Good eats for the family at St. Joseph’s fish fry in Shelton

Ed Deptula, a church member from Shelton (center, wearing baseball cap with “T”), is joined by his fellow cooks in the St. Joseph Church kitchen during the fish fry.

Ed Deptula, a church member from Shelton (center, wearing baseball cap with “T”), is joined by his fellow cooks in the St. Joseph Church kitchen during the fish fry.

St. Joseph School in Shelton is hosting Lenten fish fry dinners on Fridays through April 11 at the adjacent church. The meals already have attracted of hundreds of diners. (Photos by Brad Durrell)

Open to the public, they take place from 4:30-7:30 p.m. in the church’s lower hall, 50 Fairmont Place (just off Coram Avenue, next to the school).

Joe Ciliberth, left, and Alex Boswell, both 14 of Shelton, joined the Couturier family at the St. Joseph fish fry.

Joe Ciliberth, left, and Alex Boswell, both 14 of Shelton, joined the Couturier family at the St. Joseph fish fry.

A variety of food is offered and no reservations are needed. Dine in or take out. Proceeds will support the parochial school.

Call 203-924-4669 for more details or visit www.stjoesschoolshelton.org.

St. Joseph Parish, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in October 2013, has about 2,200 families as members.

Scott DeMarco, 5, got some liquid refreshments to go along with his meal.

Scott DeMarco, 5, got some liquid refreshments to go along with his meal.

From left, Matt Couturier, 13, and his brother Frank, 14, of Shelton are eager to dig in while joined by their mother, Paulette.

From left, Matt Couturier, 13, and his brother Frank, 14, of Shelton are eager to dig in while joined by their mother, Paulette.

The food of choice for Sean DeMarco, 2, was macaroni and cheese.

The food of choice for Sean DeMarco, 2, was macaroni and cheese.

Three generations of the DeMarco family gather for a meal — including mac and cheese for the youngest ones — with, from left, Sean, 2; grandpa Tom; Scott, 5; and dad Scott. Tom lived right next to the church for 50 years, raising his family there.

Three generations of the DeMarco family gather for a meal — including mac and cheese for the youngest ones — with, from left, Sean, 2; grandpa Tom; Scott, 5; and dad Scott. Tom lived right next to the church for 50 years, raising his family there.

 

 

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