Mary Louise Muzyka, 87, of Hamden, died September 7, 2015, at CT Hospice. Mary was born December 20, 1927 in Columbus, OH to Edward & Minnie Bostwick Courtright and was married in 1944, to the late Stephen Muzyka in New Haven. Together they had four children, Michael Muzyka, Barbara Spinnato (Paul), Stephanie Muzyka, & Steven Muzyka (CherylAnn). She also had 7 grandchildren, 2 great grand-children, 3 step-great-grandchildren, & one great grandchild to arrive in October. She is survived by two brothers, Edward & Lawrence Courtright; sister-in-law, Helen Courtright; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother, William Courtright & sister, Nettie Sprague. Mary attended the Colombus, OH school system and worked at Chloride in North Haven until their closing. She enjoyed her family and friends and entertaining in her home. Friends are invited to visit with her family on Friday, September 11th from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden followed by her Funeral Service in the funeral home at 10:00 a.m. Burial will take place in All Saints Cemetery. Contributions in her memory may be sent to the Alzheimer's Assocaition, 200 Executive Boulevard, Suite 4B, Southington, CT 06489.

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  1. Mary, my mother was a woman with a great deal of pride and honor. She loved her family and friends and company. She will be greatly missed by all. With loving memories, Stephanie Muzyka

  2. My mother aka mama Mary, was a kind loving person.

    She loved her family and friends very much. She would

    do anything in the world for you.

    She been sick for a few years with Dementia. This is a

    terrible disease. Now she is in peace.

    Mom we will always love you.

  3. To the Muzyka Family. I was so sorry to hear about your Mom\’s passing. The years we all spent growing up on Emily Road were the best. She was such a sweet lady and always welcomed me and my siblings(Gary and Betsy) into your home. My mother too suffered from dementia and passed away two years ago. I did take her to visit your Mom once and they had a nice visit remembering all the good times we had in the old neighborhood. You are all in my thoughts and prayers and I know you all hold many wonderfull memories of your Mom in your hearts and they will bring a smile to your face as time goes by. Corinne

  4. Stephanie and family. So sorry for your loss. Mom will always be remembered as a beautiful person with a wonderful smile and full of cheer. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Mary and Michael Papacoda

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