Shirley A. Dzielinski, 89, of Ridgefield, passed away on April 18, 2018. She was the loving wife of the late Bernard P. Dzielinski.

Mrs. Dzielinski was born on September 8, 1928 in Bolton, CT, a daughter of the late Helmar and Alice Anderson. Mrs. Dzielinski graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1950, and obtained a Masters Degree in Education from Western Connecticut State College.

A resident of Ridgefield for the past 50 years, Mrs. Dzielinski was a retired teacher of the Ridgefield, CT Public Schools having taught at Veterans Park and Ridgebury Elementary schools. Mrs. Dzielinski volunteered as a docent at Keeler Tavern.  

Mrs. Dzielinski is survived by four sons, Paul and his wife, Susan; Peter and his wife, Jo Ann; Greg and his wife, Heather and Bruce and his wife, Deborah. In addition, Mrs. Dzielinski is survived by eight grandchildren, Stefan, Amanda, Henry, Adrienne, Heath, Zachariah, Alexander and Sarah Grace as well as four great-grandchildren, Alexandra, Jacob, Nicholas and Parker.

Funeral services are private. Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of your choice in lieu of flowers.