Lisa Ann Fowler, 60, of North Haven, CT, passed away suddenly on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024 at home.

Early on Lisa was married to Richard Pohle and blessed with two children, Jennifer Marie Pohle of Providence, RI, and Elizabeth Rose Pohle of Wallingford, CT.  She is the proud Mema of Jude Moquin.  Lisa was born March 20, 1963, in Brooklyn, NY to Louis Anthony Cianciotta and Mildred Ellen (Morganelli) Cianciotta, both deceased. Lisa is survived by her stepfather, Robert A. Stange who married her mother November 12, 1977, and raised her from the age of 11; her sister, Katherine Cianciotta Vanvooren; her stepmother, Connie Rue-Stange; nephews, Christopher (Bethany) Oggenfuss, Ryan Oggenfuss and Dakota (Alexa Melton) Smart; and several grand nieces and nephews.

Lisa is predeceased by her sister Stephanie Oggenfuss Smart of Ware Shoals, SC, and her grandparents, Mario Richard (of Nicola) Morganelli and Mildred Gloria (Arrighi) Morganelli of New York City. She is also predeceased by her husbands, Alphonse Nicholas Gambardella and George “GW” Winthrop Fowler.

After graduating from Pascack Hills High School in Montvale, NJ., she became a Navy wife, first living in Southern New Jersey, then Virginia Beach, VA and eventually relocating to East Haven, CT with her family.

Her compassion for others drew her to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) specializing in caring for Dementia and Alzheimer’s patients for over 20 years. Her kindness and devotion will always be remembered. After some time, she attended Gateway Community College to study phlebotomy. However, during the past 13 years, the Muscular Dystrophy (MD) prevented Lisa from doing the work she enjoyed most.

The family would like to thank her caregivers, Tracey, Sharon and Brenda, for their care and devotion to Lisa.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at 12:00 Noon, at The Havens Family North Haven Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be given to the Muscular Dystrophy Association ( in Lisa’s h