In Loving Memory of Micheline (Mitzi) Bonvini Friedman

March 16, 1923
Bridgeport, CT
March 10, 2018
Fairfield, CT
Funeral Home

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824


Spear-Miller Funeral Home, Friday 9:00 am to 11:00 am

39 South Benson Road,

March 16, 2018


St. Pius X Church

Mass of Christian Burial

834 Brookside Drive,
CT 06824

Friday, March 16, 2018 11:30 AM


St. Michael Cemetery

2205 Stratford Avenue,
CT 06615

March 16, 2018

Family Gathering



Micheline (Mitzi) Bonvini Friedman

Mitzi was born in Bridgeport, CT to Susan and Anthony Cuvitilo. She was predeceased by her husbands Dr. Robert C. Bonvini and Judge Irwin E. Friedman,
as well as her sister Evelyn Becker and her brother Hugh Cuvitilo. She was a long time resident of Fairfield, CT. and also had a home in Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico.
Her zest and panache for life included her love of her grandchildren, nature, gardening, her pets and her tireless curiosity in her surrounding & people she encountered,
and her ease of making and retaining friendships.

Her numerous charitable endeavors included the University of Bridgeport, Discovery Museum and Bridgeport Hospital.

Mitzi is survived by her three children Roger A. Bonvini, Anita C. Bonvini-Ignaszewski, and Robert C. Bonvini; her three grandchildren, Nicholas C. Bonvini, Andrew R. Bonvini and Nina R. Bonvini. She is also survived by her sister, Yolanda Dorrian .

Visitation will be at Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road in Fairfield on Friday, March 16, from 9-11:00 am. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Pius Church, 834 Brookside Drive, Fairfield at 11:30 am. Burial will follow at St. Michael’s Cemetery in Stratford, Ct. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to ASPCA. For information or to offer an online condolence please visit

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3 Guestbook Entries for Micheline (Mitzi) Bonvini Friedman

  1. Dear Anita,

    My thoughts and prayers for you and your family at this time of loss.

  2. This was one of the most beautiful person I’ve met and had the privilege to work with/ for. She will be dearly miss by me and many who have came in contact with her at Mifdle brook residence.