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Madelyn Chambers, 69, Lifelong Stamford Resident

Madelyn Chambers
Madelyn Chambers Photo Credit: The Daily Voice/Contributed

STAMFORD, Conn. - Madelyn “Mitzi” Chambers of Stamford died Tuesday, July 15. She was 69.

Chambers was born Oct. 3, 1944, in Stamford, to Gaetano “Gates” and Catherine Charton Tovino. She was a lifelong resident of Stamford and graduated from Wright Technical School, class of 1962.

Chambers is survived by her husband, Frank J. Chambers Sr.; children, Frank J. Chambers Jr. (Lisa), Cathy-Lu Ortega (Kevin), Kelly Pavia (Paul), Michael Chambers (Kathy); 10 grandchildren; sister, Kathy DelCarmine; brother-in-law, Larry Antonelli; sisters-in-law, Claire Chambers, Lucille Kurtzakowski (Bob), Vera Tovino and Ann Charton; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; brothers, Guy Tovino and Lou Charton; sisters, Gail Somers, Michele “Shelly” Antonelli and Margo Mancuso; sister-in-law, Janice Isentol; brother-in-law, Tony DelCarmine; and her namesake, Madelyn “Mamen” Gerak (Mickey).

Calling hours are Sunday, July 20 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Ave., Stamford. A funeral procession will leave the funeral home Monday July 21 at 9:40 a.m. and proceed to St. Gabriel’s RC Church, 914 Newfield Ave., Stamford, for a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Queen of Peace Cemetery, Rockrimmon Road, Stamford.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Chambers’ name to the National Stroke Association, 9707 E. Easter Lane, Suite B, Centennial, CO 80112 or visit:

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