Obituary of Stefie Dobrowski
Stefie M. Dobrowski, age 96 of Ansonia, beloved wife of the late Steven Dobrowski, died peacefully in Shady Knoll Health Center, Seymour, on July 5, 2017. Born in Ansonia on August 17, 1920, she was the daughter of the late John and Eleanor Szewczak Siemietkowski. Mrs. Dobrowski was a lifelong communicant of St. Joseph Church, worked as a seamstress for the Valley Dress Shop and made sneakers for the Uniroyal Company, many years ago. She enjoyed knitting, sewing and participating in activities at the Shelton Senior Center. Mrs. Dobrowski is survived by her devoted children, Carole (William) McNish and Steven (Marcia) Dobrowski, all of Ansonia; cherished grandchildren, William McNish of MD, Kenneth McNish of NC and Steven Dobrowski of Ansonia; great-grandchildren, Catherine and Tristan McNish of NC; as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband of 60 years, she was predeceased by a granddaughter-in-law, Kimberly Sherwood McNish, four sisters and a brother. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at 10:30 AM from the Wakelee Memorial Funeral Home, 167 Wakelee Avenue, Ansonia. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at 11:00 AM in St. Joseph Church, 32 Jewett St., Ansonia. Interment will follow in St. Michael Cemetery, Derby. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday morning from 9:00 to 10:30 AM, prior to Mass. Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Joseph Church. Online condolences may be made at www.wakeleememorial.com.