In Loving Memory of Mary Ellen Purzycki

September 19, 1926
Shelton, CT
December 17, 2018
Monroe, CT
Funeral Home

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824


Spear-Miller Funeral Home, Thursday 9:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.

39 South Benson Road,
CT 06824

December 27, 2018


Spear-Miller Funeral Home

Funeral Service

39 South Benson Road,
CT 06824

Thursday, December 27, 2018, 11:00 a.m.


Oak Lawn Cemetery

1530 Bronson Road,
CT 06824

December 27, 2018

Family Gathering


Connecticut Hospice

100 Double Beach Road,
CT 06405

Mary Ellen Purzycki

Mary Ellen Purzycki, age 92, of Monroe, formerly of Fairfield, beloved wife of the late Chester A. Purzycki, passed away peacefully Monday, December 17, 2018 at the CT Hospice, Branford. Born in Shelton, the daughter of the late Sven and Anna Peterson, she lived in Fairfield for many years prior to moving to Monroe 30 years ago. During World War II, Mary worked as an assembler at Chance-Vought Aircraft. While living in Fairfield she was a member of the Lake Hills Association. Mary loved to work on jig saw puzzles and spending time with her family. Survivors include four beloved children: Gary J. Purzycki of Fairfield, James A. Purzycki and his wife, Monnie, of Southbury, Mark E. Purzycki and his wife, Robin, of Fairfield, and Karen R. Miller and her husband, James of Stratford; a sister-in-law, Arlene Peterson of Shelton; six grandchildren: Jason and Christopher Purzycki, Eric and Megan Purzycki and Kirk and Michaela Miller; three great-grandchildren: Colin, Ryan and James; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Wayne Purzycki; three brothers: James, William and Thomas Peterson and a daughter-in-law, Denise Purzycki. A funeral service will be held Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield. Interment will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery. Friends may greet the family Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mrs. Purzycki may be made to the CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405. For information or to offer an online condolence please visit

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4 Guestbook Entries for Mary Ellen Purzycki

  1. Dear Karen & Jim,Kirk & Michaela. Our deepest sympathy to you and your families. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you.
    Uncle John & Aunt Joan

  2. Dear Purzycki Family,
    So sorry to hear of you Mom’s passing. May you be comforted by the many good memories you have of time spent with her.