Obituary: Christine F. Motl Lisi, 66, of Stratford

Christine F. Motl Lisi, age 66, of Stratford passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at home surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Bridgeport, on June 20, 1948, she was a daughter of the late Emil and Mary McGuigan Motl.

Christine was an extremely hard worker, employed by Bridgeport Hospital as a phlebotomist for over 42 years and spending the last several at Dr. Raymond Keogh’s Stratford office. She was also dedicated employee of Milford Hospital.

She was a devoted wife, mother and Mimi that will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

In addition to her beloved husband of 32 years, Philip, other survivors include her children Michele Lisi and her husband Michael McPadden of Shelton and Lauren Lisi (Jason Crutchfield) of Stratford, five cherished grandchildren, Ryan, Sophia, Isabella, Jase and special grandson Jeffrey, her brothers, James Motl and his wife Mary Beth of Monroe and Richard Motl and his wife Suzanne of Tampa, FL, her sisters, Carol Allen and her husband Peter of Milford and Maryann Pilon and her husband Phil of Simsbury. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her brother Jon David Motl.

The family would like to recognize the exceptional care of everyone on the 12th floor of Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale, as well as the nurses that provided care and made it possible for her to live out her last days at home. A special heartfelt thank you to her sister in law, MaryBeth Motl, for all her time, dedication and love over the last few months.

Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. directly in St. James Church, 2110 Main St., Stratford for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Relatives and friends may greet the family on Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. in the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Rd., Trumbull.

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