Obituary: Margaret L. Colwell, 85, of Shelton

Margaret L. Colwell, 85, of Shelton, secretary at the former Ripton School and the Plumb Library, wife of the late Richard P. Colwell Sr., died Feb. 23, at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport.

Born in Derby on March 6, 1930, daughter of the late Edward and Helen (Culik) Manion.

Survived by children, Richard P. Colwell, Jr. and his wife, Sharon, Kevin Colwell and his wife, Laurie, Brian Colwell and his wife, Eileen, and Mary Elizabeth Feigenblat and her husband, Gary, brother, Edward Manion, sister, Ellen Trabka, 10 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Also predeceased by a grandson, Andrew Colwell.

Visiting hours: Thursday, Feb. 25, 4-7 p.m., Riverview Funeral Home, 390 River Road, Shelton. Services: Friday, 11 a.m., funeral home. Burial will follow in Mt. St. Peter Cemetery, Derby.

Memorial contributions: the St. Vincent's Swim Across the Sound, ℅ St. Vincent's Medical Center Foundation, 2800 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT 06606.