Angel-Sleeping

Catherine E. (Corso) Krushinski

August 1, 1934 ~ February 26, 2021 (age 86)

Obituary

Catherine (Cathy) Elizabeth Corso Krushinski, age 86 of Bridgeport, loving wife of over 58 years to the late Eugene (Gene) Krushinski went home to be with our Lord on February 26, 2021 in the Memory Care Facility at the Watermark 3030 Park. Born in Bridgeport, CT on August 1, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Elizabeth Ponski Corso, the last living sibling of four sisters and two brothers and was a longtime Bridgeport and Fairfield resident.  Cathy was a devout Catholic and loved the Sunday dinner get togethers at their home with all the family present, holiday celebrations and having parties for whatever the reason might be. She worked many years on the night shift in banking where she gained many lasting friendships and her last position was with the Town of Fairfield in the Planning & Zoning Department from which she finally retired. Even with working she managed to find the time to volunteer at St. Vincent’s Hospital in short stay and also after the collapse of L’Ambiance Plaza.  After retirement she enjoyed just driving around in the car for hours, with frequent stops at St. Mary’s by the Sea, the cemetery to visit her husbands grave and the Marina to watch the boats going in and out of the harbor. As her memory declined, she could no longer drive herself and two wonderful angels, Sheila and Sally entered her life and continued to take her to all of her happy places. Her son, Kenny became her primary care giver until this was no longer possible. We found a new home for her in the Memory Care Facility at the Watermark. She was extremely happy there, making new friends, doing arts and crafts, Thursday outings for lunch, and walking around like she was the “Mayor” of the place. Cathy considered this her place of work now. Once Covid hit, many things changed and life for her became more difficult to adjust to. We are extremely happy that she never forgot who her children are. In early January, she was diagnosed with Covid and between several trips to the hospital and back to the Watermark this caused the Alzheimer’s to become worse and the decline was rapid. We came to realize she was never going to be the person she was before. We are all certainly going to miss this wonderful lady in our lives. Survivors include her sons and daughter in law, Anthony (Tony) and Diane Krushinski of Fairfield, Kenny Krushinski  of Newtown and daughter,  Michele Krushinski of Shelton. Cherished grandmother of Sarah and Bryan White of Trumbull, Krista Krushinski and her fiancé Jerry Clark of Winchester, VA, Craig and Christine (Kornacki) Krushinski of Shelton, Michael and Destini Krushinski of Winchester, VA, adored great grandchildren Blake and Taylor White of Trumbull, Zephyr Krushinski of Winchester, VA, sister/ brother in law, Lucy and Richard Kuroghlian of Fairfield and many nieces, nephews, cousins and loving friends. Friends are invited to greet the family on Thursday, March 4th from 9:00-10:00 at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 545 Stratfield Road, Fairfield. A Mass of Christian Burial will celebrated at 10:00 am. Face masks and social distancing will be required. The Mass will be viewable via Zoom and details can be found on Cathy’s obituary page at www.SpearFuneralHome.com.  Interment will follow at Lawncroft Cemetery, Fairfield.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Project from the Heart, C/O Shirley Sambrook, 314 Shoreham Village Dr., Fairfield, CT 06824. Please note in the memo section “in memory of Cathy” or St. Jude Children’s Hospital by visiting their website: St.Jude.org.

The family wishes to thank Beth Rickard, all the staff at the Watermark and Vitas Hospice Care for the excellent care and compassion shown to our Mom.

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
March 4, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Our Lady of the Assumption Church
545 Stratfield Road (RT 59)
Fairfield, CT 06825

Mass of Christian Burial
Thursday
March 4, 2021

10:00 AM
Our Lady of the Assumption Church
545 Stratfield Road (RT 59)
Fairfield, CT 06825

Interment following funeral service
Thursday
March 4, 2021

Lawncroft Cemetery, Fairfield

Please note
Face masks and social distancing will be required for the services. The Mass can be viewed via Zoom at: Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82450900750?pwd=a2lEMUpueDdXcTJVRFQ5SXg2TUoxUT09 Meeting ID: 824 5090 0750 Passcode: 833200

Donations

Project from the Heart
C/O Shirley Sambrook, 314 Shoreham Village Drive, Fairfield CT 06824

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

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