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Virginia M (Merritt) Kane

July 16, 1930 ~ June 9, 2020 (age 89)


 Virginia M Kane, 89, of Torrington,  passed away  Tuesday, June 9th, at UCONN Health Center in Farmington.
Virginia was born in Bronx, NY on July 16, 1930, a daughter of the late Eleanor (Mueller) and Wesley  Merritt.  She was a graduate of Riverdale Country School in the Riverdale section of the Bronx where she was born and raised,  and attended Arnold College. She was a Litchfield resident for 55 years.  After raising 5 children she became a Home Health Aid for Brooker Memorial in Torrington.
She loved all sports,  especially golf , and was a 50+ year member of Torrington Country Club,  was a Club Champion and several times a runner up and had two "hole in ones". She loved the Catskill Mountains where she celebrated her birthday every year with her family.
She leaves her children,  Linda Ellen Kane of Lynbrook NY,  Candace Kane Gale of Torrington, Edward J. Kane Jr of Estero FL, Patricia Kane Sczucka and husband Peter of Torrington and Nancy Kane Amoroso of Goshen,  grandchildren Frank Martin Gale,  Molly Rose Sczucka,  and Alexa Kane Amoroso.   Also surviving are  great grandchildren Madelyn and Nathan Gale and she was predeceased by her brother,  Charles Wesley Merritt.
Friends may call Saturday Aug, 8th 10AM  to Noon at Phalen Funeral Home in Torrington.  on line memorials


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August 8, 2020

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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285 Migeon Avenue
Torrington, CT 06790

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