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Charlene (Zaharek) Andrews

September 22, 1965 — October 21, 2021

Torrington, Connecticut

Charlene (Zaharek) Andrews, 56, of Torrington, CT, peacefully passed away Thursday, October 21, 2021, at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital.

She was born September 22, 1965, in Torrington, CT, the daughter of Phyllis (Staino) Zaharek of Torrington, CT, and of the late Andrew “Zeke” Zaharek.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by one son, Isaiah Andrews and one daughter, Kaitlyn Andrews both of Torrington, CT; one sister, Audrey Cremasco and her husband Rick of Mooresville, NC; one grandson who was the apple of her eye, Josiah Lindsay; an uncle, Rit Zaharek and his wife Adele of Torrington, CT; two aunts, Judy Zaharek Willoughby, her aunt and godmother, Ernestine Reginatto; her lifelong friend and caregiver, Carrie Grenier, as well as many cousins.

Private funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Cook Funeral Home.  There are no calling hours.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Friendly Hands Food Bank, 50 King St., Torrington, CT 06790 or to the Warren Congregational Church, 4 Sackett Hill Road, Warren, CT 06794.

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