LILLIAN DURAND

Lillian Durand, 78, of Bridgeport, died Jan. 19, 2010, in Bridgeport.

Born in Vermont to the late Edward and Mary Wolucki Durand, she was a long-time resident of Southport.

Prior to her retirement, Durand was a secretary with the Hartford Insurance Group.

She is survived by her first cousin, Jack Durand and his wife, Diane of Stratford; and many second cousins.

Friends are invited to attend a graveside service today, April 9, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Thomas Cemetery in Fairfield.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to United Cerebral Palsy, 2326 E. Main St., Bridgeport, CT 06610 (www.ucpasouthernct.com).

The Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home, 50 Reef Road, Fairfield, is in charge of the arrangements. To send an online condolence, visit www.shaughnesseybanks.com