Julianne Mary Summerton, a life long resident of Darien, CT, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 7, 2022 at Stamford Hospital. Born in 1950 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Stamford, CT, she was the daughter of the late Nelson and Bertha (Lasko) Summerton. She was 71.
Julianne attended St John's Parochial School, in Stamford, and graduated from Darien High School in 1968. She attended Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA and graduated in 1972 with a Bachelor of Science in Education and obtained her Masters Degree from Fairfield University.
Julianne held various jobs in Fairfield County while working on her Masters degree. After receiving her master's degree she was employed by the City of Norwalk at Jefferson Elementary School where she worked for many years, as a teacher in the special education department eventually moving to Kendall School. Julianne also worked at the Darien Car Wash, and Regency Limousine, Inc., helping with the family business.
She is survived by her brother Stephen M Summerton, Sr., and his wife Carol, of Darien, CT; nephew Stephen M Summerton, Jr., and his wife Tami, of Riverside, CT, and niece Andrea Summerton Perrella and her husband Vincent III, of Brooklyn, NY, and niece Karen Summerton, of Darien, CT. Four great nephews: Spencer Summerton, Vincent Perrella, IV, Ryan Summerton, and Wyatt Summerton. Four great nieces: Sophia Perrella, Natalie Summerton, Emma Perrella, and Olivia Perrella. And most important of all her cat companion, "Dudebro ".
Friends may call at the Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Post Road, Darien on Wednesday February 9, 2022 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Thomas More R.C. Church, 374 Middlesex Road, Darien on Thursday, February 10, 2022 at 10:30 AM. A live stream will be available through St. Thomas More's website. Burial will follow at St. John Cemetery, Darien, CT.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Stamford Hospital for the excellent care they gave to Julianne.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Post 53 Emergency Medical Services, P.O. Box 2066, Darien, CT 06820.
To sign Julianne's online guestbook, please visit www.lawrencefuneralhome.com.