Christopher C. Szulc

  • Born: July 28, 1946
  • Died: January 3, 2016
  • Location: Avon, Connecticut

Carmon Community Funeral Homes

301 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001

Tel. (860) 673-8610

Tribute & Message From The Family

Christopher C. Szulc, 69, of Avon, cherished husband for 47 years to Carol (Cherpak) Szulc, passed away suddenly, Sunday, January 3, 2016. Born in Braddock, PA, son of the late Charles Szulc and Margaret Szulc of Braddock, PA, he was raised there, graduating from St. Thomas High School in 1964. Christopher earned a BS in Engineering from The US Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, NY and served four years on tanker ships in the Merchant Marine as a Lt jg. After, his maritime service, he was employed in the nuclear division of Combustion Engineering, Windsor, as an engineer, until 1992 when he decided to become a financial planner. He earned his CLU, CHFC, and the coveted Wharton Retirement Planning Specialist designations. For the past 15 years, he was a partner in the AXA Advisors of Bristol. Christopher enjoyed spending time with his wife Carol and supporting her work as Vice Principal of Windsor High School. He volunteered and raised funds for the American Cancer Society and enjoyed his mentoring role as a board member of High School Inc. of Hartford. He was a communicant of the Church of Saint Ann, Avon. He and his family lived in Simsbury several years before moving to Avon in 1992. Besides his loving wife of 47 years Carol; he leaves his son, of whom he was extremely proud, Joel P. Szulc, his wife Jennifer, and their two daughters whom he adored, Veronica and Caroline all of Houston, TX; a brother Tom Szulc of PA, a sister Lisa Folz of Chicago; several nieces and nephews, and many close friends. Beside his father, he was predeceased by a brother Charles Szulc. His family will receive friends Thursday, January 7, 2016, from 5-8 pm at the Carmon Funeral Home & Family Center, 301 Country Club Road. Avon. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, January 8. 2016, 10 am at the Church of Saint Ann, 289 Arch Road, Avon. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made payable to Windsor High School, 50 Sage Park Rd. Windsor, CT 06095, ATT: Principal Sills, memo: Szulc Scholarship. The Christopher Szulc Scholarship will be established for a student entering the field of engineering or finance. For directions or condolences please visit


Condolence & Memory Journal

We have known Chris since he started in Financial Services
He helped us tremendously over the years;
To plan and save for college (our son graduates with his Masters in June and daughter is a Junior) and to plan for retirement.
He handled all of our personal and our company's 401K and Insurance needs as well.
Carol Chris often spoke about you and I knew how much he loved you his son and the grand kids.
I considered Chris a friend and will miss him tremendously

Posted by Larry and Heidi Lapila    January 08, 2016


I am terribly saddened by the news of Chris's passing. I have always held your relationship with him as inspiration and I can't imagine the feeling of loss. My very deepest sympathy to you and Joel. I will hold you both in my heart.

With kindest regards,

Posted by Kim Elmer - Ottawa, ON   January 08, 2016

Carol, Joel, Jennifer, Veronica and Caroline, Uncle David and I are so very sorry to hear about Chris. Having visited with him during DeLange family occasions, I remember him as being cordial and kind. I know that the loss of this wonderful man is, and will, be felt by you all for a long time. Please accept our condolences during your sorrow. Sincerely, Emily Brannon

Posted by Emily M. and David Brannon    January 08, 2016

Dear Carol and family , I was saddened to hear of Chris's passing . Cherish the memories of the times together and remember him always with love and laughter. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of grief. Peg Jones and Family

Posted by Peg Jone    January 08, 2016

Dear Carol, Joel and Jennifer, We are so so sorry to hear of your loss and hope the millions of wonderful memories you have to draw on will help to heal the chasm in your lives. I\'ve talked with Marie this evening (she does not have a computer but sends her condolences), and I\'ll contact Jane and Margaret Ann in the morning. With love, Gladys and Burtt

Posted by Gladys Richardson    January 07, 2016

Dear Carol and family,
We were shocked and saddened to hear about your horrible loss from Roberta. We are grateful for the fond memories and celebrations with you at our niece's home and especially enjoyed Chris' pleasure with sharing our Polishness. He was a very fine man! Be proud and please find peace in your faith. With deepest sympathy, Greg and Raymond Konz-Krzyminski

Posted by A friend   January 07, 2016

Dear Carol & Joel & family,I am so very sorry hear to of Chris's passing. He was such a kind and wonderful man. It was
a joy to know him, especially to see how much he loved and cared you and his
family . Chris will be greatly missed.
Please know that our thoughts and prayers as you ,Joel & family as you move through this difficult time. God Bless you all,Suzanne Tagan

Posted by Suzanne Tagan    January 07, 2016

Dear Carol,
I was another member of the Class of '68 at Kings Point with Chris...we shared many classes together for those 4 years and it was great to be able to catch up with him at our 45th reunion to share our stories of the last 45 years.
You must be very proud that he was able to establish a scholarship program for deserving youth.
So very sorry for your loss.Chas & Jeanne Pearson
Sandown, NH

Posted by chas    January 07, 2016

Dear Carol,
We would like to express our deepest sympathy
to you and your family.
God bless you all.

Posted by Stan and Alice Chudecki    January 07, 2016

Dear Carol,

I am so very sorry to hear of Chris's passing. It has been a great pleasure over the years to see the two of you together and still so much in love. Chris will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and Joel.

With much affection,

Lynda Reitman

Posted by Lynda Reitman - Windsor, CT   January 06, 2016

Mrs. Szulc,

I am so very sorry for the loss of such a kind and wonderful man. It was a joy to know him, especially to see how much he loved and cared for his precious wife. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers as you move through this difficult time.

Kevin Johanson and Family

Posted by Kevin Johanson - Windsor, CT   January 06, 2016

My condolences to Chris' family. Chris and I served together for years on the Legacy and Planned Giving Committee of the American Cancer Society. He was a fine man. I'm sorry for your loss.

Posted by Karen Renzulli Lynch - West Hartford, CT   January 06, 2016

We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your loving husband. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Lorie and Mike "O"

Posted by Lorie Orzechowski - East Granby, CT   January 06, 2016