Obituary: Lydia Kalynowski DeFusco, 66, of Stuart, Fla., formerly of New Haven

Lydia Kalynowski DeFusco, age 66, wife of Paul DeFusco of Stuart, FL, formerly of New Haven, died January 11, 2014.

Born in Bayreuth, Germany on July 13, 1947 she was the daughter of Reisa Kalynowski Raisz of Shelton and the late Andrea Kalynowski.

Mrs. Kalynowski DeFusco was raised in West Haven and was a 1965 graduate of West Haven High School. She worked as a supervisor for the New Haven Savings Bank for over 28 years, before her retirement in 1999.

She is survived by a daughter, Michelle Caron, of CA; a devoted brother, Vic (Kathy) Kalynowski of Derby; nieces, Lena (James) Rabbitt of Amston and Leah (Daniel) Kittredge of New Canaan; great-niece and nephews, Isabelle and Harrison Kittredge, and Conner Rabbitt.

Private interment will take place in Mountain Meadows Cemetery, Seymour, at the convenience of the family. The Wakelee Memorial Funeral Home, 167 Wakelee Ave., Ansonia, is in care of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ansonia Animal Shelter, N. Division St., Ansonia, CT 06401.

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