Marlene van Slingerlandt Christie "Mimi" passed away peacefully on July 10, 2013 in Venice, Florida, following a brief illness. Mimi was born in Greenwich and lived there until relocating to Florida in 1981 with her husband, the late Dr. Frederick J. Christie. She attended Greenwich schools and worked at Greenwich Hospital for many years. Mimi is fondly remembered for her outgoing and positive spirit, her love of travel, and her deep commitment to nature and animals.
She is survived by her step son, Frederick W. Christie of Bethel and his wife, Jeanne; two granddaughters, Heather and Sarah; six great grandchildren; her cousin Faith Ohms of Litchfield; two nieces; and Mrs. Ohms' four daughters and their families.