We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Chris Nizolek, one of our longtime Adult Circulation staff members. Our thoughts and love go out to Chris’s family at this difficult time.
Christine Mary Nizolek (1943 – 2018)
Christine Mary Nizolek passed away October 20, 2018 at Colombia Presbyterian Hospital, NYC, surrounded by her loving family. She was born November 10, 1943 in Brooklyn, NY to the late Jean and Frank Nizolek, who after WWII settled in Stamford, CT.
As a young adult Christine was very active with the “Young Dems” here in town and was elected by District 2 to serve as its City Representative. Chris worked for Paper Novelty, CBS Laboratories, GTE (Legal Dept.) and, until her passing, at the front desk of the Perrot Public Library in Old Greenwich. She was a true bibliophile.
She is survived by her three sisters; Mary Ann Greene (Fred), Diane Nizolek, and Barbara Corniello and her nieces and nephews; Fred Greene IV, Christopher Greene (Julie), Nicole Vitti, Mark Vitti (Jessica), Matthew Vitti (Megan) and Lauren Love (Rich). Chris cherished in recent years the birth of her two great-nieces; Caroline Grace Greene and Nora Margaret Love.
In addition to her family Christine loved and cared for many cats, nature’s creatures and had a deep devotion to St. Francis of Assisi and St. Therese of Lisieux.
A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday, November 2nd at 10:30 a.m. at St. Clement R.C. Church, 535 Fairfield Avenue, Stamford, CT. The interment will follow mass at St. John Cemetery in Darien, CT and will be private.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation in Christine’s name may be made to PitterPatter Feline Rescue, 23 Mead St., Stamford, CT 06907, Friends of Felines @ Just Cats, 1029 E. Main St., Stamford, CT 06902 or Trinity Catholic H.S., 926 Newfield Ave., Stamford, CT 06905.
The family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Bosak Funeral Home, 453 Shippan Avenue, in Stamford. If you would like to leave a message of condolence for the family, visit the guestbook on www.bosakfuneralhome.com.
-Obituary published in the Greenwich Time, October 29, 2018