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Rosalie McGarry Polak, 89, Of Ridgefield

Rosalie McGarry Polak
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RIDGEFIELD, Conn. - Rosalie McGarry Polak of Ridgefield died Monday, Sept. 15. She was 89.

Polak was born in Bayside, N.Y., to Julia McCarthy and John McGarry. After her retirement from the American Institute of CPA in New York, she and her husband moved to Ridgefield to be closer to her family.

Polak is survived by her brothers, James McGarry of Pinehurst, N.C., and Kevin McGarry of Lexington, Ky.; son, Chip (Marge) Polak of Manchester, N.H.; daughters, Kathleen (Peter) Murphy and Mary Pat (Robert) Brody of Wilton; and six grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Bob; sister, Loretta Hynes; brother, John McGarry; and a grandson Christopher L. Polak.

There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Rev. Peter Smolik at 10:15 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at St. Mary Roman Catholic Church, 55 Catoonah St., Ridgefield. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Wilton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Fairfield County , P.O Box 489, Wilton, CT 06897 or St. Mary Roman Catholic Church , 55 Catoonah St., Ridgefield, CT 06877.

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