Mrs. Ann Theresia (Lorensen) Carrington, 79, of Naugatuck, passed away Sunday Nov. 25, 2012 in the VITAS Hospice Unit at St. Mary’s Hospital, Waterbury. She was the wife of Alfred A. Carrington.
Mrs. Carrington was born in Waterbury, Sept. 19, 1933, a daughter of the late Ernest and Theresia (Peterson) Carrington and was a Naugatuck resident all of her life. She was educated in the local school system and a graduate of Naugatuck High School. She was also a graduate of Tufts University, School of Physical Therapy. She retired as a Physical Therapist with the Naugatuck Visiting Nurses Assoc. in the late 90s with over 20 years of service to the VNA. She was a member of the Congregational Church of Naugatuck and had been active with the Naugatuck Assembly, International Order of Rainbow Girls. Following her retirement she enjoyed traveling with her husband.
Besides her husband of 58 years, she leaves two daughters, Nancy L. Sardo of Naugatuck and Dr. Sallie A. Carrington, M.D. of Middlebury; 2 grandchildren, Rebecca Proulx and Marissa Proulx, both of Middlebury.
Private funeral services and burial will be held on Wednesday in Grove Cemetery. There are no calling hours. The Alderson Funeral Home of Naugatuck, 201 Meadow St. is assisting with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, 1579 Straits Tpke., Middlebury, 06762-1835. For further information or to send an online condolence go to www.aldersonfuneralhomes.com.