Mrs. Connie M. Sartorio

Mrs. Connie M. Sartorio


Let us remember the life and ministry of Mrs. Connie M. Sartorio, 80, of Norwalk, CT, who died on Saturday, April 28, 2018. Connie was born June 27, 1937 in Philipsburg, PA. She was married to Rev. Paul Sartorio, who served the New York Conference from 1944 until his retirement in 1987. He died on December 14, 1992.

Connie spent most of her life in New Canaan, CT, where her husband was pastor at New Canaan United Methodist Church. They married in 1983. Connie was a former New Canaan insurance and real estate agent in the state of CT and was a member of the Insurance Women's Association of Southern Connecticut, serving on its board of directors during her working years. She also served as vice-chair of the board of directors for the Day Care Center of New Canaan, Inc.

After Rev. Sartorio’s retirement, he and Connie moved to Kilmarnock, VA, also spending several months a year in Naples, FL. After Paul’s death in 1992, Connie lived in Naples for ten years. She was a member of the Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church in Naples, where she served as an elder and on many other church committees. She also served on the board of directors of her condominium association. She was a trustee of the Southwest Florida Yale Club and authored the book Quiet Times under her pen name of C. Griffith. When Connie returned to CT in 2003, she became a member of the Wilton Congregational Church.

Mrs. Sartorio is survived by her son Michael Sette of Newtown, CT; her daughter-in-law, Lisa Benjamin Sette; her brother Walter G. Schetrompf of Wilson, NC; and three nephews. She was predeceased by her husbands, Mr. Ralph J. Sette and Reverend Paul L. Sartorio; her son Clifton Angstadt; and her brother Robert E. Schetrompf.

Funeral services will take place at Naples Memorial Gardens and will be private. A memorial service will be held at the Wilton Congregational Church in Wilton, CT on May 12, 2018 at noon. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Fish Driving Service of Norwalk, an organization that provides transportation to seniors, located at 1 Park Street, Norwalk CT, 06851. Messages may be left for the family at