Obituary: Nancy Tota, 87, Darien native, worked for Stamford Police

Nancy Tota, formerly Nancy Jane Curtis, who grew up in Darien and later worked for the Stamford Police, died Wednesday, May 2, in Middletown. She was 87.

Born Nov. 10, 1924, in Stamford, CT, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Mable Curtis. Mrs. Tota graduated from Darien High School in 1943.

She worked for the St. Joseph’s Hospital and the Stamford Police Department until she retired.

Mrs. Tota is survived by a daughter, Nancy Dugan of Clinton; four sons, Ryan Dugan, Keith Dugan, Colin Dugan and his wife Elizabeth, and Curt Tota of Old Lyme; and a brother, Harold Curtis of Darien.

She was predeceased by her son-in-law, John Dugan of Clinton; a sister, Beverly McElwee; and a brother, Robert Curtis, both of Darien.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, May 11, at 2 at High Ridge Cemetery in Stamford.

Edward Lawrence Funeral Home of Darien handled the arrangements.