Christine Mary Fohl

February 12, 1935July 25, 2022
Obituary of Christine Mary Fohl
With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Christine Mary Fohl, 87, of Cheshire. She passed away on July 25, 2022 surrounded by her family. Christine was born on February 12, 1935, in Waterbury, CT, daughter of the late Salvatore J. and Elena (Fonti) Rizzo. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and aunt, lovingly known as “Mema.” Christine always wanted to turn every occasion into a party, and left a legacy of being a hard worker, even working into her 87th year. She held various jobs throughout her lifetime such as, waitress, bartender, school bus driver, and factory worker. But her favorite job of all was working alongside her son and daughter, George and Ellen, at his shop, Ultimate Auto Body. Christine will be extremely missed by her three children, Ellen Brown of Cheshire, Carol Pasinski of Meriden, and George Fohl and his wife, Sher, of Cheshire, and their father, Lee Fohl of Wolcott; her grandchildren: Branda Pasinski and her husband, Aaron, William Pasinski Jr., Terry Brown and his wife, Ashley, Stephanie Curylo and her husband, Kenny, Tiffany Brown and her boyfriend, Nico, Summer and Dylan Fohl; and great-grandchildren: Kristian, Devin, Madison, Aiden, Gavin, and one on the way; and by many loving nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her brother, Joseph Rizzo, sister, Mary Grasso, and friend, Lillian Fohl. Her funeral will be held on Saturday, August 6th at 9:00 a.m. from the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington to St. Bridget of Sweden Church, 175 Main St., Cheshire, for a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Thomas Cemetery. Calling hours will be Friday, August 5th from 4-7pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Connecticut Humane Society at For online condolences, please visit

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Friday, August 05, 2022

Calling Hours

Saturday, August 06, 2022

Mass of Christian Burial