Janina A. Piereth-Noyes, 61, of Stamford passed away on Friday, Feb. 3.
Janina was born on July 7, 1955 in Krakow, Poland to Marian and Antonina Kolodziej. Janina studied Zoology at Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland where she developed a lifelong interest and passion for animals. She spoke fluently in Polish as well as Russian and Swedish.
Once Janina moved to the United States, she spent a number of years in New York City working in the fashion industry and modeling for various designers. She moved to Connecticut, eventually settling down in Stamford, where she raised her children.
Janina was also the successful business owner of Tokeneke Tanning Salon, once located in Darien.
She was an excellent chef and enjoyed spending endless hours in the kitchen cooking for family and friends. She had a passion for fishing and took every opportunity she could to spend time out on the water.
— an obituary from Bosak Funeral Home
Her beautiful life will forever be cherished in the lives of her family. Janina is survived by her mother Antonina Kolodziej; her two sisters Alicja Targonski and Barbara Galos; her three children; Sebastian Jacobson, Laurent Piereth and his husband John Paul Hertel, and her daughter Courtney Vitiello and her husband Giorgio Vitiello; and her granddaughter Peyton Vitiello.
A private memorial will be held in her memory.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Inspirica, Inc. located in Stamford.
The family has entrusted the arrangements to Bosak Funeral Home, 453 Shippan Ave., Stamford. If you care to leave a condolence message online you may visit the family guestbook at the funeral home website or on Facebook.