Mary Haley Presnell, 55, raised in Ridgefield

Mary Haley Presnell died unexpectedly Dec. 1 at the age of 55.

Ms. Presnell was born into a large Irish Catholic family in Brooklyn, N.Y., and raised in Ridgefield.

A wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, and sister, she was one of 10 children of Paul and Veronica Haley of Ridgefield.

She was active in her community and church in Putnam, where she lived with her husband, Michael Presnell, for the last several years.

Ms. Presnell was the mother of Veronica Stoia and husband Jason, and of Danielle Savastano and husband Joseph and son David Molnar. She was the grandmother of Gianna Stoia, Hudson Savastano, Katherine Mcnamee and Abby Mcnamee. Ms. Presnell is survived by siblings Theresa Rooney, Eileen Pin, Cathy Littleton, Patricia Vas, Veronica Courtney, John Haley, and Deirdre Haley and 21 nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by two brothers, Paul and Dennis Haley.

Services will be held Tuesday, Dec. 9, at 1:15 at St. Mary’s Parish with a gathering to follow immediately. Memorial donations may be made to St. Mary’s parish.