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Marguerite "Marge" M. Ransford

April 21, 1938 December 12, 2017
Marguerite  "Marge" M. Ransford
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Obituary for Marguerite "Marge" M. Ransford

Marguerite “Marge” M. Ransford, 79, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. She was the loving wife of the late Robert “Bob” Ransford, Sr. Born April 21, 1938 in Winchester; the daughter of the late Angelo and Helen (Bowen) Arcelaschi.

Marge was well known and respected by many in Winsted and Bloomfield for her personal commitment to her banking customers at CT Bank and Trust and Bank of America.

She is survived by her son, Ralph Howe of RI; daughter, Kathleen James of Vernon; brother, Richard Arcelaschi and wife Delores of Torrington; sister-in-law, Nancy Arcelaschi of Colebrook; grandchildren, Ricky, Nicholas and wife Alexandria, Michael and wife Crystal, Katelyn and April and fiancé Machi; great grandchildren, Faith, Jade, Gabriella, Leah and another on the way; a niece and several nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, John Arcelaschi.

Friends may call on Monday, December 18, 2017 at Montano-Shea Funeral Home, 922 Main Street, Winsted from 6 – 8 PM. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Church, Winsted at 11 AM. Burial will be held in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: The American Cancer Society. Visit an online guestbook at


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