MaryAnn L. Sakowski

Published on Friday, 27 July 2018 21:08


MaryAnn L. Sakowski, 83, of Burlington, widow of Stanley Sakowski, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 27, 2018.

MaryAnn was born in Middletown on April 30, 1935, the daughter of the late Edward and Mae (Czajkowski) Sippe. Mrs. Sakowski was a bookbinder for many years at Hildreth Press and was an active volunteer with the Zion Lutheran Soup Kitchen and St. Stanislaus Church. Her favorite hobbies were baking, cake decorating, sewing, knitting and crocheting.

MaryAnn is survived by her sons, Lee Sakowski and his wife, Gwen, of Terryville, and Ed Sakowski and his wife, Huey, of Bristol; her daughter, Lori Vallee and her husband, Ray, of Burlington; her grandchildren, Jennifer Mueller, Crystal Wiggins and Samantha, Joshua and Jacob Vallee; her sister, Irene Formato of Bridgeport; her sister-in-law, Frances Kozuch and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held on Monday, July 30, 2018, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Bristol, CT.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at 9 a.m. from O’Brien Funeral Home to St. Stanislaus Church for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., followed by a procession to Burlington Center Cemetery.

Memorial donations can be made to: American Red Cross, CT Chapter, 209 Farmington Ave. Farmington, CT 06032. To leave an online message of condolence, share a memory or a photo, visit MaryAnn’s tribute page at

Posted in The Bristol Press, on Friday, 27 July 2018 21:08. Updated: Friday, 27 July 2018 21:11.