Krischtschun, Max F. Max F. Krischtschun, age 97, of Braeside Dr. Hamden, passed away at his home, Sept. 4, 2008. Max was the husband of the late Lydia Ludwig Krischtschun and father of the late Oscar Krischtschun. He is survived by his daughter in-law Sharon Krischtschun of Hamden; grandchildren, Deborah and her husband, Michael Mallozzi, Kenneth and his wife, Holly Krischtschun and Pamela Krischtschun and her companion, Kelly Frechette; great-grandchildren, Matthew, Kevin and Andrew Mallozzi, Miles, Erika and Jaclyn Krischtschun, brother in-law Walter and his wife Marie Ludwig and sisters in-law Helene Ludwig & Erna Malisch. Max also leaves several nieces and nephews in CT, Canada and Germany. Besides his wife and son Max was predeceased by his sister Ida Ludschwait and brothers, Walter Krischtschun, Gustav and Ewalt Reil. Max was born in Lithuania a son of the late George and Anna Bremen Krischtschun. He had retired from the New Haven Water Company as a supervisor and was a member of the Harugari Singing Society of West Haven. Max was always appreciative of the care that together Sharon, Debbie, Ken, Pam and Kelly gave him so that he was able to remain in his home as he wished. His funeral service will be held Monday, Sept. 8 at 10 AM in BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave. Hamden, followed by burial in Beaverdale Memorial Park, Hamden. Friends may visit with his family at the funeral home on Sunday from 6 to 8 PM. Contributions in his memory may be made to: Emanuel Lutheran Church, 280 Humphrey St. New Haven, CT 06511 or to CT Hospice Home Care, 110 Barnes Rd. Wallingford, CT 06492.

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  1. Dear Opa, You are finally where you want to be with Oma and Daddy,although you will be missed dearly I am glad you were able to remain home and did not suffer for a long time.I will miss my weekend visits,making you breakfast once in a in peace I know you are in comfort now.Love your Grandson Ken

  2. Dear Sharon and family, I was so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that my thoughts are with you at this difficult time. With heartfelt sympathy, Linda

  3. Dear Sharon, I am so sorry to learn of your father-in-law’s passing. Please accept my sympathy and know he will be mentioned in my prayers as will you, God bless, Marianne

  4. Opa, Your wish to be with oma and daddy have finally come true. I will miss you very much. I am going to miss making, then eating breakfast and dinner with you. I will also miss watching Price is Right, Oprah and the news with you. The house is so lonely without you. I know you appreciated all the help and care I gave to you. I love you and will miss you very much.

  5. Opa,Opa, Opa That is what I use to say when you would get up for breakfast when I was there. You lived a long life and from what I have heard it was a good life. You will be missed, by everyone that new you or that has every met you. I’ve only know you for a short time but you have a special place in my heart. You will be miss

  6. We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May you take comfort in God’s assurance: ‘For God has not destined us for wrath, but for obtaining salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ, who died for us, so that whether we are awake or asleep, we will live together with Him.’ (I Thessalonians 5:10-11)

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