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Mary Dorothea (North) Placella, 71, Of Danbury

DANBURY, Conn. – Mary Dorothea (nee North) Placella, of Danbury, died on April 13 at Danbury Hospital. She was 71.

Placella was born in Norwalk on May 21, 1944 to Jacob A. North and Edna Ells, graduating from Bethel High School and working for Grolier in Danbury.

She was an active member of the First Assembly of God Church in Brookfield for more than 35 years.

Placella was predeceased by her parents.

She is survived by her husband Rocco, four children, David, Susanne Quattro and her husband Peter, James and his wife Danelle, Cathleen Jackson and her husband Michael; six grandchildren, sister Drucilla Ekwurzel, three brothers, James North, Daniel North, and Robert North and several nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours are on Monday, April 18 at First Assembly of God, located at 133 Junction Road in Brookfield, from 5 to 7 p.m., with funeral services set for 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 19.

Cremation will follow at the direction of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to First Assembly of God, Missions Department.

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