Mary Ellen Kantor, a Fairfield native, died Aug. 11, 2010.

Born on Feb. 25, 1952, she spent part of her childhood in Fairfield and later moved to Bridgeport with her parents, Helen Marie Crozier and Gaza "Gus: Kantor.

A homemaker, Kantor had a love of music, especially Elvis Presley and the Beatles. She also was interested in politics and current events.

She was predeceased by her first husband, Louis Bevilacqua.

Survivors include a son, Louis A Bevilacqua of Trumbull; a daughter, Dawn Slater; two brothers, James Alfred Kantor of Vermont and Geza Kantor Jr. of California; a sister, Donna Sulik of Terryville, and a grandson, Lucio.