Thompson – Ellen Cayer, 80, of Porter Plain Rd., died Sunday, January 25, 2015, in UMASS Memorial Hospital. She was the loving companion of Stanley J. Chzaszcz for 35 years. Born in Nevada, MO, she was the daughter of the late Dewey “Jesse” and Nyra Farris.
Mrs. Cayer worked in the office of Dr. Park and Dr. Chung.
Ellen enjoyed gardening, cooking, painting, and she was a talented seamstress.
Although Ellen did not have any children, she treated Stanley’s children as her own. She is survived by John M. Chzaszcz of Putnam, Gary J. Chzaszcz of Thompson, and Steven M. Chzaszcz and his wife Lucy of Putnam; their children, Joseph, Magdalena, and Matthew; and great granddaughter, Jasmine; a stepsister Viola Bowman and two step brothers Tony and John Hina. She was predeceased by her sister Barbara Mayall and her stepbrother Robert Hina.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Ellen’s family from 5:00pm to 8:00pm on Wednesday, February 4, 2015, in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam. A gathering will begin in the funeral home on Thursday , February 5, 2015 at 10:00am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St, Putnam, CT. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.