Monday, August 01, 2016
Megan O’Connell Albright of Milford, who began her broadcasting career in Westport, died July 30 after a three-year battle with cancer. She was 51.
The wife of Jeffrey Albright was born in Bridgeport on April 26, 1965, the youngest of three daughters. Her parents, Thomas and Barbara O’Connell, currently live in Stratford.
As a child, she attended St Augustine School in Bridgeport. She graduated from Notre Dame Catholic High School, Fairfield, with the class of 1983. She completed her education at Southern Connecticut State University, followed by the Connecticut School of Broadcasting.
Her radio career began at WMMM, Westport. She later moved on to a very successful and exciting career in radio at WICC 600AM, and WEBE 108FM. It was this career at WICC and WEBE 108, whose offices and broadcast studios were in Bridgeport, that cemented her relationship with her local community.
She was a field reporter, and on air news anchor for WICC.
Survivors include her husband Jeffrey, of Milford, three children, Alec, David, and Erin, her parents Thomas and Barbara O’Connell, of Stratford, sister Maeve O’Connell Brasa and husband Ken Brasa, of East Hartford, sister Kerry O’Connell Quinn, of Stratford, Rick Albright and wife Michelle Coine Albright, along with many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are Thursday, Aug. 4 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Smith Funeral Home, 135 North Broad Street, Milford. A funeral mass to celebrate Megan’s life will be at St Mary Church, Friday, Aug. 5 at 10 a.m. Meet directly at church. Interment will follow in Milford Cemetery.
At Megan’s request, In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to The Albright Children’s Educational Fund. Checks should be made payable to “Ameriprise Financial,” and mailed to: Albright Childrens Educational Fund c/o Jeffrey Albright 205 Seaside Ave Milford, CT 06460.
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I am so sorry to hear/ read about the passing of Megan ... I can recall her sparkling attitude and work ethic, as well as her professional sound on the air, in Westport, above Oscar’s.
It’s always tough when you lose the good ones ... my deepest condolences to the entire family.