Nella Krutolow

Nella Krutolow, 84, of Danbury, wife of the late Alvin Krutolow, died at her home on Tuesday evening, July 22, 2014.

Mrs. Krutolow was born in Poland, March 24, 1930, daughter of Julius and Bronislawa (Weinstok) Stumer.

As a baby, Mrs. Krutolow relocated to Antwerp, Belgium with her brother, mother and father who was a diamond cutter by trade. They resided there for nine years moving to France where they resided for seven years prior to coming to the United States in 1946 settling in Queens, NY.

Upon her marriage to Alvin Krutolow, a diamond cutter as well, they moved to Brooklyn, NY and resided in Brooklyn until 1968 coming to Danbury.

In 1975, Nella and Alvin established Krutolow Jewelers of Danbury where she served as vice-president and treasurer.

Mrs. Krutolow is survived by a son, Marcus “Marc” Krutolow of Danbury; two daughters, Brenda K. Powers and her husband, Francis and Ellen Krutolow all of Danbury; a granddaughter, Christy Russell and her husband Kell and three great grandchildren, Austin Storms, Owen Russell and Colin Russell.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Krutolow was predeceased by her brother, Maurice Stumer.

Graveside funeral services and burial will take place on Friday, July 25, 2014 at 1 PM in the United Jewish Center Cemetery, Gray’s Bridge Rd., Brookfield, CT with Cantor Penny Kessler of the United Jewish Center of Danbury officiating.

Shiva will be observed on Friday following the burial until 8 PM at 255 Middle River Rd., Danbury.

Contributions may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, P.O. Box 780, Church St. Station, New York, NY 10008.

Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, 9-11 Granville Ave., Danbury is in charge of arrangements.

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