DARIEN, Conn. - Helen K. Racaniello, a resident of Darien, died Saturday, Dec. 13. She was 96.
Racaniello was born July 31, 1918, in Greenwich, to Francis and Catherine (Talar) Stepien. She graduated from Port Chester High School in Port Chester, N.Y. She was a member of St. John's Church Women's Guild.
Racaniello is survived by her daughter, Kathleen R. Hill (Jim) of Palm Harbor, Fla.; son, John E. Racaniello of Norwalk; four grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and daughter-in-law, Karen Racaniello of Darien. She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Victor J. Racaniello, Sr.; son, Victor J. Racaniello, Jr.; brother, Edward Stepien; and sister, Julia Wasicki.
Calling hours are Wednesday, Dec. 17 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Edward Lawrence Funeral Home , 2119 Post Road, Darien. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. at St. John R.C. Church, 1986 Post Road, Darien. Burial will follow at Spring Grove Cemetery, Darien.
Memorial donations may be made to St. John R.C. Church , 1986 Post Road, Darien, CT 06820.
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