Connie Marie Hirt, the beloved wife to the late Fred J. Hirt, a resident of Darien and a former resident of Manhattan, passed away on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, at Calvary Hospital, Bronx, New York. She was 92.
Born on Jan. 17, 1929, in New York City, she was the daughter of the late Diego and Domenica (DiPasquale) Lupo.
Connie managed Thrift Shop East for many years. She volunteered for the UJA Federation of Jewish Philanthropies and Channel Thirteen. She was also an antique dealer.
Connie loved to knit as well as crochet and enjoyed crocheting with cancer patients at Sloan Kettering. She was outspoken, a firecracker, a people person, a great listener, generous, kind, emphatic, and an avid reader. She believed in living life to the fullest and was willing to challenge herself constantly, learning from life.
Connie’s memory will be lovingly remembered by her son, Daniel Edwards and his wife Deborah; her two daughters, Martha Gorham and Ellen Criscuolo; and her husband, Aldo; her two sisters, Josephine Moffi and Frances Gagliano; eight grandchildren: Diane Martinez, Hayley Hawkins, Taryn Gorham, Giancarlo Criscuolo, Marco Criscuolo, Eva Criscuolo, Dana Edwards and Ann Marie Edwards; and nine great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, Fred, Connie was predeceased by two sons, Winston Edwards, III and Charles Edwards; and a daughter, Joanne Hill; two brothers, Charles Lupo and Lawrence Lupo; and her sister, Mary Lupo.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022 at Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Post Road, Darien. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022, at St. John Roman Catholic Church in Darien. Burial will follow at St. Raymond’s Cemetery, in the Bronx.
— an obituary from Lawrence Funeral Home, where online condolences may be left