CHESHIRE - Jean A. Morytko, 81, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at Connecticut Hospice in Branford. She was the beloved wife of the late John A. Morytko.
Born in Worcester, Mass., on May 31, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Marion Konkle. She graduated from the William W. Backus Hospital School of Nursing and worked as a nurse for many years before becoming an admitting supervisor at Yale New Haven Hospital for more than 20 years until her retirement in 1985. She was a much loved and devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and enjoyed many vacations with her family and spending time on Cape Cod.
She is survived by her three sons and their wives, J. Stephen and Mary Morytko, of Ashford, Andrew and Carol Morytko, of Ludlow,
Vt., and Jeremiah and Joanne Morytko, of Wallingford; seven grandchildren, Bryan and his wife, Tamara Morytko, John D and his wife, Nancy Morytko , Benjamin Morytko, Kelly and her husband, Josh Cooper, Megan Winston and Jason and Timothy Morytko; and six great-grandchildren, Drew, John Tyler and Blake Morytko, Jake, Tessa and Kensie Cooper. She also leaves a sister, Susan Morytko, of Columbia. She was predeceased by a daughter, Catherine Morytko.
A graveside service for family and friends will be held at Saint Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Club Road in Willimantic, on Jan. 26, at 11:30 a.m. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are under the direction of John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main St., Meriden. For online condolences please visit www.jferryfh.com
Contributions in her memory may be made to The Connecticut Hospice, Inc. 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405 or online at www.hospice.com/donate.htm