Corinne Sastram Schietinger, age 86, of Shelton, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, December 23, 2012, at Lord Chamberlain in Stratford. She is predeceased by her late parents Lewis and Katherine (Haight) Vitale of Bridgeport. Corinne is survived by her beloved husband of 34 years, Raymond Schietinger of Oxford.
In addition, Corinne is survived by son Carl Sastram and wife Barbara, daughter Barbara Dokla and husband John, daughter ‘Renie’ Mejnartowicz and husband Jan, all of Shelton, as well as 8 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren. Corinne is also survived by her loving sister Lynn Robinson and husband Bill of Shelton and Florida, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her former husband Bourdo J. Sastram.
Corinne’s husband of 34 years, Raymond, has blessed her with 6 step children, Debbie Hudzina and husband Vic, Ray J. and his wife Diane, Celeste Milne and husband Bob, James Schietinger and wife Cecelia, William Schietinger and wife Katherine, Dennis Schietinger and wife Claire, 14 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren.
Those who knew Corinne could recall her life as a floral designer, dental assistant, talented painter, a great cook, lover of dance and music, and a loving, proud parent and grandparent. Family meant everything to her, and she was a delight to be with. She was the sunshine of all our glad days and the rainbow of our sad days. She has touched our lives, and is already so missed.
Friends may greet the family at the Riverview Funeral Home, 390 River Road, Shelton on Wednesday from 4 to 7 PM. On Thursday, her funeral procession will leave Riverview FH at 10 AM for a funeral service at 10:30 AM at Huntington United Methodist Church, 338 Walnut Tree Hill Rd, Shelton. Burial will follow at Monroe Center Cemetery, Old Tannery Rd, Monroe.
Memorial contributions are requested to Alzheimer’s Association, CT Chapter, 2075 Silas Deane Hwy., Suite 100, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.