New Milford resident Janice R. Kriston, 73, has died

Janice R. Kriston, 73, of New Milford, entered into eternal rest on Monday, September 13, 2021, at Bethel Health Care, Bethel, CT with her children at her side.

Ms. Kriston, a Bridgeport native, was born on November 4, 1947, a daughter of the late Daniel and Jennie (Wargo) Ratzenberger. She attended Bridgeport schools and had an associate's degree from Alberta Magnus. She retired from People’s Bank in 2010 and moved to North Carolina to spend to with her son and his family. There she attended the Bethel Baptist Church in Lumberton, NC.

Ms. Kriston is survived by a daughter, Karen Mulvihill, and her husband, John, a son, Thomas and his wife, Rebekah, a sister, Julia Dogali her husband Michael, 3 grandchildren, Sean & Brendan Mulvihill and Lilly Grace Kriston, and two nephews, Michael Dogali and Matthew Dogali and their families. Janice enjoyed watching movies with her grandsons and baking with her granddaughter. She always had a smile and hug ready at all times. She brought joy and comfort to all who knew her.

Funeral services will take place on Sunday, September 19, 2021 at 3:30PM in the Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, 9-11 Granville Ave., Danbury. Private interment will take place in Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport. Friends will be received in the Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home on Sunday, September 19, 2021 from 1PM to 3:30 PM.

Contributions in Ms. Kriston’s memory may be made to the Danbury Hospital Development Fund for Palliative Care, 24 Hospital Ave., Danbury, CT 06810. Please specify for Palliative Care.

Due to the concerns of COVID-19 facing us all with time, it is a requirement of the City of Danbury that masks or facial covering must be worn indoors at all times.


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