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Mrs. Knablein was born in Bridgeport, daughter of the late Ethel (Allen) Kinnane and had been a lifelong area resident.
Eileen was a Nurse’s Aide at Bridgeport Hospital for 22 years. Her number one priority in her life was family. She loved the outdoors and the UCONN Huskies. She was a friend to all and will be missed by many.
Survivors include her four children, Wendy Knablein, Tammie E. Kristman, Penni Knablein and her longtime partner, Caz Mizera and Walter Knablein; one sister, Barbara Buda; two grandsons, and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by three siblings, Ethel Purcell, Cathy Estey and John Kinnane
Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. by meeting directly in Saint James Church. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to: The Team Summit Walk to End Alzheimer’s, C/O Barbara Blau, The Summit At Plantsville, 261 Summit St, Plantsville, CT 06479
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Funeral Mass of Christian Burial
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Team Summit Walk to End Alzheimer’s
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