Louise M. Parascondola, 94, enjoyed needlepoint, painting

Louise M. Parascondola, 94, of Ridgefield, wife of the late Arthur F. Parascondola, died on Thursday, Feb. 20, at her home.

Mrs. Parascondola was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on June 10, 1919, a daughter of Ercole and Angeline (Polio) Parascandolo.  She attended New York schools and graduated from the New York School of Hairdressing.

Mrs. Parascondola was a hairdresser and stylist. She and her husband owned and operated Arthur’s Beauty Center of Brewster, N.Y., from 1955 to 1975.

Mrs. Parascondola was resident of Ridgefield since coming from Brooklyn in 1955.  She enjoyed needlepoint, oil painting and cooking.

She attended St. Mary Church of Ridgefield.

Mrs. Parascondola is survived by two sons, Jack Parascondola (Gina Aflalo) and Louis Parascondola (Theresa Lynch); two grandchildren, Stacey Jchick (Walter) and Deborah Vasquez; four great grandchildren, Robert Dowell, Christopher, Ashley and Jonathan Martinson, two “grandchildren by love,” Deborah and Jennifer Aflalo and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, her family said.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 10:15 am in St. Mary Church, Ridgefield.

Interment will take place at the direction of the family.

There will be no calling hours.

Contributions may be made to Regional Hospice and Home Care of Western Connecticut, 30 Old Ridgebury Rd., Danbury, CT  06810.

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