Anita B. (Czyzewski) Shopel

September 21, 1934 ~ September 12, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Anita Shopel Obituary

Anita Beatrice Shopel, 88, formerly of Prospect passed away peacefully while surrounded by the love of her family on September 12, 2023 at the Lutheran Home of Southbury.  She was the widow of the late Paul Shopel. Born September 21, 1934, in Burlington Vermont, Anita was a twin daughter of the late Anthony and Helen (Giroux) Czyzewski. 

Anita was a beautiful mother, wife, grandmother, sister and friend.  She loved to bake and watch the birds, particularly cardinals and hummingbirds.  Apple pie was one of her specialties, among many other delicious desserts.  After many years of dedication to her position as assembler, Anita retired from Airpax.  As a member of a large family of seven children, she loved being around and with her family.  Her children Donna, Michael and Lisa have many fond memories of growing up with their extended family.

Left to cherish Anita’s love and memory are her daughter Donna Coulibaly and her husband Dramane of De., son Michael Shopel of Waterbury and daughter Lisa and her husband Mark DeLorenzo of Watertown and grandchildren: Christopher and Taylor Shopel, Abdoulaye, Paul-Andre, and Frederick Coulibaly, Lauren and Mark DeLorenzo. Anita also leaves her twin sister Juanita and her husband Raymond Chevrier of Bristol and her brother Van Czyzewski of VT, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Anita now joins in heaven her husband Paul, sisters Dorothy Czyzewski and Kathy Billado and brothers Anthony and Ronald Czyzewski.

Funeral services for Anita will be Monday, September 18, 2023 at 9:30 am at Prospect Memorial/The Palmerie Family Funeral Home 122 Waterbury Rd, Prospect.  Interment will immediately follow at Prospect Cemetery.  Prospect Memorial/ The Palmerie Family Funeral Home is honored to assist Anita’s family.  Please visit to share your memories, photos and words of love comfort for Anita and her family.

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Funeral Service
September 18, 2023

9:30 AM
Prospect Memorial/ The Palmerie Family Funeral Home
122 Waterbury Rd.
Prospect, CT 06712

Interment following funeral service
September 18, 2023

Prospect Cemetery (Union City Rd)


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