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Mildred Paproski

Published: June 07, 2018 at 12:00 am

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Mildred E. Summers Paproski, 87, of Sandy Hook, beloved wife of the late Henry Paproski, died June 5, in Bethel Health Center. She was born August 28, 1930, in Danbury, daughter of the late George and Harriett (Case) Summers, and has been a lifelong Newtown resident.


Mrs Paproski was a bookkeeper for Nutmeg Cleaners, and she previously worked for Lovell's Farm Equipment and the Paproski family farm, Castle Hill Farm in Newtown. She was an accomplished artist and skilled in many crafts, especially Pysanky Ukrainian eggs. She was also an avid fan of the Brooklyn Dodgers and the New York Mets.


Her devoted sons, Andrew Paproski and his fiancé, Donna Dempsey, of Bethel, and Reverend Peter Paproski and his wife, Carol, of Stratford; her cherished grandchildren, Nicholas and wife Jessica, Samuel and wife Maria, Daniel, Justina and husband Patrick, and Timothy; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews survive her.


Funeral services are private and have been entrusted to the Adzima Funeral Home-Stratford.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Delancey Street Foundation, 100 Turk Hill Road, Brewster NY 10509.


To make an online condolence, visit adzimafuneralhome.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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Photography display “In Our Rearview Mirror” by Marleen Cafarelli, et al, October 1-30
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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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