WEBSTER – Chrystene L. (Noel) Zarazinski, 68, died Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Brookside Rehab and Nursing Center after an illness.
She leaves 2 daughters, Sonya Tebo and her husband David of N. Grosvenordale, CT and Crystal Kinney and her husband David of Danielson CT; 4 grandchildren, Tyler Tebo and his wife Katie of Brooklyn, CT, Brian Kinney of Danielson, CT, and Alfredo and Anthony Tebo of N. Grosvenordale, CT; a great-grandson, Bentley Tebo; 2 brothers, Bill Noel of Anchorage, AK and Mark Noel and his wife Cherie of Dudley; a sister, Patricia Gavin and her husband Dan of Millbury; a longtime friend, Patty Couhig of Worcster; and nieces and nephews.
She was born in Worcester and raised in Grafton, the oldest of the 4 children of Ernest J. and Virginia M. (Dunn) Noel and graduated from Grafton High School in 1968. She lived in Dudley and then in Webster for over 25 years before moving to N. Grosvenordale in 2017.
Chrystene worked as a dispatcher for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in Westboro State Hospital and then in Worcester State Hospital, retiring last year.
She was very involved in the state employees’ union AFSCME #1153 for many years where she served as vice-president and then as president. She enjoyed collecting and displaying zebra-themed articles. She was a CB enthusiast and was known by her handle name “Crazy Lady.”
Visitation will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 PM on Sunday, March 18, in Scanlon Funeral Service, 38 East Main Street, with a service to celebrate her life at 3:30 PM during the visiting hours. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Zarazinski Scholarship, c/o Sonya Tebo, 46 First St., N. Grosvenordale, CT 06255. Arrangements are under the direction of the Sitkowski & Malboeuf Funeral Home.