Obituaries


Jane Pierwola

Published: October 13, 2017 at 12:00 am

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Jane M. Pierwola, 72, of Newtown died October 10 at Danbury Hospital after a long illness. She was born July 24, 1945, in Bridgeport, daughter of the late Marjorie Quinn Koerner and Philip J. Koerner.


She loved to travel the world and spent many years working in the travel industry. Ms Pierwola worked for the City of Danbury, in the tax department. Most recently she worked for Brighton Collectables in the Danbury Fair Mall until her retirement. She loved to cook, bake, read, go shopping, and give to others.


Her sons, Michael Pierwola of Newtown; Kevin Pierwola and his wife, Tisha, of Woodbury; and Christopher Pierwola of Plymouth; and her brother, Philip Koerner, and his wife Ginny, of Colorado survive her. Among all of Ms Pierwola survivors, her most prized possessions were her grandchildren, Eric and Leigha Pierwola.


Calling hours will be Saturday October 14, from 9 to 11 am, at Munson Lovetere Funeral Home, 2 School Street, Woodbury.


A Funeral Mass will be conducted at Saturday, October 14, at 11:30 am, at St Teresa of Avila Church, 146 Main Street South, Woodbury. Burial will follow at New North Cemetery, Washington Avenue, Woodbury.


Memorial contributions can be made in Ms Pierwola's memory to the Connecticut Humane Society, 701 Russell Road, Newington CT 06111.


To leave an online condolence for the family, visit munsonloveterefuneralhome.com.

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Newtown Cultural Arts Commission is presenting or coordinating on six weeks of special events. Which event are you looking forward to the most? (Visit our Features page for a full story with details about all of these events.)

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Newtown Arts Festival weekend, September 15-16
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“An Evening of the Arts,” September 15
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“The Main Street Replica Project,” launching September 25
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Someday Cinema Series screenings of “The Blues Brothers,” September 30
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Photography display “In Our Rearview Mirror” by Marleen Cafarelli, et al, October 1-30
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“Love, Laughter, and Rhubarb” with Tinky Weisblat, October 3
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Newtown Day, October 6
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The 3rd Annual Newtown-Sandy Hook Restaurant Week, October 8-14
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Basket weaving workshop with Tina Puckett, October 13
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“Courageous Conversations in A Complex World,” October 17
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Live at ETH: David Wax Museum concert, October 19
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The 2nd Annual Fall Carnival at Fairfield Hills, October 19-21
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Connecticut Author’s Reading Series, October 21
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Natalie’s Open Mic, October 21
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“The Wordsmiths,” October 24
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Pianist Konstanza Chernov, October 28
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Someday Cinema Series double feature screenings of “Bride of Frankenstein” and “The Beast with Five Fingers,” October 29
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