Lisa Chimera, 56

Lisa Chimera, of Wilton, formerly of Miami, Fla., died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 at Yale-New Haven Hospital with her family by her side. Born in Bucks County, Pa., on Jan. 9, 1958, she was the daughter of Charles and Elisa Chimera, formerly of Levittown, Pa .

Ms. Chimera grew up in Bucks County and lived in Cancun, Mexico and Miami before settling in Wilton. Prior to coming to Connecticut, she was a long-time manager of sales at Westgate Resorts in Florida. In Wilton, she worked part-time at the Village Market and The Gap store where she enjoyed meeting new people and was a well-liked and admired presence in town, all while bravely battling her illness.

Ms. Chimera is survived by her twin daughter and son; Carley Chimera Sparks and Cody Chimera Sparks, her sister Valerie Chimera Spellman and brother-in-law Mark T. Spellman, and her nephew and niece, Colby and Gwyneth Spellman, all of Wilton.

She was predeceased by her brother Frank.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015 at 1, at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 36 New Canaan Road.

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