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Lucille (Rau) Kogut

September 27, 1930 ~ June 19, 2017 (age 86)
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Seymour-Lucille (Rau) Kogut, age 86, widow of Edward G. Kogut, passed away on Monday June 19, 2017 at Griffin Hospital after a short illness.


Mrs. Kogut was born in Waterbury, CT on September 27, 1930, daughter of the late George and Alice Mae (Classey) Rau.  Lucy was a graduate of Seymour High School and a longtime resident of Seymour.  She was a dedicated mother and homemaker who had a wide variety of craft skills, including crocheting, needlepoint, and others.  Lucy was an avid traveler, visiting many European countries and a frequent visitor for the winter months to Hilton Head Island.  She enjoyed her Friday night get together with her local Hilton Head crew for Friday night pizza.  Lucy was a communicant of St. Michael’s Church, and a long-time member of the church’s Ladies Guild, helping to set up a scholarship program for the church youth.


She is survived by her three sons, Thomas E. Kogut of Packwood, WA, Robert M.  Kogut and Michael D. Kogut, both of Seymour; her sister, Margaret Rau Smith of Beacon Falls; her four granddaughters, Aubrey Lynn Kogut, Megan Lee Kogut, Casey Marie Kogut, and Allison Mae Kogut; as well as many nieces and nephews.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday June 22, 2017 at 11 a.m. at St. Michael’s Church, Beacon Falls.  Burial will follow in Mountain Meadows Cemetery, Seymour.  Calling hours will be held on Thursday morning from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main Street, Naugatuck.  In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Michael’s Church Renovation Fund, 25 Maple Avenue, Beacon Falls, CT 06403, or the National Emphysema Foundation, 128 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851.  To send an on-line condolence, please visit

Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Michael's Church Renovation Fund
25 Maple Avenue, Beacon Falls CT 06403

National Emphysema Foundation
128 East Avenue, Norwalk CT 06851

 Service Information

June 22, 2017

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Naugatuck Valley Memorial - Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home
240 North Main Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

Mass of Christian Burial
June 22, 2017

11:00 AM
St. Michael Church
25 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403

Interment following funeral service
June 22, 2017

Mountain Meadows Cemetery
117 Mountain Road
Seymour, CT 06483

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