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Florence Dygus

Westbrook, Connecticut
Service Date: April 26, 2014

Florence (Kraszewski) Dygus, R.N. of Westbrook died on Tuesday, April 23, 2014 at Middlesex Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Alexander R. Dygus. Born in New Britain, daughter of the late Walter and Martha (Szembek) Kraszewski, she attended local schools and lived in New Britain most of her life, moving to Westbrook in 1976. Mrs. Dygus graduated, with honors, from St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing in 1938, as a Registered... Read more


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Helen Igielski

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 26, 2014

Helen (Grondalski) Igielski, 99, of Newington, beloved wife of 56 years of the late Walter J. Igielski, passed peacefully from this life on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. She was born in Springfield, MA on July 13, 1914 and was the daughter of the late Piotr and Wiktorya (Piecuch) Grondalski. Helen was a beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and aunt. She enjoyed sewing (was an excellent seamstress); and, loved... Read more


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Helen (Curtin) Carella

Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: April 23, 2014

Helen M. (Curtin) Carella, 89, of Hartford, died peacefully in the comfort of her home on Monday, April 21, 2014, with her loving family by her side. She enjoyed Easter Sunday surrounded by her family, after carefully planning the meal and caring for all the details. She was the beloved wife of the late Matthew J. Carella, Sr. Born in Quincy, MA, she was a lifelong Hartford resident and retired from Hartford Hospital after 28 years of employment... Read more


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Lorena (Rapisarda) Carlone

August 3, 1965 – April 21, 2014
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 25, 2014

Lorena J. (Rapisarda) Carlone, 48, of Newington, beloved daughter of Giuseppe and Rosa Rapisarda, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 21, 2014, with her family by her side. She was a loving mother to Alessandra and Nicholas Carlone, both of Newington. Born in New Britain, she graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas High School and from Central CT State University with a Bachelor Degree in Psychology. She was employed for over 25 years by the CT... Read more


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Erland Olson

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 25, 2014

Erland G. Olson, 87, of Newington, passed away on Monday, April 21, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Beverly (Hyde) Olson and was predeceased by his parents, Carl and Svea (Peterson) Olson, and his brother, Robert Olson. Earl was a veteran of World War II and earned his B.A. from the University of Connecticut. After a long career at Travelers Insurance Company, he retired in 1984 to travel throughout the United States and abroad with Beverly.... Read more


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Marie Barrieau

West Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: April 22, 2014

Marie (Gosselin) Barrieau, 93, of West Hartford, beloved wife of the late Herve J. Barrieau, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014. She was born in Black Lake, P.Q., Canada, a daughter of the late J. Henri and Adele (Marcoux) Gosselin, and resided in Hartford for many years before moving to West Hartford in 1990. She was a former member of the Ladies of St. Anne and Les Dames De Francaise. Marie is survived by her two sons Robert Barrieau and his wife... Read more


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Elizabeth "Betty" Kaszycki

July 4, 1930 – April 15, 2014
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 21, 2014

Elizabeth (Porat) Kaszycki, 83, of Newington, passed away on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. She was the beloved wife of Henry Kaszycki for 47 years. Betty was a lifelong resident of Newington, and was the daughter of the late Henry and Emma (Margelot) Porat. She worked at the Hartford Steam Boiler Company and retired after 30 years of service. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and vacationing at Lake George and travelling to New Hampshire with her... Read more


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Joan T. Dunn

Vernon, Connecticut
Service Date: private service

Joan T. Dunn, 82, of Vernon, passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Rockville Hospital. Born on March 10, 1931 at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Hallisey) Dunn. Joan leaves her sister Kathryn Ann Whitford and her husband Howard, her sister-in-law Lorraine Dunn, all of Newington and several nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by her brothers, John, Richard and Robert Dunn, and her... Read more


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Nancy Kuzoian

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 22, 2014

Nancy (Contessa) Kuzoian, 81, of Newington died on Monday, April 14, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Richard Kuzoian. Born in Hartford, she grew up there, graduated from Bulkely High School '51 and lived in Newington for the past 44 years. Mrs. Kuzoian worked at SNETCO and later, along with her husband operated the Three Son's Restaurant, Elmwood for over 30 years. She was a member of the Grace Episcopal Church, Newington and... Read more


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Helen (Rymsa) Alagna

May 7, 1922 – April 13, 2014
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: April 16, 2014

Helen (Rymsa) Alagna, 91, of New Britain passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Sunday, April 13, 2014 after a long illness. She was the beloved wife of the late John Alagna for 64 years. Helen was born in New Britain, daughter of the late Victor and Josephine Rymsa. She was a parishioner of Holy Cross Church, of which her father was a founding member. Helen was very involved in the Church's Ladies' Guild as well as Holy Cross... Read more


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John B. Decker

December 23, 1922 – April 12, 2014
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 16, 2014

John B. Decker, 91, husband of Glenna (Strong) Decker, of Newington and his beloved Cape Cod passed away April 12, 2014 at home. John was the son of the late Konstanty and Maria (Krawiec) Dekutowski. I would like to tell you about my husband. He was born on December 23, 1922. He was a WWII Veteran and served in the US Navy for six years. John served on the U.S. Arkansas Battleship and the Conner Destroyer as a 1st Class Petty Officer during... Read more


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Frederick J. Twardy

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 12, 2014

Frederick J. Twardy, 88, of Newington, passed away on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Born on October 7, 1925, Fred was the son of the late Philip and Mary (Tyrczyk) Twardy. A lifelong Newington resident, Fred was a U.S. Army Veteran and a member of the Polish American Club as well as the Indian Hill Country Club. He had an easy-going personality and enjoyed gardening, ice fishing and hunting. A much loved uncle, he is survived by his niece and... Read more


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Helena (Michalak) Pawlak

Farmington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Helena (Michalak) Pawlak, 88, of Farmington, passed away on Monday, April 7, 2014 with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Feliks Pawlak and beloved mother of Teresa (Pawlak) Mucha of Bristol and the late Zenon Pawlak. She also leaves her grandchildren, Thomas Mucha and Anna Maria Mucha. She was predeceased by a son-in-law, Marian Mucha whom she loved as a son. Funeral services will be private. Burritt Hill Funeral Home is... Read more


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Eugenia Kapij

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 11, 2014

Eugenia (Madaraz) Kapij, 90, of Newington, passed away on Sunday, April 6, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Roman Kapij. Born in Poland, she lived in West Hartford for a short time, and was a Newington resident most of her life. Eugenia enjoyed spending time in her garden tending to her flowers and vegetables, but above all, she loved spending time with her family. A wonderful and beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother,... Read more


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Donna (Barrett) Labowski

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 11, 2014

Donna (Barrett) Labowski, 65, of Newington, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at Hartford Hospital. She was the loving wife of John Labowski for nearly 42 years. Born and raised in Hartford, daughter of the late Joseph and Mildred (Patrissi) Barrett, she had resided in Newington for the past 35 years where she was a member of St. Mary's Church. Donna loved to read and go to the beach with her family, especially White Sands... Read more


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Sebastian John Vergo

Farmington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 11, 2014

Sebastian John Vergo, 93, of Farmington, CT passed away on April 5, 2014. Born in Lake End, LA on May 22, 1920, he was the son of the late Marion and Josephine (Pizzalato) Vergo. He worked for Rockwell International for many years, including the North American Space Division where he worked on Apollo missions. He retired from the Boeing Company in 1985. He enjoyed music, working in the yard and traveling, visiting many of America's national... Read more


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Frances Kornak Neron

March 5, 1921 – April 4, 2014
Windsor, Connecticut
Service Date: April 7, 2014

Frances Neron, 93, of Windsor, passed on Friday, April 4, 2014 in Windsor. Born on March 5, 1921 in New Britain, CT, Frances was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Sikora) Kornak. Frances was a graduate of the Hartford Academy of Hairdressing. Prior to her retirement, she worked as a licensed hairdresser and cosmetician and was the former co-owner of D'mitri's Beauty Salon in West Hartford. Frances was an avid sports fan and enjoyed her... Read more


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Mary L. Wartschow

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 9, 2014

Mary L. (Dausch) Wartschow, 85, of Newington, passed away on Friday April 4, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Walter Wartschow. Born in Hartford, she was a Newington resident for over 50 years and a member of St. Mary's Church, Newington. She retired from Keeney Manufacturing Company and looked forward to her dinners once a month with the Keeney ladies. Mary enjoyed spending time volunteering at the Senior Center and playing canasta... Read more


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Stanislaw Kolodziej

Farmington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 4, 2014

Stanislaw Kolodziej, 87 of Farmington, CT passed away peacefully surrounded by his immediate family at UCONN hospital following a long illness. Born on May 1st, 1926 in Poland-Krasnik County, he resided there for most of his life. In his mid-age he was traveling between Poland and USA and worked for over 20 years at G. Fox and Sears until his retirement. He is survived by his loving family: wife of 64 years, Krystyna, daughter Elzbieta... Read more


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Ann Fazzina

Farmington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 3, 2014

Ann Fazzina, 90, of Newington and formerly of New Britain, passed away on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at the Hospital of Central CT in New Britain. Born on September 27, 1923 in New Britain, Ann was the daughter of the late Vincenzo and Concetta (Castro) Fazzina. Ann attended St. Mary's School and graduated from New Britain High School. Prior to her retirement, she was employed as a Vice President for the New Britain National Bank. Ann was a... Read more


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Carmela Attanasio

Berlin, Connecticut
Service Date: April 3, 2014

Carmela Attanasio, 85, passed away on Saturday, March 29th with her family by her side. She was born in Naples, Italy on October 18, 1928, daughter of the late Ralph and Maria (Contisano) Attanasio. She immigrated to the United States in 1955 and lived in New Britain with her late sister Angela Montanile and brother-in-law Anthony until 2008 when she moved to Berlin to live with her niece Maryanne Zaccagnino and husband Richard. She retired... Read more


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Walter Nowicki

January 29, 1944 – March 29, 2014
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: April 4, 2014

Walter Nowicki, 70, of Newington, died unexpectedly on Saturday, March 29, 2014. He had recently renewed his wedding vows with his beloved wife of 46 years, Helen (Kosciukiewicz) Nowicki. Born in Germany, Walter moved to the United States in 1963 and lived in Hartford before moving to Newington 30 years ago. He retired from the Town of Wethersfield after many years of employment, and was always lending a helping hand. He was a member of Saints... Read more


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Ryszard Turka

August 6, 1938 – March 29, 2014
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: April 4, 2014

Ryszard Turka, 75, passed away at home on March 29, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer. In his last weeks, he was lovingly cared for by his daughter-in-law, Zofia, her fiancee, Timothy Mailloux, his grandchildren, and the VNA/Hospice of New Britain, CT. Ryszard was a good and hard working man; he was an avid sports fan (he loved following his beloved Red Sox and UCONN basketball), a hobby he passed on to his grandson; he possessed a love... Read more


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Irene T. Kulper

Bristol, Connecticut
Service Date: April 2, 2014

Irene T. Kulper, 94, of Bristol died on Thursday, March 27, 2014. Born in New Britain, she grew up here and graduated from New Britain High School. Irene worked for the State of CT, DMV, for over 30 years and attended Holy Cross Church. She enjoyed traveling and dancing, especially, the Cha-Cha. Survivors include two sisters: Eleanore Tomlin of Plainville, Virginia Kulper of East Hartford, several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great... Read more


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Theresa A. Brigham

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 28, 2014

Theresa A. (Guyer) Brigham, 84, of Newington, passed away on Monday, March 24, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Paul Brigham. Born in St. Johnsbury, VT, daughter of the late Archie and Delina (Cote) Guyer, she was a Newington resident for 60 years and a member of St. Mary's Church, Newington and its Ladies Guild. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Hartford Telephone Pioneers. Theresa was also an avid... Read more


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Nancy Kilosky

Rocky Hill, Connecticut
Service Date: March 28, 2014

Nancy E. Kilosky, 68, a longtime resident of Rocky Hill, passed away on Monday, March 24, 2014 at the Hospital of Central CT. Born on March 12, 1946, in New Britain, Nancy was the daughter of the late Dominic and Lucy (Januszewski)Wilks. The beloved wife of Michael W. Kilosky of Rocky Hill and mother of Jennifer L. (Kilosky) Siconolfi of Wallingford, Nancy is also survived by her brother, Dominic Wilks, Jr. and his wife, Sandra of Jackson Hole,... Read more


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Frank J. Sirotnak

October 28, 1919 – March 24, 2014
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: March 28, 2014

Frank J. Sirotnak, 94, of New Britain, died peacefully on Monday, March 24, 2014. He was the devoted husband of Mary (Czerwinski) Sirotnak, with whom he shared 62 years, until her death on March 25, 2008. Born in New Britain, on October 28, 1919, he was the son of Andrew and Helen Sirotnak. Frank attended local schools. During World War II he served with his band of brothers of "Company M" of the 169th Infantry in the Pacific. He was awarded... Read more


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Robert Erving Atkinson

West Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: March 27, 2014

Robert "Bob" Erving Atkinson, 98, of West Hartford, passed away on Sunday, March 23, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Marjorie "Peg" (Putnam) Atkinson and the late Rita M. (Fisette) Atkinson. Born in Athol, MA, he was a West Hartford resident since 1964 and retired from United Technologies in East Hartford after twenty-five years of employment. Robert retired to the Chatfield community in West Hartford in late 1994 where he enjoyed the... Read more


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Marian F. Rozycki

April 2, 1937 – March 23, 2014
Kensington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 27, 2014

Marian F. Rozycki, 76, of Kensington, died unexpectedly on Sunday, March 23, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Teresa (Bielawski) Rozycki for 47 years. Born in Poland, he resided in New Britain for several years before moving to Kensington in 1966, and was a member of St. Paul Church, Kensington. Mr. Rozycki founded Pioneer Precision Products, New Britain, and operated the company for the past 45 years. Along with his wife, he leaves his son... Read more


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Mary Kaminski

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: March 24, 2014

Mary (Januszewski) Kaminski, 101, of New Britain passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 22, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. She was married for over 50 years to the late Stanley Kaminski. She was born in New Britain, daughter of the late Adam and Rozalia (Sobiech) Januszewski. Mary was a member of Holy Cross Church and the Ladies Guild of the church. Mary and Stanley were founding members of the Senior's Club of Holy Cross Church. An... Read more


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Martha "Marty" Slyne

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 26, 2014

Martha "Marty" Slyne, 54, of Newington, passed away on Saturday, March 22, 2014. Born in Hartford, daughter of the late John F. and Catherine (Matthews) Slyne, she was a longtime Newington resident. Marty was artistic, had a very generous soul and a zest for life. She loved to laugh and loved animals. A beloved sister and aunt, she leaves her siblings, John F. Slyne, II of Newington, Kathleen Johnson of New Britain, JoAnn Pelletier of East... Read more


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Peter Haentzschel

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: private service

Peter A. Haentzschel, 70, loving husband of Suzanne (Haley) Haentzschel of New Britain, passed away on Friday, March 21, 2014 at the Hospital of Central CT in New Britain. Born in Colorado Springs, CO, he was the son of the late Dr. Lester E. Haentzschel and Betty (Lau) Haentzschel. Peter was employed by the United Way where he retired after 25 years of dedicated employment. Peter loved nature and was content spending his time hiking and... Read more


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Elaine L. Miller

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 26, 2014

Elaine L. Miller, 80, of Newington died on Friday, March 21, 2014, at home. She was predeceased by her husband of 47 years Joseph W. Miller. She was the beloved mother of Susan Miller of NJ and Anthony Miller of RI. Born in NYC she was a Newington resident for over 40 years and was a member of Holy Spirit Church and the New Day Social Group. She was employed by Ameriprise for the past 20 years. Besides her children she leaves her son-in-law... Read more


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Joseph "Greg" Gregory O'Brien

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: March 25, 2014

Joseph "Greg" Gregory O'Brien, 81, of Newington, passed away on Friday, March 21, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Elizabeth (Wosnick) O'Brien for 53 years. Born in New Britain, son of the late Joseph Michael and Madeline (Watson) O'Brien, he was a Newington resident since 1963. Greg was a member of St. Mary's Church, Newington, where he served as an usher and greeter weekly at the 11:30 a.m. Mass. He served his country honorably in the... Read more


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Marie Oskinis

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: March 25, 2014

Marie (Maleski) Oskinis, 98, of New Britain, passed away on March 21, 2014 at the home of her daughter, MaryAnn, with her family at her side. She was the daughter of Matthew and Marie Maleski of Jubilee St. and a lifelong New Britain resident. Marie was predeceased by her husband Bruno who passed away in 1998. She graduated from New Britain High School in 1934 and was employed by the State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation for many... Read more


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Jadwiga Tasarz

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: March 26, 2014

Jadwiga (Byczkiewicz) Tasarz, 91, of New Britain, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 21, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Jozef Tasarz for over 67 years. Born in Poland, daughter of the late Bronislaw and Jozefa (Lys) Byczkiewicz, she was a New Britain resident since 1951. Jadwiga retired from Atlantic Tool Co. after many years of employment. She was a devout catholic and a member of Sacred Heart Church, New Britain. She... Read more


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John Joseph Rice, Jr.

West Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: March 21, 2014

John Joseph Rice, Jr., 51 passed away on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at his home in West Hartford. Born in Hartford, he was the son of Mary (Seymour) Rice and the late John Joseph Rice, Sr. John served his country honorably in the United States Air Force. He graduated from Central Connecticut State University with a degree in Construction Engineering and thereafter spent his professional career working in the construction industry. Early on in... Read more


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James J. Vaccariello

Glastonbury, Connecticut
Service Date: March 21, 2014

James J. Vaccariello, 93, of Glastonbury, passed away on Sunday, March 16, 2014. He was the beloved husband of the late Edith C. (Rich) Vaccariello. Born in Rutland, Vermont, son of the late Frank and Frances (Garofano) Vaccariello, he moved to New Britain in 1936 and lived in Newington for 22 years before most recently relocating to Glastonbury. James honorably served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was formerly employed at Pyramid... Read more


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Maria (Giuliano) Fichera

Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: March 19, 2014

Maria (Giuliano) Fichera, 73, of Hartford, died peacefully on Saturday, March 15, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Lentini, Sicily, Italy, to the late Josephine (Ruffino) and Salvatore Giuliano, she was raised in Melilli, Sicily, and moved to the United States at the age of 14. She was a longtime Hartford resident and made many lifelong friends. Maria was a hardworking woman, employed at Pratt & Whitney and Colt Manufacturing from... Read more


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Elaine M. Howard

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 26, 2014

Elaine M. Howard, 76, of Newington, died on March 15, 2014 at her home. Elaine succumbed to cancer after a long and valiant battle. She was born to the late John and Marion (Tench) Howard on June 13, 1937, in Hartford, CT. Elaine graduated from Mount Saint Joseph academy in West Hartford, CT. She retired from the CT Natural Gas Co. after many years as a customer service representative. Elaine was a devoted parishioner of the Church of the... Read more


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Carol Kay

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 25, 2014

Carol Kay (nee Koniushesky), 62, died in Newington on Saturday, March 15, 2014 after a long illness. Carol was the daughter of the late Joseph and Hedwig Koniushesky and attended New Britain Schools. She graduated from Briarwood College and had a career as a medical administrative assistant, working at Mount Sinai Hospital, Duncaster Retirement Community, New Britain General Hospital, and the UCONN Health Center. Carol leaves behind cousins... Read more


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Olga Korba

January 3, 1925 – March 15, 2014
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 19, 2014

Olga Korba, 89, a longtime resident of Newington, passed away at St. Mary's Hospital in Waterbury on Saturday, March 15, 2014. Olga was born on January 3, 1925 in Poland. She was the daughter of the late Dymitr and Maria (Trusz) Popowicz and the wife of the late Maciej Korba. She was a member of Ss. Cyril & Methodius Church in Hartford and in her leisure time, she enjoyed cooking, gardening, reading and dancing. Olga's greatest joy in life was... Read more


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Dorothy C. Carey

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 22, 2014

Dorothy C. (Eddy) Carey, 81, of Newington, died peacefully on Friday, March 14, 2014, with family by her side. Born in Hartford, daughter of the late Charlotte (Rowley) Eddy and Vincent L. Eddy, she was a lifelong Newington resident. Dottie was formerly employed by Bates File Manufacturing, Newington, and the State of CT Teachers Retirement Department. In 1995, she retired from the Town of Newington after 19 years of employment and continued to... Read more


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Mary Piergrossi

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 24, 2014

Mary T. (Calitri) Piergrossi, a resident of Jefferson House in Newington, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 13, 2014. Mary was the beloved wife of the late Nicholas J. Piergrossi, Sr. for over 73 years. Born in Panni Province of Foggia, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Giovanni and Graziella (Cacciordi) Calitri. She resided in Hartford for over 40 years before moving to Newington in 1972 and then most recently Rocky Hill in 2012... Read more


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Ronald D. Pizzanello

July 15, 1928 – March 13, 2014
Connecticut
Service Date: March 17, 2014

Ronald D. Pizzanello peacefully passed away on March 13, 2014 after a short illness. He was born in West Hartford on July 15, 1928 and was the son of the late Dominick and Anna Pizzanello. Ronald proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Upon his return from the service, he joined his dad's painting and decorating business. When his father retired, Ron took over and ran the business. Ron loved sports and although he didn't play... Read more


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Wanda (Puchala) Zadrozny

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 18, 2014

Wanda (Puchala) Zadrozny entered into eternal peace on Thursday, March 13, 2014. As a dearly beloved mother to her daughter and son-in-law, Martha and Marty Grant, she is remembered in a most remarkable way by her prized grandsons, Adam Grant and his fiancé Jenni Smith and Benjamin Grant. Wanda is remembered for her ageless grace, tenacity and beautiful complexion. Born July 29, 1921 in New Britain, CT, Wanda's love of classic literature and... Read more


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Kellie Simpson

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 14, 2014

Kellie Simpson, 49, of Newington, CT, passed away in her home on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. She was the wife of Jeffrey Simpson. Born in Bangor, ME, the daughter of Irvine and Penny (Givens) Harnish, Kellie was a long time resident of West Springfield, MA until she moved to Newington in 2004. She was known for her great sense of humor and loved to laugh. A beloved mother, grandmother and sister. She leaves her two daughters, Amanda Simpson and... Read more


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Janina (Wierzbowski) Jastrzebski

June 2, 1921 – March 10, 2014
West Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: March 15, 2014

Janina Eugenia Jastrzebski, 92, of West Hartford, died peacefully on March 10, 2014 with her loving family by her side. She was born in Pomorzany, Poland on June 2, 1921 to the late Jan and Karolina (Kinczel) Wierzbowski. Janina emigrated from Poland in 1961 and raised her family in Hartford and West Hartford. Janina's beautiful voice praised God in church choirs. She also sang with the Light Opera Company in Gliwice, Poland and the Polonia... Read more


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Cecile Skroback

January 31, 1927 – March 6, 2014
Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: March 10, 2014

Cecile Martha (Bourquin) Skroback, 87, of Hartford and formerly of Newington, beloved wife of the late Walter H. Skroback, passed away on March 6, 2014. She was born in Union City, NJ on January 31, 1927. She was the daughter of the late Henry and Martha (Bollinger) Bourquin. Cecile lived in Fair Lawn, NY for 39 years before moving to Newington, then to Hartford. She worked in an office for many years in Paramus, NJ. Cecile was a member of the... Read more


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Boleslaw "John" Twardy

August 27, 1919 – March 6, 2014
West Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: March 9, 2014

Boleslaw "John" Twardy, 94, of Newington, loving husband of the late Beulah (Manning) Twardy, passed away on Thursday, March 6, 2014. Born in Hartford, son of the late Philip and Mary (Tyrczyk) Twardy, John was a lifelong Newington resident. He was a foreman at Pratt and Whitney Aircraft until his retirement. John served his country honorably in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He was American Legion Post #117 Commander, Master... Read more


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Thaddeus "Ted" Budney, Sr.

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Thaddeus "Ted" Budney, Sr., 95, of Newington, died peacefully in the comfort of his home on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of the late Helen (Lewis) Budney for 67 years. Born in New Britain, he was a lifelong Newington resident and member of St. Mary's Church. Ted was a U. S. Army Veteran of World War II. Along with his family, he founded Atlantic Machine Tool Works of Newington, where he served... Read more


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Nancy L. Tapley

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: private service

Nancy L. (Phelon) Tapley, 77, of Newington, passed away on Monday, March 3, 2014 at her home. She was the beloved wife of the late Curtis T. Tapley. Born in Hartford, she was raised in Elmwood and attended the local schools there before living in West Hartford and becoming a Newington resident thirty years ago. She was employed in the West Hartford Public School System and enjoyed spending time gardening and tending to her flowers. A beloved... Read more


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Helen Andrzejczyk Gworek

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: March 6, 2014

Helen J. (Andrzejczyk) Gworek, 107, of New Britain passed away on Sunday, March 2, 2014. She was the widow of the John J. Gworek. She was born in New Britain on October 9, 1906, to Ignatius and Josephine Andrzejczyk. She attended local schools and retired from Fafnir Bearing on October 1st, 1969 where she worked as an inspector and a member of Sacred Heart Church. She is survived by her daughter Barbara Ann Monkiewicz, her sister-in-law Nancy... Read more


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Henry S. Sternal

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: March 8, 2014

Henry Sternal, 59, of New Britain, passed away on Sunday, March 2, 2014. Born in Poland, he was the son of Teresa (Sulma) Sternal and the late Joseph Sternal. He attended local schools and graduated with a B.S. in Accounting. Henry worked for Delfino Property Management for the last 27 years. He enjoyed the outdoors and gardening. In addition to his mother, he leaves two sisters: Christine and her husband John Martino and their children... Read more


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Gloria B. Griska

March 6, 1943 – March 1, 2014
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 6, 2014

Gloria B. Griska, 71, of Newington, entered into the spirit world on March 1, 2014. She was born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island on March 6, 1943. She was the daughter of the late George and Katherine (Fike) Griska. Gloria grew up in Hartford and attended Bulkeley High School. Her career spanned from Travelers Insurance Co. to our family tire business and lastly working for the State of Connecticut in Department of Revenue Services. Gloria moved to... Read more


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Elsie F. Pitchette

September 16, 1942 – February 27, 2014
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 6, 2014

Elsie F. Pitchette, 71, of Newington, passed away on Thursday, February 27, 2014 with her children by her side. Elsie was born in Bristol on September 16, 1942. A dedicated and compassionate Certified Nurse's Aide, Elsie worked for over 30 years at Riverside Health and Rehabilitation Center in East Hartford. She never missed a day of work and she found tremendous joy in helping others and attending to their needs. Elsie was a lifetime member of... Read more


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Peter Suski

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: March 6, 2014

Peter Suski, 95, of New Britain, passed away on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at Hartford Hospital. He was the beloved husband of the late Mary (Paciorek) Suski. Born in New Britain, son of the late Anthony and Mary (Chuchra) Suski, he lived in Poland before moving back to New Britain in 1938 and was a member of Holy Cross Church and its Holy Name Society. Peter served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during World War II and retired from... Read more


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Nancy-Ann Clark

East Berlin, Connecticut
Service Date: March 1, 2014

Nancy-Ann Clark, 79, of East Berlin, passed away on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 after a long illness. Born in New Britain on July 2, 1934, daughter of the late Matthew and Helen (Glynn) Clark, she grew up in New Britain and attended St. Mary Catholic School. She also attended Mount St. Joseph Academy in West Hartford, and was a Berlin resident since 1961 and a member of St. Mary Church, New Britain. Nancy was previously employed by Fafnir... Read more


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Raymond W. Malinosky

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 28, 2014

Raymond W. Malinosky, 69, of Newington died on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Carol (Malone) Malinosky for 51 years. Born in Stafford Springs, he grew up there moving to Newington about 50 years ago. Ray graduated from Newington High School, attended the Hartt School of Music and received a B.S. Degree from Eastern Conn. State University. He was employed as a manufacturing engineer by Pratt & Whitney and Sikorsky for... Read more


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Helen Prytko

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: March 1, 2014

Helen (Borkowski) Prytko, 76, a longtime Newington resident, loving wife of Edward C. Prytko for 54 years, passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2014. Born in New Britain on May 21, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Leon and Helen (Zeleski) Borkowski. She was a member of the Church of the Holy Spirit and the Newington Senior Center where she loved to paint. She retired from the Hartford Regional Center as a Registered Nurse after 12 years... Read more


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Raymond J. Guilmette

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: March 7, 2014

Raymond J. Guilmette, 89, of New Britain passed away on Monday, February 24, 2014 at The Hospital of Central CT, New Britain. He was the beloved husband of Olga (Navickas) Guilmette for 66 years. He was born in Lisbon, NH, son of the late Adlore and Florence (Doubous) Guilmette. Raymond was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church, New Britain. A U.S. Army veteran; he served his country honorably during World War II. He retired from the New... Read more


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Mary Elizabeth Gatzak

Wethersfield, Connecticut
Service Date: February 27, 2014

Mary Elizabeth (Collevechio) Gatzak, 91, of Wethersfield, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 23, 2014, at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late John P. Gatzak, Sr. for 46 years. Born and raised in PA, daughter of the late Amelio and Susan (Peruch) Collevechio she lived in Newington where she raised her family before moving to Wethersfield to live with her daughter... Read more


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Gladys St. Germain

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: private service

Gladys (Steirer) St. Germain, 82, of Newington, beloved wife of the late Edmond A. St. Germain, passed away on February 23, 2014, at the Newington Health Care Center in Newington. She was born in Hartford, the only daughter of the late Frank and Florence (Narkiewicz) Steirer. She was employed at the Arrow Corporation in Hartford, Waldbaum's Food Mart in Newington, Premier Cleaners in Newington and the Home Depot in Berlin. Everyone she... Read more


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Mary A. Mals

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: March 1, 2014

Mary A. Mals, 93, of New Britain, passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at Andrew House in New Britain. Born in New Britain, the daughter of the late Stanley and Anna (Kulis) Mals, Mary was a lifelong city resident and a faithful member of Sacred Heart Church. She will be dearly missed by her brother Andrew "Jerry" Mals of Old Saybrook, as well as several nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Mary was predeceased by her... Read more


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Helen E. Poulin

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: services pending

Helen E. Poulin, 101, of New Britain, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward Poulin. She leaves her sister Pauline Chudecki of New Britain and was predeceased by her sister Jennie Drobinski Swabinski and her brother Frank Dembowski. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Burritt Hill Funeral Home, 332 Burritt St., New Britain, is serving her family. Read more


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Eva Pixton

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Eva M. Pixton, 77, of Newington, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 16, 2014 at Jefferson House. Born on September 1, 1936 in Waterbury, Eva was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Eva (Machiulis) Tracey and a graduate of Crosby High School. Eva worked as a Special Education Teacher at the Hartford Regional Center. She enjoyed many years of working with children with special needs and disabilities sharing the joy of music. In her... Read more


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Nancy A. Stubbs

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 20, 2014

Nancy A. Stubbs, 77, a longtime resident of Newington, died peacefully with her family at her side on Saturday, February 15, 2014 in New Britain. Born in Taunton, MA, Nancy was the daughter of the late Leo and Hilda (Briggs) O'Donnell and a graduate of Taunton High School, Class of 1954. She was employed for many years at the Hartford National Bank as Head Teller at their Wethersfield Ave., Hartford Branch and finished her career at the American... Read more


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George J. Pawlak

East Berlin, Connecticut
Service Date: February 20, 2014

George J. Pawlak, 70, husband of Elizabeth (Mikulski) Pawlak, of East Berlin, passed away peacefully on February 14, 2014, with his family by his side. He was the son of the late Jan and Zofia (Wierzbicki) Pawlak. Born in Germany, he spent his young childhood in Belgium. George came to the United States in 1956 going on to graduate from Goodwin Tech as a tool maker. He then began his 15 year career as a New Britain Police officer, then on to... Read more


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Wladyslawa Baldyga

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: February 17, 2014

Władysława (Lachacz) Bałdyga, 80, New Britain, zmarła we wtorek, 11 lutego 2014 roku. Była żona S.P Czesława Bałdyga. Urodziła się w Polsce,jako córka S.P Józefa i Marii Lachacz. Władysława w zalu i zalobie pozostawiła dzieci: corki: Krystyne Ropiak, Terese Skrodzka, Danke Stachelek, Dorote Konopka, oraz synow: Henryka, Sławomira i Zdzisława Bałdyga. Jej smierc poprzedzila smierc jej dwoch synów Stanisława i Ireneusza... Read more


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Kazimiera Wojcik

Bristol, Connecticut
Service Date: February 15, 2014

Kazimiera (Kalita) Wojcik, 75, of Bristol passed away on Monday, February 10, 2014 at Bristol Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Waclaw Wojcik. She was born in Poland, daughter of the late Stanislaw and Maria Kalita. Kazimiera was a dedicated and devoted mother and grandmother, who loved and cared deeply for her family. Despite her health struggles during the past eight years, she still placed her family first. She was full of... Read more


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Napoleon "Paul" Brideau

Bloomfield, Connecticut
Service Date: February 12, 2014

Napoleon "Paul" Joseph Brideau, 95, of Bloomfield, CT, beloved husband of the late Emilia "Mimi" (Hache) Brideau, who predeceased him in 1998 after 48 years of marriage, died peacefully on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at Alexandria Manor in Bloomfield. He was born in Tracadie, New Brunswick Canada on April 24, 1918, to Joseph and Marie-Louise (Landry) Brideau. He was employed as a carpenter joining the Carpenters Union in October, 1943 while... Read more


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Ronald Gene Gronback, Sr.

Wethersfield, Connecticut
Service Date: February 24, 2014

Ronald Gene Gronback, Sr. of Wethersfield, Connecticut passed away peacefully in Grantsboro, North Carolina on February 5, 2014 at the age of 86. Born August 19, 1927, he grew up in Newington, CT, attending Newington High School and E.C. Goodwin Regional Technical School. He joined the Navy at an early age and served in the 5th Pacific Fleet from 1947 to 1949, working as a PT Boat Mechanic as well as the 705 Motor Mechanic 3rd Class Pacific on... Read more


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Emma Leardi

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: February 8, 2014

Emma (Tabellione) Leardi, 100, of New Britain, passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at the New Britain Andrew House where she had been a resident for 13 years. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward Leardi, Sr., who passed away in December of 1970. Born in New Britain on August 20, 1913, daughter of the late Oratzio and Concetta (DiNardis) Tabellione, she recently celebrated her 100th birthday with close relatives. Emma retired from... Read more


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Daniel Patrick Christie

Berlin, Connecticut
Service Date: February 7, 2014

Daniel Patrick Christie, 63, of Berlin, passed away on Monday, February 3, 2014 at Hartford Hospital. Born and raised in Hartford, son of the late John and Marie (Clair) Christie, he attended South Catholic High School. He spent twenty years in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, where he felt most at home before moving to Berlin in 2007. Daniel enjoyed rollerblading, and was a self-proclaimed foodie who enjoyed trying different foods from various... Read more


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Lillian (Buckbee) Powers

Plainville, Connecticut
Service Date: February 7, 2014

After a long and courageous battle with a long illness, Lillian (Buckbee) Powers, born March 25, 1925, passed away Monday, February 3, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward F. Powers. Lillian was employed as a Registered Nurse at the former New Britain General Hospital for most of her employment years, and retired from the American Red Cross. She raised her family in Newington for many years before moving to Plainville several... Read more


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Dorothy A. Pacyna

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: February 6, 2014

Dorothy A. Pacyna, 73, of New Britain, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 31, 2014 in West Hartford. Dorothy will be remembered for her extraordinary warmth, caring nature, good humor and intelligence. She graduated from the St. Francis School of Nursing, Hartford, CT, earning her R.N. in 1961. Dorothy went on to earn her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the Connell School of Nursing at Boston College in 1964 and then furthered... Read more


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Henry A. Szczepanik

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: February 8, 2014

Henry A. Szczepanik, 90, of New Britain passed away on Friday, January 31, 2014 at Apple Rehab Cromwell. He was the beloved husband of the late Cecylia (Burek) Szczepanik. Henry was born in New Britain, son of the late Frank and Josephine (Dobeck) Szczepanik. He was a lifelong resident and a member of Holy Cross Church. Henry was a U.S. Navy veteran, he served his country honorably during World War II and was a member of the American Legion. He... Read more


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Rita I. Gentile

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 6, 2014

Rita I. Gentile, 98 years old, passed away at home January 30, 2014 in the company of her loving family. Mrs. Gentile was the widow of husbands Mark L. Gentile and Jerry C. Palmento. She was born in Brooklyn, a daughter of the late Emilio and Caroline (Robustelli) Impresa. She attended local schools in Waterbury and resided there for over 45 years before moving to Hartford in 1966 and then to Newington in 1974. Mrs. Gentile spent most of... Read more


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Dennis Anthony Bonitsky

March 3, 1948 – January 29, 2014
Glastonbury, Connecticut
Service Date: February 4, 2014

Dennis A. Bonitsky, 65, of Glastonbury, returned to his Creator following a long illness on January 29, 2013. Dennis was born in Phoenix, Arizona on March 3, 1948, the son of the late Alexander and Mary (Becosky) Bonitsky. Dennis attended Penn State University, graduating in 1970 with a degree in parks and recreation. He was hired by the Glastonbury Recreation Department in 1970, working with troubled youth. He spent most of his career, starting... Read more


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Sharen Iozzo

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 3, 2014

Sharen (Verillo) Iozzo, 67, of Newington, passed away on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at the Hospital of Central CT, New Britain. She was the beloved wife of Giuseppe Iozzo for 45 years. Born in New Britain, daughter of the late Anthony and Sue Mary (Liberatore) Verillo, she was a Newington resident for many years and a member of Church of the Holy Spirit. She owned and operated a salon for many years and was looking forward to retirement. ... Read more


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Cecilia Kurnik

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: February 19, 2014

Cecilia Kurnik, of New Britain, passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at her home. She was born in New Britain, daughter of the late Joseph and Julianna Kurnik. Ceil was a member of Sacred Heart Church, New Britain and a lifelong city resident. She had a strong work ethic employed as an insurance biller for both Emhart Corp. as well as New Britain General Hospital for a total of 50 years. Ceil was a self-taught seamstress and a champion... Read more


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George J. Smoliga

Wethersfield, Connecticut
Service Date: January 27, 2014

George J. Smoliga, 70, of Wethersfield, formerly of Newington, passed away on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. Born in Brooklyn, NY, son of the late John and Mary (Hoydila) Smoliga, he grew up in New Britain and attended local schools. He was a graduate of Tunxis Community College and Central CT State University. George was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1964 where he served with the 8th Infantry Division, Company B, 8th Aviation Division with the... Read more


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Lorraine D. Grenier

June 25, 1950 – January 20, 2014
Farmington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 25, 2014

Lorraine (Dionne) Grenier, 63, of Farmington, died peacefully in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her loving family, on Monday, January 20, 2014. She was the beloved wife of Gabriel R. Grenier for 43 years. Born in Madawaska, ME, she was the daughter of Lucille (Fongemie) Dionne of Madawaska, and the late Leo Dionne. Lorraine retired from the West Hartford Board of Education as a para-professional after 23 years of employment. She was a... Read more


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Spencer Lang

Berlin, Connecticut
Service Date: February 8, 2014

Spencer Lang, 95, of Berlin, and most recently of Tucson, AZ, passed away on Monday, January 21, 2014, at Tucson Medical Center. He was the beloved husband of the late Barbara (Kent) Lang. Born in Hoboken, NJ, a Newington resident for 39 years, he spent time in FL and VA followed by more than 10 years in Berlin, CT, and most recently lived in AZ. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the... Read more


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Irene (Januszewski) Tomasitis

Niantic, Connecticut
Service Date: January 22, 2014

Irene J. (Januszewski) Tomasitis, 87, of Niantic, the loving wife of 50 years to the late Claude G. Tomasitis, passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2014 with her family at her side, following a brief illness. Born in New Britain, the daughter of the late Adam and Rozalia (Sobiech) Januszewski, she raised her family there until relocating to Kensington in 2000. Irene was a lifelong member of the Holy Cross Church in New Britain as well as a... Read more


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Alexander A. Brzozowy

Southington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 24, 2014

Alexander A. Brzozowy, 91, of Southington, died on Friday, January 17, 2014. For 65 years, he was the beloved husband of Helen (Potocny) Brzozowy who died in 2011. Born in New Britain, son of the late Alexander and Caroline (Bajek) Brzozowy, he was a lifelong city resident, moving to Southington 4 years ago. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII serving in the Pacific Theater and in the Philippine Liberation Campaign. Al retired from Fafnir... Read more


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David W. Hasson

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 24, 2014

David William Hasson, 79, of Newington, CT and Plano, TX died on January 17, 2014.He was born to the late Francis and Ann (Halloran) Hasson on April 30, 1934, in Hartford, CT. Dave graduated from Bulkley High School (1952), Trinity College (1958) and the University of Connecticut, School of Law (1962). Dave spent the majority of his career in Council's Office and other managerial posts at Pratt and Whitney Aircraft. Before joining Pratt and... Read more


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Hanna Nowakowska

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 20, 2014

Hanna Nowakowska, 53, of New Britain passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at St. Francis Hospital, Hartford. She was the beloved mother of Christopher Nowakowski of New Britain. Her funeral service will begin on Monday, Jan. 20th, 9:15 a.m. from the Burritt Hill Funeral Home, 332 Burritt St., New Britain followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Cross Church. She will be laid to rest in St. Mary Cemetery, New Britain.... Read more


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Aleksey Voskanov

Wethersfield, Connecticut
Service Date: January 21, 2014

Aleksey Voskanov, 83, of Wethersfield, passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2014 surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Nora (Sevumyan) Voskanov for 61 years. Born in Shusha, Armenia, son of the late Yegish and Zarvard (Ishkhanian) Voskanov, he emigrated to the U.S. in 1994 and was a Wethersfield resident for many years. He was a member of St. George Armenian Apostolic Church, Hartford and he loved sports including the... Read more


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Genevieve M. Fenner

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 20, 2014

Genevieve M. (Telesca) Fenner, 90, of Newington, passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Everett R. Fenner. Born in Hartford, daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret (Repoli) Telesca, she was a Newington resident most of her life and a member of the Church of the Holy Spirit. Genevieve retired from the Arrow Tool Co. and then was employed by her nephew at Military Specialties, Inc. in Newington. She... Read more


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Betty D. Lukasiewski

January 3, 1916 – January 13, 2014
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 16, 2014

Betty (DiFrancesco) Lukasiewski, 98, of New Britain, passed away on Monday, January 13, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Stephen Lukasiewski, Sr. Born in Hartford, she was a lifelong resident of New Britain. Betty retired from American Bazaar in New Britain as a seamstress, and enjoyed knitting, sewing and she loved to cook. She also was an avid Bingo and card player. A loving and devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother,... Read more


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Lena "Lizzy" Marcus

Wethersfield, Connecticut
Service Date: January 15, 2014

Lena "Terry" Marcus, 91, a long time resident of Wethersfield formerly of Hartford, entered into her eternal rest on January 13, 2014 at her home. Born in Hartford on May 8,1922, Lena was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (De Paolo) Barile and the beloved wife of the late Archie Marcus for 63 years. Prior to her retirement, Lena was employed by Arrow Hart. She was an amazing wife, great sister and aunt, but most of all a very special... Read more


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Erik T. Robinson

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 18, 2014

Erik T. Robinson, 49, of Newington, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, January 13, 2014. He was the loving husband of Jennifer (Cook) Robinson for over 18 years. Born November 24, 1964, he grew up in East Hampton, CT where he spent many afternoons skating at the cranberry bog and was an active Boy Scout member throughout his childhood. Erik graduated from Xavier High School in Middletown as well as The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester,... Read more


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Richard "Dick" McCusker

January 16, 1926 – January 12, 2014
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 17, 2014

Richard L. "Dick" McCusker, 87, of Newington, died peacefully with family at his side, on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. He was the beloved husband for 53 years of the late Valeria (Bernier) McCusker. Born in New Britain, son of the late Andrew McCusker, II, and Ann (Albrecht) McCusker, he was a Newington resident for most of his life. Like many young men of his generation, Dick left school to enlist in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. After... Read more


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Robert "Andy" Andersen

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 15, 2014

Robert "Andy" Andersen, 71, of Newington passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at the Helen and Harry Gray Cancer Center, Hartford Hospital. He was the husband of Maryellen (Flanagan) Andersen for 48 years. Born in Brooklyn, NY, son of the late Alfin and Martha (Ahlgren) Andersen, and grew up in Windsor Locks. He was a resident of Newington and North Eastham, Cape Cod for 45 years. He was a member of Holy Spirit Church, Newington and Our... Read more


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Adeline D. Poglitsch

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 13, 2014

Adeline D. Poglitsch, 98, a longtime resident of Newington, passed away at her home on Saturday, January 11, 2014, with her family at her side. Born on September 15, 1915, in New Britain, Adeline was the daughter of the late Alois and Augusta (Scheucher) Deutsch and the wife of the late Frank F. Poglitsch. Prior to her retirement, Adeline worked as a child care provider for the David Leventhal family and remained close friends with them after... Read more


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Vincent F. Casella

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 14, 2014

Vincent F. Casella, 92, of Newington, passed away on Friday, January 10, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Vita (Angelo) Casella for 71 years. Born in Marlborough, the ninth child of the late Louis and Mary (Calamari) Casella, he attended Marlborough grammar school where he played baseball, and graduated from East Hampton High School and was then employed by Colt's Manufacturing Co. Vincent honorably served his country in the U.S. Army... Read more


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Patricia A. Riley

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 18, 2014

Patricia A. Riley, 62, of Newington, daughter of Adeline Riley and the late Hugh Riley, Sr., and sister of the late Hugh Riley, Jr., passed away on Friday, January 10, 2014 after cancer took her from us far to soon. Along with her mother, she leaves behind her beloved son Jesse Riley and girlfriend Nicole of Wethersfield; her twin sister Nancy Riley-Cross and husband Rick of Terryville; and her longtime companion Kurt Larsen of Newington. Born... Read more


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Helen Kowalczyk

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 14, 2014

Helen M. Kowalczyk, 89, of New Britain, passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2014. She was the beloved wife of Eugene A. Kowalczyk for 70 years. She was a lifelong resident on New Britain and a member of Sacred Heart Church and its Ladies Guild. Helen enjoyed summers at the beach at Point of Woods, South Lyme. A loving and devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother, she leaves her sons Eugene F. Kowalczyk of South Windsor, and Gregory A... Read more


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Mary Melluzzo

Old Lyme, Connecticut
Service Date: January 11, 2014

Mary (Panioto) Melluzzo, 98, of Old Lyme, her Shangri La, passed away on Monday, January 6, 2014 at her home. She was the beloved wife of the late Salvatore A. Melluzzo for 41 years. Born in Hartford, she was the daughter of the late Pasquale and Natalie (Pappalardo) Panioto. She was formerly employed as a seamstress at the Lombardi Brothers in Hartford, retired from Royal Typerwriter Co. after 25 years, worked as Owner and Partner with her... Read more


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