Joseph Troy, 79, worked for utilities

Joseph Daniel Troy, 79, of Ridgefield, husband of Agnes (Monti) Troy, died on Friday, May 9, 2014 at Westchester County Medical Center, Valhalla, NY.

Mr. Troy was born in Stamford, CT, August 10, 1934, son of Daniel J. and Helen (Burns) Troy. He attended Stamford schools and graduated from Stamford High School.

In early years, Mr. Troy owned and operated his own delivery business until he became a serviceman with the former Hartford Electric Light Company which then became CL&P, Yankee Gas and then Northeast Utilities.  He retired in 1994 after thirty-seven years with the utilities.

A resident of Ridgefield since 1963 coming from New Canaan, CT and Vista, NY prior, he was a member of the Ridgefield Senior Men’s Golf League, Founders Hall and St. Mary Parish.

In addition to his wife Agnes of fifty-nine years, Mr. Troy is survived by four daughters, Linda Troy and her husband, Eric Worth of Barefoot Bay, FL, Deborah Bamonte of Litchfield Park, AZ, Maryellen Hall and her husband, Chris of Ridgefield, CT and Margaret Larsen and her husband, Scott of Newtown, CT; a sister, Marguerite Philips and her husband, Theodore of Kalamazoo, MI and formerly of Stamford, CT; four grandchildren, Sandra Bradbury, Daniel Bamonte, Troy Larsen and Grace Larsen and a great granddaughter, Lily Danielle Bradbury.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Troy was predeceased by a brother, Daniel Joseph Troy.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 10:15 am in St. Mary Church, Ridgefield.

Interment will be private and at the direction of the family.

The family will receive friends in the Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield on Monday, May 12, 2014 from 2 PM to 4 PM and 7 PM to 9 PM.

Contributions may be made to the Ridgefield Fire Department Ambulance Fund, 6 Catoonah St., Ridgefield, CT  06877.