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Marie Lambert

Hartford
Service Date: December 27, 2014

Marie Rose (LaChance) Lambert, 85, of Hartford, formerly of Newington for 36 years, beloved wife of the late Philippe Lambert, died on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 at Avery Heights. She was born in Canada to a large family of the late Onesime and Auroy (Poulin) LaChance. She was a parishioner of the Church of the Holy Spirit in Newington and a member of the Daughters of Isabella. A loving mother and grandmother, Marie adored her family and they were... Read more


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Elzbieta Gwiazdowski

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: December 20, 2014

Elzbieta (Piatkowska) Gwiazdowski, 56, of New Britain, passed away on Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at St. Francis Hospital. Born in Poland, daughter of Adela (Malkiewicz) Piatkowska of New Britain and the late Mieczyslaw Piatkowski, she was the youngest of five children. She was a New Britain resident since 1981 and a member of Sacred Heart Church. Elzbieta was always a hard worker who hardly ever took a vacation. She was also a very loving... Read more


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Genowefa Nowinska

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: December 20, 2014

Genowefa (Bogdanski) Nowinska, 96, of New Britain, passed away on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at her home. She was the beloved wife of the late Jan Nowinski. Born in New Britain, daughter of the late Stanislaw and Franciszka (Baldyga) Bogdanski, she lived in Poland before becoming a New Britain resident again 50 years ago and a member of Sacred Heart Church. Above all things, Genowefa loved taking care of her family and spending time with them... Read more


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Bernadette Patricia Prytko

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 18, 2014

Bernadette P. Prytko, 49, of Newington, died peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014. She was the beloved daughter of Edward C. Prytko of Newington, and the late Helen (Borkowski) Prytko. Born in Columbus, GA, she graduated from Newington High School. She leaves her twin sister Annette Dionizio of Southington; her brother and his wife Philip and Kathryn Prytko of New Britain; niece Amanda Dionizio; nephew Tommy Dionizio; and several aunts, uncles,... Read more


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Barbara Raymond

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: December 18, 2014

Barbara Raymond (née Ludko), 77, a longtime resident of West Hartford and recently of Avon, passed away on Sunday, December 14, 2014, at Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford. Born in New Britain on October 4, 1937, Barbara was the daughter of the late John and Eleanor Dilendik Ludko. She was predeceased by her eldest son Brian Beckius, former husband Arthur Beckius and husband Daniel Raymond. She is survived by two sons: Bruce Beckius of Avon... Read more


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Mamie "Mary" Halik

Bristol, Connecticut
Service Date: private service

Mamie "Mary" Halik, 92, widow of Wiktor Halik, died on December 13, 2014. She was born in Nanticoke, PA on December 6, 1922 to the late Anthony and Lillian (Klose) Gesecki. She lived in New Britain for 58 years and spent the last two years of her life in Bristol. Mamie spent her life selflessly caring for others. After her father was injured in an accident, Mamie left school to help support her parents and younger siblings. She continued her... Read more


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Mary Witman Kalinoski

Bloomfield, Connecticut
Service Date: December 18, 2014

Mary Elizabeth (Witman) Kalinoski, 84, of Bloomfield, passed away on December 13, 2014, at her home. A resident of Newington for over 50 years, Mary was born in Springettsbury Township, York, PA, the daughter of Paul and Mary (Shaw) Witman. One of ten children, Mary grew up on a dairy farm in Wyndham Hills in York, and graduated from William Penn High School in 1948. She was married to Thomas P. Kalinoski from 1948 to 1969. After her children... Read more


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Janusz Krolak

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: December 16, 2014

Janusz Krolak, 68, of New Britain, passed away on Friday, December 12, 2014 at Hartford Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Jadwiga (Szubzda) Krolak for 19 years. Born in Poland, son of the late Ignacy and Irena (Zbrzezniak) Krolak, he came to New Britain 14 years ago and was a member of Sacred Heart Church. Janusz took pride in his appearance and household, keeping everything in order and tidy. His happiness came from being at home and... Read more


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Wendell "Woody" Wood

October 28, 1928 – December 11, 2014
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 17, 2014

Wendell "Woody" S. Wood, 86, of Newington, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at his home. He was born in South Portland, ME, the son of the late George and Ruth (Alley) Wood. He was the beloved husband of the late Shirley (Christiansen) Wood for 37 years. Woody graduated high school in 1948 and worked for two years before attending the American Institute of Baking for a year. He joined the U.S. Army in 1951 and served in... Read more


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David J. Cygan

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 14, 2014

David J. Cygan, 19, of Newington died in a tragic house fire in Enfield on Wednesday morning, Dec. 10, 2014. He was the beloved son of Denise (Baker) Cygan of Newington and the late Jesse Cygan. David graduated from Newington High School, 2014. He had a passion for music and singing, enjoyed computer games and had many close friends in the XBox gaming world. He had many happy memories of fishing and being outdoors with his dad. Besides his... Read more


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Edward S. Klemonski

Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: December 13, 2014

Edward S. Klemonski, 74, of Hartford, died Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at home surrounded by his loved ones. He was the son of the late Edward J. and Sally D. (Gaiewski) Klemonski. Edward was a graduate of Fordham University where he received his B.A., and UConn Law School where he obtained his J.D. His education led him to a successful career as an attorney in the greater Hartford area for over 40 years, most recently at Klemonski & Rose Law... Read more


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Elizabeth M. Landon

July 23, 1923 – December 10, 2014
Farmington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Elizabeth M. Landon, of Farmington passed away on Wednesday December 10, 2014. She was born on July 23, 1923. Her funeral services will be private. The Newington Memorial Funeral Home is serving the family. To share a memory with Elizabeth's family, please visit us at www.newingtonmemorial.com A Letter From Laurie to Elizabeth Elizabeth It is a difficult task to write about someone who is gone in a few words, especially when their... Read more


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Karen S. Lagos

Plantsville, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Karen S. Lagos, 69, of Plantsville, beloved wife of James Lagos, passed away peacefully on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 surrounded by her family including her Maltese, Lily. The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Hartford Healthcare Hospice in Southington for their compassionate care given to Karen. Memorial donations in Karen's name may be made to VNA Healthcare Hospice, 300 Queen St., Southington, CT 06489. Burritt Hill Funeral Home,... Read more


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Sarah A. Przybyla

Bristol, Connecticut
Service Date: December 16, 2014

Sarah A. Przybyla, 31, of Bristol, left us all too soon on Monday, December 8, 2014. Born in Hartford, daughter of Angela (Szczygiel) Przybyla of Newington and Jerry Przybyla of St. Petersburg, FL, she grew up in Newington and attended local schools. In her younger years, she was a girl scout with the Polish Scouting Organization and was involved in soccer and basketball. She enjoyed nature walks, tending to her vegetables in her large organic... Read more


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Mary S. Sousa

February 23, 1928 – December 7, 2014
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 11, 2014

Mary S. Sousa, formerly of Newington, passed on Sunday, December 07, 2014. Born on February 3, 1928 in Chicopee, MA, Mary was the daughter of the late Francisco and Lucidia (Madeiro) Simao and the wife of the late Mario L. Sousa. A beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother, she was the glue that held our family together. We looked to her for guidance and support, and we never knew her to say an unkind word about anyone. In her leisure... Read more


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Donald J. Coutu

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 12, 2014

Donald J. Coutu, 81, passed away on Saturday, December 6, 2014, to be in Heaven with his beloved wife Phyllis. Born on May 17, 1933 to Joseph A. Coutu and Helen (Morrison) Coutu. Donald was a very quiet, proud man, loving father, brother, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was a strong leader with great integrity and dignity. He was always a snazzy dresser and at times he even gardened in his sport coat. He was a very religious man and took... Read more


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Gilbert Francis Daniels

Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: December 11, 2014

Gilbert F. Daniels, 99, of Hartford. Beloved husband of the late Lucienne (Thibodeau) Daniels, died peacefully on Friday, December 5, 2014 at Hartford Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born on July 22, 1915 in Yarmouth, Maine, the oldest son of the late Laura (Waite) and Joseph A. Daniels. He was predeceased by two brothers Walter and Ernest Daniels. Gil attended schools in Maine and later joined the Maine National Guard, serving for... Read more


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Alexandra Sztaba

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: December 6, 2014

Alexandra (Yackowski) Sztaba, 94, of New Britain, passed away on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at the Hospital of Central CT. She was the beloved wife of the late John J. Sztaba. Born in Ashley, PA, daughter of the late John and Stephanie (Knebelewski) Jackowski, she was a New Britain resident since 1940. Alexandra was a member of Holy Cross Church and its Ladies Guild and a former member of the Holy Cross Mother's Club. She also spent many years... Read more


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Patti Machiko Kai

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 10, 2014

Patti Machiko Kai, 63, of Newington died peacefully Wednesday, December 3, 2014, in Hartford Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Robert and Malo Kai. Patti was born May 13, 1951 in New York City. She attended the Bronx High School of Science and New York University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She moved to Los Angeles in 1976 where she worked as a secretary for the Girl Scouts of America. In 1989 she moved to... Read more


Olga (Navickas) Guilmette obituary photo

Olga (Navickas) Guilmette

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: December 12, 2014

Olga (Navickas) Guilmette, 89, of New Britain passed away on Monday, December 1, 2014 at Walnut Hill Care Center, New Britain. She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond J. Guilmette for 66 years. She was born in New Britain CT, daughter of the late Walter and Olga (Nowegrockis) Navickas. Olga was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church, New Britain. She was a Laboratory Technician at Fafnir Bearing for many years. In her later years, she... Read more


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F. Philip Raimondo

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 6, 2014

F. Philip Raimondo, 92, a longtime resident of Newington, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 1, 2014 in the comfort of his home surrounded by his family. Born on July 17, 1922, in New Britain, Philip was the son of the late Salvatore and Giuseppina (Perez) Raimondo. Philip married his high school sweetheart, Dinah Rose Valenti, they shared 72 years together. He earned three Master Degree's and worked during his life time as a CPA,... Read more


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Karl S. Kozak

Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
Service Date: December 5, 2014

Karl S. Kozak, 44, of Murrells Inlet, S.C., formerly of Rocky Hill, husband of Diana (DelMartino) Kozak, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep on Sunday, November 30th 2014. Born in New Britain, he was the son of Stanley E. Kozak, Jr. and Esther (Derlaga) Kozak. Karl grew up in Rocky Hill, graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas High School and attended Tunxis Community College. He lived in Charlotte, NC for 17 years before moving to Murrells Inlet... Read more


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Kenneth VanValkenburgh

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: December 5, 2014

Kenneth VanValkenburgh, 77, of New Britain, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 30, 2014. He was the beloved longtime companion of Bernadette Bellizzi for 30 years. Born in Binghamton, NY, son of the late Leslie and Dorothy (Marlatt) VanValkenburgh, he was a New Britain resident since 1987. Kenneth honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was an avid NY Yankee fan and enjoyed spending time with family... Read more


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Alphina M. Gary

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: private service

Alphina (Juliano) Gary, 96, passed away on Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 at Aurora Senior Living of New Britain. A lifelong resident of New Britain, she was the eldest daughter of the late Giovanni and Sophia (Monitto) Juliano. She graduated from New Britain schools and worked for the Fafnir Bearing Company where she met her husband of 60 years, the late Alexander Gary. Alphina worked for many years in the cataloging department of the Elihu Burritt... Read more


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Janina A. Kilis

February 11, 1933 – November 26, 2014
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Janina A. (Zydavicius) Kilis, 81, of New Britain died on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. She was the beloved wife of Bohdan T. Kilis, for 60 years. Born in Lithuania, daughter of the late Jonas and Stefania (Varusyla) Zydavicius, she lived in Newington over 35 years, moving to New Britain 13 years ago. She was a member of St. Mary's Church and worked at NU, Berlin over 15 years. Besides her husband, she leaves her four children Bohdan T. Kilis, Jr... Read more


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Concetta M. Porri

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 1, 2014

Concetta (Marci) Porri, 93, of Newington, formerly of Hartford, died on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. She was the beloved wife of William Porri for 66 years. She was born in Italy in 1920 to the late Alessandro and Sarina (Manganaro) Marci and came to Hartford, CT in 1928. She was an active member of St. Augustine Church and its school as a Girls' Brigade Leader. She was also involved with the Parent/Teacher Association there as well as at South... Read more


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Tadeusz Lukasik

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: November 29, 2014

Tadeusz Lukasik, 79, of New Britain, died on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Halina (Zielinska) Lukasik for 60 years. Born and raised in Poland, he was a New Britain resident since 1969, and was a member of Sacred Heart Church. Tadeusz was employed by The Stanley Works for many years, retiring from Cold Metal Products in 1997. A loving father, devoted to his family, he leaves three children and their spouses, his son Tadeusz... Read more


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Carolyn B. Angelillo

July 27, 1937 – November 23, 2014
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 1, 2014

Carolyn B. Angelillo, 77, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 23rd, 2014. Born on July 27th, 1937 in Liberty, NY, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Florence (Tompkins) Beseth and wife for 43 years of the late Robert P. Angelillo. She was a graduate of Alfred State College in New York where she earned her Associates Degree and would go on to work at Eastman Kodak in Rochester... Read more


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Sandra Krawczynski

Plainville, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Sandra Krawczynski, 64, of Plainville, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 after a brief illness. She was born in New Britain on Nov. 16, 1950, daughter of the late Charles and Sophie (Ungiechajer) Krawczynski. Sandie was a Program Coordinator in the Dental Medicine, Farmington. She retired this past January after 23 years, gaining a second family through the many friendships she formed there. She especially loved working with the dental... Read more


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Yvonne Provencher

Wethersfield, Connecticut
Service Date: November 26, 2014

Yvonne (Tremblay) Provencher, 87, of Wethersfield, died Sunday, November 23, 2014. Yvonne was born in Canada, a daughter of the late Treffle and Maria Anna (Godbout) Tremblay, and resided in East Hartford for 35 years before moving to Wethersfield in 2000. She retired from Merrow Machine Co. after 30 years of employment. Yvonne was an avid Yankees fan, even attending Spring training in Florida. Dancing was one of her favorite pastimes as well.... Read more


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Frederick H. Seremet

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 29, 2014

Frederick H. Seremet, 63, of Newington died suddenly on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 at home. He was the beloved husband of Nina (McKenna) Seremet. Born in Hartford, son of Gertrude (Nowicki) Seremet of Newington and the late Edward S. Seremet, he was a lifelong Newington resident. Fred graduated from Newington High School in 1969 and served in the U.S. Army Reserves. He attended Hartford Institute of Accounting and graduated from Post College,... Read more


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Sabina (Dzieciol) Frustaglio

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: November 22, 2014

Sabina (Dzieciol) Frustaglio, 84 of New Britain died on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain. She was the widow of Frank Frustaglio. Born in Poland, she lived in New Britain for the past 35 years and was a member of Sacred Heart Church. Sabina worked at Stanley Works and Reflexite for many years. Survivors include her two sons: Henryk Makaros and his wife Cecylia of New Britain, Christopher... Read more


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Edward J. Syc

January 13, 1986 – November 20, 2014
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 26, 2014

Edward James Syc, 28, a longtime resident of Newington, passed away on Thursday evening, November 20th, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born on January 13, 1986, Eddie was the beloved son of Richard and Teresa (Angelillo) Syc also of Newington. Eddie was employed at Electrical Connection, Inc, as a licensed electrician and he was a communicant of St. Mary's Church in Newington. In his leisure time, Eddie was a passionate fan... Read more


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Theresa Rossitto

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 21, 2014

Theresa J. (Hickey) Rossitto, 89, of Newington, loving wife of the late Vincent Rossitto, passed away on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at The Governor's House Nursing Facility in Simsbury. Born in Hartford, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Sophie (Kobus) Hickey. Theresa was a resident of Newington for the past 60 years and a member of St. Mary's Church. She worked at C.J. Springs and was assistant treasurer for CBT until her... Read more


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Edith Tirabassi

June 10, 1921 – November 18, 2014
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 21, 2014

Edith (Palumbo) Tirabassi, 93, of Newington, died peacefully on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Tirabassi. Born and raised in New Britain, daughter of the late Louis and Angelina (Carlini) Palumbo, she resided in Newington for most of her life. Edith retired from American Bazaar in New Britain after many years of employment and was a member of the Church of the Holy Spirit, Newington. She enjoyed being... Read more


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Robert D. Gualano

August 12, 1934 – November 17, 2014
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 21, 2014

Robert D. Gualano, 80, of Newington, husband of Joanne (Skoronski) Gualano, entered into Eternal Rest on Monday, November 17, 2014 after courageously battling a long illness, surrounded by his family. Born in New Britain on August 12, 1934, he was the son of the late Ciro and Ruth (Zoppino) Gualano. Robert proudly served our country in the United States Army as Private First Class. He retired from Pitney Bowes as a Field Service Technician for... Read more


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Waclaw Prochnicki

January 27, 1927 – November 15, 2014
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: November 18, 2014

Waclaw Prochnicki, 87, of New Britain, the loving husband of Stanislawa (Piotrowska) Prochnicka, passed away on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at the Hospital of Central CT in New Britain. Born in Poland, he was the son of the late Stanislaw and Bronislawa (Sypniewska) Prochnicki. Waclaw worked for Colt Manufacturing for many years until his retirement. A resident of New Britain, he was a devoted member of Sacred Heart Church. Waclaw was a kind... Read more


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Stella Pucilowski

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 17, 2014

Stanislawa "Stella" (Gasiewski) Pucilowski, 90, of Newington died on Friday, November 14, 2014 at Hartford Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward Pucilowski. Born in Poland, she lived in Newington for about 50 years and was a member of Holy Cross Church, New Britain. Stella worked at the Hartford Insurance Co. for around 25 years. Survivors include two sisters: Alina and Janina Gasiewski in Poland and several nieces and... Read more


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Richard A. Gable

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 17, 2014

Richard Gable, 75, loving husband of Shirley (Sterpka) Gable, passed away peacefully Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 after a warrior's battle with illness. Also known as, "Dick" "Pa" "Poppy" "Mr. Mr." "The Big Guy" "DG" "Coach", Richard was a beloved husband, father and grandfather. He was active in the community all his life, serving in the Army Reserves from 1956-1962, as a West Hartford and Newington Police Officer for 30 years, and a... Read more


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Nicole Goodwin

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 8, 2014

Nicole Marie (Morneault) Goodwin, 48, of Newington, went to meet the Lord unexpectedly on November 11, 2014. She was the beloved daughter of the late Donald Morneault and Norma (Levesque) Morneault. She was born in Hartford on January 5, 1966. She attended Newington Schools. She left Connecticut and traveled the whole continental U.S., setting roots in New York and Louisiana before returning to Connecticut. Nicole was a talented cake decorator... Read more


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Francis J. "Frank" Kelly

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 15, 2014

Francis J. Kelly "Frank", 85, of Newington, husband of Alice (Doolan) Kelly died at his home on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. Born in Winsted, Connecticut, he was the son of the late James F. and Delia (Alexander) Kelly. Frank, a resident of Newington for 62 years, was a U.S. Army Veteran who served with Connecticut's 102d Infantry Division during the Korean War with the occupation troops in Germany attaining the rank of Sergeant First Class (SFC)... Read more


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Adam Brocki

Plainville, Connecticut
Service Date: November 10, 2014

Adam Richard Brocki, 73, of Plainville, loving husband of Janina Brocki, passed away unexpectedly on Friday morning, Nov. 7, 2014. Adam was born in Poland, son of the late Adam and Maria Brocki. He grew up in Poland, Germany and Brazil before immigrating to New Britain in the 1960's. He worked at Atlantic Tool for 38 years and then with his sons at ACP Engineering Inc. until his retirement. He was a loving husband, married to the love of his... Read more


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Francis G. Kosowicz

January 17, 1957 – November 7, 2014
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 11, 2014

Francis G. Kosowicz, 57, of Newington, beloved husband, father, son, brother and friend, died at home surrounded by his family on November 7, 2014 after a four year battle with multiple myeloma. He is survived by his loving wife, Lynn (Yaeger) Kosowicz of 34 years. Frank was born at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, son of Gina (Basili) Kosowicz and the late Francis G. Kosowicz Sr. He and Lynn grew up in West Hartford and raised their family... Read more


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Sonya Bartos

June 22, 1929 – November 6, 2014
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: November 12, 2014

Sonya (Garlewski) Bartos, 85, of New Britain, died peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Stanley F. Bartos. Born in New Britain, daughter of the late James and Anna (Gontaruk) Garlewski, she was a lifelong City resident and a member of the Holy Trinity Orthodox Church. After many years of employment as a Licensed Practical Nurse, she retired from New Britain General Hospital. A... Read more


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Mary H. Fairbanks

Goshen, Connecticut
Service Date: November 10, 2014

Mary (Horbal) Fairbanks, 91, of Goshen, formerly of Newington, died on Thursday, November 6, 2014, with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Albert K. Fairbanks. Born in New Britain, daughter of John and Mary (Urda) Horbal, she resided in Newington for most of her life. Mary was an elementary school teacher in the New Britain and Newington School systems for many years. She was a member of the Holy Trinity Orthodox Church... Read more


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Sachiko Asato

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Sachiko Asato, 81, of Newington, loving wife of Noritake Asato for 54 years, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014. She was born in Naha, Okinawa, Japan, and went to fashion design school in Tokyo where she became a talented seamstress and worked for the Lombardi Company in Wethersfield, CT. She continued her artistic gift for handiwork in quilting and needlepoint crafts. Sachiko enjoyed cooking for family and especially took pride in her... Read more


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Helen T. Kozakiewicz

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 8, 2014

Helen T. (Zendzian) Kozakiewicz, 96, of Newington died on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony E. Kozakiewicz. Born and raised in New Britain, she moved to Newington 55 years ago. Helen retired from Emhart Corp. after 30 years of employment and was a member of Holy Spirit Church and the Ladies Guild. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law Norman and Patricia Kozak of Dewey, AZ, her daughter and son-in... Read more


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Joseph W. Monikowski

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 7, 2014

Joseph W. Monikowski, 80, of Newington and formerly of New Britain, husband of Maria (Kosakowska) passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. He was a hard-working man employed by the State of CT as a painter for many years and enjoyed spending free time doing yard work and gardening. Joseph loved to dance and will be missed by his dance partner, Mary. Besides his wife, Maria, Joseph leaves his two sons: John Monikowski and his wife, Lori of... Read more


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Gilda (Bickford) Vedovelli

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 7, 2014

Gilda Bickford Vedovelli, age 87, of Newington, widow of John Bickford and Philip Vedovelli, passed from this world on November 4, 2014 as she lived her life, on her own terms, in the comfort of her home. Born in 1927 to the late Rocco DiFrancesco and Genevieve Vincenti DiFrancesco, New Britain was home for "Jill". A 1944 graduate of New Britain High School, she was the first of her seven siblings to do so. A lightning fast typist, she was... Read more


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Concetta "Connie" DeNino

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: November 5, 2014

Concetta "Connie" Elizabeth DeNino, 87, of New Britain, passed away on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at the Hospital of Central CT. She was born January 28, 1927 in Hartford and was the daughter of the late Vincenzo and Antoinette (Giannantonio) DeNino from Pratotola Peligna, Italy. Connie graduated from Bulkeley High School in 1945. In 1951 she moved to Washington, D.C. While there, she worked for the Federal Government as a secretary in the... Read more


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Marian B. Greene

December 3, 1925 – November 2, 2014
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 5, 2014

Marian B. (Zigmont) Greene, 88, a longtime Newington resident, died peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, at Middlesex Memorial Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late John W. Greene. Born and brought up in Kensington, she was daughter of the late Joseph and Eva (Savage) Zigmont. Marian and John raised their family in Newington and she was a member of St. Mary's Church. She loved to cook for her family and friends and was a member of the... Read more


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Marguerite Canniff Freeman

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: services pending

Marguerite (Canniff) Freeman, 94, of Newington died on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. She was the wife of the late Huel Q. Freeman. Marguerite was born in Brooklyn and raised in Manhasset, NY before moving to Newington. She was employed by Sage Allen for over 20 years and was an avid NY Yankee fan. Survivors include her son Maynard Freeman and wife, Sharon, her daughter Janis Fontana and husband Joe of Newington, four grandchildren: Georgia... Read more


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Nellie Dobek

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: November 3, 2014

Nellie A. Dobek, 92, widow of the late Frank J. Dobek, died peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. She was born in and lived in New Britain for all but the past two months. She was the daughter of the late Anna (Sienkiewicz) and Michael Kucharski. Nellie attended New Britain public schools and graduated from New Britain High School in 1940. From 1941-48, she worked at Landers, Frary & Clark. She married Frank Dobek in 1945 and had a... Read more


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Gloria C. Mosley

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 3, 2014

Gloria C. Mosley, 77, of Newington, passed away on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at Hartford Hospital. Born in Providence, RI, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Mary (Ciccolello) Iaciofano. Gloria moved to Newington where she resided for many years and was a member of Grace Episcopal Church. She loved making trips to the casino with her daughter and crocheting for churches and various organizations. Gloria loved watching her UConn... Read more


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Teresa Gordon

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 1, 2014

Teresa (Hanaghan) Gordon, 90, passed away peacefully in the comfort of her home on Tuesday, October 28, 2014. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 25 years George H. Gordon. Daughter of the late Thomas and Nora (Mitchell) Hanaghan, Teresa was born in Bloomfield on August 25, 1924 and was a long time Newington resident. She had a great sense of humor and always lent a helping hand. Teresa had an extraordinary love for dogs and... Read more


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Sophie Kachinsky

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 1, 2014

Sophie (Cappello) Kachinsky, 94, died peacefully on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph Kachinsky, her mother and step-father Mary and John Cecchini, her devoted sister and brother-in-law Marie and Al Bigelow, and her brother Frank L. Cappello. Sophie proudly worked at Middlesex Hospital for many years. Upon her retirement she used her considerable skills to crotchet and knit beautiful afghans, sweaters, scarves... Read more


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Patricia B. Cavanaugh

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 1, 2014

Patricia B. (Blais) Cavanaugh, 80, of Newington, beloved wife of John Cavanaugh, passed away peacefully in the comfort of her home on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. She was born in Hartford to the late Joseph and Mary (Taksar) Blais and grew up in Hartford and Coventry. As a young girl, Patricia was a speed skating champion in CT. As an adult, she was a founding member of the Chapter of the Queen Mother of the Refined Red Relics of the Red Hat Society.... Read more


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Theodora V. Barbadoro

West Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: October 29, 2014

Theodora "Teddie" V. (Schiavone) Barbadoro, 89, beloved wife of the late Atty. Aldo Barbadoro passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Born in Hartford to the late Marco and Francesca (Andriana) Schiavone. She is survived by her daughters, Maria Rosa of West Hartford and Ann Wultich and her husband, Thomas of Broomfield, CO; her grandchildren Peter Aldo Rosa, and Saraya Dominique Wultich. She came from a close family of five... Read more


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Everett F. Hillman, Jr.

Wethersfield
Service Date: October 28, 2014

Everett F. Hillman, Jr., 82, of Wethersfield, beloved husband of the late Helene (Meier) Hillman, died Thursday, October 23, 2014. Everett was born in Hartford, January 26, 1932, son of the late Everett, Sr. and Marie (Aprea)Hillman, and resided in Hartford before moving to Wethersfield in 1994. He was a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division, serving during the Korean War. Everett belonged to the Knights of Columbus Council #3884, 3rd and... Read more


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Pauline M. Daloe

NewingtonCT, Connecticut
Service Date: October 24, 2014

Pauline M. Daloe, 98, of Newington, passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Newington Health Care. She was the wife of the late Henry Daloe, who passed away in 1996. Born in Hartford to the late Sebastian and Mary (Mauriello) Randazzo, and had lived in the area all her life. Pauline worked as an administrator for Travelers Insurance and was a member of St. Mary Church. She leaves a son, Richard Daloe, of Newington, two sisters, Rosalie... Read more


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Helen (Fiora) Parker

July 27, 1921 – October 20, 2014
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: October 24, 2014

Helen (Fiora) Parker, 93, of Newington, died peacefully on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 63 years, Luther "Bill" Parker. Born in New York City on July 27, 1921, daughter of the late John Silvio and Agostina Fiora of Castell'Alfero, Italy, she moved to Bolton at the age of three. She then moved to Hartford where she attended Hartford schools, graduating from Hartford Public High School in 1939. She worked... Read more


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Salvatore DiLorenzo

Rocky Hill, Connecticut
Service Date: October 23, 2014

Salvatore DiLorenzo, 82, of Rocky Hill, the beloved husband of the late Mary (LaBruzzo) for over 40 years, passed away on Friday October 17, 2014, at Hartford Hospital. Born in New Britain, he was the son of the late Michael and Lucia DiLorenzo. Salvatore was a proud member of the United States Air Force, serving honorably during the Korean War. He was a longtime resident of Newington and worked as the head chef at the VA Hospital in... Read more


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Robert L. McGibbon

Southington, Connecticut
Service Date: October 24, 2014

Robert L. McGibbon, 86, of Southington, the loving husband of MaryAnn (Bednarczyk), passed away on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at the Hospital of Central CT in New Britain. Born in Lewiston, ME, he was the son of the late Llewellyn McGibbon and Ella (McKenney). Robert served his country honorably in the Unites States Navy and worked as a butcher for Sussman's Supermarket where he retired after nearly 48 years. He was an avid fan of both the... Read more


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Eugeniusz Wadolowski

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: October 23, 2014

Eugeniusz Wadolowski, 86, of New Britain, the loving husband of Jadwiga (Wadolowska) for 55 years, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, October 18, 2014, surrounded by his family. Born in Poland, son of the late Stefan and Aleksandra (Jarocka), he was a carpenter by trade and served honorably in the Polish Army. When he and his family came to the United States in 1964, they lived in Stamford where he was a member of the Holy Name... Read more


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Irene Spilka

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: October 23, 2014

Irene Spilka, 91, of New Britain, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Peter and Margaret (Bieniek) Spilka. She was a lifelong New Britain resident and graduated from NBHS Class of 1940. She went on to pursue an education at the William Backus School of Nursing and in 1948 began her career as a Registered Nurse. Irene is survived by her nieces and nephews: John and Sheila Spilka, Melanie and Ben Gedraitis, Donald and... Read more


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Mary Elizabeth Lau

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: October 23, 2014

Mary Elizabeth Lau, 61, of Newington, passed away peacefully to a higher plane on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 as the result of ALS. She was the beloved wife of Zachary Lau. As a person with a rare, progressive neurological disorder, Mary had compassion for all those living with disabilities and believed in human rights for all. She participated in non-violent direct action and advocacy efforts with many groups at the local, state and federal levels... Read more


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David Michael Besaw

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: October 18, 2014

David Michael Besaw, 30, lifelong resident of Newington, died on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. David was the beloved son of Susan J. (Benigni) and the late Robert J. Besaw, Sr. In addition to his mother and her best friend, Thomas Lombardi, Sr., he leaves his brother Robert J. Besaw, Jr. and his fiancée Maria Wooten; his sister Kerri A. Johnson and her husband Peter; his nieces and nephews Mandy and Damien Besaw and Cameron and Madison Johnson; Aunt... Read more


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Edward Satkowski

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: October 19, 2014

Edward W. Satkowski, 88, of Newington died on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 at home. He was the beloved husband of Irene (Haber) Satkowski, for 65 years. Born in New Britain, son of the late Joseph and Catherine (Belza) Satkowski, Edward lived in Newington for the last 56 years. Edward served in the U.S. Army during WW II. He worked at Landers, Frary & Clark, where he was the first person of Polish heritage to be promoted to a management position... Read more


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William Michael Rappa

New Haven, Connecticut
Service Date: October 12, 2014

William Michael Rappa, 81, of New Haven, formerly of Newington, passed away on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. He was born in New Haven, CT on Dec. 25, 1933 to the late Michael and Rose (Healey) Rappa. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. A distinguished hairstylist, he was a member of the Hair Dressing Association and various leisure groups including the Hartford Ski Club and the Ellington Parachute Club. William Loved life and lived it to... Read more


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Joan (Papacs) Plourd

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: October 13, 2014

Joan (Papacs) Plourd, 71, of New Britain, died on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph "Ray" Plourd for 46 years. Joan was born on March 7, 1943 in New Britain, the daughter of John and Helen (Owsiejko) Papacs and graduated from Mary Immaculate Academy. She lived most of her life in New Britain, and moved to Plainville in 1995. She worked for the State of Connecticut for more than 30 years and retired in 1998.... Read more


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Sylvia B. Robinson

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: October 13, 2014

Sylvia (Birch) Robinson, 96, of Newington and formerly of West Hartford, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. Sylvia was born on April 14, 1918 in Newton Center, MA to Harold and Elizabeth (Burdett) Birch. She graduated from Framingham State College with a degree in education. Sylvia married Hillmer Robinson in 1944 and moved to West Hartford, CT. Sylvia was a stay at home mom caring for her four loving children. During her free... Read more


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Angelo Galuppi

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: October 10, 2014

Angelo Galuppi, 82, of Newington, passed away on Saturday, October 5, 2014 at Hartford Hospital in the arms of his beloved wife of 60 years, Madeline. Angelo was born on October 31, 1931 in Providence, RI to the late Sisto Galuppi and Emma (Menna). He grew up in the Silver Lake section of Providence where he graduated High School before joining the U.S. Air Force. Angelo served his country honorably at a strategic air force base in Thule,... Read more


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Peter Royal Huybrechts

Burlington, Connecticut
Service Date: October 11, 2014

Peter Royal Huybrechts, 67, of Burlington, CT., passed away on Saturday, October 4th, 2014. He was surrounded by the love of his devoted family and friends. Born in Connecticut, son of the late Royal Huybrechts and Mary (Murphy) Huybrechts, Peter grew up in Newington and graduated from Newington High School in '65. He went on to graduate from C.C.S.U. in mathematics and biology, and later graduated with both a Master's and 6th year degree,... Read more


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Katherine Kaye Passig

Newingotn, Connecticut
Service Date: October 11, 2014

Katherine (Diemand) "Kaye" Passig, 62, of Newington, died peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at Hartford Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Richard F. Simons. Born in Northampton, MA, to the late Francis and Katherine (Toth) Diemand, Kaye graduated from Northampton High School and the University of Massachusetts. She retired from the CT Dept. of Labor and then joined her husband at Simon Sez Pets in Newington. She loved her flower gardens,... Read more


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Elise Pitchette

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: October 9, 2014

Elise Pitchette, 44, of Newington, passed away at her home on Saturday, October 4, 2014. Born in Hartford, the daughter of the late Eugene Pitchette Jr. and Elsie (Baker), she was a lifelong Newington resident. Elise was a kind and giving person who devoted herself to the care of others, working as a home health aide for Companions and Homemakers for many years. She enjoyed fishing, motorcycle riding, camping and the company of her dog "MeMe"... Read more


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Phillip "Phil" Bruzas

September 12, 1950 – October 3, 2014
Burlington, Connecticut
Service Date: October 8, 2014

Phillip D. "Phil" Bruzas, Sr., 64, of Burlington, CT, died unexpectedly on Friday, October 3, 2014. Born in New Britain, he was the son of the late Joseph G. and Sophie B. (Szala) Bruzas. He attended New Britain schools and graduated from Pulaski Sr. High School and from Central Connecticut State College, now CCSU. While in college, Phil worked at Rizzo Pool Co., in Newington. In 2003, he retired from the State of Connecticut Department of... Read more


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Zofia Dobrzelecki

Bristol, Connecticut
Service Date: October 9, 2014

Zofia (Lenc) Dobrzelecki, 93, of Bristol, loving wife of the late Stefan Dobrzelecki, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. She was born in Poland to the late Tomasz and Bronislawa (Nowakowski) Lenc on Sept. 8, 1921. She is survived by her daughters, Janina "Jenny" Carter and her husband, Lewis of Bristol, with whom she made her home and Marie Durbis of New Britain; grandchildren, Priscilla Bloom, Lisa and Robert Durbis and... Read more


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Richard Ohanesian

June 23, 1960 – October 2, 2014
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

OHANESIAN, RICHARD,54, beloved father of Ryan Ohanesian, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 2 surrounded by his loved ones and the spirits of those he loves who have passed. A devoted father, Rick enjoyed any and all time spent with his son, especially fun times playing, coaching, and watching hockey, and being true-blue Red Sox fans. Rick was an all-around good friend who enjoyed time spent watching and pursuing his favorite pastime of... Read more


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Margaret DeNino

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: October 4, 2014

Margaret (Pacinda) DeNino, 88, of New Britain, the loving wife of Anthony DeNino for 65 years, passed away on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 at Aurora Senior Living in New Britain. Born in New Britain on Oct. 2, 1925 to the late John and Mary (Labas) Pacinda, she was a lifelong city resident. She enjoyed knitting, sewing, cooking and baking for her family, but her greatest joys were her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Margaret is survived by... Read more


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Danuta Adamczuk

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: October 2, 2014

Danuta (Lobeski) Adamczuk, 72, of New Britain, loving wife of the late Marian Adamczuk passed away on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at her home. Born in Poland, she was the daughter of the late Stanislaw Lobeski and Anna (Kierys). She has lived in New Britain since she came to the United States 50 years ago, and was a member of Sacred Heart Church. She will be deeply missed by her brother Jozef Lobeski of New Britain; her sisters Krystyna Sejdor... Read more


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Helen J. Biskupiak

Connecticut
Service Date: October 2, 2014

Helen (Jacunski) Biskupiak, 96, of Plainville, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late William W. Biskupiak, Jr. for 66 years. Born in New Britain, daughter of the late Joseph and Julia (Stefanowich) Jacunski, she lived in Berlin for many years before moving to Plainville. Helen was a parishioner of Our Lady of Mercy Church, Plainville and was a member of the Catholic Daughters as well as the Ladies' Knights... Read more


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Elene S. Demos, Ph.D.

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: September 29, 2014

Elene S. Demos, Ph.D., 70, of New Britain died on Friday, September 26, 2014 at the Hospital for Special Care. She leaves her beloved companion and best friend Susan M. Egan. Born in Muskegan, Mich, daughter of the late Spiro and Ruby Demos, she grew up there and was a New Britain resident for the last 23 years. Elene graduated from Michigan State University, where she received her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts Degrees. She went on to... Read more


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George Kardas

Seymour, Connecticut
Service Date: October 1, 2014

George Kardas, 61, of Seymour, passed away on Friday, September 26, 2014 at Andrew House in New Britain. Born in Poland, he was the son of the late Bronislaw and Helena (Gaska) Kardas. George grew up in Poland and moved to the United States in 1974. He lived in the Seymour area for many years and worked for Adam's Supermarket's. George loved to cook and tend to his flower gardens. He loved travelling, especially visiting lighthouses. ... Read more


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Rita Levesque

West Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: October 4, 2014

Rita Levesque, 83, of West Hartford, passed away on Friday, September 26, 2014 at St. Mary Home in West Hartford. Born in New Brunswick, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Louis J. Levesque and Sadie (Dionne) Levesque. Rita spent the early years of her life in Van Buren, ME. She had resided at St. Mary Home in West Hartford for the past 20 years and worked for Royal Typewriter Corporation for many years. Rita will be deeply missed by... Read more


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Pilar Estalrich

February 20, 1929 – September 24, 2014
Berlin, Connecticut
Service Date: October 1, 2014

Pilar (Verdu) Estalrich, 85, of Berlin, passed away at Hughes Health and Rehab in West Hartford on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Her soul reunited with her late husband, Angel Estalrich who predeceased her in 2010. She was born in Castell de Castells, Alicante, Spain on February 20, 1929 to the late Pascual and Joaquina (Tomas) Verdu. Pilar was a talented seamstress and worked for American Bazaar in New Britain. She was a kind and generous woman... Read more


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Giuseppe Rapisarda

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: September 26, 2014

Giuseppe Rapisarda, 81, of New Britain, loving husband of Rosa (Lanteri) Rapisarda, passed away at home with his loving family by his side on Sept. 23, 2014 after a courageous battle with non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. "Pippo" as he was affectionately known by his family and friends, was born Dec. 1, 1932 in Sortino, province of Siracusa, Sicily, Italy to the late Giuseppe and Giuseppina (Sequenzia) Rapisarda. As a young boy, he would climb the bell... Read more


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Zbigniew Cwil

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: September 26, 2014

Zbigniew Cwil, 67, of New Britain, passed away on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. He was born in Poland on Sept. 3, 1947 to the late Edward and Karolina (Powaska) Cwil. He was a long-time resident of New Britain and was employed as a machinist at B & F Machine Co. where he retired after 27 years. He is survived by his brother, Edward Cwil and his wife, Teresa of Poland, as well as many cousins in Poland and in Canada. He also leaves his special friends... Read more


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John J. Maraio

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: September 26, 2014

John J. Maraio, 71, of Newington, died peacefully, in the comfort of his home on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, with his loving family at his side. He was the beloved husband of Patricia (Longo) Maraio for the past 50 years. Born in Torrington, son of the late John Maraio and Marjorie (LaFar) Maraio Cardone, he was a longtime Newington resident. John was formerly employed by Sussman's Giant Food, and Stop & Shop. Along with his best friend and business... Read more


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Anna B. Egan

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: September 22, 2014

Anna B. (Urbanski) Egan of New Britain died on Thursday, September 18, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late William F. Egan. Born in New Britain, daughter of the late Adam and Alexandra (Zujko) Urbanski, she grew up there and lived in Newington for many years. Anna worked at Western Union, Allied Thermal Co. and retired from Tuttle & Baily. She was a member of Holy Spirit Church, the Newington Senior Center, where she served as... Read more


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Zofia Kostka

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: September 23, 2014

Zofia (Niemiec) Kostka, 89, of New Britain, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. She was born in Poland on April 11, 1925 to the late Marcin and Elzbieta (Kurys) Niemiec. She made her home in New Britain with her late husband, Julian Kostka for many years. Zofia is survived by her children: Jan Kostka of Las Vegas, NV, Henry Kostka and his wife, Jadwiga of Cromwell and Danuta Zemla and her husband, Lech of Poland; grandchildren:... Read more


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Conrad B. Szabo

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: September 22, 2014

Beloved husband, father and friend, Conrad B. Szabo, 73, of New Britain, CT passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. He was born in Flushing, NY to the late Lewis and Betty (Jablonski) Szabo. He lived in Syosset, Long Island with his family until he was 21 when he then enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, and proudly served his country during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Conrad met his wife, Shirley (Schmidt) in Hutchinson, KS where they... Read more


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Nancy C. (Tarquinio) Viccaro

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: September 23, 2014

Nancy C. (Tarquinio) Viccaro, 88, of Newington, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late James T. Viccaro, Sr. for 66 years. Born in Hartford, daughter of the late Dominic and Frances (DiNino) Tarquinio, Nancy grew up in Hartford and graduated from Buckley High School before moving to Newington where she raised her family. She was a member of St.... Read more


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Marvin "Buddy" Goldman

West Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: September 17, 2014

M. Buddy Goldman, 91, of West Hartford, passed away on Sunday, September 14, 2014 at The Hebrew Home and Hospital in West Hartford. Born on May 24, 1923 in Hartford, Buddy was the son of the late Jacob and Bess (Sable) Goldman and the widower of Adelle (Apatow) Goldman. Buddy was a founding member of Temple Sinai in Newington. A very talented musician, Buddy loved music and enjoyed playing Jazz on his saxophone. He was an avid gardener. Buddy is... Read more


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Barry J. Howard

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: September 19, 2014

Barry J. Howard, 59, of Newington, died unexpectedly on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, several days after surgery at Hartford Hospital. Born in Bridgeport, on April 16, 1955, son of the late James and Janet (Henry) Howard, he lived in Vermont for many years before moving to Newington 23 years ago. He recently retired from The Hartford after 28 years of employment and was an avid fan of the NY Yankees and the NY Giants. He leaves his beloved sister and... Read more


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Beatrice K. Rankin

May 2, 1933 – September 14, 2014
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: September 19, 2014

Beatrice K. Rankin, 81, of Newington, passed away peacefully at home in her sleep, on Sunday, September 14, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Bertrand A. Rankin for 52 years. Bea was a resident of Newington for the last 44 years and had strong faith in Christ. She was a "Church Mom", member and Deaconess of the Mill Pond Church in Newington. Beatrice was employed as an accountant for Appleton & Appleton. Affectionately known as "Bocky,... Read more


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Eugene S. Dombrowik

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: September 16, 2014

Eugene S. Dombrowik, 85, of New Britain, passed away on September 11, 2014. He reunited with his wife of 58 years, Elsie (Mrozowski) Dombrowik who predeceased him on August 19, 2014. Born in New Britain, son of the late Aleksander and Stefania (Bys) Dombrowik, he was a lifelong city resident. Gene graduated from New Britain High School and the University of Connecticut where he earned an Electrical Engineering degree. He served in the U.S.... Read more


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Adam Mil

December 21, 1958 – September 11, 2014
Wethersfield, Connecticut
Service Date: September 15, 2014

Adam Mil, 55, of Wethersfield, passed away on Thursday, September 11, 2014. He was born in Poland on December 21, 1958 and was the beloved husband of Stefania (Mazurek) Mil. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, September 15th at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, New Britain. He will be laid to rest in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Sunday, September 14th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Burritt Hill Funeral Home,... Read more


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Helena M. "Lil" Wojtusik

Kensington, Connecticut
Service Date: September 15, 2014

Helena Mary "Lil" Wojtusik, 85, of Kensington, passed away on Thursday, September 11, 2014. Born in New Britain, daughter of the late John and Helen (Jaksina) Wojtusik, she grew up in New Britain and lived there for many years before moving to Kensington in 1976. She was a lifelong parishioner of Sacred Heart Church in New Britain. Lil was a kind and generous woman who enjoyed travelling, the sun and sand and crafting beautiful needlepoint... Read more


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Sophia Krzyczynski

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: September 12, 2014

Sophia (Budney) Krzyczynski, 99, of Newington, died peacefully in the comfort of her home on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Henry B. Krzyczynski, whom she married on November 12, 1952. Born in New Britain on Sept. 6, 1915, daughter of the late Stephen Budney and Helen (Kawecka) Budney, Sophie lived all her life in Newington. She graduated from New Britain High School in 1933 and from the Moody Secretarial School in... Read more


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Angelo Demma

Wethersfield, Connecticut
Service Date: September 13, 2014

Angelo Demma, 89, of Wethersfield, beloved husband of 64 years of Marguerite (Rita) Demma died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on September 7, 2014. He was born on March 11, 1925, son of the late Filippo and Josephine (Mortillaro) Demma and had lived in Hartford, Newington and Wethersfield, CT during his lifetime. Along with his wife, he is survived by his daughters and son-in-law, Barbara and Ward Cusati and Lori Demma. ... Read more


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