Naugatuck, CT Dorothy L. Salvi, 90, the widow of James P. Salvi, died peacefully on February 3, 2018 at her home.
Dorothy was born in Waterbury, CT a daughter of the late Corentin M. and Mary B. (LeMeur) Duigou and graduated in 1945 from Sacred Heart High School. Dorothy worked at Rita’s Bakery in Naugatuck and retired from Risdon Manufacturing Company, where she worked for 27 years without missing a day. Dorothy lived with her daughter in West Haven for 3 years where she was a member of the West Haven Senior Center. She was a Naugatuck resident for most of her life and was proud to volunteer at the Naugatuck Town Hall, the Howard Whittemore Memorial Library and as a mentor at Andrew Avenue School. She was a member of the Red Hat Society and a parishioner of St. Francis of Assisi Church.
Dorothy is survived by her son, Robert W. Salvi of Waterbury; her daughter, Carol Salvi-Beers and her husband, David H. Beers, Jr.; her sister, Florence (Duigou) Duhamel and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, Dorothy was predeceased by her sister, Irene Parent and her brother, Gaston Duigou.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 11:00am at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 318 Church Street, Naugatuck. Everyone attending is asked to please go directly to church. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery. Calling hours are Wednesday, February 7, 2018 from 4-6pm at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Avenue, Naugatuck. Memorial contributions may be made to the Howard Whittemore Memorial Library, 243 Church Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770 or to St. Francis -St. Hedwig School, 294 Church Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770.