Mary A. Parente, a Darien resident, died on Monday, Aug. 6 at Stamford Hospital.

Born on Nov. 11, 1911 in New York City, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Rosina Verdi Greco. She was 100.

Ms. Parente worked for New York Bell Telephone Company for over 30 years where she rose to managerial level. She was an avid reader and enjoyed walking.

She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Benzenberg of Darien; two grandchildren, Jeanie Edwards and Margaret Stroffolino and three great-grandchildren, Lauren, Haley and Hannah

The family will receive friends at the Edward Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Post Road, Darien on Friday, Aug. 10 from 4 to 7.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. John R.C. Church, 1986 Post Road, Darien on Saturday, Aug. 11 at 10:30.

Burial will follow at Spring Grove Cemetery.