Nellie A. Bankowski, 98, of East Haven, formerly of Branford, died Thursday December 17, 2015 at home.
Nellie was born in Wallingford, March 12, 1917, daughter of the late Anthony Bankowski and Frances Cwirka Bankowski Silinskas. She worked as a machinist for 29 years at Pratt & Whitney in North Haven. Nellie was a communicant of St. Mary Church in Branford and was an avid Bingo player.
She is survived by nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, Nellie was predeceased by her step-father, Walter Silinskas, her step-sister, Anna Gailunas, and her step-brothers, Anthony Silinskas, and John and Joseph Shilinski.
Her funeral will leave the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main Street, Branford, Wednesday morning at 9:30, for a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary Church at 10:00. Burial will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery. Friends may call prior to the funeral from 9 – 9:30.
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