At CT Hospice, September 17, 2007, Linda Marie Zelterman, 59, loving wife of Daniel Zelterman for 26 years, passed away peacefully after a long illness. She was born in Green Bay, WI on March 5, 1948 to Frank Dziengeleski of Green Bay, WI and the late Ruth Heigel Dziengeleski. Besides her husband and father, Linda leaves her siblings Roger Dziengeleski and wife Ellen of Glen Falls, NY, Mary Jacobs of Green Bay, WI, Susan Backs and husband Mike of York, PA, and Paul Dziengeleski and wife Lisa of Polaski, WI. Linda had been active in many civic organizations mostly concerning environmental issues. She loved to read, do flower arrangements, cook, and decorate. She earned her Masters degree in Sociology from the State University of New York at Albany. Linda will be terribly missed by her family and friends. Friends may visit with the family at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden, on Thursday, Sept. 20th from 4-6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Linda's name may be sent to New Haven Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis, 146 Sherman Ave, New Haven, CT 06511.

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  1. Dan- You and Linda have both been in our thoughts in recent weeks. We hope that the memories of your life together will bring you peace and comfort now and in the days to come. Janet and David Rimm

  2. Dan, I am so very sorry for your loss. I pray that you will find the strength and comfort that you will need to get you through the days ahead. Melody Martin

  3. Dan, I am so very sorry for your loss. I pray that you will find the strength and comfort that you will need to get you through the days ahead. Melody Martin

  4. Dan: Am so sorry about your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. My deepest sympathy. Melanie Elliot

  5. Dan: I am so sorry to hear of Linda’s passing. The care you gave her over the past years was admirable. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Peace,

  6. Dan: I am very sorry to hear of your wife’s passing. I hope your friends and family will provide you with needed support during this trying time. You must always remember the fun and joyous times that you both shared–I am sure her memory will be forever in your heart. Your family is in our prayers. Ed and Rose Snyder

  7. Dear Dan, I am saddened to hear about the loss of your wife. I want to extend to you my sincerest, heartfelt sympathy.

  8. Dear Dan, I am so sorry to learn of Linda’s death. May your memories of all the love you shared help to ease your grief.

  9. Dear Dan, I am very sorry to learn of your wife’s passing. My thoughts are with you in this difficult time. Sincerely, Rob

  10. Dear Dan, I just heard the sad news about Linda’s passing. I don’t have words that are adequate to express my sympathy. My thoughts are with you at this painful time – I am one of the many who will greatly miss Linda. With deepest condolences, Steve

  11. Dear Dan, I’m terribly sorry to hear about your wife. I did not know that she was ill. I can’t make the service this afternoon but please know that my thoughts and prayers will be with you. My deepest condolences. Sincerely, Mike DiGiovanna

  12. Dear Dan, Just wanted you to know I am thinking about you. I know this is very difficult. If there is anything you need, please ask. I will see you on Thursday. Mandy

  13. From your little brother, you were always the best oldest sister I ever knew, even though you always disliked being the oldest sibling!

  14. I am truly saddened to hear of Linda’s passing. Hang in there. Our thoughts are with you. Linda’s Dad

  15. Linda, we met only a few times, but your death fills my eyes with tears. Wernher von Braun(who developped the Apollo rockets)once said: .No energy gets lost in the universe. That gives me hope!.. I’m sure your .energy. is not lost and we will meet some day in another world! Bis dann Norbert

  16. Oh, Dan, I’m so sorry. Please accept my condolences. This is a terrible thing. I wish I knew what to say. Know that I’m around if you need a shoulder to cry on. Carol

  17. There was no one better at picking a bistro in Paris! As she reminded me – they were all great, but we were’nt very familiar with bistros in Paris, so who knows if they were really that great. Doesn’t matter – we had a wonderful time! Thank goodness we had such times! As hard as it is to lose her, I know she is at peace and pain-free. Her legacy is in the gracious care she extended to us.

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