Catherine (Triantafillos) Symons

October 30, 1927 ~ January 16, 2018 (age 90)
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Waterbury-Catherine (Triantafillos) Symons, age 90, widow of Edward Symons, passed away peacefully on Tuesday January 16, 2018 at the Village at East Farms.


She was born in Waterbury, CT on October 30, 1927, daughter of the late Stavros and Lemonia (Manalou) Triantafillos.  A lifelong resident of Waterbury, Catherine retired from Anaconda Brass after almost 50 years of service.  She was a member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church.   She enjoyed traveling, sewing, theatre, music, museums, and spending time with her family and friends.  Catherine also had an extensive love of gardening.


She is survived by her brother, Manolis (Steve) Triantafillos of Florida; her sister, Despina Hallock of Waterbury; and several nieces and nephews.


The family wishes to thank Dr. Caporaso and Dr. Sookan for the kind and compassionate care given to Catherine during her illness.


Visitation will be held on Saturday January 27, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main Street, Naugatuck, followed by a Trisagion Service to begin at 11 a.m.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Waterbury.  To send an on-line condolence, please visit  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 825 Brook Street, Rocky Hill, CT 06067, or to Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care, 1579 Straits Turnpike, Middlebury, CT 06762.

Donations may be made to:

Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care
1579 Straits Turnpike, Middlebury CT 06762

American Cancer Society
825 Brook Street, Rocky Hill CT 06067

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