Rhea Cecelia Grab, 90, formerly of Ridge Road, North Haven passed away Thursday, December 29, 2011 at the Elim Park Baptist Home, Cheshire. Born in West Hartford on December 11, 1921; daughter of the late Anton and Theresa Zaehringer Grab. Rhea had worked for Hummel Brothers of New Haven until her retirement and was a former volunteer at the North Haven Library. Cousin of Stephen (Josephine) Zaehringer of Branford, Karl (Nancy) Zaehringer of North Haven, Herbert Zaehringer of Orange, Clem (Belle) Schuerlein of Long Island, NY.
Family and friends are invited to attend a mass of Christian burial on Tuesday morning at 10:00 in St. Rita’s Church, 1620 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Interment will follow in St. Lawrence Cemetery. There will be no visiting hours. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Newington Children’s Hospital, Newington, CT 06111.