WATERBURY – Gertrude "Mertz" (Lucian) D’Alonges, of Waterbury, passed away on March 13, 2013, at Waterbury Hospital, three days after her 95th birthday.
She was the wife of 65 years of the late Nicholas A. D’Alonges, a former Waterbury Probate Court clerk, and the mother of the late Father John P. D’Alonges, a former pastor of St. Peter Parish in Torrington.
She was born on March 10, 1918, in Waterbury, a daughter of the late Paul and Vita (LoRusso) Lucian.
She was an employee of Uniroyal for many years, a communicant of St. Patrick Church, where she belonged to the Ladies Guild, and was a member of the Town Plot Neighborhood Association.
Mrs. D’Alonges is survived by her daughter Beverly Gugliotti of Middlebury: five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was also predeceased by her siblings Domenic, George, Rocco, Anthony, William, Mary, Anna, Helen and Rose Lucian.
Donations may be made in her memory to St. Patrick’s Church, 50 Charles St., Waterbury, CT 06708.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on March 18 at St. Patrick Church. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery.