Naugatuck- Zita Thomas, 93, died Sunday, August 2nd, 2020 at Waterbury Hospital after a brief illness.
Zita was born May 8th, 1927, daughter of the late Charles J. and Alexandria (Bubczyk) Thomas.
As a lifelong resident of Naugatuck, she attended and graduated from Naugatuck High School and Mattatuck Community College. Following graduation, she worked at the former Uniroyal Inc. and after many years of service retired from the U.S. Post Office in Waterbury.
Some of her hobbies included crocheting and needlepoint; making dolls, doilies and afghans for family and friends. She loved football and her favorite team was, whoever Bill Parcells was coaching that season. She was an avid fan of the UConn women’s basketball, loved to read and buy scratch tickets.
To know her was to know that she was a caring person but, also strong willed and independent. She was predeceased by all her brothers and sister being a caregiver to her mother and brothers.
Zita leaves many nieces and nephews including MaryAnn (Cardinal)Landry and her husband Armand; who was her football buddy.
A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday August 7th at St. James Cemetery, Naugatuck. Friends may visit with the family at Naugatuck Valley Memorial Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main St., Naugatuck, Wednesday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.. To send an online condolence, please visit www.naugatuckvalleymemorial.com.
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