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Adele Koppel, 100, Of Stamford

Adele Koppel
Adele Koppel Photo Credit: Deborah Burnley

STAMFORD, Conn. -- Adele Koppel, a longtime resident of Stamford, died Thursday, Dec. 10. She was 100. 

She graduated from Commerce High School in Yonkers, N.Y. and worked as a bookkeeper. 

In 1938, she married Stanley Grono and built a life in Yonkers with their two children, Gerald (predeceased) and Judy. 

After being widowed, she later married Stanley Koppel and lived with him in Hamden until his passing. 

In 1977, she moved to Stamford to live with her daughter, Judy, son-in-law Gene, and her grandchildren Joe, Dan, Tom and Andrea. 

She volunteered at the New Covenant House of Hospitality (soup kitchen) for 10 years. 

She is survived by her brother, Frank Maliszewski, and his wife, Dolores, of Grand Rapids, Mich.; her daughter, Judy, and her husband Gene; her son-in-law, Stanley and his wife, Linda; seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. 

In addition to her husbands and son, she was predeceased by her siblings, Charles, Chester and Agnes. 

Calling hours will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Bosak Funeral Home, 435 Shippan Ave., Stamford. 

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, 1200 Shippan Ave., Stamford. 

She will be laid to rest at St. Joseph's Cemetery, 209 Truman Ave., Yonkers, N.Y. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests spiritual bouquets in her memory, or make a charitable donation in her memory to Our Lady Star of the Sea Church.

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