Congetta “Connie” Kandalec, 98, of Medina, passed away Saturday, November 3, 2012 at the Western Reserve Masonic Community in Medina. She was born September 30, 1914 to Luigi LaGuardia and Brigetta (nee DiFillipo).
She was preceded in death by her first spouse, Jerry Ruggiero; her second spouse, George Kandalec; and brother, Joseph.
Connie is survived by her children, Raymond (Diane) Ruggiero of Parma and Rosemarie Cassesa of Medina; brother, Thomas (Margaret) LaGuardia of Broadview Hts.; grandchildren, James (Bridget) Cassesa, Vicki Evans, Christine Hunter, David (Tammy) Cassesa, Michelle Ruggiero, Gina (Craig) Dayton, Katie Ruggiero; great-grandchildren, Brandon, Justin, Dominic, Talia; and her nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, November 7, 2012 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. at Carlson Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, 3477 Medina Road (corner of Rt. 18 and River Styx Rd.), Medina. Mass of Christian Burial will be at Our Lady of Grace Church, 1088 Ridge Rd., Hinckley, at 10 A.M., Thursday, November 8, 2012, with Fr. Joe Mecir officiating. (please meet at the church). Burial to follow in Hope Memorial Gardens.
Online memorials can be made at www.carlsonfuneralhomes.com.