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Florence (Dobosz) Stauffer

February 4, 1929 ~ January 20, 2018 (age 88)
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Southington-Florence Dobosz Stauffer, wife of Robert E. Stauffer passed away peacefully on Saturday January 20, 2018.



Florence Stauffer was born in Beacon Falls, CT on February 4, 1929, daughter of the late Walter and Alice (Korzeniecki) Dobosz. She was the youngest of six children and was predeceased by three brothers, Edward, Chester and Theodore Dobosz and her sisters, Helen Estwan and Wanda Lodziato. Florence was a 1946 graduate of Seymour High School. She lived most of her life in Beacon Falls and Naugatuck, worked at the University of CT Waterbury, and retired from Waterbury State Technical College after 26 years of service.  She was a communicant of St. Hedwig’s Church and was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.


She leaves her five children;  Rev. Patricia Stauffer of Bradford, MA, Donna Stauffer (Robert Miller) of Alexandria, VA, Robert A. Stauffer (Wendy) and Karen Pryor (Stephen) of Cheshire, and Barbara McGowan (Jack) of Longmeadow, MA; seven grandchildren;  Kelly Pryor of Cheshire, Kevin Pryor of Brooklyn, NY, Robert Simons of Everett, WA, Timothy Simons of Springfield, MA, Nicole Stauffer of Boston, MA, Taylor Stauffer and Erica Stauffer of Cheshire, CT; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.


Calling hours will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday January 23, 2018 at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main Street, Naugatuck.  There will be a private graveside service for family members at St. James Cemetery. To send an on-line condolence, please visit  Donations, in Florence’s memory, may be made to Helping Hands Foundation, c/o

Charitable donations may be made to:

Helping Hands Foundation

 Service Information

January 23, 2018

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Naugatuck Valley Memorial - Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home
240 North Main Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

Private Interment

St. James Cemetery
Cross Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

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