Moranski, Jacqueline L.
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Jacqueline L. Moranski, 88, of Stamford passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at Stamford Hospital. She was born on August 1, 1925 in Paris, France to the late Henri and Amelie D'Arche Labrosse.
Jacqueline spent her teen years in a convent in German occupied France. After graduating,with a degree in mathematics, she travelled extensively, taking a position as the governess for the family of the Mayor of Algiers, Algeria.
In the late 50's, she came to visit America with friends from New Canaan. After meeting Theodore Moranski of Stamford, she decided to stay and took an apartment in Stamford and a job at Pitney Bowes. Jacqueline and Ted were married in 1963 and raised their daughters in Glenbrook spending many years volunteering at St. Maurice Church and School.
In 1977, Jacqueline started a home daycare center. Many graduates of "Jackie's Finishing School" continued to visit her throughout the years. Jackie finally retired 6 years ago.
Jacqueline is survived by her loving daughters, Frieda M. Francis and her husband David, and Marguerite M. Moranski, her loving grandchildren Kimberly and Ian Francis, all of Stamford, and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins around the world. Besides her parents, she was also predeceased by her husband Theodore Moranski.
Family and friends may call at The Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Avenue, Stamford on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 from 4:00-8:00PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 11:00AM at St. Maurice Roman Catholic Church, 358 Glenbrook Road, Stamford. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Jacqueline's memory to Stamford Animal Care and Control Center, 201 Magee Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902.
To leave online condolences, please visit www.cognetta.com
Published in StamfordAdvocate from Mar. 2 to Mar. 5, 2014
Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory
104 Myrtle Avenue Stamford, CT 06902