Shirley Mae (Sarner) Kosan

January 24, 2022


Kosan-Shirley Mae Sarner Kosan age 93 entered into eternal rest on January 24, 2022 at St Vincent's Medical Center. Born in Chicago IL May 2, 1928 she was the daughter of the late Glenn and Bertha Wolfert Sarner. She was a resident of Bridgeport, Long Island and Europe. She was a parishioner of St Patrick Church Bridgeport. She studied at The Art Institute of Chicago and The University of Bridgeport where she earned a Associates Degree in Mental Health Science in Gerontology. Later she received a Certificate in Computer Science Options Course from Kathryn Gibbs School Norwalk. She had a career for 18 years with the City of Stamford as a Program Director for the Commission on Aging and she earned several awards and citations for her work with seniors. She served as treasurer 8 years for the Monticello Manor Condominium Association. She enjoyed sewing, reading and art work as well as working in her garden.She had a tender love for her 2 kitties Barney and Pebbles. She was predeceased by her daughter Eileen Kosan Helisch, 2 brothers, Earl and Bill Sarner, 1 sister, Marion Kane. Survivors include a sister in law Elizabeth Sarner and several nieces and nephews, as well as her dear friends Lori and Pat. Friends will be invited to attend a graveside service on Tuesday April 5, 2022 at 10:00 am at the Mt. Grove Cemetery in Bridgeport.


Graveside Service
April 5, 2022

10:00 AM
Mt Grove Cemetery
2675 North Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06604

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