Obituary: Dorothy A. Christensen, 88

Obit - Dorothy A ChristensenDorothy A. (Kizilski) Christensen, 88, of Southington, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 6, 2016 at HCC at New Britain. She had been the loving wife of the late John Christensen.

Born on February 5, 1928 in Southington to the late Michael and Kathryn (Kozak) Kizilski, she had been a lifelong Southington resident.

Dorothy retired from Microtech Inc. in Cheshire after 30 years. She was a longtime member of Immaculate Conception Church in Southington. She was a wonderful, devoted mother and will be deeply missed by her family.

She is survived by her 4 children: son Peter and wife Carol of Colorado; Kathleen and husband Michael of Avon; John and wife Barbara of FL and Eric and wife Debra of Meriden; 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her 5 siblings: Frank, Peter, John, Henry and Ann.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Dorothy’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at the Immaculate Conception Church, 130 Summer St., Southington. Burial will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Southington. Calling hours will be held before the service from 9:00 -10:00 a.m. at the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St., Plantsville. For online condolences and directions, please visit

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