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Cecelia  T. Popovich obituary photo

Cecelia T. Popovich

October 13, 1925 – August 30, 2014
Farmington, Connecticut
Service Date: September 5, 2014

Cecelia T. Popovich, 88, of Farmington, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at The Jefferson House in Newington, with her family at her side. Born on October 13, 1925, in New Britain, Cecelia was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Ciepla) Malinowski and the wife of the late Joseph Popovich. Prior to her retirement in 1992, Cecelia was employed as a secretary for Heublein, Inc. She was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church... Read more


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Julianne Marie Roberge

December 2, 1999 – August 30, 2014
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: September 4, 2014

Julianne Marie Roberge, 14, of Newington, passed away suddenly on Saturday, August 30th, 2014. Born on December 2, 1999, she is the daughter of Donald and Christine (Chrusciel) Roberge of Newington. Julianne began her freshman year at Newington High School and the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts. She was a communicant of Saint Mary's Church. Julianne was a generous, loyal and thoughtful person with a heart of gold and the soul of an... Read more


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Margaret "Peg" Dignoti

July 20, 1936 – August 26, 2014
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: August 30, 2014

Margaret H. Dignoti, 78, of Newington, passed away on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford. Born on July 20, 1936 in Hartford, Margaret was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Preston) Higgins. A champion for individuals with disabilities, Margaret enjoyed a long and successful career as the Executive Director for ARC, a nonprofit advocacy group in Hartford. During her career with ARC, Margaret received the Executive... Read more


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Irene Dirrigl

South Windsor, Connecticut
Service Date: August 30, 2014

Irene (Grzesczyk) Dirrigl, 77, of South Windsor, wife of the late John Dirrigl passed away on August 26, 2014.Born in New Britain, she was the daughter of the late Konstanty and Rozalia (Warych) Grzesczyk. Irene was a graduate of New Britain High School and Hillyer College and worked in the Lending Department of Liberty Bank, Middletown for over 20 years. She and her late husband, John lived and raised their three daughters in Middletown, CT for... Read more


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Helene Grzelak

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: August 30, 2014

Helene (Jakob) Grzelak, 90, of New Britain, died peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in the comfort of her home with her family at her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Mieczyslaw "Mike" Grzelak. Born in Poland, she was a New Britain resident for most of her life. Helene loved cooking Polish food for her family and enjoyed visiting the casinos. A devoted and loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother, she leaves six children,... Read more


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Anna Talalaj

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: August 30, 2014

Anna Talalaj, 93, of New Britain, passed away on Monday, August 25, 2014. She was born in New Britain, daughter of the late Felix and Stella (Mazanski) Talalaj. She was a lifelong resident of New Britain and a parishioner of Sacred Heart Church and a member of their Ladies' Guild. Anna was involved in many community and religious organizations. She was a member of the New Britain Council of Catholic Women and was Secretary of the Polish Roman... Read more


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Irene L. (Wylot) Borkowski

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: August 27, 2014

Irene L. (Wylot) Borkowski, 87, of Newington, loving wife of Leonard Borkowski for 67 years, returned to the waiting arms of her Heavenly Father, on Friday, August 22nd, 2014, surrounded by her loving husband, children, grandchildren and dear friends. Irene was never alone and constantly reminded of how much she was truly loved, and her kindness, zest for life, and warm personality will remain in our hearts forever. Irene was a devoted wife,... Read more


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Stanislaw Szczotko

March 11, 1932 – August 22, 2014
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: August 26, 2014

Stanislaw Szczotko, 82, of New Britain, passed away peacefully on August 22, 2014 at Hartford Hospital. He was a hard-working, gentle man who loved his family and church. Born in Poland in 1932, he immigrated to the United States in 1965. Affectionately known as "Dziadek," he will be missed by his daughter, Danuta Podpora and her husband, Zenon, of Pleasant Valley, NY and his son, Janusz Szczotko Stanson, and his wife, Pamela, of Raleigh, NC.... Read more


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Elsie (Mrozowski) Dombrowik

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: August 22, 2014

Elsie Elizabeth (Mrozowski) Dombrowik, 85, of New Britain, beloved wife of Eugene Dombrowik for 58 years, passed away on Tuesday August 19, 2014 at The Hospital of Central CT – New Britain campus surrounded by her family. Born in Rockfall, CT on Dec 29, 1928, Elsie was the daughter of the late Antoni and Marianna (Tokarz) Mrozowski. She graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in Middletown and worked for Aetna Life & Casualty and the State... Read more


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Mary (Wrobel) Paliwoda

New York City, New York
Service Date: August 25, 2014

Mary (Wrobel) Paliwoda, 93, of New Britain and New York City, died peacefully on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 in New York City. She was pre-deceased by her husband of 65 years, Henry M. Paliwoda. Born in New Britain on January 17, 1921 to Mary (Krawczyk) and Francis "Frank" Wrobel she lived in New Britain for 92 years and was a member of Sacred Heart Church. At Sacred Heart in November of 1941 she was one of the original organizers of the Society of... Read more


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Karen Seiler

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: August 26, 2014

Karen Seiler's broken heart gave way August 19, 2014. Born on December 2, 1950 to the late Frederick and Mary Ellen Price. She was predeceased by her love Joseph F. Seiler Jr. 15 years prior. Karen and Joseph were both dedicated, long time employees of the State of Connecticut. Karen was a graduate of Stamford Catholic High School and continued her education at the University of Connecticut. After graduating she went on to study law at the... Read more


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Janina (Baclawska) Gogol-Oziebala

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: August 20, 2014

Janina (Baclawska) Gogol-Oziebala, 57, of New Britain, passed away on Sunday, August 17, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Henryk Oziebala. A loving mother and grandmother, she leaves her daughter, Agnieszka Gogol-Krzyzewska, son, Jacek Gogol and their families. Janina's funeral service will be held Wednesday, August 20th at 8:45 a.m. at the Burritt Hill Funeral Home, 332 Burritt St., New Britain, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial,... Read more


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Maria (Freitas) Braga

December 26, 1945 – August 16, 2014

Service Date: August 23, 2014

Maria Helena (Freitas) Braga, 68,wife of Antonio, died peacefully August 16, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. Maria was born December 26, 1945 in Santa Maria, Azores, Portugal, to the late Antonio and Maria (Sousa) Freitas. Born into a large family, Maria was the oldest girl of ten children. Marrying Antonio Costa Braga on April 30, 1966, they began building their own family in the Azores and then fulfilled their dreams by moving to the... Read more


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Donna H. Kaminsky

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: August 20, 2014

Donna Harriet (Zabarsky) Kaminsky, 70, of Newington died on Monday, August 18, 2014 at home. She was the beloved wife of Jay Kaminsky for 50 years. Born in Worcester, MA to Blossom (Gurwitz) Zabarsky and the late Charles Zabarsky, she was a resident of Newington for the past 48 years. Donna graduated from the University of Hartford, where she received her Bachelor's Degree in early childhood education. She worked in the cafeteria of Martin... Read more


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Frank J. Siraco

West Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: private service

Frank J. Siraco, 90, of West Hartford, loving husband for 69 years of Mary J. (Taurone) Siraco, peacefully passed away at St. Mary's Home on Thursday, August 14, 2014. Born in East Boston, MA, he had been a resident of Burlington and Malden, MA and recently made his home in West Hartford. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Frank was a mechanical engineer for MIT Draper Lab in Cambridge, MA and was involved... Read more


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Henryk B. Gierlinski

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: August 13, 2014

Henryk B. Gierlinski, 89, of New Britain, the loving husband of Jadwiga (Samojlik) Zywno Gierlinski, passed away on August 8, 2014 at the Hospital of Central CT in New Britain. Born in Poland, he was the son of the late Stefan and Klara (Skalecka) Gierlinski. Henryk was a member of Sacred Heart Church. He was a machinist at Fafnir Bearing Co. in Newington where he retired after many years of employment. A proud veteran of the Polish Army, he... Read more


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Chester F. Bukowski

Vernon, Connecticut
Service Date: August 16, 2014

Chester "Chet" Felix Bukowski, of Vernon, CT/ Silverdale, WA, and formerly of New Britain, passed away on Thursday, August 7th, at Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton, WA. He was the loving husband of the late D. Elizabeth "Betty" (Bohn) Bukowski (d1999). Chet was born in New Britain, on 3 February 1931 to his late parents Chester John Bukowski (d1955) and Anne (Sokolski) Bukowski (d1998). He was educated in local N.B. schools. As a youth,... Read more


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Elaine D. Harris

South Windsor, Connecticut
Service Date: August 11, 2014

Elaine D. (Desrocher) Harris, 81, of South Windsor, passed away peacefully on August 7, 2014 at Kimberly Hall North in Windsor. Born in Hartford, daughter of the late Norbert and Eva (Belisle) Desrocher, she worked for H.B. Fishman and Co. for many years. A loving and devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she will be dearly missed by her family and all who knew her. Elaine leaves her three loving children; Mark Harris and his... Read more


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Lydia J. Barrieau

Bloomfield, Connecticut
Service Date: August 13, 2014

Lydia Janet Barrieau, of West Hartford, daughter of the late Herve and Marie Barrieau, died Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Born in Hartford, she resided in Atlanta, GA, Rome, Italy and Bridgeport. A graduate of Hartford High School and Oglethorpe University, Lydia was employed by the College Board of Atlanta. She then pursued a life abroad where Lydia served as a member of the Food and Agricultural Organization of Rome, Italy. Upon returning to... Read more


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Robert A. Casinghino

Port Ewen, New York
Service Date: August 9, 2014

Robert A. Casinghino (Rob), 35, tragically passed away on August 4, 2014, in a home accident in Port Ewen, New York. Born on February 11, 1979, he was the beloved son of Arnold and Joan (Peyton) Casinghino of West Hartford. Rob graduated from William H. Hall High School in 1997 and in 2001 he graduated with honors from Marist College. From early childhood Rob was a computer whiz who lived and breathed computers. He was employed by IBM in... Read more


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Emmett F. Powers

Wethersfield, Connecticut
Service Date: August 12, 2014

Emmett "The Fonz" Powers, 57, of Wethersfield, died peacefully in the comfort of his home on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, with family and friends at his side. Born in Hartford to the late Thomas F. Powers, Jr., and Margaret (Gorman) Powers, he was a Newington resident for many years before moving to Wethersfield. He held numerous jobs through the HARC program, and was most recently very happily employed by The Hartford in the cafeteria. Emmett was an... Read more


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Jean Rosalie Buzanoski

Plainville, Connecticut
Service Date: August 12, 2014

Jean Rosalie (Kulmacz) Buzanoski of Plainville, passed away on August 3, 2014 at the Connecticut Hospice in Branford after a brief illness with her family by her side. Born in New Britain, she attended Sacred Heart School and New Britain High School. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 71 years, Edmund L. Buzanoski, Sr. She is survived by two sons: Edmund L. Buzanoski, Jr. and his wife, Ellen of Boynton Beach, FL and V. William... Read more


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A. Patricia (Daley) Stapleton

Berlin, Connecticut
Service Date: August 8, 2014

A. Patricia (Daley) Stapleton, 82, of Berlin, formerly of Newington, died early Sunday morning August 3, 2014 comforted and surrounded by her family during her brief illness. A social person who was a lover of FAMILY, children, chocolate, a perfect Manhattan, the Red Sox, UConn, traveling with her late husband, Bob, and her Irish heritage; Pat has left her inspirational positive spirit for all to emulate. She was a friend and caregiver to all.... Read more


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Carol Doyle Torry

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: October 4, 2014

Carol Doyle Torry, of Newington, died peacefully at the Jefferson House on July 28, 2014. She was 77. Born Carol Ann Doyle on Feb. 6, 1937, in Hartford, to John E. Doyle and Elizabeth (Hogan) Doyle, Dimple was the oldest of four. After a harrowing experience with her mom at the Hartford Circus Fire of 1944, everyone knew that Carol was a survivor. At home, the Queen Bee held court over her three beloved brothers -- Jack, Rich, and Bobby. ... Read more


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John "Butch" E. Wytas, Jr.

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: August 1, 2014

John "Butch" E. Wytas, Jr., 71, of New Britain, passed away on Monday, July 28, 2014. Born in New Britain, on Oct. 1, 1942, son of the late John Edward Wytas, Sr. and Laura (Orloski) Wytas, he was a lifelong resident. Butch honorably served his country in the U.S. Army. John is survived by his son Steven J. Wytas and his wife Michele of Haddam and his two grandsons, Samuel and Nathan. He also leaves his brother Robert Wytas and his wife... Read more


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Linda J. (Gilbert) Bump

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: August 1, 2014

Linda J. (Gilbert) Bump, 65, of Newington, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 27, 2014, surrounded by her adoring family. Born in Bath, ME, daughter of the late George and Georgia (Gunther) Gilbert, she has lived in Newington for the last 31 years, where she raised her family. Linda retired from the VA Hospital in Newington, after 35 years of employment. Linda enjoyed her television programs, doing puzzles, playing cards and spending time... Read more


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John Francis Stanton

Berlin, Connecticut
Service Date: July 29, 2014

We are sorry to announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend John Francis Stanton. He died peacefully at home in the care of his loving family. Born on November 28, 1939, John was the first child of the late Donald Kerry Stanton and Alice Mary McLarney of New Britain. He was the loving husband and best friend of Patricia Stanton for 51 years. They lived in Southington until 2007, when they moved to Berlin. In... Read more


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Richard J. Janicki

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: July 28, 2014

Richard J. Janicki, 83, of Newington, passed away on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the Hospital of Central CT, New Britain. Born in Poland, son of the late Janusz and Wanda (Kucharczyk) Janicki, he was a longtime New Britain resident and member of Sacred Heart Church. Richard attended the Royal Naval Academy in England and then honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was employed as a hospitality manager in various... Read more


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Florence Laskarzewski

Southington, Connecticut
Service Date: July 26, 2014

Florence Laskarzewski, 88, of Southington died on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Henry Laskarzewski. Born in New Britain, daughter of the late Joseph and Pelagia (Stach) Wozniak, she was a lifelong city resident. She was a member of Holy Cross Church and worked at CCSU for over 15 years. Florence is survived by her children: Michael Lakarzewski of New Britain, Susan McCall of Ashland, MA, Margie Davis and her... Read more


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Christine L. Stanton

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: August 1, 2014

Christine L. Stanton, 51, of New Britain, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at her home. Born in New Britain, daughter of Thomas and Carol (Fowler) Stanton of Old Lyme, she was a resident of Southington and later New Britain. She was happiest at the beach and in the garden. Along with her parents, she is survived by her two sons, Justin Ryan Desjardins and Kurt Riley Desjardins of New Britain, her brother Mark Stanton and... Read more


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John S. Wieczorek

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: July 30, 2014

John S. Wieczorek, 93, of Newington, passed away on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at the Newington Healthcare Center. He was the beloved husband of Marion (Rapacka) Wieczorek. Born and raised in New Britain, son of the late Stanislaw and Rozalia (Sobiech) Wieczorek, he was a Newington resident since 1950 and a member of the Church of the Holy Spirit. John retired from the Connecticut Tool Company in New Britain and was a member of the Oaks Club. ... Read more


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Mateusz Czupryna

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: July 24, 2014

Mateusz Czupryna, age 9, of New Britain, died peacefully with his mother and dear friends by his side on Monday, July 21, 2014. Born in Poland, he was the beloved son of Adam Czupryna of Chicago and Joanna (Kowal) Czupryna of New Britain. He was a New Britain resident for the past seven years, attended Vance School and had just finished fourth grade at Gaffney School. He recently received an Achievement Award for his great improvement. Mateusz... Read more


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Catherine Claire Brandewie

June 4, 1916 – July 20, 2014
Salinas, California
Service Date: July 26, 2014

Catherine Claire Brandewie, 98, passed away peacefully on July 20, 2014 at home surrounded by her family. Catherine was born in Bridgeport Connecticut to John and Catherine Wallace and lived in New York City and Worcester Massachusetts before moving to Newington Connecticut. She graduated from Julia Richmond High School in New York and worked as a bookkeeper for Best and Company, First National Stores, finally retiring from Continental Baking... Read more


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Donald M. Volz

Cromwell, Connecticut
Service Date: July 25, 2014

Donald M. Volz, 85, of Cromwell, the loving husband of Odelie (Gilbert) Volz for 58 years, passed away on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Wadsworth Glen in Middletown. Born in New Britain, he was the son of the late Frederick and Margaret (Gracy) Volz. He grew up in the Belvedere section of town and later became an engineer for Stanley Works in New Britain. Donald was in the United States Air Force, serving his country honorably in the Korean War. ... Read more


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Ruth Ester Marino

July 28, 1929 – July 19, 2014
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Ruth E. (Tetro) Marino, 84, of Newington, CT, passed away on Saturday, July 19, 2014. Ruth was born on July 28, 1929 in New Milford, CT. She is the daughter of the late Hubert and Ethel (Hillenbrand) Tetro. Ruth enjoyed knitting, music, spending time with her family and friends, and also spending time at the Senior Center in Newington. Ruth loved working with children and was a volunteer at Webster Hill School. She is survived by her loving... Read more


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Knarik D. Grigoryan

Wethersfield, Connecticut
Service Date: July 22, 2014

Knarik (Kalian) Grigoryan, 83, of Wethersfield and previously of Hartford, passed away on Friday, July 18, 2014 at her home. She was the beloved wife of Georgi for 62 years. Born in Armenia to the late Dildar and Heriknaz Mkrtechyan, she emigrated to the United States in 1997 with her husband Georgi. A loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she leaves behind her daughters, Angela Akopova and her husband, Zaven, Rita Voskanova, son,... Read more


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Steven L. Ritchie

Danvers, Massachusetts
Service Date: August 1, 2014

Steven L. Ritchie, 63, of Danvers, MA, passed away on Friday, July 18, 2014. He was the beloved son of Norma Ritchie of Newington and the late Robert Ritchie. He was a longtime resident of the New England Homes for the Deaf. Along with his mother, he leaves his sister, Marcia Suess and her husband Gary of Newington, two brothers, Kevin Ritchie and his wife Laura of Manchester and David Ritchie and his wife Susan of Wake Forest, NC, nine... Read more


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Sharon A. Buczacki

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: July 22, 2014

Sharon A. (Paradis) Buczacki, 57, of Newington, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at her home. She was the beloved wife of Matthew B. Buczacki for 31 years. Born in Hartford, daughter of Lawrence and Gloria (Vaillancourt) Paradis of Newington, she was a Newington resident for 30 years. Sharon was a member of the Newington Junior Women's Club and enjoyed helping with their many activities. She was employed by the Missionaries... Read more


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Zdzislaw M. Giersz

July 16, 1939 – July 15, 2014
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: July 19, 2014

Zdzislaw M. Giersz, of New Britain passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on July 15, 2014 just hours before his 75th birthday. Born in Poland to the late Andrzej and Marianna (Piotrowska) Giersz, he emigrated to the United States and settled in New Britain, where he and Maria, his wife of 43 years, raised their family. Zdzislaw was a devout Roman Catholic, attending Mass at Sacred Heart Church every morning since his... Read more


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Thomas D. Cotter

Wethersfield, Connecticut
Service Date: July 19, 2014

Thomas D. Cotter, 63, of Wethersfield, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 12, 2014 in his wife's arms. He was the beloved husband, best friend and one and only love of Diane J. (Auger) Cotter for 43 years. He was employed by Aetna as Director of Corporate Tax for 38 years. Born in New York, NY, son of the late James and Anne (Kalish) Cotter, he was a Wethersfield resident for over 30 years and enjoyed spending his free time on his boat... Read more


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Ethel L. O'Meara

West Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: July 15, 2014

Ethel L. O'Meara, 94, of West Hartford, the loving wife of the late Raymond J. "Rex" O'Meara, passed away on Saturday, July 12th, 2014 at Seabury Retirement Community in Bloomfield. Born in Hartford, daughter of the late John Alfred and Pearl Hazel (Murphy) Johnson, she was a lifelong resident of Hartford and West Hartford. Ethel and her husband "Rex" owned Rex O'Meara's Flower Shop in West Hartford for many years where she worked as the... Read more


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Preston L. Reed

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Preston L. Reed, 69, loving husband of Eleanor (Golas) Reed, of Newington passed away Friday, July 11, 2014, at home with his family by his side. Born in Huntingdon, PA., to the late Preston Reed and Joan (Devlin) Sonntag. After attending local schools in PA., Preston joined the U. S. Army to serve his country for 3 years. He and the love of his life Eleanor were together for over 24 wonderful years. In his spare time Preston enjoyed fishing,... Read more


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Malgorzata Schoenborn

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: July 19, 2014

Malgorzata Schoenborn, DMD, 50, of Newington, passed away peacefully after a long illness on Thursday, July 10, 2014, surrounded by her family in the comfort of her home. Born and raised in Bialystok, Poland, beloved daughter of Tadeusz and Janina (Lapinska) Sieczko of Bialystok, Poland, she resided in Waterbury before moving to Newington twelve years ago. Malgorzata graduated from the University of Hartford and the UConn School of Dental... Read more


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Edna Truscinski

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: July 14, 2014

Edna (Ruducha) Truscinski, 93, of New Britain, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Monsignor Bojnowski Manor. She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony Truscinski. Born in New Britain, she was a lifelong resident and a member of Sacred Heart Church and its Ladies Guild. She worked at Fafnir Bearing Company for over 20 years. A loving and devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she leaves her two sons, Dr. Edward... Read more


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Richard D. Fairchild

Southington, Connecticut
Service Date: July 14, 2014

Richard Deane Fairchild, 67, of Southington, passed away on July 8, 2014, surrounded by his loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer. The world lost a great man with a huge heart, a fantastic sense of humor & the uncanny ability to make instant friends anywhere. Richard was born in Framingham, MA on August 9, 1946. He graduated from Newington High School in 1965 & received his B.S. in Education & Masters of Science at the University... Read more


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Americo D'Angelo

Wethersfield, Connecticut
Service Date: July 7, 2014

Americo D'Angelo, 80, of Wethersfield, died on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at home. He was the beloved husband of Gina (Barone) D'Angelo for 53 years. Born in Pratola, Italy, son of the late Domenico and Felice (DiBacco) D'Angelo, he lived in Wethersfield for the past 35 years and was a longtime member of the Pratolana Society of Hartford. Americo was employed by the State of CT Dept. of Transportation for many years. Besides his wife, he leaves... Read more


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Stanley H. Lewandowski, Jr.

East Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: July 7, 2014

Stanley H. Lewandowski, Jr., 61, of East Hartford, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at his home. Born and raised in Hartford, son of the late Stanley H. Lewandowski, Sr. and Stasia O. Lewandowski, he was an East Hartford resident since 1983. Stan was a member of SS. Cyril and Methodius Church in Hartford, and was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching his favorite teams, the Celtics, Red Sox, Cowboys and UConn Men's... Read more


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Christopher "CJ" Foody, Jr.

March 26, 2000 – July 1, 2014
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: July 5, 2014

Christopher "CJ" J. Foody, Jr., 14, of Newington, earned his angel wings on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, as he passed away peacefully from this Earth with his family by his side. Prior to his illness CJ was a student at John Wallace Middle School in Newington. He was a typical teenager enjoying skateboarding, video games, soccer and baseball. A Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots fan, he could always be seen wearing his Patriots' hat. Left to... Read more


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Betty (Duyser) Perkins

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: July 6, 2014

Betty D. (Duyser) Perkins, 72, of Newington, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. She was the beloved wife of Ronald C. Perkins for 51 years. Born in Winsted, daughter of Harold A. Duyser of Florida and the late Hazel (Newth) Duyser, she was a longtime Newington resident and a member of Mill Pond Church. Betty was employed by the Westminster School in Simsbury for over 20 years and was an avid gardener. Above all things, she... Read more


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Dominick Carlone

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: July 3, 2014

Dominick Carlone of Newington, passed away on Monday, June 30, 2014. Born on October 13, 1927 in Campodipietra, in the Province of Campobasso, in the Italian Region Molise, to the late Nicola and Maria G. (Albino) Carlone, he was formerly of Hartford and currently resided in Newington. He was a retired mason, building homes in many different towns throughout Connecticut. Dominick enjoyed his long life as an avid gardener and loved to make wine... Read more


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Robert E. Stevens

East Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: July 10, 2014

Robert Ellis Stevens, 87, of East Hartford, formerly of Newington for 54 years, passed away unexpectedly Monday, June 30, 2014. He was predeceased by Doris (Harper) Stevens his beloved wife of 62 years, his daughter Nancy (Stevens) Wasserman and his brother Richard Stevens. Bob was born August 9, 1926 in Middlefield, CT, he was the son of the late Ellis and Edna (Spencer) Stevens of Middlefield, CT. Bob Graduated from Woodrow Wilson High... Read more


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Americo J. Marino, Jr.

West Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: July 3, 2014

Americo James "Jazz" "Pops" Marino, Jr., 87, of West Hartford, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 29, 2014. He was the beloved husband of the late Carolina (Fragione) Marino. Born in Newton, MA, son of the late Americo J. Marino, Sr. and Columba (Corsi) Marino, formerly of Hartford, he was a longtime Newington resident before most recently residing in Farmington. He honorably served his country in the United States Army during World War... Read more


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Irene Amenta

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: August 9, 2014

Irene M. (Malikowski) Amenta, 87, of New Britain, the beloved wife of the late Harry Amenta, passed away on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at the Hospital of Central CT. She was taken home from her peaceful sleep to be with her Savior, with her nurse angels Mandy and Hillary by her side. Born in Forestville, daughter of the late John and Stefania (Petka) Malikowski, she was a lifelong New Britain resident. She worked for Central Connecticut State... Read more


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Kathleen P. Grossi

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: July 2, 2014

Kathleen P. Grossi, 65, a lifelong resident of Newington, passed away peacefully on Saturday June 28, 2014 at Newington Health Care Center. Born on June 11, 1949, Kathleen was the daughter of the late Nicholas M. and Kathryn (Composto) Grossi. She is survived by her brother, Thomas J. Grossi of Newington and several cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Tuesday evening, July 1, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Newington... Read more


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Helen I. Szuflat

Annandale, Virginia
Service Date: July 19, 2014

Helen (Slusarski) Szuflat, 91, passed away peacefully at her home in Annandale, VA on June 28, 2014 after a protracted illness. She was surrounded by her loving son and her devoted caregiver. Helen was born in New Britain, the youngest of the four children of John and Sophie Slusarski. She was raised on the family farm in Newington and attended public schools. Helen was barely six years old when the Great Depression began, and for most of the... Read more


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Thomas A. Zaleski

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: July 2, 2014

Thomas A. Zaleski, 70, of Newington, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 27, 2014 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband and soul mate of Noreen L. (Carlson) Zaleski for 48 years. Born and raised in New Britain, son of the late Alexander and Stella (Maciora) Zaleski, he was a 1963 graduate of Newington High School and Porters School of Design in Rocky Hill. He was a longtime Newington resident and was... Read more


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Louis C. Provini

Kensington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Louis C. Provini, 87, of Kensington, the loving husband of Dorothy "Dot" (Denesevich) Provini, passed away after a short illness on Monday, June 23, 2014 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain. Born in Hartford, he was the son of the late Joseph Provini and Carolina (Simonetta) Provini. Lou was very proud of his Italian heritage whose parents came from la Valtellina in northern Italy. He served his country honorably during... Read more


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Gale Rice Powers

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: July 1, 2014

Gale Rice Powers, 95, formerly of Newington, passed away on Friday, June 20, 2014 in Hartford. Born on May 28, 1919 in Worcester, MA, Gale was the daughter of the late Allan Gale Rice and Ruth Willey Bartlett and the wife of the late Foster C. Powers. She graduated from Bates College in 1941 and received a Master's in Education from the University of Hartford in 1960. Gale was a Spanish Teacher at Conard High School in West Hartford for many... Read more


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Louis J. "Poppi" Verdura

July 28, 1929 – June 20, 2014
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: June 25, 2014

Louis J. "Poppi" Verdura, 84, of Newington, passed away on Friday June 20, 2014 at the Hospital of Central CT, with his family by his side. Born on July 28, 1929, in Messina, NY, Louis was the son of the late Carl and Angela (Marquette) Verdura and the husband of 48 years to Laureen (Connors) Mackin. Prior to his retirement, Louis worked in the Restaurant Industry as a bartender and in management. In his leisure time, Louis was a fan of the... Read more


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Mary (Kopycinski) Aubin

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: June 23, 2014

Mary (Kopycinski) Aubin, 92, of Newington, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 17, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Andre Aubin. Born in Long Island, NY, she was a Newington resident since the 1960's and a member of the Church of the Holy Spirit. Mary enjoyed playing cards and loved having card parties with her family. She was also an avid Red Sox fan. A loving and devoted mother and grandmother, she leaves her two daughters,... Read more


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James M. Egan

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: June 23, 2014

James M. Egan, 58, of West Hartford, the loving husband of Jolene (Carlson) Egan, passed away on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Hartford Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He fought a very brave battle against cancer that came to an end much too soon. Born in Hartford, son of the late James E. Egan and Kathleen (Murphy) Egan, he graduated from Northwest Catholic High School in 1973 and lived in West Hartford for most of his life where he... Read more


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Jan Michno

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: June 24, 2014

Jan Michno, 88, of New Britain, passed away on Tuesday, June 17, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Maria (Korzeniecki) Michno for 49 years. Although born in Poland, Jan was a longtime resident of New Britain and 35 year retiree of FENN Manufacturing. He was a devout parishioner of Holy Cross Church and a member of General J. Haller Post #111. In the summer months, he could always be found in his garden, meticulously caring for and harvesting... Read more


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Noel Kenneth Wosczyna

West Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: June 21, 2014

Noel Kenneth Wosczyna, 68, of West Hartford, CT, died on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA. He was the beloved husband of Linda Staphos Wosczyna for 44 years and the son of the late John A. and Stasia (Petry) Wosczyna. Born and raised in Hartford, he spent the majority of his adult life in West Hartford with his family. Noel graduated from Hartford Public High School in 1964, attended Prince Tech and served in the U... Read more


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Mary "Marie" Peccerillo

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: June 20, 2014

Mary "Marie" A. (D'Agostino) Peccerillo, 69, of Newington, passed away on Saturday, June 14, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Louis Peccerillo. Born and raised in New Britain, daughter of the late Louis and Elvira (DiFrederico) D'Agostino, she was a Newington resident for 35 years. Marie was a devout Catholic and a member the Church of the Holy Spirit in Newington. She enjoyed making many types of... Read more


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Albert E. Rosevear, Sr.

Wethersfield, Connecticut
Service Date: June 28, 2014

Albert E. Rosevear, Sr., 88, of Newington, the loving husband of the late Lorraine (Ferris) Rosevear for 64 years, passed away on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Jefferson House in Newington. Born in Waterbury, son of the late William and Hilda (Dawe) Rosevear, he was a longtime resident of Wethersfield moving to Newington very recently. Albert worked as a Glazier with the Glaziers Local Union 1333. He was a member of the Church of Christ... Read more


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Alexander J. Slomski

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: June 17, 2014

Alexander J. Slomski, 93, of New Britain, passed away on Friday, June 13, 2014. He was the beloved husband of the late Genevieve (Deptula) Slomski. Born in New Britain, he was a longtime resident and a member of Holy Cross Church where he was very active in the church community and activities. Alexander was a very proud man and lived very simply, always willing to lend a helping hand. Al had a gentle and kind nature and he loved his family. ... Read more


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Ann Veneziano

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: June 21, 2014

Ann (Prosperi) Veneziano, 91, of Newington died on Friday, June 13, 2014. Born in New Britain to the late Frank and Maria (Angeliana)Prosperi. She was the widow of the late Albert Veneziano. She leaves her two daughters, Valerie Pearce and Linda Brassley. In addition to her daughters, she leaves five grandchildren and six great grandchildren. She also leaves behind two sisters Rena Spurvey and Lillian Kublnick, her Godchild Sandi Florkowski... Read more


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Tina Marie (Mozzicato) Marzi

June 10, 1928 – June 8, 2014
East Berlin, CT, Connecticut
Service Date: June 16, 2014

Tina Marie (Mozzicato) Marzi, 85, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, June 8, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Santo and Concetta (Ucello) Mozzicato of New Britain. Tina was one of six daughters, all have predeceased her. She was born on June 10, 1928, in New Britain, where she attended local schools and found the love of her life, the late Patsy Marzi, to whom she was married for 55 years, until his passing in 2004. An active... Read more


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Piotr Szuba

Colchester, Connecticut
Service Date: June 12, 2014

Piotr Szuba, 89, resident of Colchester, formerly of New Britain, born in Poland, passed away on Sunday, June 8, 2014. He is survived by Zofia, his loving wife of 63 years. Piotr retired from Atlantic Tool in 1987. In his retirement, he enjoyed spending time with his family, going to the shore, gardening, cooking, fishing and playing with his grandchildren and his dog Major. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Genny... Read more


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Ramon Matos

Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: June 12, 2014

Ramon Matos beloved husband of 55 years to Leonor Matos has gone to be with our Lord. Born in Corozal, Puerto Rico on October 17, 1938 departed on June 7, 2014. Ramon came to Hartford as a young man with his bride to start his family. He worked hard to provide for his family. Ramon was a devoted Deacon at St. Peter Church until he became ill. He served for many years as a mentor and teacher too many whom he guided thru his believes. His... Read more


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Mitchell A. Szlaban

December 4, 1976 – June 6, 2014
Southington, Connecticut
Service Date: June 13, 2014

Mitchell A. Szlaban, 37, of Southington and formerly of New Britain, passed away on Friday, June 6, at his home unexpectedly. Born on December 4th 1976, Mitchell was the son of Kazimiera (Wojewodka) Szlaban of Southington and the late Ihor "Ike" Szlaban. Mitchell worked in the construction industry and as a landscaper. In his leisure time he enjoyed fishing, boating and motorcycles. Besides his mother, Mitchell is survived by his beloved... Read more


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Daniel James Thibault

April 7, 1975 – June 6, 2014
West Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: June 11, 2014

Daniel James Thibault, 39, of West Hartford, died peacefully on Friday, June 6, 2014, with his beloved wife Katie at his side. He was the devoted husband of Katherine M. (Bocchini) Thibault and the loving father of Elizabeth Mary Thibault and James Joseph Thibault. Born in Oscoda, MI, on April 7, 1975, to Thomas and Anzelma (Drabik) Thibault of East Lyme, he was raised in East Lyme and graduated from St. Bernard High School in Montville. Dan... Read more


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Barbara Teresa Lichaj

July 9, 1958 – June 5, 2014
Southington, Connecticut
Service Date: June 11, 2014

Barbara Teresa Lichaj, 55, of Southington, CT passed away on Thursday, June 5, 2014. She was born and raised in Mlawa, Poland, on July 9, 1958, to Kazimierz and Teresa Tranczewski. Barbara moved to the United States in 1974 and met her beloved husband, Edmund Lichaj, shortly after and were married on March 22, 1975 for a long and loving life together. After marriage, she was able to bring her sister, Marzanna, and parents from Poland to live... Read more


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Patricia Roman

East Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: June 12, 2014

Patricia J. (Barry) Roman, 79, died Thursday, June 5, 2104 at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford. She was born in Hartford, daughter of the late Joseph and Julia (Shugrue) Barry and lived in the Parkville Section of Hartford for most of her life. She was a communicant of Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church. She attended AI Prince Tech School and earned her LPN. She loved working as a nurse at St. Francis Hospital retiring after 20 years of... Read more


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Krzysztof Bogdaniuk

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: June 11, 2014

Krzysztof Bogdaniuk, 50, passed away peacefully after a long illness on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. Left to mourn his loss are his mother, Wanda (Kapuscinska) Bogdaniuk, his fiancée, Mary Rybka, his step-daughter, Nicole Rybka and step-granddaughters: Valarie Hook and Cassandra and Gracie Calderone as well as many dear friends. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 11th at 9:30 am at Sacred Heart Church, 158 Broad Street, New... Read more


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Mary Mae (Pelletier) Roy

Bristol, Connecticut
Service Date: June 10, 2014

Mary Mae (Pelletier) Roy, 82, passed away on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 on the Vitas Hospice Unit at St. Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, CT. She was the beloved wife of the former Manager of the Naugatuck Valley Mall, Deacon Reginald Roy for 63 years. Prior to her retirement, Mary had worked for Stephen Cadillac, Mack Truck Company and Bridgestone Tire. She was a devout parishioner of St. Jerome Church, New Britain. In addition to her husband Reggie,... Read more


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Hervey Aitken

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: June 6, 2014

Hervey H. Aitken, Sr., 95, of New Britain passed away on Monday, June 2, 2014 at The Hospital of Central CT, New Britain. He was the beloved husband of the late Sophie (Kaminski) Aitken for 70 years. He was born in New Britain, son of the late Thomas and Ethel (Heywood) Aitken. Hervey was a lifelong resident and a member of Holy Cross Church, New Britain. Hervey was a graduate of E.C. Goodwin Technical School. A U.S. Navy veteran, he served his... Read more


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Gavin Michael Novak

April 3, 2014 – June 2, 2014
Avon, Connecticut
Service Date: June 7, 2014

Gavin Michael Novak was born on April 3, 2014 and passed away on June 2, 2014. Memorial donations may be made to the Gavin Novak Memorial Fund, c/o TD Bank, 225 West Main St., Avon, Connecticut 06001 Read more


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Claire L. Bouffard

Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: June 8, 2014

Claire L. Bouffard, 85, a four year resident of Avery Heights in Hartford passed on June 1, 2014 to her eternal home and joined her parents Marie Ange and Delphis Bouffard, her sister Pauline Kulas and brother Roland Bouffard and his wife, Martha. Claire was born in Meriden and graduated from Hartford Public High School in 1947. Until her retirement, she was an executive assistant in the sales division of Combustion Engineering in Windsor. ... Read more


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Vernon D. Marshman, Jr.

Enfield, Connecticut
Service Date: June 4, 2014

Vernon D. Marshman, Jr., 89, of Enfield, the loving husband to Mary (Gionfriddo) Marshman for 44 years, passed away on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford. Born in Bangor, ME, he was the son of the late Vernon and Edith Marshman. Vernon served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy. He was in active duty for 12 years fighting in World War II and the Korean War. He worked as a sheet metal worker and welder for Hamilton... Read more


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Diane (Dube) Salsbury

Berlin, Connecticut
Service Date: June 14, 2014

Diane (Dube) Salsbury, 63, passed away unexpectedly and peacefully on Saturday, May 31, 2014. She was the very beloved wife of 42 years of Raymond Salsbury of Hartland, Maine. Born and raised in Berlin, daughter of Jeannette Dube of New Britain and the late Roland Dube, she was a resident of Berlin most of her life. She spent many of those years helping others as a visiting nurse, parent aide or care giver. Helping people was just one of her... Read more


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Genevieve I. (Gilbert) Crocker

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: June 3, 2014

Genevieve I. (Gilbert) Crocker, 85, of Newington, passed away on Friday, May 30, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond O. Crocker. Born in Leicester, MA, daughter of the late William and Gladys (Stott) Gilbert, she was a Newington resident for most of her life and retired from Hartford National Bank, after many years of employment. Gen enjoyed baking, knitting and gardening, in her spare time. A loving and devoted mother and... Read more


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Joseph S. Taradina, Sr.

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: June 5, 2014

Joseph S. Taradina, Sr., 87, of New Britain, passed away on Friday, May 30, 2014. He was the beloved husband of the late Ethel Taradina. Born in New Britain, son of the late Joseph and Pauline Taradejna, he was a lifelong resident. He honorably served his country in the U.S. Army in the Philippines during World War II. A beloved father, he leaves his son Joseph S. Taradina, Jr. of New Britain. Joseph also leaves his nephews, David Martinook... Read more


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Shirley P. Picard

Plainville, Connecticut
Service Date: June 2, 2014

Shirley P. (Tattersall) Picard passed away unexpectedly at her home on Thursday, May 29, 2014. She was born in New Britain on August 24, 1928 to the late Lillian (Springer) and Herman Alix Paulson and was the beloved wife of the late James Tattersall, Sr. and then to the late Joseph Picard. Left to mourn her loss are her grandchildren: Nisa Davey and her husband George (JR) of Plainville, Jill Sinko of TN, Jessie, Jack, Joey, Jonathan and Julie... Read more


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Natasha Zaiko

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: June 6, 2014

Natasha Zaiko, 93, passed away Wednesday morning, May 28, 2014, at Ledgecrest Convalescent Home after a long illness. She will be missed by those who knew and loved her. She is survived by her niece Judy Zaiko of Southington, two nephews Fred and Bruce Zaiko of Syracuse NY, a grandniece Madge O'Toole and her husband Joe and two great grandnephews Roark and Finnegan O'Toole of Plymouth. She was born in New Britain on February 14, 1921 to the... Read more


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Patricia Libbey Hall

Rocky Hill, Connecticut
Service Date: May 30, 2014

Patricia (Libbey) Hall, 86, of Rocky Hill, passed away on Monday, May 26, 2014 surrounded by her family and friends. She was the beloved wife of the late Douglas E. Hall. Born in Newton, MA, daughter of the late Dwight and Katherine (Hubbard) Libbey, she was a longtime Newington resident before recently moving to Rocky Hill. Patricia was a member of St. Mary's Church in Newington and in her younger years enjoyed bowling in her bowling league.... Read more


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June M. Toohey

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: May 31, 2014

June M. Toohey, 83, of Newington, loving sister, devoted aunt and friend, passed away on Monday, May 26, 2014 at the Hospital of Central CT in New Britain. Born in Buffalo, NY, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Cathleen (Cunningham) Toohey. June grew up in Buffalo and graduated from Mount Saint Joseph High School. She lived there for many years where she retired from the Statler Hilton. She moved to Newington in 1998 where she was... Read more


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Rido Camarco

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: May 30, 2014

Rido Camarco, 92, of Newington died on Saturday May 24th, 2014 at home. He was predeceased by his wife Lois Elaine (Parrish) Camarco in 2012 after 68 years of marriage. He was born on January 8, 1922 in Hartford CT the son of Michele and Isabella (Bellofatto) Camarco and moved to Newington in 1966. Rido was a veteran of the United States Air Force serving in WWII until his honorable discharge in 1946. He worked for the Fuller Brush Company and... Read more


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Elizabeth E. Fritz

June 24, 1925 – May 24, 2014
Wethersfield, Connecticut
Service Date: May 28, 2014

Elizabeth E. Fritz of Wethersfield, passed away on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at her home. Elizabeth was born in New Britain and was the daughter of the late Mary and Fred Collins. Elizabeth, or Betty as she was called, lived in Newington most of her life. Betty worked most of her life in the Newington School System, in different capacities where she made many friends. Her favorite job we believe was when she worked for the Assistant Principal.... Read more


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Alice L. McKinstry

July 15, 1916 – May 23, 2014
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: May 28, 2014

Alice L. McKinstry, 97, a longtime resident of Newington, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 23, 2014. Born in New Britain on July 15, 1916, Alice was the daughter of the late Abraham and Caroline (Wood) Long and the wife of the late William McKinstry, Sr. to whom she was married on September 15, 1943. Alice was a graduate of New Britain High School and the Moody School of Commerce. Prior to her retirement, she worked a legal secretary for... Read more


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Regina H. Kielczewski

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: May 23, 2014

Regina H. (Matczak) Kielczewski, 105, of New Britain, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at her home. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Kielczewski. Born and raised in Dickson City, PA, daughter of the late Joseph and Eva (Comminska) Matczak, she was a New Britain resident since 1958 and a member of Holy Cross Church and its Ladies Guild and Rosary Society. She enjoyed crocheting and was an accomplished baker but above... Read more


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Annis Breton Corey

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Annis Breton Corey, affectionately known as "ABC", 79, of Newington, the loving wife of the late Galen "Red" Corey, passed away on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Amberwoods of Farmington. Born in Hartford on July 30, 1934, the daughter of the late Leon McKinney and Rose (Aldrich) McKinney, she lived in Newington for most of her life where she raised her family. Annis graduated from Northfield Mount Herman School, a private high school in Gill, MA... Read more


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Gerard E. Laflamme

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: May 21, 2014

Gerard E. Laflamme, 84, of Newington, the loving husband for 59 years to Simone (Gagnon) Laflamme, passed away on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Hartford Hospital. Born in New Britain, the son of the late Edgar and Rosa (Bibeau) Laflamme, he has lived in Newington for 40 years where he was a devoted member of St. Mary's Church. Gerry was an inspector for Textron where he retired after many years of employment and was also a night watchman for many... Read more


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Andrew W. Madrak, Jr.

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: May 23, 2014

Andrew W. Madrak, Jr., 75, of Farmington, formerly of New Britain, passed away on Saturday, May 17, 2014. He was the husband of Hedy (Koncewicz) Madrak for over 47 years. Born in New Britain, son of the late Andrew W. Madrak, Sr. and Geraldine (Irvin) Madrak, he was a lifelong New Britain resident and a member of Holy Cross Church, New Britain. He was most recently employed as an engineer for Corbin Russwin prior to his retirement. Andrew... Read more


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Anna Chiarenza

Old Lyme, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Anna (Truscio) Chiarenza, 87, wife of the late Joseph Chiarenza, passed away Friday, May 16, 2014. She was the daughter of the late James and Sarah (Ballachino) Truscio. After graduating from Mt. St. Joseph in West Hartford, she married Joseph; they were married for 67 years. To Anna family was EVERYTHING! Left behind to mourn her are two daughters, Elaine (Chiarenza) Kozlowsky and her husband Henry of Eastpointe, FL and Nancy (Chiarenza)... Read more


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John Reyor

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

John Reyor, 54, of Newington, passed away on Thursday, May 15, 2014. John was an amazing writer. He was best known for his published poetry, hobby of sketching, collecting antiques, playing guitar, visiting Vermont, and helping others in difficult times. He loved cars, and also loved riding his Harley. John was a father his children could turn to for anything; he always gave great advice. John was very religious and became an Ordained Minister... Read more


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Michael K. Welch

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: May 19, 2014

Michael K. Welch, 70, of Newington, passed away on Thursday, May 15, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Susan (Hagarty) Welch for 47 years. Born in Hartford, son of the late Louis and Margaret (Evans) Welch, he grew up in Elmwood and lived in Newington for the last 37 years. He graduated from Conard High School class of '61 and attended the Greater Hartford Community College. Michael proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force during... Read more


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Norinne (Hart) King

Belleair Beach, Florida
Service Date: May 19, 2014

Norinne Hart King, 83, of Belleair Beach, FL, formerly of Southington, passed peacefully with family at her side on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. She was the beloved wife of Donald R. King for the past 62 years. Born in New Britain, daughter of the late Norbert and Harriett (Miller) Hart, she graduated from New Britain High School and received her Bachelor, Master and Sixth Year Degree from Central CT State University. She was teacher and reading... Read more


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Robert Sobell

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: May 17, 2014

Robert J. Sobell, 68, of New Britain, passed away on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Born in New Britain, son of the late Alexander and Genevieve (Kulik) Sobell, he was raised in New Britain and lived in Dallas, TX before moving back to CT. He attended the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School and was a graduate of St. Michael's College, VT. He received his MBA from the University of Texas in Arlington. Robert served his country honorably in the U.S. Air... Read more


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Nella Rapisarda

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: May 16, 2014

Nella Rapisarda, 72, of New Britain, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at home. She was born on June 26, 1941, in Sortino, Province of Siracusa, Sicily, Italy, to the late Giuseppe and Giuseppina (Sequenzia) Rapisarda. She immigrated to the United States in 1968 and was employed by Emhart Corporation for 30 years, until her retirement in 2003. She was a member of St. Ann Church and the Santa Sofia Society. Nella enjoyed spending... Read more


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