Coralie (Connie) Brugger Valentine age 75 of Shelton and formerly of Stratford the beloved wife of the late Alfred E. Valentine passed away peacefully on October 31, 2012 in her daughters’ residence.
Connie was born on September 16, 1937 in New York, NY to the late Frederick and Helen Lovell Brugger.
She was the co-proprietor of Al’s Smoke Shop in Stratford. Connie loved to read, going to the casino, caring for her plants and animals.
Connie is survived by one son Glenn Valentine and wife Kimberly of Knoxville, Tenn., two daughters Patricia H. Adams and husband Alan of Shelton and Cheryl A. Valentine and companion Laura Christy of Belize, one step daughter Carol A. Yarber and husband Ronnie of Athens, Texas, two grandchildren Keith and Gregory, two step grandchildren Ronnie Jr. and Ricky, one brother Robert Brugger and wife Lenore of Bronx, NY, one sister Renee Andre and husband Leo of Orlands, MA., her faithful canine companion Buddy and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, Nov. 16, from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Galello-Luchansky Funeral Home 2220 Main Street Stratford. Inurnment will follow in Mt. Grove Cemetery of Easton.
The family would like to especially thank Dr. Zane Saul and Nurse Bernadette for all their special care and compassion for Connie and her family. They would also like to thank Dr. Sergi and Dr. Louge.
In lieu of flowers, those who so desire may contribute to the St. Vincent’s Swim Across the Sound, 2800 Main Street Bridgeport, CT 06606.
This obituary was courtesy of Galello-Luchansky Funeral Home.