Cynthia H. Cxypoliski Mattei, 67, of Middlefield, formerly of Cheshire, passed away peacefully on Monday June 6, 2016 at the Cheshire Regional Rehab with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of 36 years to Michael A. Mattei. Cynthia was born in Hartford on July 6, 1948; daughter of the late Thomas and Harriet Hyde Cxypoliski; obtained her Bachelor & Master’s Degrees from UCONN and worked for the North Haven Town Hall then later as a Special Education Teacher for the Cheshire Board of Education. Cynthia enjoyed her frequent trips to Las Vegas, cooking, baking and especially her grandchildren whom she loved unconditionally. Mother of David M. (Jamie) Mattei and Kevin A. (Yuliya) Mattei. Grandmother of Sarah and Christopher Mattei. Sister of John (Kathy) Freme.

Her funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue on Thursday morning at 9:30. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church at 10:00. Interment will follow in Saint Mary's Cemetery, Hamden. The visiting hours will be Wednesday from 5 to 8 pm. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to The Meriden Humane Society Inc., 311 Murdock Ave., Meriden, CT 06450.