Marie C. Belford, 85, wife of the late William E. Belford, died May 3, 2010, at her home in Westport.

Born in Norwalk on June 17, 1924, daughter of the late James P. and Helen Mangan Collins, she was raised in Norwalk and was a graduate of Norwalk High School, class of 1942. She was retired from Vallerie Transportation in Norwalk, where she had worked as a bookkeeper.

A resident of Westport for more than 60 years, Belford was a member of the Woman's Guild at Assumption Church in Westport and involved in various church activities. She enjoyed spending time with her family.

She is survived by her three daughters, Maureen E. Belford of Westport, Nancy B. Voutsinas and her husband, Peter H. of Whitehall, Pa., and Katherine B. Huggins and her husband, David L. of Lansdale, Pa.; her four grandchildren, Jacqueline Marie and James William Voutsinas, and Benjamin William and Andrew Dwight Huggins; her brother, John J. Collins of Norwalk; sister, Ellen C. Sklar of Reno, Nev.; and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 7, at Assumption Church, 98 Riverside Ave., Westport; burial will follow at St. John Cemetery in Norwalk. The family will receive friends at the Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Ave., Norwalk, on Thursday, May 6, from 4 to 8 p.m.

Donations in her name may be made to Assumption Church.