Obituary: Nina T. (Topitzer) Kolakowski, 87, of East Haven

Nina T. (Topitzer) Kolakowski, 87, of East Haven, retired sales associate for King’s Dept. Store, wife of the late Leon J. Kolakowski, died Aug. 10, in CT Hospice of Branford.
Born Aug. 27, 1927, in Chicago, Ill.
Predeceased by parents, Oscar and Thelma (Curtis) Topitzer, a son and brother.
Survived by life companion, Donald Bates of East Haven, a daughter, daughter-in-law, two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and two nieces.
Memorial contributions: the ASPCA, 520 8th Ave. 7th floor, New York, NY 10018.
Ralph E. Hull Funeral Home, Seymour.