FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Florence D. Chelstowski (Vlodek) of Fairfield died Nov. 24. She was 88.
Chelstowski was born March 26, 1925. She was one of the founders of The Rosary Guild at Holy Family Church, was a baby sitter for mothers who attended support meetings at St. Paul's Episcopal Church and was active in the PTA. She was a life member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Stratfield Unit 143 for 29 years.
Chelstowski is survived by her daughter, Nancy McCann (Jim) of Hartford: sons, Richard Chelten (Linda) of Beverly Hills, Mich., Brian Chelstowski (Eri) of Austin, Texas, Ray Chelstowski (Cathy) of Southport; four grandchildren; three great grandsons. She was predeceased by her husband, Eugene "Gene" Chelstowski.
Calling hours are Monday, Dec. 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 9:30 a.m. in the funeral home and at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family Church, 700 Old Stratfield Road, Fairfield with a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow in Lawncroft Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Chelstowski’s memory to Holy Family Church, 700 Old Stratfield Rd, Fairfield, CT 06825 203/336-1835 or American Legion of CT Poppy Fund, Beverly Dean, ALA Poppy Chairwoman, 71 James St, Hamden, CT 06518.