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Obituary of Anne E. Stanford

Anne E.  “Coco” Stanford, 98, of Berlin passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Thursday (Mar. 28, 2019).  Born in New Britain, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Anna (Brown) Swartz. She was the wife of the late Richard Stanford, who passed away in 1953. Richard had served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. during World War II.  Anne worked at New Britain Machine for many years as a telephone operator, and was an avid member of their card club. She enjoyed traveling as much as possible and took many cross country trips to visit the west coast. Anne was very creative and loved painting. She was a member of St. Paul’s church for many years.

Anne is survived by her son Richard Patrick Stanford of Berlin; and she will be missed by many friends including the Brown and Hrenko families. She was predeceased by her brother Edward Schwartz.

Funeral services will be held Monday (April 1, 2019) with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 AM at St. Paul’s Church 485 Alling St. Berlin. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visitation will be held Monday from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at the Farrell Funeral Home 110 Franklin Sq. New Britain. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Paul’s Church. To send a condolence to the family please visit,