January 25, 2010

Vernon Connecticut Sen. Mark Warner's Mother Dies at Age 81

Sen. Mark Warner's Mother Dies at Age 81: "Marjorie Warner, the mother of Sen. Mark R. Warner, and wife of Bob Warner, has died after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.

Marjorie Warner died Saturday morning in her home in Vernon, Connecticut, according to a brief statement from the senator's office. She was 81.

She had suffered from the progressive, irreversible neurological disorder for years, including during her son's term as Virginia governor from 2002 to 2006.

Besides the first-term Democratic senator, she leaves a daughter, Lisa, and her husband of 60 years, Robert Warner. Warner spokesman Kevin Hall said Saturday that funeral arrangements were pending."

Calling hours will be this Tuesday evening, January 26th, from 5 to 7 PM at the Ladd Funeral Home, Rockville. Funeral service will be Wednesday morning at 11:00 AM at First Congregational Church, 695 Hartford Turnpike, Vernon.

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