MERIDEN - Diane M. Zyrkowski, 60, wife of Ronald E. Zyrkowski died on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 at home surrounded by her family. Born in Meriden on Feb. 15, 1954, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Jenevieve Dickinson Garofalo. Diane was a lifelong Meriden resident and graduated from Platt High School. She was previously employed by United Industrial Services for 15 years. Diane was a parishioner of St. Stanislaus Church, loved being a homemaker, and being with her dog, Pokey.
Besides her husband, Ronald, she is survived by a daughter, Christina Zyrkowski, of Meriden; a son, Michael Bergeron and wife, Wendy, of Colchester; three grandchildren, Ariana, Gabriella, and Brandon; a brother, Robert Garofalo, of Meriden, and an extended family in Vermont.
The funeral will be held Thursday, Feb. 27 at 9:15 a.m. from the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 E. Main Street, Meriden, CT 06450, and at 10 a.m. at St. Stanislaus Church for a Mass of Christian burial. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday, Feb. 26 from 5 to 8 p.m. Should friends desire, contributions in her memory may be made to St. Stanislaus Church, 82 Akron St., Meriden, CT 06450. For online condolences and directions, you may visit www.jferryfh.com.