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Stephen B. Chullickel

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: May 6, 2015

Stephen B. Chullickel, 66, of Newington, passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Hartford Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Philomina (Mavumkal) Chullickel for 38 years. Born in Alleppey, India, son of the late Bernard and Juliet "Chinnamma" Chullickel, he came to the U.S. in 1993 and lived in NY before becoming a Newington resident 10 years ago. Stephen was a member of Holy Spirit Church in Newington and enjoyed reading and spending... Read more


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Ralph D. Tine, Jr.

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Ralph D. Tine, Jr., 92, of Newington, passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at Hartford Hospital. He was the beloved husband of the late Viola (Rizzo) Tine. Born in Hartford, son of the late Ralph, Sr. and Pauline (Carpino) Tine, he was a longtime Newington resident and a diesel mechanic. He served his country honorably in the U.S Navy during World War II. A devoted father and grandfather, he leaves his two sons, Robert Tine of Newington... Read more


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Concetta "Connie" Granski

Farmington, Connecticut
Service Date: private service

Concetta "Connie" (Parise) Granski, 93, of New Britain, died April 29, 2015 in Farmington, CT where she was a resident at Arden Courts. She was the daughter of the late Anthony and Anna Parise. She was the beloved wife for 25 years to Joseph A. Granski DDS who predeceased her in January, 2001. Born in Plainville, CT, she was a life-long resident of New Britain. She was a graduate of Central Connecticut State University, then Teacher... Read more


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Yolanda DeNino Pensiero

October 23, 1925 – April 29, 2015
Farmington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Yolanda (DeNino) Pensiero, 89, of Farmington, passed from this life into the loving arms of her Savior on Wednesday, April 29, 2015. She was the loving wife of Albert Pensiero who went to be with the Lord in May of 2006. Born into a large family in Hartford on October 23, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Vincenzo and Antonietta DeNino. Upon the untimely death of her mother, most of the children became wards of the state. Though she... Read more


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Eleanor M. Wolski

May 17, 1928 – April 27, 2015
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: May 2, 2015

On Monday, April 27, 2015, Eleanor M. Wolski, 86, passed away peacefully at Hartford Hospital. Born in New Britain on May 17, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Edward & Bridget Della (Ryan) Sunderland. She was a lifelong resident here where she raised her family, was a communicant of Holy Cross Church, and a former employee of Tilcon-Tomasso. In her younger years, she was involved and fascinated with sports, playing softball into her... Read more


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Patricia B. Mowel

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 30, 2015

Patricia (Benoit) Mowel, 85, of Newington died suddenly on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain. She was the beloved wife of the late Mitchell Mowel. Born in East Hartford, she lived in Hartford before moving to Newington in 1969. Pat and her husband, Mitch, operated the Sunlight Grocery, Newington for 35 years. She later worked for the Town of Newington as a school crossing guard and was a hall... Read more


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Beverly A. "Nina" Briggs

Bristol, Connecticut
Service Date: May 2, 2015

On Friday, April 24, 2015 Beverly A. "Nina" Briggs, 69, passed away at Bristol Hospital with her family at her side after a brief yet courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Bristol on December 27, 1945, the daughter of the late Al & Marge (Coan) Simpson, and was a lifelong resident here where she raised her family. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Peter R. Briggs in 2005. She is survived by her loving children Robert P.... Read more


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Florence K. Gagnon

July 15, 1934 – April 24, 2015
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 28, 2015

Florence (Kopycinski) Gagnon, 80, of Newington, died peacefully on Friday, April 24, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Joseph R. Gagnon. Born and raised in New Britain, daughter of the late Stanley and Mary (Stanczyk) Kopycinski, she resided in Newington since 1966. Florence was a member of the Church of the Holy Spirit and its Ladies Guild, Newington. She retired from Peoples Savings Bank, New Britain, after... Read more


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Ernestine J. Taricani

February 10, 1950 – April 23, 2015
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 26, 2015

Ernestine Taricani, 65, of Newington, entered eternal life at home surrounded by her family on April, 23, 2015, after courageously battling Alzheimer Disease for seven and half years. She lived with her daughter Charlene (Krompegal) Coan, and her husband Jason Coan and her two granddaughters, Jennifer and Mackenzi for the last seven and a half years. Ernestine was the daughter of Edna (Miller) Todoroff and Nicholas Todoroff of Newington CT.... Read more


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Jacob W. Wytas, Jr.

Stafford Springs
Service Date: April 27, 2015

Jacob W. Wytas, Jr., 81, of Stafford Springs, formerly of New Britain, died unexpectedly on Thursday, April 23, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Regina (Murach) Wytas for 53 years. Born in Hartford to the late Jacob Sr. and Helen (Gacioch) Wytas, he lived most of his life in New Britain and was employed by the U.S. Postal Service. Jacob took pleasure in watching golf, playing cards and especially loved fishing. In addition to his wife, Regina... Read more


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William H. Harris, Jr.

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

William H. Harris, Jr., passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at the age of 93. He was predeceased by his wife Dorothy (Erwin) Harris, his parents, William Harris, Sr. and Mary (Gay) Harris and his older sisters, Barbara Adams and Mary Lambert. He leaves a nephew, Gerry Erwin and good friend, Mary Smart. Bill was born in Claremont, NH. During his youth, he also resided in MA and CT. He graduated from Hartford High School in 1940. He... Read more


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Mary K. Syskowski

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: April 24, 2015

Mary K. (Cieszynski) Syskowski, 98 of New Britain, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Syskowski who died in 2000. She was born in Plymouth, CT to Anthony and Kunegunda (Zaszadzewjka) Cieszynski and lived most of her life in New Britain. She is survived by her granddaughters: Janet Buslewicz of Newington, Marsha Rivera and her husband Elvis of Berlin and Jennifer Rivera and her husband Miguel of North... Read more


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Jane H. Blair

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 25, 2015

Jane Helen Rawlings Blair, 91, died peacefully Monday, April 20, surrounded by family at Jefferson House in Newington, her home the last six years. The daughter of Howard Clifford Rawlings and Helen Burns Rawlings, Jane was born in New Britain and raised on Tulip Street in the city's Belvedere section. She attended Stanley School, Nathan Hale Junior High, and graduated from New Britain Senior High. She then graduated from Bryant University. ... Read more


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Helen Kovalevich

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: April 21, 2015

Helen (DuBiago) Kovalevich, 94, of New Britain, died on Friday, April 17, 2015. She was the widow of the late Peter Kovalevich, who died in 2008. Helen was the daughter of the late Nicolay and Anna DuBiago. She grew up in Wallingford and lived most of her life in New Britain. Helen is survived by her children: Cheryl Kovalevich and her husband Peter Schneider, Donald Kovalevich and his wife Barbara Garrity, and Peter Kovalevich; grandchildren... Read more


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Helen Parzyck

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: April 20, 2015

Helen (Was) Parzyck, 94, of New Britain, passed away on Friday, April 17, 2015. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward Parzyck. Born in New Britain to the late Michael and Louise Was, Helen was a lifelong resident and was a parishioner of Holy Cross Church and its Ladies' Guild. Left to mourn her passing are her daughters Cynthia Sarnowski and her husband, Alan of Cromwell and Christine Kawiecki and her husband, Charles of Harwinton;... Read more


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Emanuel A. Guidotti

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 23, 2015

Emanuel A. "Manny" Guidotti, 83, of Newington, died on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at home. He was the beloved husband of Beverly (Cedar) Guidotti and were the first couple married 48 years ago at St. Mary's Church, Newington. Born in Hartford to the late Dante and Vittoria (Vianni) Guidotti, he spent most of his life in Elmwood and Newington and was employed by the Asbestos Workers Local 33 in Wallingford prior to retiring. Manny proudly served... Read more


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Rose (Troy) Bakaysa

Plainville, Connecticut
Service Date: April 22, 2015

Rose A. (Troy) Bakaysa, 92, of Plainville, entered into eternal peace at home surrounded by loved ones on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Rose was the devoted wife of the late John Bakaysa to whom she was married for 37 years. Born in New Britain on May 24, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Alfonso and Filomina (Montanile) Troy. Rose was a resident of Plainville for over 60 years and was employed at Johnson & Johnson Critikon for over 20 years... Read more


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James E. Giansanti

December 9, 1938 – April 14, 2015
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 18, 2015

On Tuesday, April 14, 2015, James E. Giansanti, Sr., 76, passed into eternal life at his home. Born in Hartford on December 9, 1938, he was the son of the late Humbert & Helen (Kwiatkowski) Giansanti. He was employed with the MDC, giving 33 years of dedicated service, and retired as an inspector. His strong sense of community was apparent with his involvement with the Newington Volunteer Department for 35 years, having served also in the... Read more


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Hanna Grazyna (Wieckowska) Malinka

August 1, 1956 – April 14, 2015
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: April 20, 2015

Hanna Grazyna (Wieckowska) Malinka, 58, of New Britain, passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Poland on August 1, 1956 to Zdzislaw and Halina (Barsaba) Wieckowski, she was a long- time resident of Southington before moving to New Britain. Hanna was a wonderful mother and grandmother. She enjoyed cooking, gardening and taking care of animals. She is survived by her loving daughters Agnieszka Malinka,... Read more


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Stella "Stasia" Lacic

Vernon, Connecticut
Service Date: April 18, 2015

Stella "Stasia" (Zadrozny) Lacic, 69, of Vernon, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 13, 2015. She was the beloved wife on Jozef J. Lacic for 43 years. Born in Poland, daughter of the late Stanislaw and Jozefa (Deptula) Zadrozny, she came to the U.S. in 1965 and was a longtime Hartford resident before moving to Vernon in 2008. Stella was a member of SS. Cyril and Methodius Church in Hartford and retired from Okay Industries to take care... Read more


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Margery J. Laposky

New Britain
Service Date: April 15, 2015

Margery (Schrafft) Laposky, 81, widow of the late Leo Laposky, Sr. died on Thursday, April 9, 2015 surrounded by her family in the comfort of her home. She is survived by her loving companion of 46 years, Rodney Harvey; her daughter, Susan Rebstad; her sons Michael and Steven Laposky; her daughter-in-law, Jane Laposky; eleven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, Margery was predeceased by her three sons John Leo... Read more


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James G. Pepin

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 15, 2015

James G. Pepin, 66, of Newington, loving husband and father passed away on Thursday April 9, 2015. James was born on December 20, 1948 and was the son of the late Roland and Gertrude (Currier) Pepin. He grew up in East Hartford and moved to Newington where he raised his family. Prior to retirement James was a registered nurse specializing in industrial and long term care for over 30 years. He enjoyed making puns, gardening, home improvement and... Read more


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Florence M. Zawalich

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: April 14, 2015

Florence M. (Solowianiuk) Zawalich, 96, of New Britain, the loving wife of the late John Zawalich, passed away on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at Monsignor Bojnowski Manor in New Britain. Born in New Britain, daughter of the late Jan and Mary Solowianiuk, she moved to Poland where she lived for several years before returning to New Britain to start her family. Florence lost her husband at age 42 and was faced with the task of raising her children on... Read more


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Brian Joseph Dagenais

Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: April 11, 2015

Brian Joseph Dagenais, 64, of Hartford, departed this world on Monday, April 6, 2015, at the Hospital of Central Connecticut after a courageous fight with a chronic illness. Brian was born on February 28, 1951 and lived in various areas around Connecticut including Hartford, New Britain, Vernon, Andover, Groton, Norwich and East Hartford. He was the son of the late Marie (Guertin) Dagenais and Joseph Dagenais of Hartford. After Brian graduated... Read more


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Helene M. Hayes

Farmington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 10, 2015

Helene Malinowski Hayes, 93 passed away peacefully, on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015 at her home at Middlewoods of Farmington, Connecticut.She was the loving and devoted wife of the late Francis E. (Frank) Hayes, Sr. They shared 57 wonderful years of marriage. Born April 1, 1922 in Hartford, Connecticut, she was the daughter of Stanley and Honorata (Cackowski) Malinowski. She attended St. Cyril and Methodius grammar school and proudly graduated... Read more


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Jean Wizorek

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: April 9, 2015

On Sunday, April 5, 2015, Jean Wizorek, 84, passed into eternal life at Autumn Lake Healthcare in New Britain. Born in Middletown, on September 5, 1930, she was the daughter of the late George & Helen (Orloski) Pucinski. She lived most of her life in New Britain where she was a communicant of Holy Cross Church. Prior to retirement, she was employed with the Hospital for Special Care, giving 35 years of dedicated service. In her retirement... Read more


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Nicolas H. Giuliano

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

On Saturday, April 4, 2015, Nicolas Giuliano, 76, passed on into eternal life with his children at his side. Born in Buenos Aires on January 3, 1939, he was the son of the late Giuseppe & Venera Giuliano. He was a longtime Newington resident and the former owner of the House of Charm Salon and a self employed bail bondsman. Additionally, he was a member of the Argentine Club, having served in the capacity of President. He is survived by his... Read more


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Paul Ihnat

New Britian, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

On Saturday, April 4, 2015, Paul Ihnat, 96, passed away at the Jerome Home in New Britain. Born in New Britain on December 17, 1918, he was the son of the late George & Irene Ihnat, and was a lifelong resident. He was a veteran of WWII, serving in US Air Corps where he received an American Theater Campaign Ribbon. He served our city with the New Britain Police Department for 25 years, retiring in 1971, and had then worked as a security guard... Read more


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Bronislawa Kozlowski

Wethersfield
Service Date: April 9, 2015

Bronislawa Kozlowski of Wethersfield, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away at home in her daughter's arms on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Bronia was born in Poland. She was the daughter of the late Aleksander and Helena Tutas. Bronia, and her family were exiled to labor camps in Siberia (via Persia, and Uzbekistan) under the Russian occupation during World War II. She immigrated to Africa where she met Tadeusz Kozlowski.... Read more


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Robert M. Lincoln

Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: May 4, 2015

Hartford resident Robert Matthew Lincoln passed away at the age of 78 with his eldest son Mark Zen by his side on Apr. 4, 2015, after a long illness. He was preceded in death in 2013 by his beloved wife of 23 years, Joan Gervais. Bob & Joan traveled extensively together & shared nearly 2 decades of service supporting Mended Hearts, Inc. He served honorably in the U.S. Marines during the Korean War. Bob was proud to be a Life member of the... Read more


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Salvatrice deHaas

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 7, 2015

Salvatrice "Sally" deHaas, 50, of Newington died on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain. She was the beloved wife of Roger deHaas for 29 years. Born in Italy, daughter of Gerardo and Grace (Voli) Cillo of Newington, she lived in Newington most of her life and was a member of St. Mary's Church. Sally was formerly employed by Manchester Tobacco Co. Sally will always be remembered as the kindest, most... Read more


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Nancy Wight

May 30, 1922 – April 2, 2015
Farmington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Nancy (Robertson) Wight, 92, of Farmington died peacefully on Thursday, April 2, 2015. Born in Winchester, MA daughter of the late John L. Robertson Jr. and Olive (Pendelton) Robertson. Nancy received her education from Rogers Hall in Lowell, MA, Bradford College and the Longy School of Music. She was a starring member of the Paint and Powder Club in Lowell and starred in three shows, especially for the war bond drives during World War II. ... Read more


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Henry Alexander Cook

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 9, 2015

Henry Alexander Cook, Jr., of Newington, Connecticut, died peacefully in his home on Tuesday. He was the son of Henry Cook, Sr. and Muriel (Fenner) Wilks. Born in Hartford, Henry grew up in Newington. From an early age he displayed an entrepreneurial spirit by making birdhouses and selling them throughout the neighborhood. Whatever he could make, he would try and sell. As he grew into a young adult, he exemplified the 1950s era and fell in love... Read more


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Maria Karp

New Britain
Service Date: April 8, 2015

Maria (Terlecki) Krenich-Karp, 86, of New Britain, died peacefully on Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Born in Poland to the late Michal and Maria Terlecki, she emigrated to the United States in 1973 and settled in New Britain with her family. Maria is survived by her husband Witold Karp, her son Stan Krenich and his wife, Danuta of Farmington, her daughter Danuta Lieberkowski and her husband Janusz of CA; grandchildren Kamilia Bracci, Joanna Krenich,... Read more


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Edward J. Myska

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: April 7, 2015

Edward J. Myska, 89, of New Britain, beloved husband of Jean (Dudzik) Myska, passed away on Monday, March 30, 2015. Born in New Britain on May 31, 1925, he was the son of the late Joseph and Katherine (Tczynski) Myska. Ed has been a lifetime member of Holy Cross Church. He graduated from New Britain High, Class of 1942. He enlisted in the U. S. Navy in 1943, and was honorably discharged in 1946. He served on the U.S.S. Mountrail, receiving five... Read more


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Andrzej Maselek

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 1, 2015

Andrzej Maselek, 91, of Newington, passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2015. He was born in Poland and was the son of the late Michal and Agata (Leniart) Maselek. He was the beloved husband of the late Weronika (Woznica) Maselek who passed away on January 8, 2015. He and his family lived in the Hartford/Newington area for the last 35 years. Andrzej proudly served as a Lieutenant in the Polish Army during World War II. He leaves behind seven... Read more


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Susan Ann Hahn

Meriden, Connecticut
Service Date: private service

During the dusk of March, 27, 2015, 38 year-old Susan Ann Hahn, a rare and radiant maiden was lost to us. Wherever our hearts are so shall she be. Susan resided in Meriden and Washington, D.C. Burritt Hill Funeral Home, 332 Burritt St., New Britain, is serving her family. To share a memory or condolence, please visit us at www.burritthill.com. Read more


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Robert E. Kober

Plainville, Connecticut
Service Date: private service

Robert Kober died unexpectedly on March 27. Bob was born on March 19, 1955 in Hartford and raised in West Hartford. He is survived by his siblings, Richard E. Kober and his wife Renee of Torrington, Shirlee-Ann Kober of Farmington, his niece Robin Thornton and her husband, Charles of Avon, two grand nieces Jennie Bryant and Elena Thornton, and his good friend Bill Okon. He was predeceased by his parents, Richard and Shirley Kober of West... Read more


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Palmina "Lee" Rudnick

Southington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 30, 2015

Palmina "Lee" (Serafini) Rudnick, 95, of Southington, formerly of Farmington, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, March 27, 2015. She was the beloved wife of the late Alphonse Rudnick. Lee was talented in floral arranging and loved crafts, knitting, sewing and cooking. A loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt, she leaves her son Dr. Derrol Rudnick and his wife, Linda of Southington and her daughter Arlene... Read more


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Arthur L. Hollings, Jr.

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 30, 2015

Arthur L. Hollings, Jr., 95, of Newington, passed away peacefully at Avery Heights, Hartford, on March 26, 2015. Born on March 21, 1920 in Hartford, Arthur moved to Newington in 1925 and lived there most of his life. He was a graduate of New Britain High School and Morse School of Business, and served in the U. S. Army during World War II for over three and a half years. Arthur was employed by the Goodwin Family for many years as their Office... Read more


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Dorothy Mary Blazek

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 28, 2015

Dorothy M. Blazek, 87, longtime resident of Newington for 73 years, died peacefully, on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Born in New Britain to the late Stephen A. and Helen (Howard) Blazek she attended local schools. Dorothy was formerly employed by Mass Mutual and other insurance companies in the area. In her leisure time, she enjoyed watching sports, especially baseball and was an enthusiastic Red Sox fan. She also loved to play BINGO and... Read more


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Nicole Lisa Kummer

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 2, 2015

Nicole Lisa Kummer, 28, of Newington, passed away unexpectedly. She was born in Hartford and grew up in Newington and graduated from Newington High School. She acquired her CNA certificate and worked in various nursing homes in the area. She had a love for animals, especially her cat Gretal. She enjoyed horseback riding and music. She will forever be remembered for her smile and friendliness. She leaves behind her parents, Lisa (Nowakowski)... Read more


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Frank V. Schiralli

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 7, 2015

On Wednesday, March 25, 2015, Frank V. Schiralli, 63, passed on into eternal life with his family by his side. Born in Brooklyn, NY on April 16, 1951, he was the son of the late Martin & Stephanie (Rubino) Schiralli. He had lived most of his life in Brooklyn before settling to Newington 14 years ago, where he was a communicant of Church of the Holy Spirit. After serving in the US Navy, Frank was employed in the IT field for over 20 years. ... Read more


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Stanley F. Montgomery

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: private service

Stanley F. Montgomery, 98, of Newington, died on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. He was the beloved husband of the late Margaret (Norbury) Montgomery. Born in Somers, he was the son of the late James and Marion (Gilchrist) Montgomery. He grew up in Hartford, graduated from Hall High School and Trinity College in 1938 with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering. After college, Stanley enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps and proudly served his... Read more


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Stanley F. Montgomery

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: private service

Stanley F. Montgomery, 98, of Newington, died on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. He was the beloved husband of the late Margaret (Norbury) Montgomery. Born in Somers, he was the son of the late James and Marion (Gilchrist) Montgomery. He grew up in Hartford, graduated from Hall High School and Trinity College in 1938 with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering. After college, Stanley enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps and proudly served his... Read more


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Dominic J. Cantafi

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 27, 2015

On Monday, March 23, 2015, Dominic J. Cantafi passed away at the Salmon Brook Center in Glastonbury. Born in Hartford, he was the son of the late Donald J. and Concetta (Spera) Cantafi. He had lived in Newington many years where he was a past treasurer of the Colonial Manor Condominium Association, and a communicant of Church of the Holy Spirit. Prior to retirement, he gave 30 years of dedicated service as a computer programmer to Chandler... Read more


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Christie Marie Tracey

Rocky Hill, Connecticut
Service Date: March 28, 2015

Christie Marie Tracey, 31, of Rocky Hill, passed away on Monday, March 23, 2015. Born in Hartford, daughter of Susan Tracey and her fiancé Harold Sawyer of York, PA and Raymond Dugan of New Britain, she graduated from Newington High School in 2003 and was a Rocky Hill resident for the past nine years. She graduated from Porter and Chester Institute with her certificate in Phlebotomy. While she was growing up, Christie enjoyed going camping... Read more


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Gertrude M. Phenix

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 26, 2015

Mrs. Gertrude (Smith) Phenix, R.N., died on Sunday, March 22, 2015, at the age of 95. She was the loving wife of the late Albert F. Phenix. Born in Moosup, CT on October 3, 1919, she was the daughter of Joseph P. and Eva H. Smith. She graduated from Plainfield High School in 1936 and St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing in 1941. Gertrude was a parishioner of St. Mary's Church, a member of its Ladies' Guild and active in the Newington Senior... Read more


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Angeline Bouchard

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: March 26, 2015

Angeline (Belanger) Bouchard, 100, of New Britain, died peacefully on Friday, March 20, 2015 with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Adam Bouchard. Born in Caribou, ME, she lived in the New Britain area since 1950. She was employed by Fafnir Bearing for 30 years. Angeline was one of the founding parishioners of St. Jerome Church and a member of its Legion of Mary. She selflessly volunteered her time as a companion to... Read more


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Nancy (Sprague) Broman

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 24, 2015

Nancy (Sprague) Broman, 82, of Newington, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 20, 2015 at her home. Born in Bridgeport, daughter of the late Herbert and Elizabeth (Jones) Sprague, she was a Newington resident for over 53 years and a member of St. Mary's Church and their Women's Club. Nancy attended the University of Miami and retired from UConn Health Center's Human Resource Dept. in 1992 after 20 years of employment. She had also worked... Read more


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Alexander Pasechnick

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 23, 2015

Alexander Pasechnick, 87, of Newington, passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at Hartford Hospital. He was the beloved husband of the late Anne (Soroka) Pasechnick. Born in Hartford, he was a longtime resident of Newington. He honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. Alexander is survived by his son Stephen Pasechnick of Belmont, MA and his sister Alice Harrington of Orlando, FL. Relatives and friends are... Read more


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Helena Gorski Bojko

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 17, 2015

Helen (Gorski) Bojko went to be with our Lord on March 12, 2015. She was 91 ½ years old. Born in Lvov, Poland, to Peter and Zofia Gorski. She was predeceased by her husband of 62 years Emil. Left alone after escaping from a train heading for Siberia, she saw most of her family perish during WWII. Despite all odds being against her and the horrors of war around her, through courage and determination she persevered. She reunited with her... Read more


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Alicja Kepa

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: March 19, 2015

Alicja Kepa, 61 of New Britain, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Thursday, March 12, 2015. She was the beloved wife of the late Grzegorz Kepa. Born in Poland, daughter of the late Edward and Krystyna (Koszynska) Andruczyk, she had resided in New Britain for many years and was a member of Sacred Heart Church. Alicja had also been in the employ of Parker Hannifin for the past 20 years. A loving and devoted mother, she leaves... Read more


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Concettina Gazzara

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 17, 2015

Concettina (Misseri) Gazzara, 92, of Newington, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of the late Sebastian Gazzara. Born in Hartford, daughter of the late Paul and Concettina (Gallo) Misseri, she was raised in Sicily, before bringing all of her siblings back to the U.S. with her at age 17. Concettina was dedicated to her family and raised her four siblings as if... Read more


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Sheila Bentz Marzi

January 29, 1940 – March 11, 2015
Kensington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 17, 2015

Sheila (Bentz) Marzi, 75, dedicated wife, loving mother, grandmother and friend, of Kensington, was carried by angels on March 11, 2015, after a brief illness. She married the love of her life, James Edward Marzi, on October 11, 1958 in Manchester. Sheila was a wonderful example of love, faith and charity. Born on January 29, 1940 in Hartford, to the late Catherine (Hyland) Bentz and William Bentz, she resided in Newington for many years before... Read more


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Henry J. Malina

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: March 13, 2015

On Tuesday, March 10, 2015, Henry J. Malina, 84, passed on into eternal life at the Mapleview Manor in Rocky Hill. Born in New Britain, CT on June 24, 1930, he was the son of the late Peter and Anna (Olesick) Malina. He was a 1948 graduate of New Britain HS and served our country in the US Army. Prior to retirement, he had worked for Emhart for 37 years. He is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Dorothy (Parker) Malina, two sons,... Read more


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Teresa D. Bobak

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 14, 2015

Teresa A. "Terry" DeMonte Bobak, 89, of Newington, formerly of Rocky Hill and Hartford, went to her Heavenly home Monday (March 9, 2015) at Hartford Hospital with her family and friends at her side. She was the beloved wife of Edwin A. Bobak for over 60 years. Terry was born in Hartford December 5, 1925 to the late James B. and Rose (Lanzo) DeMonte, Italian immigrants. She graduated from Bulkeley High School, class of 1942. Although she was... Read more


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Phyllis Jane Berglund

March 29, 1920 – March 8, 2015
No. Kingstown, Rhode Island
Service Date: March 13, 2015

Phyllis (Schmidt) Berglund, 94, of No. Kingstown, Rhode Island, and formerly a forty two year resident of Newington, died Sunday morning March 8, 2015. Born on March 29, 1920 in Canton and raised in the Collinsville section, Phyllis was the daughter of the late Frank and Jeannette (Johnson) Schmidt. She attended Hillyer Junior College in Hartford, earning an Associate of Science Degree in Business Administration in June of 1941. Phyllis proudly... Read more


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Bruce J. Gelazin, Sr.

October 23, 1953 – March 8, 2015
Southington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Bruce Joseph Gelazin, Sr., 61, of Southington passed away peacefully on March 8, 2015 after a long term illness. Bruce was predeceased by his father, Joseph J. Gelazin, mother, Purina "Pearl" (Piclardi) Dobek and stepfather, Edward "Lindy" Dobek. Bruce served his country in the Unites States Air Force. He was stationed at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona until 1974. He is survived by his sister, Carol A. Sinicrope of West Hartford and her daughter... Read more


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Julio dos Santos Balula

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 14, 2015

Julio dos Santos Balula, 80, of Newington, died unexpectedly on Saturday, March 7, 2015. He was born in Viseu, Portugal and there became a recording artist playing piano, accordion, guitar and singing. Julio emigrated to the United States in 1977 and worked as an independent contractor. He enjoyed animals, nature, cooking and gardening. But most of all, he loved spending time with his grandchildren Brooke and Logan Hendon. Julio is survived by... Read more


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Robert A Brown

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 14, 2015

On Saturday, March 7, 2015, Robert A. Brown, of Newington, CT passed away at the age of 69. Born in Adams, MA on January 22, 1946. Robert was predeceased by his parents Archie & Hazel (O'Dell) Brown, brothers Edwin & William Brown and sisters Marie Volff, Mae Robert, Violet Brown, and Dorothy Clairmont. He leaves behind his husband, partner, and friend Raymond Turgeon. He also leaves behind nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and... Read more


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Gerard A. Poulin

July 14, 1929 – March 7, 2015
Berlin, Connecticut
Service Date: March 12, 2015

Gerard A. Poulin, 85, of Berlin and formerly a longtime resident of Newington, passed away on Saturday, March 07, 2015 at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford. Born on July 14, 1929, in Hartford, Jerry was the son of the late Alfred and Rose-Aimee (Vachon) Poulin and the beloved husband of Jeannine (Tardiff) Poulin. Jerry was employed as a foreman for Emhart and Black and Decker. He served as a member of the Army National Guard for seven years.... Read more


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Eugene A. Kowalczyk

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: March 10, 2015

Eugene A. Kowalczyk, 93, of New Britain, departed this life on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 9:15 a.m. after a very short onset of cancer. The short duration of his illness and the lack of pain, is the wish of all of us at the time of passing. He was the beloved husband of the late Helen Kowalczyk who passed away in January 2014. Gene was a lifelong resident of New Britain and a parishioner of Sacred Heart Church. He was the owner of the Welcome... Read more


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Marjorie Sasiela

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 12, 2015

Marjorie "Marjie" (Toohey) Sasiela, 75, of Newington, passed away on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 in the comfort of her home with her loving son, Richard, by her side. She succumbed to a long battle with cancer. Born in Buffalo, NY, she moved to CT in 1959 and was a parishioner of St. Mary Church, Newington. Marjie retired from the Pro Health Physicians Finance Dept. and kept active with various clubs and organizations including: the Hartford Track... Read more


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Salvatore Bottaro

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 9, 2015

On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, Salvatore Bottaro, 93, passed on into eternal life at home with his loving family by his side. Born in Hartford on July 26, 1921, he was the son of the late Paul and Rosaria (Agnello) Bottaro, and was a lifelong area resident. Prior to his 1986 retirement, he was employed many years with Pratt & Whitney as an electrical engineer. In his free time, Salvatore loved being with his family. He was a lifetime member of... Read more


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Eleanor T. Majewski

Woonsocket, Rhode Island
Service Date: March 9, 2015

Eleanor T. (Mazol) Majewski, 90, of Woonsocket, RI, formerly of New Britain, passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2015. She was the beloved wife of the late Theodore Majewski. Born in New Britain, daughter of the late Michael and Sophie (Rzepnicki) Mazol, she was a lifelong resident and a member of Sacred Heart Church before moving to Woonsocket, RI, five years ago. Eleanor was an avid reader of mystery novels and enjoyed spending time with her... Read more


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Edward F. Wlodarski

February 9, 1926 – March 3, 2015
Enola, Pennsylvania
Service Date: March 10, 2015

Edward F. Wlodarski, 89, of Enola, PA, died on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. He was the loving husband of Irene (Yelenak) Wlodarski for 62 years before her passing in 2012. Born in Farmington, son of the late Isydore and Bertha (Krul) Wlodarski, he was a longtime New Britain resident before moving to Pennsylvania. A graduate of Farmington High School, Ed was a member of St. Maurice Church, New Britain and worked at Stanley Works as a tool maker and... Read more


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Piotr Piwowarski

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: March 6, 2015

Piotr Piwowarski, 82, of New Britain, died on Monday, March 2, 2015. He was born in Krakow, Poland and emigrated to the U.S. where he worked for Colt Manufacturing as a machine operator prior to his retirement. He is survived by his sons: Zdzislaw Piwowarski and his wife, Barbara of Farmington and Jacek Piwowarski and his wife, Teresa of Newington. He also leaves several grandchildren and a brother, Stanislaw Piwowarski in Poland. There are no... Read more


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Barry T. Skipp

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 6, 2015

Barry Thomas Skipp, Sr., the beloved husband and best friend of thirty seven years of Susan Casey Skipp died suddenly on March 2, 2015 at Hartford Hospital. Barry was born in New Haven, CT on February 13, 1951 son of the late Bartholomew J. Skipp and Mary Shanley Skipp. Barry grew up in New Haven, CT moving to Newington thirty five years ago where he and his wife Susan raised four amazing and loving children: Barry Thomas Skipp, Jr. of Manhattan... Read more


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Otto "Junior" Vaughan, Jr.

Plainville, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Otto B. Vaughan, Jr. 84, of Newington and Plainville, passed away Monday, March 2, 2015 at home. Born in Belfast, Maine, to the late Otto and Katherine (Watt) Vaughan, Sr., Otto enjoyed reading, fishing and was a huge Red Sox fan. He proudly served our country in the United States Army. Before his retirement he worked as a machinist at Pratt and Whitney. Otto leaves behind his longtime companion Gloria J. Dennis of Newington, his brother... Read more


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Laura Tyburski

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: March 7, 2015

Laura (Bojnowski) Tyburski, 97, of New Britain, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 27, 2015. She was the beloved wife of the late Frank Tyburski. Born in New Britain, daughter of the late Leon and Frances (Komarowski) and niece to the late Monsignor Lucian Bojnowski, she was a lifelong resident and an active member of Holy Cross Church and its Ladies Guild. Laura retired from the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company after many years of... Read more


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John W. Visnauskas

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 7, 2015

John W. Visnauskas MD, formerly of New Britain, then Newington passed away peacefully on February 26, 2015 at the age of 87. He was born September 12, 1927, in New Britain, youngest son of Paul and Michalena (Julia) Visnauskas. A graduate of New Britain High School, Catholic University, and medical school at University College, Galway. He interned at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford and did his residency in Surgery at the University of... Read more


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Claire Lear Brown

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 28, 2015

Claire Lear Brown, adored wife of the late Richard Y. Brown, passed away on February 25, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. Born in New Haven, CT in 1925, the daughter of the late Jeanette (Seicol) Lear and Herman K. Lear, Claire was married to Richard, the love of her life, for 60 years. Claire was a 1944 graduate of Weaver High School and she was "born to sing". Claire was a raven-haired, blue-eyed beauty, whose love of music and its... Read more


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Stanley Gorski

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 1, 2015

Stanley Gorski, 90, of Newington, CT, beloved husband of Zofia (Sikorski) Gorski, and devoted father and grandfather, died on Wednesday, February 25, 2015. He was born in Poland to the late Jerzy and Maria (Ziembowska) and proudly served in the European Theatre with the Polish Army during World War II. Following his military service, he lived in England until he emigrated to New Britain with his wife and family in 1957. Stanley was a hard... Read more


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Mary Street

Lakeland, Florida
Service Date: March 11, 2015

Mary Street, 87, of Lakeland, Florida, beloved sister of John Giachello, died after a short illness on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. She was born in Hartford on June 20, 1927. She worked for the State of Connecticut, Tax Department for many years and for ADP. After retirement she moved to Florida. Mary is survived by her daughter Deborah D'Angelo of Berlin, Connecticut. Two granddaughters: Dena Tabaczynski and her husband Frank, Carla Allen... Read more


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Jack E. Taylor

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 7, 2015

Jack E. Taylor, 93, of Newington, formerly of Grafton, VT, and Bradenton, FL, died peacefully on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, after a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of Marie (Gilman) Taylor for the past 39 years. Born in Cody, Nebraska, of homesteader parents, he grew up ranching in the Black Hills of SD moving east to New England in 1939. He attended Northeastern University in Boston prior to enlisting in the U.S. Army Air Corps.... Read more


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Ida M. Puza

Rocky Hill, Connecticut
Service Date: February 26, 2015

Ida M. (Lewandowski) Puza, 92, of Rocky Hill, widow of the late Bernard W. Puza, died on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. She was an Administrative Assistant at CCSU for 36 years. She was a parishioner of The Church of the Holy Spirit, active with the Newington Senior Center and an AARP Board Member. Ida is survived by her children: Douglas Puza and his wife, Kathryn and Pamela Puza and her husband, Ralph Pizzoferrato; grandchildren Derek and Dallas... Read more


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Victor Martin

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 28, 2015

Victor Martin, 83, of Newington, passed away on February 23, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Eleanor M. (McNamara) Martin for 57 years. Born and raised in Stockholm, ME, son of the late Victor Martin Sr. and Sadie (Chamberlain) Martin, he was a Newington resident since 1962. Victor served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was the owner and operator of Vic's Welding until his retirement in 1991 and was an... Read more


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Robert W. Myslak

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 27, 2015

Robert W. Myslak, 61, of Newington, passed away on Sunday, February 22, 2015 at St. Francis Hospital. Born on October 2, 1953, he was raised in New Britain, the son of the late Henry and Constance (Pestritto) Myslak, and lived most of his life in Newington. His passion for cooking led him to attend and graduate culinary college and pursue his dream as a professional chef where he worked many years at the Manchester Memorial Hospital. In his... Read more


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Nunzio Galatro

March 25, 1924 – February 21, 2015
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 24, 2015

Nunzio Galatro, 90, of Newington, died peacefully on Saturday, February 21, 2015. Born in Hartford, on March 25, 1924, to the late John Galatro and Frances (DiBella) Galatro, he was a Hartford resident for 60 years before moving to Newington. He was a proud U. S. Navy Veteran of World War II. Nunzio owned and operated Colchester Auto Parts and loved his junkyard dogs. He leaves his sister Mary Donahue and her husband David, from Newington; and... Read more


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Maria Bialkowski

West Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: February 24, 2015

Maria (Hajduk) Bialkowski, 96, of West Hartford, formerly of Hartford passed away on Thursday, February, 19, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Stefan Bialkowski. Maria was born in Poland, daughter of the late Antoni and Rosalia (Harcula) Hajduk; she resided in Hartford for many years before moving to West Hartford. She was a member of S.S. Cyril and Methodius Church, Hartford. Maria was employed by... Read more


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Andrew Petruska

Bristol, Connecticut
Service Date: February 21, 2015

On Tuesday, February 17, 2015, Andrew Petruska, 85, passed on to eternal life at The Pines of Bristol. Born in Mahanoy City, PA on September 20, 1929, he was the son of the late Andrew and Mary (Ciparik) Petruska. Mr. Petruska was a graduate of Saint Procopius College in Illinois, and received his masters degree from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA. Prior to retirement, he was a dedicated teacher of Latin and English in the New Britain... Read more


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Teresa Tranczewski

Southington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 19, 2015

Teresa (Milewski) Tranczewski, 78, of Southington, died on Monday, February 16, 2015 surrounded by her loving family after a long battle with illness. Teresa was born in Poland and pioneered to this country 31 years ago. She was an avid gardener, member of Sacred Heart Church and a proud matriarch of her family. After her retirement from Pratt and Whitney, she enjoyed most of her time passionately helping to raise her grandchildren. Teresa... Read more


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Eugene J. "Gene" Sobolewski

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: February 20, 2015

Eugene John Sobolewski, 95, of New Britain, died on Sunday, February 15, 2015. He was the beloved husband of the late Florence J. (Maciag) Sobolewski. He was born in Turners Falls, MA to the late Joseph and Appolonia (Mikos) Sobolewski and graduated from Turners Falls High School. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corp. as an Aviation Mechanic. His rank was Technical Sergeant when Honorably Discharged in 1946. Gene was the former... Read more


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Czeslaw S. Weber

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: February 18, 2015

Czeslaw Weber, 74, of New Britain, beloved husband of Jozefa (Domejczyk) Weber, died on Saturday, February 14, 2015. He was employed as a machinist at Atlantic Tool/Excello Corp and then by Colt Firearms. He was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Church, and was a devoted husband, father and grandfather who cherished time spent with family. He was an avid reader of world history and enjoyed fishing and swimming. In addition to Jozefa, his wife of 57... Read more


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Jane Frances Daly

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 21, 2015

Jane Frances (Beisgen) Radcliffe Daly of Newington, CT passed away peacefully on Thursday February 12, 2015, just twelve days shy of her 102nd birthday. She was born on February 24, 1913, in New Rochelle, NY. She graduated from New Rochelle High School and in 1937 she married Richard W. Radcliffe of Mamaroneck, NY. They moved to Connecticut where they raised their family. Jane (Aunt Fran) worked mother's hours at The G. Fox and Company candy... Read more


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Richard A. Barbeau

April 6, 1930 – February 11, 2015
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 15, 2015

Richard A. Barbeau, 84, of Newington, beloved husband of 58 years to Lucille (Zalewski) died surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, February 11, 2015. He was born in Hartford and lived in East Hartford before moving to Newington over 58 years ago. Richard served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He was a member and Deacon of the Church of Christ, Congregational of Newington, and served on its Board of Collections. He was a... Read more


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Florence Elaine Jackson

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 17, 2015

Florence Elaine (Evens) Jackson, 88, beloved wife of the late John E. Jackson, passed away on her birthday, Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at Newington Health Care Center. Born on February 11, 1927 in Hartford, daughter of the late Walter and Florence (Kelly) Evens, she was a resident of Newington for the past 58 years. She was a graduate of Weaver High School class of 1945 and was employed as a secretary for various local companies including... Read more


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Anne T. Ropiak

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 14, 2015

Anne Theresa Ropiak, 97, widow of Wenceslas Ropiak, formerly of New Britain died peacefully at Jefferson House, Newington on February 10,2015. Born July 8, 1917 to Matthew and Marianne Bak. Anne leaves her children, Robert and Bonnie Ropiak, Patricia Smatt of Newington, and Janice and Gary Bowers of Meriden. Her grandchildren Kristen (Smatt) and Adam Mucinskas of Portland, CT and Sean and Monika Gunning of Meriden, CT; her three beloved great... Read more


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Dennis "Denny" Muckor

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 21, 2015

Dennis "Denny" Muckor, 68 of Newington, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, February 8, 2015 at his home. Born in Middletown, he was the son of Mary Muckor of Kensington and the late Frank J. Muckor. He honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy during Vietnam and retired from the DMV after many years of employment. Denny was a member of the New England Moto Guzzi Club and participated in many of their events including their camping trips,... Read more


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Geraldine Bafundo

Katy, Texas
Service Date: February 14, 2015

Geraldine Frances (Ferrara) Bafundo (80) joined our loving father in heaven on Saturday, February 7th peacefully surrounded by her family. She was predeceased by her sister Gabriella Ferrara (age 10) and her parents Frank and Mary (Pagano) Ferrara of Torrington, where she was born and raised. She is survived by her husband of 58 years Anthony Joseph Bafundo, recently of Katy, TX; her son Steven of Newington, CT and daughter-in-law Nancy of... Read more


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Maria Aguiar

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 11, 2015

Maria dos Anjos Aguiar, 74, of Newington, entered eternal life at home surrounded by her family and friends on Friday, February 6, 2015 after courageously battling pancreatic cancer for seven years. She was the beloved wife of the late Antonio P. Aguiar for 48 years. Born and raised in Portugal, daughter of the late Artur Rebelo, and Porfirio and Zulmira (Pacheco) Nunes, she immigrated to Hartford in 1968 and was a member of Our Lady of Fatima... Read more


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Tadeusz Zadora

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: February 7, 2015

Tadeusz Zadora, 80, of New Britain, loving husband of Stefania (Weglowska), passed away on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at Monsignor Bojnowski Manor. Born in Poland, he was the son of the late Jozef and Anna (Bak) Zadora. Tadeusz retired as a machinist from Macristy Industries in New Britain and previously worked for Boswell in Southington. He has lived in New Britain since 1972 and was a member of Sacred Heart Church. He will be dearly... Read more


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Myra Cohen

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 6, 2015

Myra Cohen, 90, of Newington, died peacefully, Tuesday February 3, 2015 with her beloved husband, of 60 years, Al Cohen, by her side. Born in New York City on June 6, 1924, she was the daughter of Hannah and Morris Smerkins. Myra and her late sister Estelle Subgrunski of Illinois were raised by their widowed working mother. She graduated at age 16 from James Monroe High School, Bronx N.Y., immediately going into secretarial work to help support... Read more


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Ellen E. Palmer

June 12, 1945 – February 3, 2015
Manchester, Connecticut
Service Date: services pending

Ellen E. Palmer, 69, of Manchester, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 with her family at her side. Born on June 12, 1945 in Hartford, Ellen was the daughter of the late Walter and Lois (Rosce) Gilman and the wife of Matthew J. Palmer whom she married in 1968. Ellen was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. She was devoted and committed to her family and her husband, becoming his main caretaker after he suffered a... Read more


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Joanna J. Swietek

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 7, 2015

Joanna Swietek, 86, of Newington, passed away on Tuesday, February 3, 2015, at Hartford Hospital. Born to the late Antoni and Karolina (Boduch) Sobota, she was the beloved wife of the late Maciej Swietek for 44 years. Born in Poland, she lived in Newingon for the last 49 years. Joanna was a member of the SS. Cyril and Methodius Church in Hartford. She was a member of the Straz Honorowa SNPJ and the Kolo Rózancowe. She is survived by her sons... Read more


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Rudolph Remigino

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 7, 2015

Rudolph "Rudy" Remigino, 87, of Newington, died on February 2, 2015 after a long illness. He was predeceased by his wife of 62 years, Olga (Lopachuk) Remigino and a daughter-in-law, Charlotte (West) Remigino. He was born on August 12, 1927, in New York City, the son of Stefano Remigino and Rosa (Stratta) Remigino, and lived in Newington since 1965. He is survived by two sons; Daniel Sr. and his two sons, Daniel Jr. and James, all of... Read more


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Lillian Reluga

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: February 5, 2015

Lillian Reluga, 86, of New Britain, died on Wednesday, January 28, 2015. She was born in New Britain to the late Mikolaj and Melania (Mazur) Reluga. She was a lifelong resident of New Britain, and was employed as an accountant by LeBrun-Sichler Ford car dealership. Lillian was a parishioner of Holy Cross Church and a member of its Ladies Guild and "knitting bee." She enjoyed painting, knitting, reading and spending time at the beach. A loving... Read more


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Gordon E. LaJoie

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 31, 2015

Gordon LaJoie, 82, of Newington, Connecticut, passed away on Monday, January 26, 2015. Born in Cyr Plantation, Maine on August 13, 1932, he was the son of the late Homer and Jeanne (Ayotte) Lajoie of Van Buren, Maine. He leaves his former wife and constant caregiver, Rachel LaJoie of Plainville, his son Gary Lajoie and wife Delinda of Walton, KY, daughter Beverly LaJoie and companion E. Wayne Dubree, Jr. of Newington, grandsons, Kyle, Keith and... Read more


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Magdelene "Maude" Morrison

July 28, 1925 – January 25, 2015
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 7, 2015

Magdalene "Maude" Morrison, 89, passed away on January 25, 2015. She was the wife of the late Harry Morrison. Maude was born in the Langside District of Glasgow, Scotland to the late Thomas and Isabelle (McInnes) Barrie. Feeling a strong desire to help her country, Maude went to London during WWII to work as a telephone operator for the military & a Red Cross medic. In 1957, she moved to the United States with her husband and daughter Barbara.... Read more


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