Swan Funeral Home

825 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT


Christine DeMars

12 May , 193814 August , 2019

Christine DeMars, 81, of Madison, passed away at The Curtis Home on August 14, 2019. She was predeceased by her husband, Norman A. DeMars, in 1995. They had been residents of Madison since 1972. Christine was a 40 year member of the Madison Women’s Club, both as Vice President and later President. She was also an active member of Encore Club. Christine was owner of “The Fashion Tree” in Madison for approximately 6 years before switching careers and entering the real estate sales field. Stints at Century 21, Prudential, and Coldwell-Banker let her have an active social life in town. She was a very creative person, having been an avid seamstress and gardener, growing both flowers and vegetables. Christine leaves behind a sister, Shirley O’Rourke of La Salle, Michigan and a brother Charles Polcyn of Bowling Green, Ohio. Along with her brother and sister, she leaves six children, Douglas DeMars of Meriden, CT, Denise Wiswell of Lakeville, MA, Bruce DeMars of Maple Grove, Minnesota, Lisa Evitts-DePaolo of Bradenton, FL, Beth Wlochowski of East Hartford, CT, and Jeanine Chavarria of Euless, TX. Christine also leaves 15 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, and many friends across the country. A Mass will be said on September 7 at St. Margaret’s Church in Madison, CT at 10am, reception to follow in the church hall.


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Liz Liburdi

25 August 2019

If you called Chris on the phone you had to know you’d be on forever 😘 she would talk about her entire family!! RIP she will be missed😢

Jamal Parham

24 August 2019

May the God of all comfort be with you during this difficult time. While words fail to capture the pain of losing a loved one, we look forward to the time when words will fail to capture the joy you will experience when God returns your dear one to you.