Obituary: Susan Jane Litke

Susan Jane Litke

MIDDLEBURY — Susan Jane Litke, 94, the widow of Clarence F. Litke, died peacefully on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at her home surrounded by loving family.

Jane was born on May 22, 1922 in Waterbury, a daughter of the late John and Sophia (Samoska) Mikelskas, and had lived in Middlebury for most of her life.

Jane is survived by her son, David Litke and his wife, Sheila; her daughter, Claudia Downey and her husband, John; her daughter, Alison E. Litke and her husband, Larry Fischer; her grandchildren, Deirdre Fruh and her husband, Ryan, John Downey, Jr. and his husband, Bradford Hise, Erika Litke, Shannon Litke and Calum Litke; her great-grandchildren, Matthew, Seraphina, Ellianna, Theodore and Thaddeus, and several nieces and nephews. Jane was predeceased by her six siblings.

Funeral services will be held Friday, April 28, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Naugatuck. Calling hours will be Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. and Friday from 10 to 11 a.m.

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