Clarisse Cizeski

Clarisse Cizeski

Saturday, July 24th, 1937 Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

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Obituary for Clarisse Cizeski (Ratelle)

Clarisse L. (Ratelle) Cizeski, 82, longtime resident of Enfield and loving wife of the late Leo Cizeski, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. Clarisse was born July 24, 1937, in Holyoke, MA, the daughter of the late Gerald Ratelle and Gertrude (Viens) Ratelle Work. Clarisse was a dedicated daughter, niece, wife, mother, aunt, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend and will be missed by many. She enjoyed bowling, especially on the Wii, and was an avid card player. Clarisse was a big fan of the Boston Red Sox and the New York Giants, and she enjoyed trips to the casino with her friends. She is survived by three children; Michael Cizeski of New Hampshire, Suzanne Linehan and her significant other, Ken Orlowski of Enfield, and John Cizeski and his wife, Lori of Burlington along with six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. She also leaves her brother, Gerald Ratelle and his wife, Helen of Chicopee, MA, her sister Audre' Balsamo of California, several nieces and nephews, and her companion Cliff Busekist . Relatives and friends are welcome to join the family on Monday, August 5, 2019, from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels, 61 South Rd., Enfield. A funeral service for Clarisse will be celebrated at 12:30 pm at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Massachusetts Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery, Agawam, MA. Memorial contributions in Clarisse’s memory may be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, PO Box 98018 Washington DC 20090. For online expressions of sympathy or directions please visit

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  • Visitation

    Monday, August 5th, 2019 | 11:30am - 12:30pm
    Leete Stevens Enfield Chapels
    61 South Rd.
    Enfield, CT
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    Monday, August 5th, 2019
    11:30am - 12:30pm
  • Service

    Monday, August 5th, 2019 | 12:30pm
    Leete Stevens Enfield Chapels
    61 South Rd.
    Enfield, CT
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Monday, August 5th, 2019
  • Interment

    Monday, August 5th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Massachusetts Veteran's Memorial Cemeteries
    Address Not Available
    Monday, August 5th, 2019

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Michael Linehan

Mim will live in our hearts in celebration of her life and in memory forever. May the grace of God help us through this time of sorrow. Love Michael, Linda, Kristina, Brianna
Comment | Posted at 11:29am via Condolence

To all members of Clarisse's Family were sorry for lost of your loved one Clarisse. The Divine Family send our Prays. Clarisse was are Friend and Neighbor at Brookside Village. Always remember Clarrisse in your Hearts. "God Bless You All"
Sam, Michelle, Sam Jr., Dawn Divine
Comment | Posted at 07:30am via Condolence

Bonnie Campbell

May she Rest In Peace. Our condolences to the entire family.
Bonnie & Brett Campbell
Comment | Posted at 07:42am via Condolence

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