Catholic Transcript Magazine of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford Connecticut

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

FORESTVILLE – Frances R. Ptaszynski, 85, of Forestville, widow of Edward J. Ptaszynski, died on July 7 at the Pines at Bristol.

She is survived by her son, Father Thomas Ptaszynski, temporary administrator at St. Vincent de Paul Parish in East Haven; her two daughters, Karen Ptaszynski of Bristol and Marianne Slevinsky of Terryville; and her sister, Victoria Witkiewicz of Bristol. She also is survived by grandchildren, great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mrs. Ptaszynski was born on March 10, 1924, in Forestville, daughter of the late Peter and Mary (Kerr) Rolka. A lifelong resident of Forestville, she was a member of St. Stanislaus Parish and its Ladies Guild, of which she was a past president. She also was a member of the Polish Junior League.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on July 11 at St. Stanislaus Church. Burial followed in St. Joseph Cemetery in Bristol. Donations may be made to the Get in Touch Foundation, Box 2144, Milford, CT 06460.