Lillian Mohrwinkel

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Mohrwinkel, Lillian Rose.
Lillian Rose Roskosh Mohrwinkel, age 94 of Stratford, the beloved widow of Herman C. Mohrwinkel, passed away on Friday, June 21, 2013 in her home. Born and raised in Bridgeport, to the late Andrew and Anna (Pudel) Roskosh, Lillian graduated from Harding High School, Bpt Normal School and Booth and Bayliss Business College. She was a secretary at Jenkins Valves, where she met her husband, Herman, and then at Sikorsky Aircraft until retirement. A talented seamstress, cook and baker, voluntary nurse during the war, Sunday school teacher, the 1st female lector at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, where she was a charter member of the Dorcus Guild, and a member of the Women's Fellowship at Unity Church, school volunteer for Bridgeport and Stratford, the President of Sikorsky Garden Club and an avid supporter of the Bpt Rescue Mission. Lillian loved roses, hosting traditional weekly Sunday dinners, her dogs Mindy and Audrey, and of course her loving family. Survivors include her devoted children Carl Mohrwinkel of Damascus, MD, Pamela Gelder and her husband James of Stratford and Lisa Mohrwinkel and her husband David Bramante of Needham, MA, 11 grandchildren, Jamie, Josh, Gretchen and Kurt Gelder, Andrew, Jeffrey, Michael and Karen Mohrwinkel, Bridget, Bonnie and Russell Bramante and a great-granddaughter Olivia Gelder. She was pre-deceased by one grandchild, Stephen Mohrwinkel. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 9:30 am in the Adzima Funeral Home 50 Paradise Green Place Stratford and at 10:30 am in Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 406 White Plains Road Trumbull with the Rev Linda J. Kraft officiating. Interment will take place in Lakeview Cemetery, Bridgeport. Friends may greet her family on Monday from 5-8 pm. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in Lillian's memory to the BPT RESCUE MISSION. For more information or to make an online condolence please visit


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Adzima Funeral Home - Stratford
50 Paradise Green Place  Stratford, CT 06614
Funeral Home Details
Published in Connecticut Post from June 23 to June 24, 2013