Katherine M. Billone, 91, Ridgefielders' mother and grandmother

Katherine M. Billone, age 91, of Tampa, FL and former longtime Norwalk resident, died peacefully on May 1, 2012, in Temple Terrace, FL.

She was born in Southington, CT on January 29, 1921, and was the wife of the late Joseph George Billone.

Survivors include her son Charles George Billone of Tampa, FL, her daughters Georgene Pekala and her husband John of Ridgefield, CT, and Charlene Cimino and her husband Gary of Norwalk, CT. Also surviving are her siblings: Louis Molgano of Stamford, CT, James Molgano of Coral Springs, FL, and Sam Molgano of Meriden, CT. 6 grandchildren, Robert Spezzano, Carolyn and William Pekala, Lauren, Nicholas and Madeline Cimino.

Katherine was also predeceased by her daughter, Mary-Lynn Spezzano.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, May 7, 2012, 10:30 AM at St. Matthew's Church 216 Scribner Ave., Norwalk, with burial to follow at St. John Cemetery in Springdale.

Katherine’s family will receive friends at the Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Ave., Norwalk on Monday from 9-10 AM.

For directions or to sign an online guest book, please go to magnerfuneralhome.com.