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Lidia B. Carreira

January 22, 1927 – February 8, 2016
Rocky Hill, Connecticut
Service Date: February 11, 2016

On Monday, February 8, 2016, Lidia B. Carreira, 89, passed away peacefully with her family at her side at the Mapleview Manor in Rocky Hill. Born in Mira De Aire, Portugal on January 22, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Joaquim & Maria (Gaspar) Lavado. Her family was the joy of her life, and she took such great joy in caring those she loved, especially through her love of cooking. Lidia was predeceased by her husband Evaristo M.... Read more


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Barbara Liegey Sutak

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: February 11, 2016

Barbara (Liegey) Sutak, 85, of New Britain, passed away on Monday, February 8, 2016. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward Sutak. Born in Boston, MA, daughter of the late Charles and Ruth (Harvey) Liegey, she was a longtime New Britain resident and a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church and its Ladies Guild. Barbara was a graduate of St. Raphael School of Nursing and was employed for most of her life as a Registered Nurse. She was a... Read more


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Edward J. Chmielewski, Sr.

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 12, 2016

Edward J. Chmielewski, Sr., 86, of Kensington, CT, husband of 58 years to Theresa (Superson) Chmielewski, died peacefully on Friday, February 5, 2016. Eddie was born in 1929 in New Britain, CT, the 6th child of the late Boleslaw and Antonina (Nazgiewicz) Chmielewski. Eddie, nicknamed "Chimo" in school, graduated from New Britain High School in 1947 and the Porters School of Design, where he earned a degree in drafting and tool design. He... Read more


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George Joseph D'Amora, Jr.

August 1, 1950 – February 5, 2016
Manchester, Connecticut
Service Date: February 12, 2016

George Joseph D'Amora, Jr. 65, a longtime resident of Manchester, passed away unexpectedly on Friday evening February 5, 2016 at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford. Born on August 1, 1950, in Bryn Mawr, PA, George was the son of the late George Joseph and Mary (Giangulio) D'Amora, Sr., and the beloved husband of Lynn (Hayes) D'Amora of Manchester. George was a graduate of Manchester Community College and received his Bachelor's Degree from UCONN.... Read more


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Georgette B. Doucette

Waterbury, Connecticut
Service Date: February 9, 2016

Georgette (Ouellette) Doucette, 84, of Newington, died on Friday, February 5, 2016 at Meridian Manor in Waterbury. She was born in Canada to the late Lionel and Jeanne (Ouellete) Ouellette in 1931. Georgette is survived by her sons: John Doucette of Waterbury and Paul Doucette of Newington; her eight grandchildren; her three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Alphie Doucette and her sister,... Read more


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Maria Celeste Gomes

West Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: February 10, 2016

Maria "Celeste" (Rodrigues) Gomes, 87, of West Hartford, died on Thursday, February 4, 2016. She was born in Prazeres de Aljubarrota, Portugal to the late Jose Rodrigues Igrovia Junior and Amelia (da Conceicao) Rodrigues in 1928. She was employed in Food Service at The Hartford for many years and was active in the Senior Community Center at Our Lady of Fatima Church. Celeste is survived by her daughters: Susana Henriques and her husband, Aderito... Read more


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Thomas S. Calvo

Conway, South Carolina
Service Date: February 9, 2016

Thomas Sebastian Calvo, 36, of Conway, SC, formerly of Newington, CT and Germantown, MD, passed away unexpectedly after a short illness on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. Born in New Britain, son of Diane Adams of Conway, SC and Anthony Calvo of Pinellas Park, FL, he grew up in Newington, Maryland and attended Newington High School. Despite all of his hardships during his brief life, Tommy made friends and touched lives because of his good heart... Read more


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Stephen C. Pinkham

Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: February 5, 2016

Stephen C. Pinkham, 71, of Hartford, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at his home. He was born in Hartford to the late Stephen P. and Frances (Mankus) Pinkham in 1944. Stephen was employed by the Stanadyne Corporation for 46 years. He was a humble and generous soul who enjoyed photography, hiking, metal detecting and spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived by his children: Brian Pinkham of North Carolina and Tanya... Read more


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Beverly H. Olson

January 10, 1928 – January 31, 2016
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 5, 2016

Beverly H. Olson, 88, of Newington, passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2016. She was the loving wife of the late Erland G. Olson, the beloved niece of the late Betty Hyde, and the daughter of the late Katherine (Dillon) and Richard Hyde. Beverly was born in Torrington, Connecticut on January 10, 1928, was raised in West Hartford and graduated from Hall High School. She proudly served as secretary to the late Chief Philip Lincoln and former... Read more


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Lucille Ingari

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 4, 2016

Lucille Ingari of Newington, CT passed away peacefully at New Britain Hospital, surrounded by her family Friday, January 29th after a short illness. She is survived by her brother Sandro, sister in law Mary, sister Linda, brother in law Ed, son Chris, daughter in law Sue, grand children, Rachel, Emily, Samantha, Anthony and three great grandsons. She is predeceased by her mother, father, son John and former husband and friend Clifton Sloane. She... Read more


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Peter J. Kozyra

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: private service

Peter J. Kozyra, 95, a longtime resident of Newington, passed away on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. Born in Hindsdale, NH on April 21, 1920, he was the beloved husband of Ellen E. (Pollica) for 62 years, whom he married on June 28, 1941. He joins his wife whom passed away on August 3, 2003 as well as a son Gregory whom passed away unexpectedly on December 24, 2013. He was one of five siblings, John, Roger, Vonda and Helen Kozyra all... Read more


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Jeffrey A. Lukas

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 30, 2016

Jeffrey A. Lukas, 48, of New Britain, passed away on January 27, 2016. He was the son of Bruno and Theresa Lukas of New Britain. He was a lifelong resident of New Britain and graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas High School in 1986. He fought a long and hard battle with complication from vasculitis (Wegener's Disease). His family will never forget the remarkable strength and courage he displayed during a two decade battle with this terrible disease... Read more


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David P. O'Keefe

Marlborough, Connecticut
Service Date: January 30, 2016

David P. O'Keefe, 26, beloved son of Victoria (Kemp) O'Keefe of Marlborough and the late Timothy J. O'Keefe passed away on Wednesday January 27, 2016. Born in Hartford and raised in Marlborough, David was a graduate of RHAM High School Class of 2007 where he was the captain of the boys' basketball team in his senior year. David went on to continue his education at CCSU. He was currently a valued employee of King Air Conditioning, LLC as a sheet... Read more


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Dolores M. Johnson

Wethersfield, Connecticut
Service Date: February 1, 2016

Dolores M. (Battaline) Johnson, 83, of Wethersfield, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 after a brief illness. Dolores was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut and made Wethersfield her home where she raised a family with the love of her life, the late Donald M. Johnson, a former State Trooper and Wethersfield Police Officer. Dolores was a graduate of Bulkeley High School and was employed by Aetna Insurance Company. Dolores always... Read more


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Carol R. Ross

November 28, 1929 – January 23, 2016
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 3, 2016

Carol R. Ross, age 86, of Newington, CT, passed away Saturday, January 23, 2016. Born in New Britain, CT, on November 28, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Dolores Bedford Rudolph. Mrs. Ross was an elementary school teacher in Newington for over 25 years. She enjoyed the company of all her neighbors in Newington, as well as her friends at Middlewoods of Newington. Mrs. Ross loved animals, especially cats. Survivors include... Read more


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Marc E. Fandacone

May 17, 1970 – January 20, 2016
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

On Wednesday, January 20, 2016, Marc E. Fandacone, 45, passed away at his residence. Born in Hartford on May 17, 1970 he was the son of Gale (Noyes) and the late Nicholas P. Fandacone, Sr. A lifelong Newington resident, Marc had been employed with several area landscaping companies, and was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church in West Hartford. Along with his mother, he is survived by a son Justin J. Fandacone of Newington, brothers Nicholas... Read more


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Elizabeth Bosco

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 25, 2016

Elizabeth (Kilduff) Bosco, 87, of New Britain, passed away on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony Bosco. Born in New Britain, daughter of the late William and Lucy (Volz) Kilduff, she was a lifelong New Britain resident and a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church and its Ladies Guild. Elizabeth was employed as a LPN for many years at New Britain General Hospital and Brittany Farms Health Center until her... Read more


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Jeffrey P. Davis

July 19, 1962 – January 16, 2016
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 22, 2016

Jeffrey Paul Davis, 53, of Newington, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family and puppies. Jeff had battled Multiple Myeloma for 9 months, always with a positive attitude and endless will to fight. Jeff was born on July 19, 1962 in Norwalk, CT, youngest son of Charles and Mary (Rooney) Davis. He was raised in New Britain, graduated from New Britain High in 1980 and attended Auto Trade... Read more


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Larry Turf

Newington
Service Date: no services

Larry Turf, 86, a longtime resident of Long Island, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at The Jefferson House in CT. Born on July 12, 1929 in Brooklyn, NY, Larry was the son of the late Isidore and Anna (Feldman) Turf and the husband of the late Linda (McDougall) Turf who predeceased him in June of 2015. Larry attended and graduated from New York Public Schools and went on to attend the University of Virginia, earning his Bachelor's... Read more


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Bertha J. Blasko Wnuk

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 20, 2016

Bertha J. Wnuk, 95, of New Britain passed away on Saturday January 16, 2016, at the Hospital of Central CT. Born on November 30, 1920, in Hartford, Bertha was the daughter of the late Stanley and Josephine (Backiel) Blasko. She was raised in and attended schools in Mattituck, Long Island. After she completed her education, Bertha returned to Hartford and eventually moved to New Britain. She married her beloved husband Faustyn Wnuk on February 10... Read more


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Anthony Botticello

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 19, 2016

Anthony Botticello, 87, of Newington, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 15, 2016 at St. Francis Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Anita (Hogan) Botticello for 63 years. Born in Hartford, son of the late Antonio and Filomena (Andreana) Botticello, he graduated from Bulkeley High School and the University of Hartford where he earned a BS degree in Engineering and a MS degree in Economics from Hillyer College. He and his family... Read more


Theresa Plourde Voisine obituary photo

Theresa Plourde Voisine

April 20, 1929 – January 15, 2016
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 19, 2016

Theresa Plourde Voisine of Newington passed away on January 15, 2016. She was the wife of the late Herby (Bee) Voisine. They were married 57 years. She was born in Wallagrass, Maine on April 20, 1929. She was predeceased by her parents Fred and Anna (Beaulieu) Plourde. Theresa was a devoted wife, sister, aunt and friend. Her passion for her family and friends were unparalleled. She loved to knit, crochet, make blankets and quilts, and play cards... Read more


Eva M. Pelletier obituary photo

Eva M. Pelletier

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 26, 2016

Eva M. (Jedlinski) Pelletier, 57, of New Britain, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. Born in Belgium, she was the daughter of the late Bronislaw and Zora (Lampret) Jedlinski. She was a good hearted woman who enjoyed gardening, cooking and being a baker at Cousin's Bakery in New Britain. Eva is survived by her son, Bobby Pelletier of Blairs, VA, her sister, Veronica Jedlinski with whom she made her home and her brother, John... Read more


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Rita K. Medvetz

June 6, 1925 – January 11, 2016
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 16, 2016

Rita K. Medvetz passed away peacefully at age 90 on Monday, January 11, 2016, with her daughters by her side. She was born on June 6, 1925, in Norwich, CT, to the late James R. and Margaret (Fitzgerald) Kearns. A longtime Newington resident, she was a communicant of St. Mary's Church and a member of their Lady's Guild as well as the Guild of St. Agnes Home. From 1946 to 1958 she taught second grade at Morley School, and served as a substitute... Read more


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Bogdan Wisniewski

North Granby, Connecticut
Service Date: January 12, 2016

Bogdan Wisniewski, 72, of North Granby, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 8, 2016 at his home with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Halina for 50 years. Born in Poland, son of the late Kazimierz and Leokadia (Rejniak) Wisniewski, he came to this country at age 18 and was employed by Barnes Aerospace in Windsor for many years. He was a North Granby resident for 35 years and a member of Sacred Heart Church in New... Read more


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Priscilla (Johnson) Forsyth

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 11, 2016

Priscilla (Johnson) Forsyth, 86, of Newington, passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2016. She was the beloved wife of the late William T. Forsyth and Paul Morin. Daughter of the late Harry E. Johnson, Sr. and Ruth (Mycroft) Johnson, she was born and raised on Lonesome Pine Farm in Arnold's Mills, Rhode Island. Priscilla conquered polio at an early age and graduated from Cumberland High School in Rhode Island. She always noted that she was the... Read more


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Robert E. Bouvier

West Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: January 8, 2016

Robert F. (Bob) Bouvier, son of Antonio and Mary O. (Robert) Bouvier passed away at home on January 5, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born in Woonsocket, RI on February 2, 1931 and soon thereafter the family moved to Hartford, CT. Son of a barber, Bob attended St. Anne's School, St. Thomas Seminary and graduated from Hartford Public High School. Bob served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict aboard the USS Kent. He was... Read more


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Yung Kyu Chung

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 6, 2016

Yung Kyu Chung, 79, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 4th 2016 at his home in New Britain, Connecticut. He was born on August 30, 1936 in Osaka Japan to Nam Hong Chung and Dae Keum Kim. Yung Kyu was raised in Osaka, Japan, until his parents moved back to their native country, South Korea, at the age of 7. He attended and graduated from Chosun University where he received his Bachelors in Science. Yung Kyu married Kyong Ja Lee in 1963... Read more


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Richard Paul Kelley

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 8, 2016

On Monday, January 4, 2016, Richard Paul Kelley, 75, passed away at the Hospital of Central CT in New Britain surrounded by his loving family. Born in Concord, MA on August 20, 1940 he was the son of Walter and Blanche (Fortier) Kelley. He was employed at Captain Al's Restaurant, a job that he loved, and also with the DATTCO Transportation Co, all in New Britain. He adored family gatherings and being around those that were special to him,... Read more


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Mary Ann Perdion

March 21, 1943 – December 31, 2015
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 7, 2016

On Thursday, December 31, 2015, Mary Ann Perdion, 72, passed away at Hartford Hospital. Born in New Britain, CT on March 21, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Arthur O. Kristoff, Sr. & Lena M. Costanzo. She was a longtime Newington resident and prior to retirement was a dental assistant in the employ of Dr. Wernick in New Britain. Some of her favorite pastimes were amateur radio, fishing, sewing, and cooking, especially for those she... Read more


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Helen B. Smigel

October 2, 1923 – December 31, 2015
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 5, 2016

Helen B. Smigel, 92 of New Britain, CT, passed away on December 31, 2015 at her home. She was born on October 2, 1923 in Housatonic, MA, the daughter of the late Joseph and Victoria (Moszkiewicz) Ptak. Helen attended Searles High School in Great Barrington, MA and moved to New Britain shortly after graduation. She married her high school sweetheart Harry, when he came home on leave from the Coast Guard in 1944, at Holy Cross Church where she... Read more


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Jan Pokrywka

April 5, 1955 – December 30, 2015
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 4, 2016

On Wednesday, December 30, 2015, Jan Pokrywka, 60, passed away at his New Britain residence. Born on April 5, 1955 in Poland, he was the son of Maria (Karas) Pokrywka of Poland and the late Tadeusz Pokrywka. He came to the United States in 1979 and was employed many years as a machinist in the tool and dye industry. He truly enjoyed nature and the outdoors where he loved to fish and hunt, sharing this passion with his family. He was also a... Read more


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Charles Charamut

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 5, 2016

Charles Charamut, 83, of Newington, CT, formerly of New Britain and Berlin, beloved and adored by his children, passed away December 28, 2015 at the Connecticut Hospice Center in Branford, Connecticut, with his children at his bedside. He was revered and admired for his long, valiant and courageous battle with multiple health issues, and he himself, poignantly deemed the journey to the Hospice Center as "his last ride". Charles, known for his... Read more


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Alicja Wolska

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 2, 2016

Alicja Wolska died in her home peacefully on December 28th, 2015 in New Britain, Connecticut due to the battle with cancer. She was 59. Alicja Wolska was born on April 27th, 1956 to her parents Halina and Stanislaw Bigaj. She graduated with Master`s Degree in Physical Education. She was married to Leszek Wolski in 1979. Alicja has moved to the United States in 1994 where she dedicated her remaining time to working as a nurse and caring for her... Read more


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Sophie (Lubomski) Golas

Farmington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 30, 2015

Sophie Golas, 65, of Farmington and formerly of Newington, passed away on Saturday, December 26, 2015 at John Dempsey Hospital. Born in Poland on April 4, 1950, Sophie was the daughter of the late Boguslaw and Helena (Pultorak) Lubomski and the beloved wife of 47 years to Stanley Golas. Sophie immigrated to the United States as a teenager with her family. She was a faithful communicant of S.S. Cyril and Methodius Church in Hartford and Sacred... Read more


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Raymond E. Camarco

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 27, 2015

Raymond E. Camarco of Newington, CT, died on December 21st, 2015. Ray was born in Hartford and attended Kennelly School from kindergarten through 8th grade, then moved to Newington before high school, from which he graduated in 1971. He earned an associate degree in law enforcement from Manchester Community College, and at the age of 21, he began his police career in the town of Newington. Previously, Ray served as both a volunteer in the... Read more


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Cynthia Judd

November 19, 1934 – December 19, 2015
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: private service

Cynthia Judd, 81, of Newington, died on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, at St. Francis Hospital. Born in Waterbury to the late Frederick Frank Judd and Margaret (Scholan) Judd, she was raised in Watertown and resided in Newington for most of her life. Mrs. Judd graduated from Western Connecticut State College and received her master's degree from St. Joseph College, West Hartford. She was employed as a teacher for many years in the Wethersfield School... Read more


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Olga Sirois

January 16, 1929 – December 19, 2015
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 22, 2015

Olga (Jacques) Sirois, 86, of Newington, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 19, 2015. She was the beloved wife of the late Louis W. Sirois. Born in Van Buren, ME, daughter of the late Willie and Emily (Gallant) Jacques, she was a longtime Newington resident and a member of the Church of the Holy Spirit. She was employed at the Newington Senior Center for 20 years managing the café. Mrs. Sirois enjoyed knitting, crocheting and... Read more


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Felicita Torruella

East Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: December 28, 2015

Felicita Torruella, 87, of East Hartford, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, December 19, 2015. Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, daughter of the late Eulojio and Justina (Davila) Torruella, she was a longtime Hartford resident and a member of Sacred Heart Church in Hartford. She was considered a mom to all of the neighborhood kids. They would gather around her dining room table while she cooked, playing... Read more


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Stanley Myslak

Berlin, Connecticut
Service Date: December 21, 2015

Stanley Myslak, 90, of Berlin, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at his home. He was the beloved husband of Anna (Bodziak) Myslak for 64 years. Born in Poland, son of the late Marcel and Wincenta (Krupka) Myslak, he lived in Ostrolenka and served in the Polish Army, before immigrating to New Britain in 1962. He became a Berlin resident in 1977 and retired from Fafnir Bearing Co. after many years of employment. He was a... Read more


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Manuel M. Martins

Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: December 19, 2015

Manuel M. Martins, 79, of Hartford, died peacefully on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 with his family by his side. Born in Portugal to the late Manuel and Belmira Martins, he and his family immigrated to the U.S. in 1976, settling in Hartford. Prior to retirement, Manuel was a machine operator at Wire Mold Co. He was a member of Casa Benfica and a fan of the soccer team. In his leisure time, he enjoyed being outdoors and gardening. Left to mourn... Read more


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Hilda (Thibodeau) Martin

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 18, 2015

Hilda (Thibodeau) Martin, 84, of Newington, passed away on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at her home. She was the beloved wife of Valmond J. Martin for 22 years, and the late Rosaire Guerrette. Born in Green River, Canada, daughter of Leopold and Levenie (Martin) Thibodeau, she was a Newington resident for the last 55 years and a member of Church of the Holy Spirit. She was a member of the French Club, the Women's Auxiliary and St. Jean the... Read more


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Paul "Judd" Campbell

August 23, 1956 – December 13, 2015
Franklin, Massachusetts
Service Date: private service

Paul "Judd" Campbell, 59, of Franklin, MA, formerly of Newington, died on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015, after struggling with the effects of a traumatic brain injury for many years. Born in Waterbury, he was the beloved son of the late Cynthia Judd and Paul F. Campbell, and was a longtime Newington resident. Judd graduated from Newington High School, in 1975, and from Ohio State University. He was formerly employed as a computer engineer by the MITRE... Read more


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Herbert J. Kreitner

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 19, 2015

Herbert J. Kreitner, 84, of Newington, CT, passed away peacefully on December 13, 2015. He was born in New Britain, CT on June 17, 1931, the beloved only child of the late Bartholomaus and Mary (Obermeier) Kreitner. Herbert graduated from New Britain High School and earned his BA in Education from Teachers College of Connecticut (now Central Connecticut State University). He began his teaching career in the Army where he taught English in... Read more


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Zofia Gorski

April 1, 1928 – December 12, 2015
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 17, 2015

Zofia Gorski, 87, of Newington, CT, passed away on December 12, 2015. She was the wife of 65 years to Stanley, who passed away in February of this year. The second youngest of nine children of Franciszek and Stanislawa (Burek) Sikorski, she was born in Bialystok, Poland. When their family home and farm was attacked by the Russians in 1940, Zofia, barely 12 years old, along with her family was rounded up, put in train box cars and deported to... Read more


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Joan M. Sperdini

March 18, 1932 – December 11, 2015
Wethersfield, Connecticut
Service Date: December 15, 2015

On Friday, December 11, 2015, Joan M. Sperdini, 83, passed away peacefully at St. Francis Hospital with her loving family at her side. Born in the Bronx, NY, on March 18, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Gustave & Anna Manning. She was a resident of Wethersfield since 1971, was a member of Corpus Christi Church and was employed in the business office at Wethersfield Country Club for many years. She was predeceased by her beloved husband... Read more


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W. Brian Capshaw

East Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: December 9, 2015

Willard Brian Capshaw, 53, died Saturday, December 5, 2015 at Manchester Memorial Hospital surrounded by his devoted family. Brian had demonstrated miraculous fortitude in the face of many serious medical challenges since being paralyzed in a car accident in September of 1994. Despite having convinced us all that he could overcome anything, recent complications sadly proved insurmountable. Brian was the third of four children born to Ann Brett... Read more


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Jadwiga S. Zywno-Gierlinski

March 10, 1931 – December 5, 2015
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: December 10, 2015

Jadwiga (Samojlik) Zywno-Gierlinski, 84, of New Britain, passed away on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at Monsignor Bojnowski Manor. Born in Poland, Jadwiga was the daughter of the late Jozef and Stefania (Bolkun) Samojlik and wife of the late Czeslaw Zywno and Henryk B. Gierlinski. She was a retiree of Fafnir Bearing Company. A compassionate person, Jadwiga was always giving to others. She loved music, dancing and water aerobics. She enjoyed... Read more


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David E. Boisvert

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 10, 2015

David (Dave) Earl Boisvert, 65, of Newington beloved husband of Nanci (Ericson) Boisvert for 40 wonderful years, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Friday, December 4, 2015. Dave was born in Hartford to the late Earl and Juliette (Jolivet) Boisvert. Dave and Nanci were married in 1975 at St. Mary Church in Newington. Dave worked for 35 years for the Metropolitan District Commission (MDC), and spent the last 10 years working for the State... Read more


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Vytautas Stasaitis

January 20, 1926 – December 4, 2015
Treasure Island, Florida
Service Date: December 12, 2015

Vytautas (Stasiukevicius) Stasaitis, 89, of Treasure Island, Florida, beloved husband of Antoinette (Petraitis) Stasaitis, passed away on December 4th in St. Petersburg, Florida. Born on January 20, 1926, in Marijampole, Lithuania, Vytautas was the son of the late Sergiejus and Marie Stasiukevicius. At the end of World War II, Vytautas immigrated to the U.S., where he met, and later married his loving wife in 1953. They moved to Newington in... Read more


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Carol C. Visnia

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 9, 2015

Carol (Calvo) Visnia passed away peacefully on Friday, December 4, 2015 at The Hospital of Central Connecticut surrounded by her loving family and friends. Carol was born in New Britain on July, 29, 1944 and lived in Newington most of her life before recently moving to Berlin. She worked in the Office of the Secretary of State, the Aetna Life Insurance Company for many years, was Chief of Newington Ambulance, and most recently... Read more


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Allen R. Sale

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 8, 2015

Allen R. Sale, 79, of Newington, CT, passed away on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at St. Francis Hospital. He was the beloved companion of Diane D. DePalma for 33 years. Born in Victor, NY, son of the late Robert and Jeannette (Allen) Sale, he grew up in East Hartford prior to moving to Newington in 1982. Allen served his country honorably during the Korean War and was employed by the Bushnell Theater and Hartford Civic Center for many years. ... Read more


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Andrea Santulli Hermance

Plantsville, Connecticut
Service Date: December 12, 2015

Andrea Hermance (Rinaldi), 62, of Plantsville, Passed away peacefully at her home on December 2nd, surrounded by her loved ones, after a very courageous battle against Ovarian cancer. Andrea was a very loving and kind person who enjoyed life to the fullest. She loved her two cats, Max and Molly, tending flowers in her garden and seeing that the birds and squirrels nearby were well tended to. She loved watching the hummingbirds on her deck in... Read more


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Lidia Pina Cabral

East Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: December 5, 2015

Lidia Pina Cabral, 79, of East Hartford, passed away peacefully on December 1, 2015. She was born December 15,1935, in Guimaraes de Tavares, Mangualde, Portugal, to Jose M. and Adelina Pina. She was pre-deceased by her only son, Nelson Pina Cabral, in 1985, and her beloved husband, Gaspar Cabral in 1989. Together with her sweetheart Gaspar, they raised two children, Nelson Pina Cabral and Elvira (Cabral) Bartlett. Lidia was always telling... Read more


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Jovide A. Palardy

August 6, 1932 – November 30, 2015
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 5, 2015

Jovide A. Palardy, 83 went home to heaven on Monday, November 30, 2015, where he was reunited with the love of his life, Pauline. He died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. Joe was born in New Britain, on August 6, 1932, the son of the late Jovide and Alma (Burgoin) Palardy. Joe was predeceased by his soul mate, his wife of 31 years Pauline Palardy, his in-laws Arthur and Laurianna (Dubois) Beauchemin, a brother Raoul and a... Read more


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Angela Toce Bengtson

July 19, 1965 – November 29, 2015
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 5, 2015

Angela Toce Bengtson, 50, of Newington, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, November 29, 2015 at her home. She was the beloved wife of Emil A. Bengtson for 31 years. Born in Hartford, daughter of Anthony Toce, Jr. and the late Shirley (LaFlamme) Toce, she attended Berlin High School and resided in Newington for nearly 30 years where she and her husband made their home and raised their family. Her greatest passion was caring for her... Read more


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Mitchell P. Bielenda

New Britain
Service Date: November 30, 2015

Mitchell P. Bielenda, 92, of New Britain, formerly of South Windsor and Wethersfield, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at Walnut Hill Health Center. He was the beloved husband of the late Ann (Sienkiewicz) Bielenda. Born in Poland, son of the late Vicenti and Karolina (Draus) Bielenda, he spent his childhood and young adulthood in Poland. During WWII, he was put into slave labor by the German government. After the war,... Read more


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Lawrence Paradis

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Lawrence Paradis, 84, of Newington, passed away on November 24, 2015. Born on February 27, 1931, in Soldier Pond, ME, Lawrence was the son of the late Lawrence and Cecile (Labbe) Paradis and the beloved husband of 64 years to Gloria (Vaillancourt) Paradis. Prior to his retirement, he was employed as an inspector for the Hansen-Whitney Corporation of West Hartford. He was a communicant of St. Mary's Church in Newington. Besides his wife Gloria,... Read more


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Philip H. Baumgartel

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 28, 2015

Philip H. Baumgartel, 59, of Newington, passed away on Monday, November 23, 2015 at Hartford Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Mary (Fitzgerald) Baumgartel for 37 years. Born in Hartford, son of the late William and Elizabeth (Cross) Baumgartel, he was a Newington resident for 31 years and a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Wethersfield. Phil was employed with Scan Optics in Manchester for over 30... Read more


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James M. Bottaro

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 30, 2015

James M. Bottaro, 60, of Newington, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, November 23, 2015, with his family by his side. Born in Hartford, son of Mary (Partridge) and the late Salvatore Bottaro, he was a lifelong Newington resident. Jim was a graduate of Newington High School and worked for his family's construction company, Dunn-Rite Construction for many years. He loved music and was an avid guitar player. His passions were... Read more


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Mary Shaw Meyers

East Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: November 30, 2015

Mary Shaw (Johnson) Meyers, 82, of East Hartford, passed away on Monday, November 23, 2015. Mary was born in Hartford to the late Eric and Jemima (Beveridge) Johnson and married her husband, Bernard Meyers in 1955. She was a loving and caring woman who devoted her time to volunteering and charity work for the American Lung Assoc. Above all, Mary adored being a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother to her family. Left to mourn her passing are... Read more


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Virginia Friedle

Connecticut
Service Date: no services

It is with great sadness that the family of Virginia Friedle announces the passing of our mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend on Sunday, November 22, 2015. Born on October 31, 1922, the daughter of the late Carl and Albina Schaplak, Virginia was raised along with her two sisters Anne and Olga in a close-knit Russian family in New Britain. A proficient singer in her youth, she had a flourishing professional career which she... Read more


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Jane Prebis-Axelby

November 10, 1954 – November 22, 2015
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: November 28, 2015

On Sunday, November 22, 2015, Jane Prebis-Axelby, aged 61, entered into eternal rest at the Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain. Born on November 10, 1954, she was the daughter of the late Casimer and Loretta (Galonska) Prebis. She was a lifelong resident of New Britain where she was also a communicant of Sacred Heart Church. Prior to her retirement, she had given 33 years of dedicated service as an administrative assistant in the... Read more


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Nicholas T. Alemany

October 18, 1978 – November 20, 2015
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 25, 2015

Nicholas T. Alemany, 37, of Newington, died unexpectedly on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, at his home. Nick graduated from Newington High School. He had a passion for cooking and was an avid golfer. He loved all outdoor sports, especially fishing with his children. A loving and devoted father, he leaves his daughter Caitlin Alemany and his son Nicholas Alemany, and their mother Paige Fleming of Wethersfield. He also leaves his father Thomas Alemany and... Read more


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Mary J. (Taurone) Siraco

West Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Mary J. (Taurone) Siraco, 89, of West Hartford, passed away Thursday, November 19, 2015. She was the beloved wife of the late Frank J. Siraco. She was born in East Boston, MA, the daughter of the late Angelo and Jennie Taurone. She suffered the loss of her mother at a very young age and was raised by her Nonna until reaching her teenage years when she was reunited with her father and brothers. Mary and Frank, childhood sweethearts, were... Read more


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Edward McLean

Rocky Hill, Connecticut
Service Date: November 23, 2015

Rev. Edward J. McLean, 88, of Rocky Hill, CT, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 18, 2015. Born in Lowell, MA, son of the late Arthur and Agnes (McHugh) McLean, he graduated from Lowell High School and St. John's Seminary and was ordained on January 10, 1952. After his ordination, he volunteered to the Hartford Archdiocese at the request of Cardinal Cushing and served in several CT parishes over many years including St. Brigid's... Read more


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Daniel J. Kolavage

Auburn, Massachusetts
Service Date: November 24, 2015

Daniel J. Kolavage, 79, of Auburn, MA, formerly of Hartford, beloved husband of the late Marie (Balczuk) Kolavage, died Monday, November 16, 2015. He was born in Shenandoah, PA, a son of the late Joseph and Frances (Alstein) Kolavage and resided in Hartford for many years. Daniel served in the U.S. Army and retired from Hamilton Standard, United Technologies after many years of service. Daniel is survived by his sons Darrin Kolavage, of Charlton... Read more


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John D. Perrotta

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 19, 2015

John D. Perrotta, 83, of Newington, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 16, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Judy (Dalia) Perrotta for 53 years. Born in New Britain, son of the late Angelo and Angelina Perrotta, he was a Newington resident for 52 years and a parishioner of St. Mary's Church. He attended the University of Bridgeport. He honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He attended Ward School of... Read more


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Sophie (Baldyga) Bronowicki

August 23, 1948 – November 14, 2015
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: November 19, 2015

Sophie M. (Baldyga) Bronowicki, 67, of New Britain, died on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015. Sophie had a loving and caring heart and it was known to all where she was employed as a Certified Nursing Assistant at the Hospital for Special Care for many years. A devout parishioner of Sacred Heart Church, if not at Mass, her television would most definitely be tuned to a religious program. Sophie will always be remembered as a woman who would never say no... Read more


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Stanley A. Wood

July 16, 1930 – November 12, 2015
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 19, 2015

On Thursday, November 12, 2015, Stanley A. Wood, 85, passed on to eternal life at the St. Francis Hospital in Hartford. Born in Manchester, NH on July 16, 1930, he was the son of the late Stanley A. Wood, Sr. and Cora (Gagne). He was a US Army veteran of the Korean War, which he humbly took great pride in his service to his country. He received a Korean Service Medal with 5 bronze service stars. After service in the military, he took a job... Read more


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Iona Bachand Britton

April 23, 1917 – November 11, 2015
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 16, 2015

On angels wings, our wonderful mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Iona Bachand Britton, ended her journey with us on earth on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. She was 98. Born In Bristol, CT on April 23, 1917, to Emile and Francilia (Foster) Bachand, she spent her youth in Hartford attending Washington Street School and Bulkely High School, where she graduated with high honors in 1935. She was employed in the Hartford insurance industry for... Read more


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Beverly F. Glickstein

September 30, 1927 – November 11, 2015
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Beverly F. Glickstein, 88, of Newington, died on November 11th, 2015 after a lengthy illness. Born in Brooklyn, New York, daughter of the late Sidney and Anna Teitelbaum, she graduated from James Madison High School and Brooklyn College earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish. After being a full-time homemaker for many years, she was employed by Roaman's clothing store at Westfarms Mall, and later by Hartford Hospital and its affiliate... Read more


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Charles S. Zigmund

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 16, 2015

Charles S. Zigmund, 87, of Newington, the husband of the late, Helen (Rudick), passed away, Wednesday, November 11, 2015, at Touch Points of Farmington. Born in New Britain, to the late William and Anna (Brindza) Zigmund, where he attended and graduated from local schools. For many years Charlie was the owner and operator of his own cigar company, J.D. Cigars. In his free time Charlie enjoyed singing, golfing, boating, fishing for Stripers,... Read more


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Carol Lee Angen

November 21, 1946 – November 10, 2015
Lexington,, South Carolina
Service Date: November 21, 2015

On Tuesday, November 10, 2015, Carol Lee Angen, 68, passed away at the Lexington Medical Center in South Carolina. Born in Newington, she was the daughter of the late Russell Stewart & Mildred Wheeler Westman. She was raised and educated in Newington schools, and was employed as an actuary with the Cigna & Aetna Insurance companies, before settling to South Carolina. She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Don Angen, a daughter Nicole... Read more


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Theresa Turgeon LaRose

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 16, 2015

Theresa Turgeon LaRose, 84, of Newington, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 10, 2015. She was the beloved wife of the late Leo Turgeon. Born in Moretown, VT, daughter of the late Ernest and Adelina (Masse) LaRose, she lived in New Britain prior to moving to North Carolina and became a Newington resident nine years ago. She was a member of St. Mary's Church, Newington. Theresa was very affectionate, greeting everyone with a hug and a... Read more


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Stefan A. Zembko

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: November 13, 2015

Stefan A. Zembko, 94, of New Britain passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015. Born in New Britain, he was the son of the late Wincenty and Anna (Lipovska) Zembko and was a lifelong resident. He grew up during the Great Depression and remembered how it brought everyone together. Stefan was employed by Fafnir Textron as a setup man for 32 years, retiring in 1983. He was proud of his hard work which enabled him to provide for his family. Stefan was... Read more


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Burton E. Carlow

Bloomfield, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Burton E. Carlow, 89, of Bloomfield, formerly of West Hartford, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 7, 2015. He was the beloved husband of the late Marcia (Levine) Carlow for 52 years, prior to her passing in 2003. Born in New Haven, son of the late David Carlow and Jeanne (Gans) Rabinowitz, he spent 42 years as a resident of West Hartford before moving to Bloomfield in 1999. In New Haven, he attended Hillhouse High School where he... Read more


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Frank Kulig

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: November 14, 2015

Frank Kulig, 93, of New Britain, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 7, 2015. He was the beloved husband of the late Sophie Kulig. Born in Poland, son of the late Pawel and Jadwiga Kulig, he lived in Germany before coming to New Britain in 1949. Frank was a member of Sacred Heart Church, New Britain and was formerly employed by Martin Rosol and retired from Fafnir Bearing. A loving father and grandfather, he leaves his two children,... Read more


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Eugene Niel [Niemierzycki]

July 4, 1927 – November 5, 2015
Farmington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 24, 2015

Eugene John (Niemierzycki) Niel, 88, of Farmington, died of heart failure on November 5, 2015 in Morristown, NJ. Born in Hartford on July 4, 1927, he was the son of the late John and Helen (Kostrzewska) Niemierzycki. Mr. Niel's pre-college preparatory studies began at Cheshire Academy, and in 1945, he graduated from Cushing Academy in Ashburnham, MA. He continued his education at Harvard University where he studied biology and anthropology, and... Read more


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Janet (Jurczyk) Clarke

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: November 5, 2015

Janet (Jurczyk) Clarke, 37, of New Britain, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, November 1st 2015 at home. Born in New Britain, daughter of the late Kaz and Henryka (Szlejter) Jurczyk, she was raised in Southington before moving back to New Britain where she currently lived. Janet loved to shop and spend time at the beach, but was happiest when she was surrounded by her family and close friends. She loved people and worked in customer service... Read more


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Timothy V. Keyes

Canton, Connecticut
Service Date: November 6, 2015

Timothy Vincent Keyes, 58, of Canton, died in the comfort of his home on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015, surrounded by his loving family and dearest friends. He was the beloved husband of Maureen Manzin Keyes. A man who will be missed by many, his bright blue eyes will continue to shine and his boisterous laugh will echo in his loved ones' memories forever. Son of the late Vincent DeSales Keyes and Marguerite (Grennan) Keyes, Tim was raised in... Read more


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Helen "Tootsie" Carstens

July 1, 1931 – October 30, 2015
Burlington City, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

On Friday, October 30, 2015, a gentle and beautiful soul known as Helen "Tootsie" Carstens, aged 84, passed on peacefully into eternal life. Born in Burlington, on July 1, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Michael & Helen (Puzak) Kaminsky. She had lived most of her life in Burlington where she was a Past President and active with its Senior Center, serving in many capacities. As a breast cancer survivor, she was also active with the West... Read more


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Carol Ann (Prebis) Lukaszewski

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: November 3, 2015

Carol Ann (Prebis) Lukaszewski, 72, of New Britain, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 29, 2015, surrounded by her family at the Hospital of Central CT. She was the beloved wife of Joseph H. Lukaszewski, Sr. for 53 years. Born in New Britain, daughter of the late Casimer and Loretta (Galonska) Prebis, she was a lifelong New Britain resident and a member of Sacred Heart Church and its Ladies Guild. She retired from Central CT State... Read more


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Jan Sliwinski

December 14, 1924 – October 29, 2015
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: November 2, 2015

On Thursday, October 29, 2015, Jan Sliwinski, 90, passed on to eternal life peacefully. Born in Poland on December 14, 1924, he was the son of the late Andrzej & Marianna (Kiszczak) Sliwinski. He came to the United States in 1986 settling in New Britain, where he was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church and employed with Guida's Dairy for many years. He was very devoted to his work and so grateful to the Guida family for the opportunity he... Read more


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Jeanne (Pelletier-Belanger) Carrier

February 22, 1926 – October 28, 2015
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 2, 2015

Jeanne (Pelletier) (Belanger) Carrier, 89, of Newington, beloved wife for 39 years of Raoul "Ray" Carrier, passed away on Oct. 28, 2015 in her home with her husband and family at her side. Jeanne was born on her family's farm in Fort Kent, Maine on Feb. 22, 1926, to the late Telesphore and Maria (Daigle) Pelletier. Jeanne was blessed to be part of six generations of Pelletier's that have 248 family members in 13 states and 4 Canadian provinces.... Read more


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Harriet A. Cramer

Glastonbury, Connecticut
Service Date: October 30, 2015

Harriet A. (Goodale) Cramer, 79, of Glastonbury, beloved wife of George W. Cramer, died Monday, October 26, 2015. Harriet was born in Manchester, a daughter of the late Frank and Alice (Field) Goodale and was a longtime resident of East Hartford and Glastonbury. She was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Along with her husband, George, Harriet is survived by her son George W. Cramer, Jr. and his wife Joan, her... Read more


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Ruth Wells (Porter) Sperre

West Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: November 13, 2015

Ruth (Porter) Sperre, 93, of West Hartford, died peacefully at home on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015. She was the beloved wife of the late Clifford M. Sperre for 61 years prior to his passing in 2013. Born in New Britain, daughter of the late Albert J. Porter and Ruth (Wells) Porter, she graduated from New Britain High School and attended Green Mountain College in Vermont. Mrs. Sperre, an active member of Grace Episcopal Church, Newington, and a retired... Read more


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Christopher L. Zapor

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: October 29, 2015

Christopher L. Zapor, 33, of Newington, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 25, 2015. He was the beloved son of William R. Zapor, Jr. and Valerie (Camara) Zapor of Newington and brother of Stephanie Zapor of Plymouth. Born in Hartford, he was a lifelong Newington resident. Chris was a compassionate, empathetic soul, especially to the less fortunate. He enjoyed writing poetry, listening to all types of music and nurturing plants. ... Read more


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Sophie (Buden) Michalowski

May 2, 1920 – October 24, 2015
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: November 1, 2015

Sophie (Buden) Michalowski, age (95), passed away peacefully on October 24, 2015 at Wadsworth Glen Healthcare Center, Middletown. Born in New Britain, daughter of Anthony and Antoinette (Redlecki) Buden, she had resided in New Britain her entire life. Sophie will be remembered for her love of and interest in friends and family, the delicious and abundant food she prepared for frequent gatherings at her home, for never forgetting birthdays or... Read more


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Theodore P. Potrepka

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: October 29, 2015

Theodore P. Potrepka, 87, of New Britain, passed away on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at Autumn Lake Healthcare in New Britain. Born on November 23, 1927 in Bristol, Ted was the son of the late Julian and Aniela (Trybulski) Potrepka. A veteran of the Korean War, Ted proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army. He was employed as a draftsman for Combustion Engineering in South Windsor, retiring after many years of employment.... Read more


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Irena Karelus

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: October 24, 2015

Irena (Burek) Karelus, 72, of New Britain, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, with her family by her side. Born in Poland, Irena came to the U.S. in 1967 and with her husband, Richard, they raised their family in New Britain. "Ma" or "Babci" loved her family immensely. Her grandchildren ruled her heart and she spoiled them every chance she got especially during each and every holiday. She enjoyed shopping, gardening and flowers.... Read more


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Rosemary (Pekock) Caetano

Newignton, Connecticut
Service Date: October 21, 2015

Rosemary (Pekock) Caetano, 86, of Newington, entered into the arms of her beloved husband James M. Caetano on Sunday, October 18, 2015. Born in Waterbury, she was a Newington resident for over 60 years and a member of Church of the Holy Spirit. Rosemary was employed as an R.N. at St. Mary's Hospital in Waterbury prior to raising her family, then continued her work at Bel-Air Manor for 20 years until her retirement. She enjoyed vacationing on... Read more


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Giulia Ciapponi

Berlin, Connecticut
Service Date: October 22, 2015

On Sunday, October 18, 2015, Giulia Ciapponi, 88, died peacefully at home with her family by her side after a long illness. She was born on December 20, 1926 in San Martino Sannita, Province of Benevento, Italy, the daughter of the late Sabato & Maria (Connavale) Ciampi. She came to the United States as a young adult where she met and married her husband Santo, and raised her family in New Britain. She was employed with the former Emhart... Read more


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Joseph S. Sidlik

Wethersfield, Connecticut
Service Date: October 21, 2015

Joseph S. Sidlik, 87, of Wethersfield, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at Hartford Hospital. He was the beloved husband for 58 years to the late Irene (Partyka) Sidlik. Born in New Britain, son of the late Joseph and Rozalia (Kompka) Sidlik, he resided in New Britain until 1966 before moving to Wethersfield. He honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and retired from... Read more


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John J. Brousseau

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: October 20, 2015

John J. Brousseau, 84, of Newington, passed away on Friday, October 16, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Dorothy (Krawczyk) Brousseau for 64 years. Born in Quebec, Canada, son of the late Joseph and Leontine (Bealieu) Brousseau, he was a longtime Newington resident and a member of Church of the Holy Spirit where he served as an usher. John honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. ... Read more


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Frank Holler

Newingotn, Connecticut
Service Date: November 13, 2015

Francis "Frank" Holler, 66, of Newington, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, October 15, 2015 at his home. Born in Hartford, son of the late Francis and Eleanor (Panas) Holler, he grew up in Hartford and graduated from Weaver High School. He was a longtime Newington resident and honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy in Vietnam. Frank was well-known for his work as a Program Manager and Disc Jockey at various radio stations... Read more


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Helen F. Asklar

Wethersfield, Connecticut
Service Date: October 19, 2015

Helen (Chudzik) Asklar, 96, of Wethersfield, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph J. Asklar and daughter of the late Albert and Karoline (Lach) Chudzik. She was born and raised in Hartford and moved to Wethersfield in 1955. She was an excellent cook, gardener, superb set back card player and loved politics. Helen was a member of the Elm Tree Garden Club and Corpus Christi Church. A... Read more


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Richard E. Lange

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: October 19, 2015

Richard E. Lange, 85, of Newington, passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at home. He was the husband of the late Lois (Jehning) Lange. Born in New Britain, son of the late Charles and Lillian (Smith) Lange, he was a Newington resident for over 50 years. Richard retired from the Town of Newington after 30 years of employment. He enjoyed fishing and taking trips to the casino. A loving and devoted father and grandfather, he leaves his... Read more


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Molly Elizabeth Swayne

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: October 19, 2015

Molly Elizabeth Swayne, beloved daughter of Kelly Swayne, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 13th 2015 at home. She was a beautiful little angel who filled the lives of those who loved her with so much joy in her short time here. She was deeply loved and will be sorely missed by everyone whose life she touched. Along with her mother Kelly, she leaves her loving and protective older brother Timothy and sister and best friend Haley; her... Read more


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Iva Aspell Kelly

West Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: October 15, 2015

Iva Aspell Kelly, 96 of West Hartford and formerly of Newington, passed away on Monday, October 12, 2015, at St. Mary's Home in West Hartford. Born on June 5, 1919, in Waterbury, Iva was the daughter of the late Patrick John and Elizabeth (Prall) Aspell and the wife of the late Attorney Frank A. Kelly, Jr. Iva was a graduate of Hall High School and prior to her retirement, she worked as a Paralegal for Phoenix Mutual. She was a communicant of St... Read more


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