Edward F. Adzima Funeral Home

Obituary for Brian (Buzz) Climis

A photograph of Brian (Buzz) Climis

Born: New Rochelle, NY
Lived: Ansonia

Brian “Buzz” Climis, age 55, of Ansonia, suffered a tragic bicycling accident and succumbed to his injuries on Thursday, December 24, 2015 at Bridgeport Hospital. He is the beloved husband
of 32 years of Karen (Corbin) Climis.  Born in New Rochelle, NY on December 14, 1960, he is the son of the late Ted and Ingrid (Nilsen) Climis. For the past 30 years, Buzz has enjoyed living in Ansonia. He worked for many years as a bicycle mechanic and most recently as an office manager at Glynn Manufacturing in Stratford. Buzz enjoyed playing Saint Nicholas for area churches during the Christmas season. He was an avid cyclist and a familiar, welcome sight as he biked throughout the area. It never occurred to him not to help anyone with any need.Buzz is the beloved father to son Timothy Climis (with his wife Sarah), to daughter Elizabeth Climis, to daughter Faith Weeks (with her husband Michael Hands) and he is grandfather to Greg Climis. He also leaves his sisters Alyson Bolton and Melanie Climis, and his brother Kevin Climis. Friends may greet the family at the Edward F. Adzima Funeral Home, 253 Elizabeth St., Derby, on Friday from 2 to 5 PM. On Saturday, his funeral service will be held directly at Trinity Lutheran Church, 292 Orange Street, New Haven, at 11 AM. Memorial contributions can be made to Buzz’s Helping Fund at Trinity Lutheran Church.Offer condolences online at www.adzimafh.com