Theodore J. “Ted” Czuj, of Marlborough, devoted son and brother passed away peacefully at Hartford Hospital on Tuesday Oct. 2, 2018 (The Day of the Holy Guardian Angels) at the age of 60. A life long resident of Connecticut, he was born in Yonkers, NY, to his loving and caring parents, Theodore and Rosemarie Czuj who have predeceased him. Ted leaves behind his sister, Christine Czuj and brother, Peter Czuj both of Marlborough, CT. A graduate of Central Connecticut State College, New Britain, CT, he taught in various Middletown, CT schools, most recently at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church School. “To teach is to touch a life forever.” Ted was dedicated to and enjoyed his students. Ted enjoyed nature and being outdoors, biking and hiking. He also adored animals, especially his two cats, Bella and Jimmy. Ted was a passionate reader and spent many hours at various libraries. He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends. The family requests that in lieu of flowers any expression of gratitude or sympathy be made to the school, library, or charity of one’s choice. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday Oct. 8th at 10:00AM in St. John Fisher Church, 30 Jones Hollow Rd. Marlborough, CT, with the Rev. Thomas Sas as celebrant. There will be no calling hours and burial will be private.