CIHOCKI, ELAINE LOUISE (SCHULTZ) Elaine Louise (Schultz) Cihocki, 80, of Middlefield, wife of the late Walter J. Cihocki, Sr., died Tuesday at Middlesex Health Care Center. She was born in East Hartford, the daughter of the late William and Mary (Fink) Schultz. Elaine was a graduate of Hartford Hospital School of Nursing, class of 1954. She later worked for the Connecticut Valley Hospital as a registered nurse. Her favorite job was being a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Elaine was a Communicant of Saint Colman Church and a member of the Ladies Guild. Elaine is survived by a daughter, Mary Beth Edwards, and her husband Robert “Eddie” Edwards III of Rockfall; a son, Walter J. Cihocki, Jr., of Middlefield; five grandchildren: Kindra Cihocki, Walter J. Cihocki III, Heather Cihocki, Robert Edwards IV, Molly Edwards; and five great-grandchildren: Benjamin, Payton, Layla, Kerenna, and Jack. She was predeceased by a sister, Mildred Dehms. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 6th at 11 a.m. at Biega Funeral Home, 3 Silver Street, Middletown. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 9:30–10:30 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will be held at Middlefield Cemetery in the spring. Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society, 701 Russell Rd, Newington, CT 06111. To share memories or express condolences online please visit www.biegafuneralhome.com.
Published in middletownpress on Mar. 5, 2014