place on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 10 AM in St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Route 25, Brookfield Center, CT.

Interment will take place in St. Mary Cemetery, Ridgefield at the direction of the family.

Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield, CT is in charge of arrangements.