Cheryl L. Dorazio, 68

Cheryl Dorazio

Cheryl L. (Rathbun) Dorazio, 68, was called home to her heavenly father on December 16 with her husband, Tony (Anthony), by her side.

Born in Greenwich, Connecticut, Cheryl was the daughter of Merrill H. and Carmen R. (Wassman) Rathbun.

Cheryl was a graduate of Greenwich High School and the University of Connecticut.

She spent several years as the office manager at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and more recently First Lutheran Church, both of Greenwich, before retiring two weeks before her passing.

Cheryl also provided healthcare for her home-bound mother-in-law over the past 12 years, a true testament to her love and devotion for her family. Even more importantly, she loved her Lord and Savior, whom she trusted with all her heart.

Cheryl had a passion for family gatherings, for math, and for helping others. Many will lovingly remember her as one of the most thoughtful and giving persons they have ever known. Her presence at family gatherings and among the members of First Lutheran—and her delicious pumpkin pies—will be greatly missed.

Along with her husband, Tony, Cheryl is survived by her daughter Carrie (Dorazio) Gross and husband Shane and their two children, Simon and Kira; her son David Dorazio and wife Louanna (Gill) and their four children, Carmella, Jonathan, Lillianna, and Timothy; mother-in-law Mildred (Putrino) Dorazio; and siblings Cindy Schroer (David); Steven Rathbun (Annie); Darryl Rathbun (Tracey); and four nieces and nephews.

A viewing will be held at Coxe & Graziano on Sunday, December 27 from 2:00–6:00 pm, 134 Hamilton Ave, Greenwich, CT.

A service of Christian burial will be held at First Lutheran Church on Monday, December 28 at 10:00am. In lieu of flowers, the family requests all donations to be directed to First Lutheran Church.