Mirdza "Mitzi" B BreeceJuly 15, 1941 ~ September 14, 2017 (age 76)
Mitzi (Knislis) Breece. 76, of Pinellas Park, Florida (formerly East Hampton, CT) passed away surrounded by her loving family at her side Thursday, September 14, 2017. Mitzi was born in Riga, Latvia on July 15, 1941. In 1950, her family migrated to Collinsville, Connecticut with the help of Collinsville Lutheran Church. Mitzi was employed as a certified underwriter at Middlesex Mutual Insurance Company for 35 years. She retired in 2003 and spent most of her time residing in Florida. She was the President of the Mainlands Unit 3 "social club" and was an active member of the Anglecian Church. She loved flowers, gardening, cooking, and most of all spending time with her grandchildren. Mitzi is survived by her beloved husband of 51 years, Warren W. Breece, Sr; her loving son Warren W. Breece, Jr. and his wife Jaclyn of Portland, CT; her much adored grandchildren Olivia, Taylor, and Matthew of Portland, CT; She is also survived by her sister Velta Holt of Vernon, CT; her brother Juris Knislis and his wife Patricia of Wethersfield, CT; Mitzi is survived by several neices and nephews. She is predeceased by her parents, Karlis and Vilma Knislis, her longtime brother-in-law, Alton Holt, her sister-in-law Linda Breece Smith and her father and mother in-law Everett and Helen Breece. Friends may call at the Spencer Funeral Home 112 Main St. East Hampton on Monday Sept. 18th from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family in Union Hill Cemetery in Middle Haddam. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donors choice. To leave online condolences please visit www.spencerfuneralhomeinc.com.