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Rose S. Papp, 92, Lifelong Darien Resident

Rose S. Papp
Rose S. Papp Photo Credit: The Daily Voice/Contributed

DARIEN, Conn. - Rose S. Papp “Dolly”, a life-long resident of Darien, died Monday, Sept. 30. She was 92.

Papp was born Aug. 15, 1921, in Darien, daughter of James and Rose (Conti) Bruno. She was a parishioner of St. Thomas More R.C. Church in Darien.

Papp is survived by her children, Joseph J. Papp, Jr., Richard Papp (Bonnie), Robert Papp and Marianne Reynolds (Jerry); six grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and sisters, Tessy Sniffen and Mary Fracola. She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Joseph J. Papp Sr.; and siblings, Augustus Bruno, Benjamin Bruno, Joseph Bruno, Lizzy Journalist, Josephine Lombardo and Chiva Penna.

Calling hours are Friday, Oct. 4 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 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5  at St. Thomas More R.C. Church, 374 Middlesex Road, Darien. Burial will follow at Spring Grove Cemetery, Darien.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Mason Charity Foundation of Connecticut. Please go to to donate online in memory of Rose S. Papp or mail your donation to the Masonicare Annual Appeal, c/o The Masonic Charity Foundation of Connecticut, P. O. Box 70, Wallingford, CT 06492.

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