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Christine Matulis-Cook-Shaw

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Christine Matulis-Cook-Shaw Obituary

Christine (Chris) Matulis-Cook-Shaw of Old Saybrook, CT, passed into God's hands on July 4th 2014 she was 71. Chris takes with her the love of her husband Rick Shaw, and that of her children, Troy Cook, Robert Cook, and Darcie Orlowski and her husband Alec, her grandchildren, Kendall and Tanner Orlowski, her mother Helen Morelli, her brother Glenn Morelli her nieces Gina and Cali and the love of all who knew her. Chris attended Sacred heart Catholic School in New Britain. She had the privilege of being an assistant to then Secretary of State of CT, Governor Ella Grasso. Chris was honored as Miss Connecticut State Employee. Chris also worked for many years at New Departure Bering. She also founded Touch of Class Wicker in Old Saybrook where she enjoyed her passion of restoring, buying and selling antique wicker for almost forty years. Chris was truly one of God's angels here on earth. She touched the hearts and gave strength to all who came to know her. Wife, Mother, Grandmother, sister, Aunt and friend, Chris will always be loved and will sorely be missed. May God Bless You Christine. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday July 7th at 2:30pm in St. John Church, 161 Main St., Old Saybrook. Visiting hours will be held on Monday July 7th from 12pm-2pm at Swan Funeral Home, 1224 Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook.

Published in The Hartford Courant on July 6, 2014
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