April 16, 1927 ~ January 25, 2005
Zena H. Pohlman, 77, wife of the late Irvin Pohlman, of South Shore Dr. East Haven passed away January 24, 2005 in Middlesex Hospital after a brief illness. She was born in New Haven daughter of the late Ludvic and Bertha Klein Hoffman and had resided in Hamden for 47 years before recently moving to The Village at Mariner's Point, East Haven. She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Janice (Randy) Stone of Shutesbury, MA., June (Robert) Chan, of Fairfield, CA., Judy ( Paul) Petrulis of Higganum, CT., Joyce Pohlman of Austin, TX., a son and daughter-in-law John (Barbara) Pohlman of FT Meyers, FL., 8 grandchildren; Carrie & Timothy Stone, Lucien, Gregory & Aaron Chan, Daniel & Andrew Petrulis, Jessica Pohlman, and a sister-in-law Mabel Hoffman. She was predeceased by her two brothers William and Ernest Hoffman. Mrs. Pohlman and her husband were founding members of the Christ Lutheran Church of Hamden. She enjoyed gardening, a joy she passed on to her daughters. A memorial service and reception will be held on Friday January 28, at 10am at the Trinity Lutheran Church, New Haven. Arrangements in care of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave. Hamden Memorial contributions may be sent to the Trinity Lutheran Church, 292 Orange St. New Haven, CT 06511.