Montville Funeral Home of Church & Allen

53 Norwich New London Tpke, Uncasville, CT



February 4, 1931April 16, 2020

UNCASVILLE – Natalie Dolzenchuk, 89, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by family on Thursday, April 16th.

She was born to the late John and Mary Schumm in New Haven CT on Feb 4, 1931. On Sept. 24, 1955 she married her beloved husband Peter “Spider” Dolzenchuk.

Natalie worked as an educator throughout her life retiring from Mohegan Elementary School. She loved to travel with her husband and enjoyed boating, water skiing and played golf well into her 70’s. She enjoyed vacations with her daughter, bird watching (especially for Hummingbirds), summer barbeques, holidays and anything that would bring family together She also loved her pets and she leaves behind her beloved dog, Bella who will miss her very much.

Natalie was predeceased by her husband Peter on March 15, 2002. She is survived by her children; Lori, Michael, and Barry, with whom she made her home, grandchildren; Tiffany, Teasha, Kassy, Ashley and Melissa, great-grandchildren; Jahnessa, Skylah, Haleigh, Natalie, Omari and Arianna as well as nephews, nieces and cousins. She was also predeceased by one brother and two sisters.

Due to current events, services will be private for the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Natalie’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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Sandra Kononchik-Gorman

April 23, 2020

Mike, Lori, and Barry,
I just learned today of your mom passing.
In your hearts she will always hold a place that no other can fill.
I know how tirelessly you must have cared for her and weathered the difficulties that come with that. I have been caring for my 91 year old mother for six years now managing her many ailments....heart disease/attack, diabetes, diverticulitis, high blood pressure, ulcerative colitis, partial blindness from macular degeneration....and the list goes on. I too have had my "meltdown" days....it is the most difficult and trying of times.
My heart and respect goes out to you for your strength and fortitude. You rest now with no worries as you mom is in good hands now in heaven.
God bless you all.

Wayne Natzel

April 20, 2020

Lori, Mike, Barry

It’s been such a long long time...

We grew up together in the 60’s and your family was my “other “ family during that time. I have so many great childhood memories that I still remember to this day.

Your mom Nan was one of the sweetest people I ever met... always pleasant and seemed to say the right thing at the right time. And Pete, your dad, was a man’s man... boating, bowling, crabbing... remembering all those times always brings a smile to my face. They were fun days.

God bless you all during this difficult time. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

Wayne Natzel
Cheshire CT

Linda Carter

April 20, 2020

Mrs. Dolzenchuk was my first grade teacher some 60 years ago. I still remember her kindness.

Shari Peloquin

April 19, 2020

My fondest memory of my Aunt NaN was when we were young children. Nan would come visit and sometimes make dinner. One of her concoctions was stew la bean on toast! Slim Pickens in those days. We also went boating and water skiing with the Dolzenchuk’s! I had no problem getting up on the skis but my boyfriend Pete couldn’t get up on the skis! Long time ago! Over the years I always loved seeing my Aunt Nan because she was so sweet and reminded me so much of my Mom, They are together again I’m sure!

Candi Depka

April 19, 2020

My Aunt Nan was my mother’s youngest and favorite sibling. That being said we spent many family get togethers during my childhood. There were many sleepovers with my cousin Lori and times out on their boat. I moved to New York at 18 and from there to Florida at 49 so sadly we were infrequently in touch. Fortunately a year or so ago my sister Shari and I got to meet up with Aunt Nan and Lori at her house . This brought back so many memories. She was so proud of her little outdoor hideaway and I could see it brought her much joy. I was touched to see her collection of angels as my sisters and I also love angels. We had a nice afternoon out with good food and wine. I am grateful for that day. One thing that stands out for me is her voice, it was unique and so very soft. Her smile and her laugh will be forever imprinted in my head and my heart. 😇❤️

Priscilla Dolzenchuk

April 19, 2020

Mom , I miss you so much . You have blessed our family with your wonderful smile and huge heart. You were the glue that held us together. When I see a humming bird I'll think of you. Forever your daughter in-law.

Lori Dolzenchuk

April 18, 2020

I will love my Mom forever and always. She will always be part of me. We have a lot of memories I will hold deep in my heart. I went to talk to you the other day and realized you weren’t visually there. I’m sure that will happen many times. I hope you were happy with the way I cared for you, I am sorry for losing it on occasion. You will be forever in my heart. I really can’t imagine you not being part of my life, but you will be forever in my heart ❣️Have a wonderful life with Dad! Hope your having fun with all your loved ones that you have missed so much. Don’t forget that I, Mike and Barry,along with everyone else will miss you, know and forever. I love and miss you Mom😘

Sarah Provost

April 18, 2020

The first time my kids and I met your mother, she was the sweetest and kindest person we had the pleasure of meeting. Everytime we drive by her house we always think of that day. We are so sorry for your loss. Lots of love, sarah, Zoe and dakota


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