Christine “Tina” Orlowski, 69, beloved wife of J. Michael Orlowski, of Manchester, passed away at home surrounded by her family on Saturday, January 8, 2022. Born on February 1, 1952, in Manchester to the late Thomas and Bernice (Deptula) Hendrickson. Tina was a graduate of Manchester High School, attended Manchester Community College and was a surgical assistant to Dr. Peracchio, Dr. Trabitz and Dr. Prindiville for many years, before retiring for health reasons. She was an avid Red Sox and UCONN Men’s basketball fan.
Tina is survived by her husband Michael, with whom, they would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on November 4th, 2022; her son Michael Douglas Orlowski, daughter Marisa and son-in-law Rob Topliff, two precious granddaughters who were the joys of her life, Ava and Emma Topliff, her BFF “Gunther”, her sister Joyce and brother-in-law John Bajoris, sister-in-law Sue Cesca & husband Ken, sister-in-law Pat & husband Chuck Orlowski, niece Lyndsey Jones & husband Mike, nephews Adam & Greg Bajoris, Jason & Rosemary Orlowski, and Todd Orlowski. She also leaves her special Godfather, Vincent Orlowski. Tina was predeceased by her parents, as well as her sister Beverly.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Manchester Sports Hall of Fame Scholarship Foundation, c/o Dave Frost, 99 White Street, Manchester, CT 06042.
Services are private and will be held at the convenience of the family.