Obituary for Florence Klezovich
SEYMOUR – Florence (Seri) Klezovich, age 91 of Seymour, beloved wife of the late Joseph J. Klezovich, entered peaceful rest on Thursday, January 26, 2017 in Griffin Hospital with her family by her side. Born in Danbury on April 15, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Cesare and Rose (Ross) Seri. She was manager of the Bungay School cafeteria until her retirement in 1996. After retirement, Florence began the mentoring program at Bungay School, calling on her friends to join. She was past president of both the Ladies Auxiliary of the Oxford American Legion Post 174, and the League of the Sacred Heart of St. Augustine Church. Florence enjoyed cooking, baking, but most of all she loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren (the loves of her life). Survivors include her loving children, Thomas & Patricia Klezovich, Joe Klezovich, Cheryl and Richard Gardella-Slinko, Cathy and Chuck Guerra, and Rose and Mickey Ruchin. Brother Joseph Seri; sister, Teresa Carlo; brother-in-law, Frank Ferrauiolo; sisters-in-law, Mary Alice Seri and Patricia Seri; 12 cherished grandchildren, Shawn and Mary Klezovich, Neil Klezovich, Michael Gardella, Cathryn and David Lenart, Amanda and Christopher Zak, David Slinko, Michael Slinko, Emily Slinko, Nicole Guerra, Jillian Ruchin, Sam Ruchin, Cassie Zak, Erynn Zak; and 6 adored great grandchildren, Mason Lee, Stone Lee, Tyler Klezovich, Kayla Klezovich, Victoria Depoto and Amelia Lenart, as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Klezovich; brothers, Michael, Anthony and John Seri; and sisters, Jeanne Ferrauiolo and Mary Stavola. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Griffin Hospital and Kettle, Lucy, Stella, Diana, and Maggie for their care and professionalism. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday, January 30 at 9 a.m. in the Ralph Hull Funeral Home, 161 West Church St, Seymour, and at 10 a.m. in St. Augustine Church, Seymour. Interment will follow in Mt. Meadows Cemetery, Seymour. Calling hours will be held on Sunday, January 29 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the funeral home.