Statia M. Turkowski Orzechowski

WALLINGFORD - Statia M. Turkowski Orzechowski, 93, of Wallingford, beloved wife of the late Stanley J. Orzechowski, died Monday, March 31, 2014, at Yale New Haven Hospital.

Statia was born in Wallingford, Feb. 24, 1921, a daughter of the late Frederick Turkowski and Sophie Drozd Turkowski and was a lifelong resident. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima Church.

She is survived by her son, Stan Orzechowski, of Wallingford; and her four daughters, Susan and Donald Biondi and Lois and John Congo, all of Wallingford, Nancy and Steve Peck, of Rochester, N.H., and Mary and Edward Shields, of East Haven; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; her sister, Anna DeGumbia, of New Hampshire; and several nieces and nephews.

Her family will receive relatives and friends in The Yalesville Funeral Home, 386 Main St., Yalesville section of Wallingford, Friday, April 4, from 5 until 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday, April 5, at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Fatima Church. Those attending are asked to meet directly at church. Interment will be in SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Wallingford. In lieu of flowers, gifts in her memory may be sent to Our Lady of Fatima Church, 382 Hope Hill Road, Yalesville, CT. 06492

www.yalesvillefh.com.

Funeral Home

Wallingford Funeral Home
809 North Main Street Ext. Wallingford, CT 06492
(203) 269-7777

Published in The Record-Journal on Apr. 2, 2014