Megan Lee McAuliffe Mauro, 28, of Branford, formerly of Wallingford, died unexpectedly on Aug. 18, 2013, due to injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. She was the loving wife of Vincent Mauro.
Born in New Haven on Aug. 31, 1984, she was a daughter of Dennis and Jean Coughlin McAuliffe of Wallingford. She was a graduate of Lyman Hall High School Class of 2002 and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of New Haven. She was a former employee of the Town of East Haven.
In addition to her husband and parents, she is survived by her two brothers, Daniel and Matthew McAuliffe of Wallingford; her maternal grandparents, Donald and Patricia Coughlin of Hamden; her paternal grandmother, Corrine (Mrs. Daniel) McAuliffe; her in-laws, Ralph and Lisa Mauro; all of the extended McAuliffe, Coughlin and Mauro Families; and many dear friends.
She was predeceased by her paternal grandfather, Daniel McAuliffe, and her nephew, Keano Ferrucci.
True to her generous nature, she continues to help others with the donation of organs which resulted in saving three lives.
Megan’s family received relatives and friends in The Wallingford Funeral Home on Thursday. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Friday at Most Holy Trinity Church; interment was in All Saints Cemetery in North Haven.
In lieu of flowers, gifts in her memory may be made to the Smilow Cancer Center, Office of Development, Yale-New Haven, P.O. Box 1849, New Haven, CT 06508-8721.
This obituary was published courtesy of the Wallingford Funeral Home.