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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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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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Mary (Matera) DiMinno

July 4, 1928 – January 23, 2015
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 29, 2015

Mary A. (Matera) DiMinno, 86, of Newington, loving wife of the late Adolph J. DiMinno, passed away on Friday, January 23, 2015 at Mapleview Manor in Rocky Hill. Born in Hartford, daughter of the late Sarino and Mary (Landolina) Matera, she grew up in Hartford and raised her family there before moving to Newington 25 years ago. Mary worked as a paraprofessional at Noah Webster School in Hartford, retiring after many years. Mary was a fun... Read more


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Kay Biskupiak

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 26, 2015

Kay Biskupiak, 87, a long-time New Britain resident and parishioner of St. Jerome Church, died peacefully on Thursday, January 22, 2015 after brief complications from Alzheimer's disease at the Hospital of Central CT in New Britain. Kay leaves her beloved husband of nearly 61 years, Theodore Biskupiak of New Britain, her daughter Mona Cappuccio and her 'favorite' son-in-law David J. Cappuccio of Newington and her only granddaughter whom she... Read more


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John Harrison

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 30, 2015

It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we announce the passing of our youngest sibling, John Harrison, after a valiant battle with cancer. Born March 31st, 1972, John grew up in New Britain and was 42 years young. For those that truly knew John, they knew that he would do anything for anyone. He had a heart of gold and a great sense of humor, always making wise cracks, funny faces and playing jokes. He loved fishing, the outdoors and... Read more


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Florence (Drezek) Samek

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 31, 2015

Florence (Drezek) Samek, RN, 94, of New Britain, passed away on Thursday, January 22, 2015. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward J. Samek Sr. Florence was a lifelong New Britain resident, a graduate of NBHS and New Britain General Hospital Nursing School. She was employed by NBGH as a maternity nurse for over 25 years and then later as a nurse in the New Britain school system. Florence was a member of the New Britain Senior Center and... Read more


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Joseph J. Salafia

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 29, 2015

Joseph J. Salafia, 90, of Newington died on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at Hartford Hospital after a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of the late Maria (Carnavalini) Salafia. Born in Southington, he lived in New Britain before moving to Newington in 1962 and was a member of St. Mary's Church, Newington. He served in the U.S. Navy during WW II. Mr. Salafia owned and operated Able Electric Motor before retiring. Survivors include... Read more


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Janet E. Rippel

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 23, 2015

Janet (Christiana) Rippel, 50, of Newington, passed away on January 17, 2015. She was born at Hartford Hospital on April 26, 1964 and was a lifelong resident of Newington. Left to mourn her passing is David, her loving husband of 18 years; her beloved son Jeremy; her mother Jean Christiana and her brother Eric Christiana, all of Newington. Janet followed in her beloved grandmother, Mildred Christiana's footsteps and graduated as a Registered... Read more


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Joseph Ciarcia

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 24, 2015

Joseph Ciarcia passed from this life surrounded by his loving family on Friday, January 16, 2015 at the age of 92. He was born in Canicattini Bagni, Sicily to Santo and Sebastiana (Mozzicato) Ciarcia. Joseph is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Gloria (Savo) Ciarcia of Newington, CT., two sons Frank Ciarcia and his wife Suzanne (Lawrence), of Berlin, CT., his son Joseph Ciarcia, Jr. and his partner George Gustafson of Tucson, AZ., and... Read more


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Kazimierz Lazicki

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 20, 2015

Kazimierz Lazicki, 84, of New Britain, died peacefully on January 16, 2015 in the comfort of his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Poland and immigrated to the U.S. with his wife, Kazimiera (Pokorska) and their family in 1992. Kazimierz was a simple, humble man who had a wonderful outgoing personality. He loved attending social events especially the Sacred Heart Church Bazaars and Dozynki Polish Harvest Festival where he... Read more


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Charles Martin Accatino

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 20, 2015

Charles Martin Accatino, 42, of Newington, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, January 15, 2015. Born in Manchester, son of Charles and Jane (Fournier) Accatino of Newington, he was a lifelong Newington resident. He enjoyed watching NASCAR, hiking and spending time outdoors. Above all things, Charles enjoyed spending time with his kids and participating in their various activities including basketball and archery. The children were the... Read more


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Richard W. Blancato

Berlin, Connecticut
Service Date: January 20, 2015

Richard W. Blancato, 70, of Berlin, passed away on January 15, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Rosemary (Kaseta) Blancato for 45 years. He was born in New Britain to the late Benjamin, Sr. and Mary (Mycka) Blancato. Richard had a passion for cars and was an extremely social person which made him perfect for the job at Papa's Dodge as a car salesman. He also worked in the family owned business Diamond Upholstery Company. Richard loved... Read more


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Alex S. Ciechanowski

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 19, 2015

Alex S. Ciechanowski, 90, of New Britain passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at his home. He was the beloved husband of the late Marilyn (Niko) Ciechanowski. Born in Brooklyn, NY, son of the late Walter and Katherine (Sobcinska) Ciechanowski, he lived in New Britain for the past 50 years and was a member of St. Jerome Church. He earned his bachelor's degree in Engineering and retired from Noble and Westbrook Manufacturing Co.... Read more


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Carolyn J. Smith

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Carolyn Jesse Smith, 96, a resident of Jefferson House, Newington, formerly of Bristol, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. Born in Chicago, IL, daughter of the late Vene C. and Louise Smith, she grew up in Waukegan, IL before moving to Connecticut. She worked as an office receptionist at the former Whitney Chain Co. for many years before retirement. Carolyn is survived by her only child, Judith Novak Brady (formerly Kerrigan)... Read more


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Emily Wosczyna

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 20, 2015

Emily Wosczyna, 91, a longtime resident of New Britain, passed away at the Hospital of Central CT on January 15, 2015 surrounded by her family. Born on April 6, 1923, in New Britain, Emily was the daughter of the late Matthew and Mary Bak and the beloved wife of 57 years to the late Stanley Wosczyna. A woman of strong faith which she instilled in her daughters, Emily was a communicant of Holy Cross Church. She was a member of the Rosary Society,... Read more


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Eugeniusz "Eugene" Beczak

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 19, 2015

Eugeniusz "Eugene" Beczak, 74, beloved husband of Maria (Puzio) Beczak for 49 years, passed away peacefully at Hartford Hospital on January 14, 2015 with his loving family by his side. He was born in Zamosc, Poland on May 13, 1940 to the late Adam and Jozefa (Przybylska) Beczak. The youngest of six children, Eugene immigrated to the U.S. in 1962 and was a long-time employee of Stanley Works in New Britain. He had a strong interest in current... Read more


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Helen (Carter) Kasacek

February 7, 1922 – January 13, 2015
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: private service

Helen M. (Carter) Kasacek, 92, of New Britain, died peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015. She was the beloved wife of the late Stanley Kasacek, Jr. Born in Middletown, daughter of the late Andrew Wallburn Carter and Nettie (Myers) Carter, she resided in Somers for most of her life, before moving to New Britain. Helen was formerly employed by Norwich Hospital as a dietician for many years. She was a member of the 4H Club and had a lifelong love... Read more


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Mary (Fuchs) VanDerlip

Marlborough, Connecticut
Service Date: January 19, 2015

Mary (Fuchs) VanDerlip, 65, of Marlborough, loving wife of Roger VanDerlip, passed away on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at Hartford Hospital. Born in Hartford, daughter of the late Frank and Florence (Lilly) Fuchs, Mary grew up in Newington and later resided in Glastonbury before settling in Marlborough. She was a graduate of Newington High School and worked as a bookkeeper for various companies before settling in to a very successful position in... Read more


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Anna Zmarlicki

South Winsor, Connecticut
Service Date: January 17, 2015

Anna (Gorski) Zmarlicki, 82, of South Windsor, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at Hartford Hospital. Anna was a Kindergarten Director in Poland and owned and operated several International Stores in Poland before coming to the United States. She had a passion for gardening and was very proud of her flowers. Anna leaves to mourn her passing, her four children, Lidia Lisowski, of South Windsor, Diane Gorski, of East Hartford,... Read more


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Alfred W. Koboski

Berlin, Connecticut
Service Date: January 17, 2015

Alfred Walter Koboski (born Rafael Chlebowski), 81, passed away peacefully at home in Berlin, CT on Saturday, January 10, 2015 surrounded by those who loved him. Al was born in New Britain, CT on July 7, 1933 to Wladyslaw and Emilia (Jeziorek) Chlebowski. He spent many happy childhood hours in Paradise Park where he played baseball endlessly, and it became his first love, playing second base for NBHS and later for the New Britain Falcons. He... Read more


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Alfred F. Golan

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 13, 2015

Alfred F. Golan, 91, of New Britain, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at the Hospital of Central CT. He was the beloved husband of the late Phyllis (Drzymalski) Golan. Born and raised in Fall River, MA, he attended local schools and was a graduate of Durfee High School. He was a New Britain resident for over 60 years and a member of the Church of the Transfiguration. Alfred honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy... Read more


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Regina Marczewski

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 12, 2015

Regina (Kazmierczak) Marczewski, 88, of New Britain, passed away on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at the Hospital of Central CT. Born in Poland, daughter of the late Michal and Kazimiera (Czuprynska) Kazmierczak, she was a New Britain resident since 1977 and a devout member of Sacred Heart Church. She was employed as a seamstress in New Britain for many years and enjoyed sewing and knitting clothes as a hobby. She loved taking care of her home... Read more


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Weronika Maselek

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 13, 2015

Weronika (Woznica) Maselek, 86, of Newington, passed away on Thursday, January 8, 2015 surrounded by her family at the Hospital of Central Connecticut. She was born in Poland and was the daughter of the late Jozef and Maria (Kruk) Woznica. She was the beloved wife of Andrzej Maselek for 65 years. She is predeceased by her daughter Helena, who passed away at a very young age. Along with her husband, Weronika leaves behind seven children; Jozef... Read more


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Barbara Manoni

December 16, 1927 – January 7, 2015
Rocky Hill, Connecticut
Service Date: January 12, 2015

Barbara Jane (Roser) Manoni, 87, of Wethersfield, entered eternal rest on January 7, 2015 with her children by her side. She was the wife of the late Lawrence R. Manoni for 59 years. Barbara was born December 16, 1927 in Bridgeport to John and Evelyn Roser. She grew up in Hartford where she and Nancy graduated from Bulkeley High School. While Barbara was living in Boston as a student at Massachusetts General she met the love of her life,... Read more


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James Whitney Frost

Sanbornton, New Hampshire
Service Date: January 10, 2015

James Whitney Frost, 84, of West Hartford and Sanbornton, NH, passed away on Tuesday, January 6, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Mary (Maki) Frost for 41 years. Born in Putnam, son of the late James W. Frost, Sr. and Florence (Towne) Frost, he was a longtime resident of Sanbornton, NH. He graduated from Eastern CT State University with a degree in Education and went on to teach in many schools around the state. He was also active in the... Read more


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Clara Malinowski Gacek

Kensington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 10, 2015

Clara Gacek, 93, of Kensington, passed away peacefully at the Hospital of Central CT on Tuesday, January 6, 2015. Born on August 7, 1921 in New Britain, Clara was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Ciepla) Malinowski, and the wife of the late Jacob T. Gacek. Prior to her retirement, Clara was employed as a bookkeeper with Connecticut National Bank. She was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church in Farmington. Clara is survived by her... Read more


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John J. Gregory

Bristol, Connecticut
Service Date: January 10, 2015

John J. (Gregorczyk) Gregory, 86, of Bristol and formerly of Plainville, passed away on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at CT Hospice in Branford. Born and raised in New Britain, John was the son of the late Jan and Janine (Zamozna) Grzegorczyk. John was a graduate of New Britain High School Class of 1947. He proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army during the Korean War. John married the late Jean (Walsh) Gregory and together... Read more


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Demetrios (Jimmy) Houndris

Stamford, Connecticut
Service Date: January 12, 2015

Demetrios (Jimmy) Houndris, 73, of Stamford, passed unexpectedly on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015. He was the beloved husband of the late Athanasia Houndris. Born and raised in Serveika, Greece, he lived in Germany for a short time before making his permanent residence in Stamford, where he was a member of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church. Jimmy was a long-time employee of Pitney-Bowes. After retirement, he ran Jimmy's Tasty Food Truck, then... Read more


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Eleanor "Lottie" Pozniak

October 29, 1917 – January 6, 2015
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 12, 2015

Eleanor "Lottie" (Kaminski) Pozniak, a nationally recognized authority in Polish art and culture, died on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, at the Jefferson House. She was born in 1917 in Hartford, graduated from Hartford High School, and attended Columbia University where she studied in the Slavic Department. Lottie retired from Hartford Hospital where she worked for many years in the business department. Her wide ranging interests in Polish art, theatre,... Read more


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Joseph "Joe Zing" Carl Zingarelli, Sr.

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: private service

Joseph "Joe Zing" Carl Zingarelli, Sr., 87, of Newington, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 5, 2015 at home. He was the beloved husband of the late Margaret "Peg" (Deady) Zingarelli. Born and raised in Hartford, he spent 20 years in FL, most recently Port St. Lucie, before moving to Newington in 2010. He honorably served his country in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II. Joseph was the owner and operator of J. Z. Electric... Read more


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Rosalie E. Brunette

October 12, 1919 – January 4, 2015
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 7, 2015

Rosalie E. Brunette, 95, formerly of New Britain and Newington passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 4, 2015. Born on October 12, 1919, Rosalie was the daughter of the late Michael and Zofia (Grzys) Starzyk. One of ten children, she was raised in New Britain, where she attended Stanley School. She treasured her years working for the Railway Express Agency in New Britain. Her greatest love and joy was raising her four children in... Read more


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Theresa T. Maciag

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 8, 2015

Theresa T. Maciag of New Britain, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015. She was a lifelong city resident, parishioner of Sacred Heart Church, graduate from Sacred Heart School and the Moody Business School. As a young woman, Terry played the fife in the St. Agnes Drum Corps and belonged to the church's St. Cecelia Choir and St. Theresa Ladies' Guild. She also volunteered her time at the annual church bazaars and helped serve at various church... Read more


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Helen Nancy Carson

April 8, 1936 – January 3, 2015
Berlin, Connecticut
Service Date: January 8, 2015

Helen "Nancy" (O'Neil) Carson, 78, departed this world peacefully on Saturday, January 3, 2015 in the comfort of her home in Berlin, surrounded by her loving family and caregivers. After graduation from Mount St. Joseph Academy in 1954, Nancy earned a degree from the Boston School of Dental Nursing in 1957. Married in 1959, Nancy moved several times but always returned to the family summer home at Grove Beach, and eventually to West Hartford... Read more


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Carl C. Lombard, Sr.

May 6, 1922 – January 3, 2015
Avon, Connecticut
Service Date: January 10, 2015

Carl C. Lombard, Sr., 92, passed away as he lived peacefully and loved at his home with his family at his side on Saturday, January 3, 2015. Carl was born in Hartford on May 6, 1922 and was a lifelong resident of Old Colony Beach, Old Lyme, CT. The last nine years of his life he lived in both Avon and Old Lyme, CT. He was always proud of his service to his country in the United States Coast Guard during WWII for which he volunteered and later in... Read more


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Josephine Doherty

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 5, 2015

Josephine M. (Alesi) Doherty, 94, of Newington, wife of the late Daniel P. Doherty, Jr., died Thursday, January 1, 2015 at home. Born in Hartford, she was the daughter of the late Alphonse Alesi and Jennie (Abruzzi) Alesi and a graduate of Bulkeley H.S. She was a career civil servant with the U.S. Dept. of Defense and federal Small Business Administration in California and Connecticut for 33 years retiring in 1990. She was a member of the... Read more


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Miroslaw E. Janicki

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 8, 2015

Miro Janicki, 53, of New Britain, died on Thursday, January 1, 2015 following a short illness. Born in Poland, he was the son of Irena (Ramotowski) Janicki and the late Antoni Janicki. He attended Sacred Heart School and went on to be a machinist. Miro had a love of muscle cars, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren. He leaves behind his daughters Jennifer Liberda, Jamie Gill and her husband Trevor; his sisters Heidi Bishop and her... Read more


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Mary M. Mitchell

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 6, 2015

Mary Frances (McCarthy) Mitchell, 93, passed away peacefully on January 1, 2015, surrounded by her family. For 57 years, she was the beloved wife of Timothy Mitchell, who died in 2008. Mary was born in Winsted on November 22, 1921, to the late Eugene and Margaret (Foster) McCarthy and was raised in Norfolk. She was a graduate of Gilbert High School, Class of 1940. After graduating from the Bay Path Institute in Springfield, MA in 1941, she... Read more


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Floyd D. Cotton

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 7, 2015

Floyd D. Cotton, Jr. 81, of Newington, died on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014. He was born in Hartford to the late Irene (Buckley) and Floyd D. Cotton, Sr. the beloved husband of the late Rachel (Hatfield, Fisch) Cotton, he was a Newington resident for 30 years. Floyd honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a proud member of the American Legion in Newington. "Mr. Cotton" as known to his students, was a welding... Read more


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Patricia Ann Sweeney

December 31, 1941 – December 30, 2014
West Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: January 5, 2015

Patricia A. (Petrella) Sweeney, 72, of West Hartford, died peacefully in the comfort of her home surrounded by her loving family, on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014. She was the beloved wife of Peter J. Sweeney for 44 wonderful years. Born and raised in Hartford, daughter of the late John Petrella, Sr. and Helen (Adinolfi) Petrella, she was a resident of West Hartford for many years where she raised her family. She retired from the Hartford Courant after... Read more


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Robert Russell Bennett

Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: December 31, 2014

Robert Russell Bennett, 68, of Hartford, passed away on Sunday, December 28, 2014. Born in Hartford, son of the late Russell and Catherine (Dunn) Bennett, he was a longtime resident of Hartford and a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge #723. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Marine Corps. He retired from Pratt and Whitney in 2008. Robert loved the outdoors and especially enjoyed boating and camping. A loving and devoted... Read more


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Robert R. Petano

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 2, 2015

Robert R. Petano, 84, of Newington, died surrounded by his family at St. Francis Hospital on Sunday afternoon December 28, 2014, and left the arms of his loving daughters on his journey to heaven. He was the beloved husband of the late Miriam "Mim" (Zmijewski) Petano. Bob was born April 23, 1930, oldest son of James T. Petano and Bertha (Brooks) Petano and was a lifelong Newington resident. In 1985 he retired from the Town of Newington as a... Read more


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