Eileen Apy, 91, died peacefully on November 29, 2022.
She was born on August 2, 1931, to the late Charles and Ellen (Doyle) Nagot. A lifelong resident of New Canaan and member of St Aloysius Parish, Eileen graduated from New Canaan High School in 1949.
Growing up she very much enjoyed Girls Scouts and continued through the Mariner program. On June 16, 1951, she married John “Jack” Apy and began a family.
Eileen worked as a buyer/manager at Young Fashions and went on to be the scheduling secretary at Silver Hill Hospital. She was a very active volunteer and over the years was involved with Welcome Wagon, Girl Scouts, Democratic Town Committee and a Member of Zoning Board of Appeal.
She loved entertaining and her house was always open to friends and family. She also enjoyed her family vacations to Massachusetts and Nova Scotia and especially her trip on the QE2 to Scotland and a trip to Ireland. Another highlight for her was when she and Jack attended JFK’s inauguration and all the festivities in 1961.
Eileen is survived by her daughters Elizabeth Jones, Carol Harvey (David), Ginny Apy, and son in law Bill Shelley, grandchildren Emily Jones (Duff), Trevor Harvey (Stephanie), Derek Harvey (Haley), great grandchildren Taylor Harvey and Isaiah Morton-Jones, her caregiver Denise Brooks and many nieces, nephews and cousins. As well as many surrogate children.
She was predeceased by her husband Jack, her sisters Hilda and Judy and her daughter Janet Shelley.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, December 5 at 10:00 a.m. at Saint Aloysius Church 21 Cherry Street, New Canaan, CT. A wake will be held on Sunday, December 4 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Hoyt Funeral Home 199 Main Street, New Canaan, CT 06840.