We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at O'Brien Funeral Home
Mary “Millie” (Sidlik) Kozikowski, 93, life-long resident of Forestville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 30, 2022, surrounded by her family. Mary was born on January 22, 1929 in Forestville, the daughter of the late Stanley and Mary (Kaczmarczyk) Sidlik.
Mary and her late husband “Benny” co-owned the well-known Benny’s Market in Forestville until it closed in 1972. She earned an Associates Degree in accounting from Tunxis Community College in 1985. She worked for H&R Block as a tax preparer for many years. She was a devoted parishioner of St. Stanislaus Church in Bristol, where she was a member of the Ladies Guild, a Legion of Mary member, a Eucharistic Minister, and a bookkeeper for the rectory. She also enjoyed spending time at the Bristol Senior Center. Mary loved to travel, near and far, to the Bristol Brass and Wind concerts in Bristol to Florida, California and Nevada.
Mary is survived by: her loving children Paul and his wife Susan (Birk) Kozikowski, David Kozikowski, and Marianne Kozikowski; 4 grandchildren: Catherine, Nathaniel, Benjamin and Jane Kozikowski; 3 great-grandchildren: Maxwell, Erik, and Rowan. She was predeceased by: her husband of 66 years Bernard “Benny” Kozikowski, an infant daughter Paula Jean Kozikowski and her brother Clarence Sidlik.
Prior to mass a last calling hour will begin on August 6, 2022 from 8:30-9:30AM at O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Forestville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10AM at St. Stanislaus Church, 510 West St., Bristol, followed by burial at St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Family and Friends are invited to calling hours on Friday August 5th from 5-7PM at O’Brien Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Stanislaus Church, 510 West St., Bristol, CT 06010.