Mary Ellen Sanzeni, 59, died April 1, 2009, at Danbury Health Care Center, after a heroic 30-year battle with Multiple Sclerosis.

She was born Dec. 26, 1949, to the late Marshall and Anah (Chapin) Munch of Sherman.

She graduated from New Milford High School and Western Connecticut State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing.

She worked in the nursery and pediatric departments at Danbury Hospital.

She leaves her husband, Kenneth; two children, Christopher Sanzeni and Rachel Sanzeni; two sisters, Carolyn Gundell and Marti Krems , and their husbands, Andy Gundell and
Arthur Krems ; and a brother, James Munch.

There are no calling hours. The Green Funeral Home of Danbury was in charge of arrangements.