Obituary: Frances and Bill Vishnosky

Frances Louise (Rudenfeldt) Vishnosky, 79, died on September 22, 2017. Her husband, S. William (Bill) Vishnosky, 81, died on August 20, 2018. Mr. and Mrs. Vishnosky were residents of Ridgefield for over 50 years.

Fran was born in Stamford, CT to the late Arthur and Viola (Rowley) on April 4, 1938. She moved to Ridgefield in 1961. While her children were growing up, Fran stayed at home while raising them. She also volunteered at many organizations in Ridgefield. Once her children were in high school she went back to work. She had been working at Ridgefield Hardware at the time of her death, a position she held since 1979.

Bill was born in New Canaan, CT to the late Stanley and Bridget (Hoyt) Vishnosky on September 5, 1936. He worked at several auto body shops before starting his own business The Metal Mender in the 1970s.

Mr. and Mrs. Vishnosky are survived by their children, Bill and his wife, Cathy Vishnosky of Marlborough, CT and Diane Vishnosky of Canyon Country, CA; one grandson Nick Vishnosky of Marlborough, CT. In addition, Mr. Vishnosky is survived his sister, Betty Tillinghast of Groton, CT and Mrs. Vishnosky is survived by  her sister Ethel Hoegemann of Saratoga Springs, NY. Services were private.