Magdolna "Magda" (Szabo) Schik, 82, of Plantsville, CT passed away peacefully and unexpectedly at her home on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. She was the wife of over 50 years to the late Steven Schik, who predeceased her in 2010.
Magda was born in Budapest, Hungary on August 18, 1939 to the late Ambrus and Magdolna (Blau) Szabo. She emigrated with her family to the United States after the 1956 Hungarian revolution. She lived in Old Saybrook and New York City, eventually settling down in Connecticut where she raised her family. She was a longtime resident of Plantsville, CT
She worked as a secretary for G. Fox & Co., Shawmut Bank, Fleet Bank, retiring from Manafort Brothers.
Magda leaves behind three daughters and their husbands; Elizabeth and David Stuart of Standish, ME, Christine and Thomas Turci of Plantsville, CT and Stephanie and Patrick Kelley of Bristol, CT; four grandchildren; Dylan and Shannon Stuart and Jennifer and Thomas Turci. She is survived by her sister, Anna Janosi and her husband Gabor of Myrtle Beach, SC. She is also survived by numerous nephews and nieces, both in the United States and in Hungary. Magda was predeceased by a brother, Ambrus Szabo Jr, an infant brother and an infant sister.
Magda enjoyed cooking for her family, doing volunteer work for her church and listening to classical music.
Funeral services will be held at 9 AM on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 from the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St. Plantsville, CT, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am at the Immaculate Conception Church, 130 Summer St. in Plantsville. Burial will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery. Calling hours will be held 5-7 PM on Monday, October 11, 2021 at the funeral home. For online condolences and directions please visit www.plantsvillefuneralhome.com