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Carolyn S. Matzkin

November 14, 1942 — October 20, 2020

Carolyn S. Matzkin

SOUTHBURY – Carolyn S. Matzkin, 77, beloved mother, grandmother and sister, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at her home in Southbury. She was the wife of the late Matthew C. Matzkin.

Mrs. Matzkin was born November 14, 1942, in Waterbury, daughter of the late David and Ruth (Lichter) Sigal. Along with her husband, they owned Matzkin's Furniture in Waterbury, until its closing in 1986, and then operated a smaller furniture business, Matzkin's Sit-N-Sleep Center, for a number of years. Thereafter, she and her husband worked for Bob’s Furniture in Waterbury and Southington until they retired.

Mrs. Matzkin’s favorite role was grandmother of Mia Natelli and of Robert and Aleksandra “Alya” Matzkin, who became her grandkids when her son adopted them in 2019 after marrying their mom. In addition to her beloved grandchildren, she is survived by her daughter, Nancy Natelli and her husband Tony of New York City; her son Bruce Matzkin and his wife, Tamara “Toma”, of Yerevan, Armenia and her sister, Susan Denison and her husband Richard “Rick” Caro of New York City and Sarasota FL.

Arrangements – A graveside service for Mrs. Matzkin will be held at 1:30 P.M. on Sunday, October 25, 2020, at Hebrew Benefit Cemetery, Stillson Road, Waterbury. The Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Waterbury, 496 Chase Ave, 06704, is assisting the family with the arrangements. Memorial contributions, in Mrs. Matzkin’s name, can be made to the Humane Society of the US, the ASPCA or the American Cancer Society.
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