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Jean P. Muraszkin



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Jean P. Muraszkin, 91, widow of the late Edward Muraszkin, passed away peacefully at her home in Newtown, surrounded by family on September 26. Born July 21, 1929, Jean was a resident of Newtown for 52 years. Married on July 15, 1955, to her beloved Edward, they were married for 59 years and lived in Torrington, Conn., and Pittsburgh, Penn., before settling down in Newtown.

She is survived by her daughters Tricia Bergougnoux of Los Angeles and Michele Richardson, and her grandson, Cooper Richardson, of Jupiter, Fla.

Jean was born and raised in Torrington and graduated from Torrington High School. After graduation, she attended the University of Hartford where she majored in art and won numerous awards for her paintings in the Connecticut area. Later in life she became an accomplished real estate broker in Newtown for over 40 years where she served as president of the Newtown Board of Realtors and was one of the highest producing agents in town.

Her passions in life were her children and her beloved husband, as well her love for horses and fine antiques. She loved to dance and was a popular singer at hot spots in the Torrington, Litchfield, and Bantam Lake area.

Her services will be held in Lake Worth, Fla., at the National Military Cemetery, where she will be buried along side her beloved husband, Edward, who served as a United States Marine with honors.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that a donation be made to The Alzheimer’s Association, 225 North Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago IL 60601; act.alz.org.

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