The Life of Iona " Nonie" Hale
Iona Hale, age 93, wife of the late Frank Hale and resident of Ansonia, passed away at home March 19. She was born Dec. 8, 1921 in Taylorsville, Pennsylvania. Children were a special joy for her, in addition to being a mother and baby sitter, she was over the years a loving parent to over 25 foster children. She leaves to cherish her memory her 2 daughters, Linda MacLean & her husband Hugh of Branford & Deborah Hansen & her husband Keith of Ansonia, with whom she resided, her brother Calvin Isenberg of Indiana, PA., as well as 4 grandchildren & 5 great grandchildren. In addition to her husband she was predeceased by her 2 brothers William & Richard and 3 sisters, Emma, Margaret & Avonelle. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 29 at 11:00 a.m. at The Jenkins King & Malerba Funeral Home, 12 Franklin St. Ansonia. (www.jenkinskingfh.com) Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Ansonia. Friends may call on Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to The American Cancer Society.