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Douglas C. Trombley obituary photo

Douglas C. Trombley

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 24, 2018

Douglas "Doug" C. Trombley, 84, of Newington, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Monday, February 19, 2018. Born in 1933 in Newington to Louis B. and Catherine J. Trombley (Ryan), Douglas lived most of his early life in the South End of Hartford returning to Newington in 1959. In 1995, he retired from the Metropolitan District Commission Water Bureau after thirty-three years of service. Douglas also served in the United... Read more


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Henrietta Abramczyk

July 5, 1926 – February 18, 2018
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: February 24, 2018

Henrietta "Sweetie" Abramczyk, 91, was called to eternal life on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at home peacefully, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Poland on July 5, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Stanislaw & Stella (Subocz) Sadkowski. She was a longtime New Britain resident where she was a communicant of Holy Cross Church and held membership with their Ladies Guild and the Catholic Women's Club. She had worked for various area... Read more


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Marianna Kaliska

August 2, 1932 – February 18, 2018
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: February 20, 2018

Marianna Kaliska, 85, was called to eternal life on Sunday, February 18, 2018, at the Hospital of Central Connecticut. Born in Poland on August 2, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Walenty & Anotonina (Jafra) Stempien. She came to the United States in 1979, settling in New Britain and was employed with the Avon Old Farms Hotel prior to her retirement. Left to honor and cherish her memory are her children, Tadeusz Kaliski and his wife... Read more


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Florence H. Boissonneault

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: February 20, 2018

Florence H. Boissonneault, 95, of New Britain, beloved wife of the late Norman J. Boissonneault, passed away on February 15, 2018, at Bojnowski Manor in New Britain. Born in New Britain, daughter of the late Alexander and Helena (Perzan) Kaczynski, and resided in New Britain all of her life. Florence was a graduate of New Britain High School, was a member of both St. Francis Church and Sacred Heart Church and retired from Stanley Works. She... Read more


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Felix Abiel Morales

March 16, 1991 – February 14, 2018
Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: February 21, 2018

Felix Abiel Morales, 26, of Hartford, formerly of Newington, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at his home. Born in Hartford, son of Felix Juan Morales and Jacqueline (Rivera) Morales, he grew up in Newington and graduated from Newington High School in 2010. Felix was kind hearted and loved to help people, which led to him spending time working with the Newington Volunteer Ambulance and as a Newington Volunteer... Read more


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Muriel Whalen Deck

West Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Muriel Madeline (Whalen) Deck, 91, of West Hartford, died on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Born in Springfield, MA, daughter of the late William and Beatrice (Grover) Whalen, she was raised in Suffield, CT where she attended local schools. Upon graduation, she was employed by the Springfield Newspaper and First National Bank of Suffield. She then graduated from the Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in 1950 and joined the Army Nurse Corp.,... Read more


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Adam Dziubanski

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: February 17, 2018

Adam Dziubanski, 70, of New Britain, passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at the Hospital of Central CT. He was the beloved husband of Irena (Kumiega) Dziubanski for 50 years. Born in Poland, son of the late Tadeusz and Genowefa (Radwanska) Dziubanski, he came to the U.S. in 1981 after being a Member of Solidarity and forced out of Poland. He was employed as a machine operator for various companies including Atlantic Tool Co. Adam... Read more


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Robert J. Larsson

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 16, 2018

Robert J. Larsson, 89, of Newington died on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Iris (Bauer) Larsson, for 53 years. Born in Jersey City, NJ, he lived in Newington for the past 53 years. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and received his Bachelors and Master's Degrees from Central Connecticut State University. Robert taught social studies at New Britain High School, New Britain for 30 years. He was an active... Read more


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Natalie M. Liss

October 21, 1925 – February 13, 2018
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: February 19, 2018

Natalie (Mierzejewski) Liss, 92, of New Britain passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late Walter J. Liss. Natalie was born in New Britain to Mary (Brzozowski) and Waclaw Mierzejewski. She graduated from New Britain High School and was a member of the General Haller Post Drum Corp. She worked as medical secretary to the chief pathologist at New Britain General Hospital where she made many lifelong... Read more


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Robert M. Stingle

March 28, 1936 – February 13, 2018
South Windsor, Connecticut
Service Date: February 20, 2018

Robert M. Stingle, 81, died peacefully on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 surrounded by his family. Born on March 28, 1936 in New Britain, he was the son of the late Frederick & Dorothy (MacArthur) Stingle. He was a proud graduate of Newington High School and earned his bachelor's degree from Lafayette College where he lettered in soccer and track. He also served in the United States Army National Guard. Prior to his retirement, he was the co... Read more


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Lawrence D. Beck, Sr.

Wethersfield, Connecticut
Service Date: February 15, 2018

Lawrence D. Beck, 89, of Wethersfield, passed away on Monday, February 12, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Elizabeth (Golyshko) Beck for 66 years. Born in New Britain, son of the late John and Pearl (Bernotas) Beck, he lived in Newington prior to becoming a Wethersfield resident 28 years ago. Lawrence served his country honorably in the U.S. Army for 8 years, including during the Korean War. He was a member of the Holy Trinity Russian... Read more


Jozefa Kirej obituary photo

Jozefa Kirej

October 10, 1922 – February 12, 2018
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: February 16, 2018

On Monday, February 12, 2018, Jozefa Kirej, 95, was called to eternal life in New Britain. Born on October 10, 1922, in Poland, she was the daughter of the late Jozef & Antonina Marcinczyk. She came to the United States in 1966 settling to New Britain where she was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Stanislaw Kirej and a son Roman Kirej. Left to honor and cherish her memory are her children... Read more


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Marianna Sidor

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: February 15, 2018

Marianna (Halas) Sidor, 91, wife of the late Jan Sidor, passed away suddenly, Sunday, February 11, 2018, with her family by her side. Born in Poland, she was the daughter of the late Michal and Maria (Sidor) Halas. Marianna's pride and joy was her farm in Poland where she and her family raised hops. She worked sunrise to sunset, and was extremely handy. Her hobbies were working on crafts, knitting and embroidery. She was the best teacher to... Read more


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Leroy H. Newell

June 4, 1921 – February 6, 2018
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 10, 2018

Leroy H. Newell, 96, was called to eternal life on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 from the Jefferson House. Born in Waterbury, CT, on June 4, 1921, he was the son of the late Paul & Minnie (Kreidel) Newell. He proudly served our country in the United States Army during WWII. He lived in Newington since 1955 where he and his late wife Doris raised their family and was a member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church for over 60 years. His love for music... Read more


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Florence R. Woronko

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: February 7, 2018

Florence R. (Mickiewicz) Woronko, 84, of New Britain, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 3, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late George Woronko. Born in New Britain, daughter of Nikodem and Emilia (Kulik) Mickiewicz, she was a lifelong New Britain resident and a member of Sacred Heart Church and a former member of the St. Cecelia Choir. Florence was employed as a teacher at Holy Cross School for many years until her retirement... Read more


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Mary Amato

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Mary Amato, 93, of Newington, died peacefully on Thursday, February 1, 2018 with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Fedele (Phil) Amato. Born and raised in New Britain, she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Giovanna (Aparo) Cavarra. She lived in Newington since 1988 and loved spending time with her family and her best friend, Lucy Cowperthwaite. She was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.... Read more


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Robert Johnson

Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: February 11, 2018

Robert Edward Johnson "Ed" of Hartford and formerly of Wethersfield and Newington, passed away on February 1, 2018 at Avery Heights Nursing Home. Born on October 27, 1935 in Greenfield, MA, Ed was the son of the late John S. and Anna V. Olson and husband of 34 years to Susan (Smith) Johnson. He was a graduate of Greenfield High School Class of 1953. Ed proudly served his country as a SSGT in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. Prior to... Read more


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Thomas A. Tanner

Gold Canyon, Arizona
Service Date: February 17, 2018

Thomas A. Tanner, 64, of Gold Canyon, AZ, beloved husband of Lori (McVey) Tanner passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at his home. Born in New Britain, he was the son of Ann (Valenta) Tanner of Newington and the late Arnold Tanner. After attending schools in New Britain and Newington, he graduated from UConn. He worked at Hamilton Standard and was transferred to Arizona in the mid 1990's. Thomas returned to CT about five years ago, but... Read more


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Edward Anthony Petrozzi

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 6, 2018

Edward Anthony Petrozzi, 91, was called to eternal life peacefully on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 while residing at Newington Rapid Recovery. Born in Hartford, CT on October 6, 1926 he was the son of the late Vito and Grace (Colello) Petrozzi. He had lived in Rocky Hill, West Hartford and settled in Newington since 1983. He served our country with pride during WWII in the United States Navy. Prior to retirement, he was a serologist for the... Read more


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Lydia O'Neil

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 2, 2018

Lydia Yawin O'Neil, 95, of Newington, passed peacefully on Monday, January 29th at St. Francis Hospital after a short illness. Devoted wife of the late Herbert P. O'Neil and loving mother of four, she is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Patricia O'Neil Tiezzi and Thomas Tiezzi of Wethersfield; her son and his girlfriend, Jeremiah O'Neil and Dorrie Richards of Plainville; her son and daughter-in-law, Timothy and Suzanne O'Neil of Seminole... Read more


Reverend Daniel Joseph Karpiey obituary photo

Reverend Daniel Joseph Karpiey

April 13, 1930 – January 27, 2018
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 31, 2018

Reverend Daniel Joseph Karpiey, 87, was called to eternal life on Saturday, January 27, 2018 while residing at Monsignor Bojnowski Manor in New Britain. Born on April 13, 1930, he was the son of the late Dominic and Anna (Ruszewicz) Karpiej. Father received his education from Sacred Heart of Jesus School, 1935-1944, New Britain Sr. High School, 1944-1949, and St. Thomas Seminary, 1949-1951 & 1951-1953. He completed studies in philosophy... Read more


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Norma H. Ritchie

October 28, 1929 – January 27, 2018
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 2, 2018

Norma H. Ritchie, 88, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the Jerome Home in New Britain. Born in Hartford on October 28, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Sears & Ruth (Lewis) Harvey. She was raised in Simsbury and lived many years in Hartford before settling in Newington in 1973, more recently residing at Middlewoods. Prior to her retirement, she was employed with Heublein in Hartford, having given many years of... Read more


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William N. Zuerblis

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 3, 2018

William N. Zuerblis, 74, of Newington, passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the Hospital of Central CT. He was the beloved husband of Constance (Dudzinski) Zuerblis for 50 years. Born and raised in Hartford, son of the late John and Annette (Millette) Zuerblis, he was a longtime Newington resident. William honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy. He then began employment with Hansen-Whitney Co. where he worked for over 40 years... Read more


Lucille "Lulu Bell" Capra obituary photo

Lucille "Lulu Bell" Capra

October 8, 1925 – January 26, 2018
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 31, 2018

Lucille (Bosco) Capra, "Lulu Bell", 92, of Newington, died peacefully on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Peter Ernest Capra, Jr. Born and raised in New Britain, daughter of the late Sebastian and Josephine (Sterma) Bosco, she was a Newington resident for most of her life. She retired from the New Britain Town Clerk's Office after many years of employment and was an active member of the... Read more


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Regina Wolodkowicz

January 26, 1925 – January 26, 2018
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: February 1, 2018

Regina (Zytkiewicz) Wolodkowicz, of New Britain, died peacefully on her 93rd birthday, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Jan Wolodkowicz. Born in Poland, daughter of the late Paul and Anna (Snopkowska) Zytkiewicz, she moved to the United States in 1965, residing in New Britain for most of her life. Mrs. Wolodkowicz was a devoted Catholic. She found great strength in her faith and was an... Read more


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Raymond F. Bargelski

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 29, 2018

Raymond F. Bargelski, 87, of Newington, passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at the Hospital of Central CT. He was the beloved husband of Margaret (Stavinsky) Bargelski for 65 years. Born and raised in New Britain, son of the late Frank and Rose (Todzia) Bargelski, he was a Newington resident for 54 years and a member of the Holy Trinity Byzantine Church, New Britain. Raymond served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy during the Korean... Read more


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Margaret Krawczynski

April 2, 1948 – January 25, 2018
Plainville, Connecticut
Service Date: private service

Margaret Krawczynski, 69, of Plainville, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 25, 2018 with her sister Joanne by her side. Born and raised in New Britain on April 2, 1948, she was the daughter of the late Charles & Sophie (Unghire) Krawczynski. Marge graduated from New Britain High School, and Hartford Hospital School of Nursing. She started her career at New Britain Memorial Hospital and finished at New Britain General Hospital in... Read more


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Joseph N. Massa

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: February 3, 2018

Joseph (Joe) N. Massa, 90, the loving husband of Alfia (Scapellati) Massa, a long-time resident of Newington, a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed into the presence of the Lord on January 24, 2018. Joseph was born in Hartford on Feb. 14, 1927, son of the late Mario and Louise Massa. Joseph lived in West Hartford until entering the service of the U.S. Army on April 16, 1945 and served in the Asiatic Pacific Campaign during... Read more


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Irene (Malicki) Nalewajek

April 10, 1930 – January 24, 2018
Old Saybrook, Connecticut
Service Date: February 3, 2018

Irene (Malicki) Nalewajek of Old Saybrook, beloved wife of the late Stanley Nalewajek, passed away peacefully on January 24, 2018. She was born on April 10, 1930 in New Britain, CT to the late Martin and Antoinette (Samorajczyk) Malicki. Irene and Stanley lived on Blue Hills Dairy Farm in Kensington for most of their married life; moving to Portland, CT then Hackettstown, NJ. Irene returned to CT after Stanley's passing and settled in Old... Read more


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Czeslaw Letniowski

May 13, 1938 – January 20, 2018
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Burritt Hill Funeral Home, 332 Burritt St., New Britain, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, New Britain. Burial will take place in Komorow, Poland. Read more


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Anne Marie Breton

August 8, 1923 – January 19, 2018
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 24, 2018

On Friday, January 19, 2018, Anne Marie Breton, 94, was called to eternal life at the Jefferson House. Born in Van Buren, ME on August 8, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Ubald & Elise (Soucy) Thibodeau. She had lived in Hartford and settled to Newington in 1971 where she was a devoted communicant of St. Mary's Church. At St. Mary's, she was an active member of their Ladies' Guild, the Dinner Club, and gave generously of her time... Read more


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Clare Gubbins

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Clare D. (Szymanoski) Gubbins, 90, of Newington, beloved wife of the late John Gubbins, entered into the arms of the Lord on January 18, 2018. Clare was born in New Britain on December 6, 1927, daughter of Edward and Helen (Tyburski) Szymanoski, she moved to Newington in 1958 and was a member of the Church of the Holy Spirit. She was employed by the Board of Education for 19 years retiring in 1987. She was a volunteer for the Reach to Recovery... Read more


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Jan Joseph Matlega

January 2, 1930 – January 18, 2018
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 23, 2018

Jan (John)Matlega, 88, died peacefully January 18, 2018 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut surrounded by loved family members. Jan was born January 2, 1930, the son of Martin and Katherine (Bycoski) Matlega and was a lifelong resident of New Britain. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 57 years, Sophie (Lukaszewski) Matlega. Jan attended local schools and graduated from E.C. Goodwin Technical Institute with an electrical degree, and was... Read more


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Maria (Popek) Nalewajek

September 17, 1954 – January 17, 2018
Plainville, Connecticut
Service Date: January 20, 2018

Maria (Popek) Nalewajek, 63, of Plainville, beloved wife of Mark Nalewajek, passed away in the early hours of Wednesday, January 17, 2018. She was born in Poland to Apolonia Popek and the late Ignacy Popek. She was employed as a machine operator for Stanley Black and Decker for many years. Maria was a selfless wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend who had an extraordinary way about her. She was always willing to do whatever she could to help... Read more


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Maria C. Augusto

April 1, 1938 – January 16, 2018
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: private service

Maria C. Augusto, 79, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 in Newington. Born on April 1, 1938 in Alcanede, Portugal, she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Maria Carreira. Maria immigrated to the Unites States in 1979, residing in Hartford before moving to Newington 15 years ago. Prior to her retirement, she was employed as a mail sorter for Data Mail. She leaves to mourn her passing, her son, Vasco Augusto and his wife... Read more


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Leo J. Paradis

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 20, 2018

Leo J. Paradis, 74, of Newington, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 16, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Lorette M. (Sirois) Paradis for 50 years. Born in Frenchville, ME, son of the late Rene and Exilia (Albert) Paradis, he was a longtime Newington resident and a member of the Church of the Holy Spirit. Leo was also a member of the Franco American Club in New Britain and the St. Jean the Baptiste Society in New Britain. Along... Read more


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Maria P. Furtado

April 1, 1928 – January 15, 2018
West Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: January 17, 2018

On Monday, January 15, 2018, Maria P. Furtado, 89, was peacefully called to eternal life at the Hebrew Center for Health and Rehabilitation. Born in Portugal on April 1, 1928, she was a longtime Newington resident and a member of Our Lady of Fatima Church in Hartford. Left to honor and cherish her memory are her children, Marcelina Novo and her husband Antonio of Newington, Manuel Furtado and his wife Maria Alice of Providence, RI, 4... Read more


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Constance "Connie" Unsworth

November 23, 1927 – January 14, 2018
East Berlin, Connecticut
Service Date: January 26, 2018

Constance "Connie" (Reep) Unsworth, 90, longtime resident of East Berlin, CT, passed away at Covenant Village in Cromwell on Sunday, January 14, 2018. Connie began her life in New York City and attended Queens College in Queens, NY to become a teacher. She taught in New York, England, Torrington and Simsbury before moving to East Berlin, CT to join the editorial staff of Weekly Reader, where she worked for 26 years. She was also the editor of... Read more


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Elizabeth "Libby" (Warner) Avery

August 30, 1918 – January 13, 2018
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 26, 2018

Elizabeth "Libby" (Warner) Avery, 99, of Newington passed peacefully on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Jefferson House in Newington. She was the beloved wife of the late Rexford H. Avery. Born in Sunderland, MA, Libby lived in Durham and Clinton before retiring to Punta Gorda, FL about 37 years ago and lived in Newington for the last 14 years. Mrs. Avery graduated from Massachusetts State (UMass) in Amherst with a BS in History and from Simmons... Read more


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Yvette R (Chasse) Martin

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 18, 2018

Yvette R. (Chasse) Martin, 90, of Newington, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 13, 2018 after a long struggle with Alzheimer's disease. She was the beloved wife of Oscar H. Martin for 72 years. Born in St. Agatha, ME, daughter of the late Patrick and Annie (Plourde) Chasse, she was a Newington resident for over 30 years, a member of St. Brigid's Church in West Hartford and a former member of the Church of the Holy Spirit in Newington.... Read more


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Rosse Mary (Gago Ferreiro) Planas

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 16, 2018

Rosse Mary (Gago Ferreiro) Planas, 89, of Newington, passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018. She was the beloved wife of Joseph M. Planas for 57 years. Born in Camaguey, Cuba, daughter of Sebastian Gago and Perfecta Ferreiro Yanez, she was a Newington resident since 1973 and a member of the Holy Spirit Church. Rosse Mary's father had a music school in Cuba where she began her lifelong study of piano. She went on to become a concert pianist... Read more


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Rosalie G. Samek

March 26, 1923 – January 12, 2018
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 20, 2018

Rosalie (Golas) Samek, 94, of New Britain, died peacefully in the comfort of her home on Friday, January 12, 2018. One of seven children, she was born in New Britain to the late Stanley and Rosalie (Shiok) Golas and attended local schools. She was a vibrant woman who had a zest for life. She was outgoing and social and enjoyed dancing, traveling, going to shows, playing BINGO and known for occasionally giving the 'ol slot machine arm a pull at... Read more


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Joseph F. Chudecki, Sr.

March 13, 1922 – January 11, 2018
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Joseph Francis Chudecki, Sr., 95, of New Britain, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018. He was born in Poland on March 13, 1922 to the late Adolf and Emily (Szisko) Chudecki. A decorated veteran, Pfc. Joseph Chudecki proudly served his country in the 605th Anti Aircraft Artillery of the U.S. Army at Antwerp during WWII, and participated in the Invasion of Normandy including Northern France, Belgium and the Battle of the Bulge. Joe was... Read more


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Ellen Barbara (Locksie) DePlacito

Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: January 15, 2018

Ellen "Barbara" (Locksie) DePlacito joined her beloved late husband Joseph DePlacito on January 11, 2018. Barbara was the daughter of the late Ellen and Tom Robertson and George Locksie. She was born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island on December 9, 1938 and she spent many summers on her beloved Prudence Island. She resided in Hartford most of her life, moving to Berlin in 2008. She was a kind, gentle woman who enjoyed many interests which included her... Read more


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Joseph Campisi

Newington
Service Date: January 20, 2018

Joseph Campisi of Newington, Connecticut passed away peacefully on January 10, 2018 at The Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain surrounded by his loving and caring family. He was born in New Britain, CT on April 8, 1937. He worked at Royal Typewriter and later Gerber Scientific for many years before retiring, and his lifelong passion was music, playing accordian and keyboard as leader of the Joe Campisi Trio. He is survived by his... Read more


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David T. Axelby

July 20, 1947 – January 9, 2018
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 15, 2018

David T. Axelby, 70, of New Britain, passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. He was the son of the late Harry and Clara (Taylor) Axelby and was a lifelong resident of New Britain. Dave enlisted into the U.S. Air Force and worked as a telecommunications system center technician. He received The Presidential Unit Citation with four clusters while serving in the USAF Strategic Air Command. He was honorably discharged in 1974. Dave enjoyed model... Read more


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David John Erwin, Jr.

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 17, 2018

David J. Erwin, Jr., 61, of Newington, passed away peacefully on January 9th from complications following a long battle with Amyloidosis. His loving wife Susan and children were by his side. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Susan Gawel Erwin, originally of Meriden, his children Melissa Bruce and her husband Gregory, John Erwin, and Mary Erwin, granddaughters Olivia and Emma Bruce, his sisters and brothers-in-law, Patricia Garrity, Anita... Read more


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Marie M. Oczkowski

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 15, 2018

Marie (Masselli) Oczkowski, 77, a longtime resident of Newington, passed away on the 9th of January 2018, at Hartford Hospital. She was born on March 18, 1940 to John and Rose (Pattavina) Masselli. Marie graduated from Middletown High School and worked for 25 years before retiring from Travelers Insurance Company. Marie loved to travel throughout the Northeast with her husband, George. In addition to traveling, she held an active social life.... Read more


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Helen Pienkos

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 13, 2018

Helen (Krajewski) Pienkos, longtime resident of New Britain, passed away peacefully in the comfort of her home on Monday, January 8, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late Frank S. Pienkos who died in 1992. Helen was born in Holyoke, MA to the late Walter and Eleanor (Kowalski) Krajewski and lived in Enfield before settling in New Britain. She worked in the hand tool division of Stanley Works for 25 years and was a member of the Stanley... Read more


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Christopher J. Zuerblis

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 13, 2018

Christopher J. Zuerblis, 47, of Newington, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, January 8, 2018. Born in Hartford, son of William and Constance (Dudzinski) Zuerblis, he was a lifelong Newington resident and a member of the Polish American Club and the Masonic Sequin-Level Lodge AF&AM #140. He was a longtime employee of Eagle Rivet Roof Service Corp. in Bloomfield and enjoyed fishing and spending time outdoors. Along with his parents, he leaves... Read more


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Eugene W. Kowal

December 13, 1928 – January 7, 2018
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 10, 2018

Eugene Walter Kowal, age 89, of Newington, CT, beloved husband of 55 years to Alexandra Cerasoli Kowal, passed peacefully on January 7, 2018. Gene was born in Hartford, CT on December 13, 1928 to Frank and Mary Kowal. Gene will be forever missed by his wife, Sandra, and children Linda Kowal Hawkins and her husband Brett, Paul Kowal and his wife Lia, Carla Kowal Petry and her husband Bill, and cherished grandchildren Danielle Hawkins Tartaglia... Read more


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Louise J. Przech

January 15, 1923 – January 7, 2018
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 12, 2018

Louise J. (Spiek) Przech, 94, of Newington, died peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in the comfort of her home. She was the beloved wife for more than 50 years of the late Walter J. Przech. Born and raised in Bristol, she was one of ten children, of the late Frank and Mary (Sokol) Spiek. A Newington resident since 1954, Louise retired from the Hartford Hospital Emergency Dept. after many years of employment. She was a member of St. Mary's... Read more


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Czeslawa (Kapraszewska) Malinowska

August 9, 1941 – January 6, 2018
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 10, 2018

Czeslawa (Kapraszewska) Malinowska, 76, of New Britain, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 6, 2018 with her family at her side. She fought a courageous battle with cancer until her very last day and is now walking through Heaven's gate. Czeslawa was born in Lipniki, Poland on August 9, 1941 to the late Stefania and Boleslaw Kapraszewski. In Poland, she was an avid dancer and singer and belonged to a traditional Polish folk music dance... Read more


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Elvin B. Santiago, Jr.

August 23, 1962 – January 6, 2018
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 12, 2018

Elvin B. Santiago, Jr., 55, of New Britain, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, January 6, 2018. He was born in Ponce, P.R. to Elvin B. Santiago, Sr. and Angie Agosto. Elvin was a kind-hearted soul whose smile will live on in our memories. He is survived by his wife, Halina Kojtek; his children: Jessica, TJ, Cristian, Julia and Bianca Santiago; his twin granddaughters; his siblings: Angie Santiago, Jennifer J. Segarra, Douglas Santiago and... Read more


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James Martin Yoerkie

February 12, 1949 – January 5, 2018
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: January 12, 2018

On Friday, January 5, 2018, James M. Yoerkie, 68, was called to eternal life at the John Dempsey Hospital in Farmington. Born in Meriden on February 12, 1949, he was the son of the late Charles & Jeanette Yoerkie. He was raised in Newington and lived most recently in New Britain. He had been in the employ of Collective Goods, formerly known as Books Are Fun, for over 20 years as a book salesman. Jim was also an active parishioner at St.... Read more


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Justin Adam Correa

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 8, 2018

Justin Adam Correa, 25, of Hartford, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at his home. Born and raised in Hartford, he was a member of St. Mary's Church, Newington. Justin enjoyed fishing, football, basketball and was an excellent athlete. Above all, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends especially his sister Daniella. He is survived by his mother, Christina Pappalardo and her husband Gaetano, his father Juan... Read more


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Gertrude "May" Watt

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 6, 2018

Gertrude "May" Watt, 93, of Newington, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late James S. Watt. Born in Cambridge, MA, she was a longtime Newington resident and member of the Church of Christ, Congregational. She retired from the Newington Children's Hospital and was an active member of their retirees club. She loved spending her winters with her husband in Jensen Beach, FL for many years. A... Read more


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John A. Zuraw

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 3, 2018

***UPDATED**** John A. Zuraw, 84, of Newington, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, December 30, 2017. Born in Hartford, John was the son of the late Anthony and Josephine (Kochanski) Zuraw and husband of the late Barbara (Lynch) Zuraw for 61 years. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by the Town of Newington in the Highway Department. John was a former member of the Polish American Club, Knights of Columbus, Newington... Read more


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Elizabeth (Clair) Riccardi

February 5, 1916 – December 28, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: January 3, 2018

Elizabeth A. (Clair) Riccardi, 101, of Newington, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 28, 2017 with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Frank Riccardi. Born in Hartford, daughter of Patrick and Mary (Tierney) Clair, she was a longtime Newington resident and a member of St. Mary's Church. Elizabeth always had a positive attitude and saw the good in everyone and in every situation. She was an excellent listener... Read more


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Norma (Brandolini) Mattarocci

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 30, 2017

Norma B. (Brandolini) Mattarocci, 89, formerly of Newington, passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Albert P. Mattarocci. Born in New Britain, daughter of the late Anthony and Anna (Forestandi) Brandolini, she was a member of the Church of the Holy Spirit in Newington. Norma retired from the City of New Britain after many years of employment as a Court Clerk. A loving mother, she leaves her two... Read more


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Roberta (Knowlton) Parlin

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 30, 2017

Roberta (Knowlton) Parlin passed away on, Tuesday, December 26, 2017. She was born at home on April 8, 1930 in Dresden, ME and was the daughter of the late Sherman Hoyt Knowlton and Ethelwyn M. (Reed) Knowlton. Roberta graduated from Bridge Academy High School (Dresden, ME) in 1947, Farmington State Teachers' College (Farmington, ME) with a B.S. in 1951, Columbia University Teachers' College (Columbia, NY) with a M.A. in 1956, and she... Read more


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Christopher "Kit" Kearns

Berlin, Connecticut
Service Date: January 10, 2018

It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce that our beloved "Kit" passed away peacefully at home on Christmas Eve morning. He was surrounded by the Spruce Brook Team. He was cherished by his family and all the staff who knew and worked with him. Kit was part of the Residential Management Services family since 1/31/1986, coming from the Ouellette Group Home and living at Hunters Lane, Gooseberry and Spruce Brook. He worked at the... Read more


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Anthony "Tony" Fontana

March 3, 1926 – December 23, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 29, 2017

Anthony "Tony" J. Fontana, 91, of Newington, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Eleanor (DiMascolo) Fontana for 70 years. Born in Hartford, on March 3, 1926, he was the son of the late Vito and Minnie Fontana. Tony was raised in Hartford and graduated from Bulkeley High School. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII and traveled to many locations aboard the USS Cincinnati.... Read more


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Florence (Tomczewski) Haze

January 22, 1923 – December 22, 2017
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: December 27, 2017

Florence (Tomczewski) Haze, 94, a lifelong resident of New Britain, joined her husband, Edmund and her daughters, Elaine Haze Semanchik and Kathy Larkspur in Heaven on Friday, December 22, 2017. For decades, Florence was a vibrant member of her community, helping her husband run their corner grocery store, Eddie's Market on Allen St., where they sold her famous pierogi. Florence was also known for her exceptional knitting and crocheting, making... Read more


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Diana Dowaliby Blake

August 7, 1929 – December 21, 2017
West Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Diana (Dowaliby) Blake, 88, of West Hartford, beloved wife of Richard P. Blake, Jr., entered into eternal peace, Thursday December 21, 2017. Diana was born on August 7, 1929 in Bridgeport, CT, daughter of the late John and Mary Dowaliby. She graduated from William Hall High School, West Hartford in 1948 and went on to be a key punch operator at Royal Typewriter in West Hartford, then at the City of Hartford, retiring from the State of... Read more


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Anna L. Duksa

Monterey, California
Service Date: December 28, 2017

Anna L. Duksa, 98, of Monterey, California, formerly of West Hartford and Madison, Connecticut died peacefully, on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Anna attended Providence Hospital, School of Nursing, Washington, D.C. where she met Walter J. Duksa, M.D. her beloved husband for over sixty years. Anna was predeceased by Walter and her son William. Anna is survived by her daughter Anne Jimenez and her husband Ramon of... Read more


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Edward Lipinski

December 9, 1942 – December 20, 2017
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: December 23, 2017

Edward Lipinski, 75, of New Britain, passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at the Hospital of Central CT surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Irena (Powojski) Lipinski for 50 years. Born in Poland, son of the late Zygmunt and Wanda (Guminski) Lipinski, he came to the U.S. in 1974 and lived in New Britain and was a machinist at Textron for 33 years. In 2004 he and Irena moved to Fountain Hills, Arizona. He spent 13 years... Read more


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Lorraine (Oppelt) Dunn

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 27, 2017

Lorraine (Oppelt) Dunn, 91, of Newington, passed away on Monday, December 18, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Richard C. Dunn, Sr. Born in Hartford, daughter of William and Albertine (Garand) Oppelt, she was a longtime resident of Newington and a member of St. Mary's Church and the Newington/Wethersfield Women's Club. Lorraine retired from the Town of Newington School System after many years of employment. A devoted mother,... Read more


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Jan (John) P. Szymanowski

February 23, 1925 – December 18, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 22, 2017

Jan (John) P. Szymanowski, 92, of Newington, died on Monday, December 18, 2017 surrounded by his family. Although born in Brooklyn, NY when Jan was 2 years old, his family moved to Poland where he lived until 1964 when he returned to the U.S. He was employed at Atlantic Machine Tool until his retirement. Jan loved being a Dziadzi. He cared for his grandchildren while their parents were at work and did fun activities with them. He was a jokester... Read more


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Stella T. Bendzinski

West Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: December 21, 2017

CORRECTION: Stella T. Bendzinski, 102, of West Hartford, passed away on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at her home with her family at her side. Born on October 27, 1915, in Hartford, Stella was the daughter of the late Wojciech and Barbara (Pazek) Bendzinski. She attended Hartford public schools and graduated from Hartford High School, Class of 1934.Prior to her retirement, Stella worked in data entry for the former Royal Typewriter from 1934-1971... Read more


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Judith "Judi" Jensen

September 12, 1941 – December 16, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 21, 2017

Judith "Judi" Jensen, 76, of Newington, died peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife for 54 years, of Richard A. Jensen, Sr. Born and raised in Hartford, daughter of the late Robert and Barbara (Kingsbury) Turner, Judi resided in Newington for the past 25 years. She was a 1959 graduate of Bulkeley High School, Hartford, and retired from Alert Scientific, East Hartford, after many years of... Read more


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Edward J. Kaminsky, Sr.

June 1, 1922 – December 16, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 20, 2017

Edward J. Kaminsky, Sr., 95, of Newington, died on Saturday, December 16, 2017. Born in New Britain, son of the late John and Mary (Zera) Kaminsky, he was a longtime Newington resident and parishioner of the Church of the Holy Spirit. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was awarded the EAME Campaign Medal, the World War II Victory Medal, the American Campaign and the Good Conduct Medal. For many years, Ed was co-owner of Pease... Read more


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Maria Piwowarska

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: December 20, 2017

Maria Piwowarska, 80, of New Britain passed away on Saturday, December 16th 2017. Born in Poland, she resided in New Britain for many years where she raised her family and was a member of Sacred Heart Church. She worked as an electrical assembler for Dana Limited in Bristol, where she retired after many years. Maria was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother who was happiest when surrounded by her family. She will be dearly missed by... Read more


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Rosaire J. Saucier

March 6, 1947 – December 16, 2017
Plainville, Connecticut
Service Date: December 23, 2017

Rosaire J. Saucier, 70, of Plainville, passed away peacefully on December 16, 2017 at his home. Born on March 6, 1947 in Ft. Kent, ME, Rosaire was the son of the late Adelard and Alpheda (Roy) Saucier. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by Stanley Works was also a member of the SVEA Club in Berlin. In past years, he was an active volunteer with the New Britain EMS. Left to honor his memory are his sons, Troy Saucier of Berlin, twin sons... Read more


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Helen M. Szumski

December 15, 1914 – December 16, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 19, 2017

Helen M. Szumski, of Newington, died peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, one day after her 103rd birthday. Born in New Britain, daughter of the late Adolf and Maria (Tomaszewski) Szumski, she was a New Britain resident until moving to Cedar Mountain Commons in Newington six years ago. After more than 33 years of employment, Ms. Szumski retired as chief of operations from the CT Department of Labor. She was a real trailblazer for women... Read more


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Nancy J. Swan

September 28, 1939 – December 15, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 20, 2017

Nancy J. Swan (Locke), 78, died peacefully surrounded by her husband and sons on Friday December 15,2017. Born on September 28, 1939 in Portsmouth New Hampshire, Nancy was the daughter of Walter and Eva Locke. She attended Yale in New Haven, CT to achieve her lifelong dream of becoming a nurse. In 1961, she married the love of her life, Dennis, and moved to Newington, CT where they lived their entire 56 years of married life and raised their... Read more


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Edward "Tom" Ross

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 23, 2017

Edward T. "Tom" Ross, 75, of Newington, beloved husband of Terree D. (Moore) Ross for 36 years, passed away on Thursday, December 14th 2017 at his home, with his loving wife by his side. He passed peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in New Britain, son of the late Edward and Genevieve (Gavelek) Ross, he raised his family in Newington where he resided for many years. He was the owner of Edward Ross and Son, Inc. the... Read more


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Emily M. "Mickey" Galecki

February 24, 1922 – December 13, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 18, 2017

Emily M. "Mickey" Galecki, 95, of Newington died Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at the Jerome Home in New Britain. Born in New Britain on February 24, 1922, daughter of the late Waclaw & Monica (Sutula) Galecki, Mickey was a graduate of New Britain High School. She was employed with Fafnir Bearing Company in New Britain and Newington before retiring after 43 years of dedicated service. Mickey loved to spend time at the beach, travel, read, and... Read more


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Lorraine T. Goulet

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 20, 2017

Lorraine T. Goulet, 84, of Newington, beloved wife of the late John P. Goulet, passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at Belair Manor in Newington, surrounded by her family. Born in Lewiston, ME to the late George and Laurette Savard, she worked many years at Society for Savings in Newington and also loved working at Newington Pediatrics. She also was the administrator for the family business J&S Centerless Grinding. Growing up she loved... Read more


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Warren L. Young

February 18, 1927 – December 13, 2017
Newington
Service Date: no services

Warren L. Young, 90, of Newington, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, December 13, 2017 with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Claire (Berube) Young for 68 years. Born in West Hartford, son of the late John Young, Sr. and Nina (Alward) Young, he was a proud Newington resident since 1935. Warren served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a proud American and supported his country greatly. He... Read more


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Sarah B. "Sue" Muchnick

February 20, 1934 – December 12, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 23, 2017

On Wednesday, December 13, 2017, Sarah B. "Sue" Muchnick, passed away at Hartford Hospital. Born in Everett, MA on February 20, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Albert & Bella (Kaplan) Bronstein. Prior to her retirement, she was an assistant manager at the former Society for Savings Bank in Newington. In her free time, she loved designing and crafting quilts, holding membership with the Schoolhouse Quilters since 1976. Aside from her... Read more


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Jennie Salomone

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 15, 2017

Jennie (Musillo) Salomone, 96, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 11, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony W. Salomone. Born in Queens, NY, daughter of the late Louis and Marie Musillo, she lived in Portland, Palm Beach Gardens, FL, and settled back in Newington six years ago. A loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother, she leaves her three children, Rosemary Valerio and her husband Louis of Manchester, VT,... Read more


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Alessandro DeFilippis

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 16, 2017

Alessandro DeFilippis, of Newington, beloved husband of Marinella (Tarascio) DeFilippis, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at Hartford Hospital. Born and raised in Lenola (Latina) Italy, he served in the Italian Army in Como, Lombardia. Alessandro and his family immigrated to the U.S. and settled in Hartford, CT. He worked as a foreman for Argo Industries in Berlin for more than 40 years. Alessandro was a member of the... Read more


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George A. King

February 22, 1942 – December 10, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 16, 2017

George Alden King, 75, of Newington, beloved husband of 49 years to Diane (Fournier) King, passed away peacefully on December 10, 2017. George was born on February 22, 1942 in Swanton, VT and was the son of the late Homer and Florina (Jette) King. He was the founder and owner of Modern Concrete Pumping for over 50 years. Not only was George a devoted husband to Diane, but a proud father to Joline Swanson and her husband Thor and Marcus King... Read more


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Francesco Mucciacciaro

February 13, 1916 – December 10, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 13, 2017

Francesco Mucciacciaro, 101 and 10 months, of Unionville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 10, 2017 with his family at his side. Born on February 13, 1916, in Italy, Francesco was the son of the late Luigi and Giocondina (Guerrera) Mucciacciaro and the husband of the late Maria Mucciacciaro. Prior to his retirement he was employed in the electrical manufacturing industry. A man of strong faith, Francesco would often sit and read his... Read more


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Anita Botticello

November 10, 1930 – December 9, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 15, 2017

Anita (Hogan) Botticello, 87, of Newington, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at Atria Greenridge Place joining her beloved husband of 63 years, Tony, in eternal rest. Born in Meriden, she lived most of her early years in Westfield, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of the late Robert and Jenny (DelVecchio) Hogan. Anita graduated from Westfield High School in 1948 and the St. Francis School of Nursing in 1951. She began... Read more


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Sean Martin Boucher

September 3, 1971 – December 9, 2017
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: December 21, 2017

Sean Martin Boucher, 46, of New Britain, left this world on Saturday, December 9, 2017. Born in Hartford, he was the beloved son of Eugene and Elizabeth (Moorhouse) Boucher of Avon. Sean was raised in West Hartford and graduated from Conard High School. He was extraordinarily passionate, artistic, and intelligent. From one of his closest friends, John Camillieri: "Beautiful Sean, one of the truest, sweetest, large-hearted, craziest, most... Read more


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John F. Nielsen

May 25, 1920 – December 9, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

John F. Nielsen, 97, beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away peacefully into Eternal Life on Saturday, December 9, 2017. He was formerly of Newington and Ashlar Village, Wallingford. Born on May 25, 1920 in Hartford, John was the son of the late Martin and Martha (Schremmer) Nielsen. He graduated from Hartford High School in 1938. As a youth he was a Boy Scout and Assistant Scoutmaster for Troop #5, Hartford. A World War... Read more


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Stephen Buczek

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: December 16, 2017

Stephen Buczek, 87, of New Britain, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 8, 2017. He was a lifelong New Britain resident and son of the late Michael and Katherine (Russin) Buczek. Stephen served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. He was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Northwestern TGM Memorial Post and Catholic War Veterans Post 1650. He is survived by several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by... Read more


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Giuseppe Iozzo

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 9, 2017

Giuseppe Iozzo, 77, of Newington, passed away on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at Jerome Home. He was the beloved husband of the late Sharen Iozzo for 45 years. Born in Calabria Contanzaro, Italy, son of the late Nichola and Chiara Iozzo, he was a longtime Newington resident and a member of Holy Spirit Church. Giuseppe was employed by Fafnir Bearing for many years until his retirement. He was an avid gardener, who loved to be outdoors and loved... Read more


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Jan Soj

June 7, 1926 – December 5, 2017
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: December 11, 2017

Jan (John) Soj, 91, longtime resident of New Britain, died peacefully at the Connecticut Hospice in Branford on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. He was born in Poland and immigrated to the U.S. with his family in 1951. Jan worked at the Fafnir Bearing Co. as a machinist and retired after many years of service. During his 35 years of retirement, he was an avid outdoorsman and an expert archer who enjoyed hunting and fishing. He also appreciated the... Read more


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Edmund F. Reiss

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 7, 2017

Edmund F. Reiss, 89, of Newington, died on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at his home. He was the beloved husband of Emily (Jesionka) Reiss for 66 years. Born in New Britain, he moved to Newington in 1966. Along with his wife, he is survived by his son, Dr. Greg Reiss and his wife Kay of Newington; his daughter, Gail Petrella and her husband Brad of Avon Lake, OH; his grandchildren, Alex and Maggie Reiss and Nicholas Petrella, as well as several... Read more


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Theresa M. (Drydol) Banks

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Theresa M. (Drydol) Banks, 81, of Newington, passed away on Friday, December 1, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Edgar David Banks. Born in Brooklyn, NY, daughter of the late Edward and Nellie (Basta) Drydol, she was a longtime Newington resident. Prior to her retirement, Theresa was employed by Ames Department Store. Theresa loved Broadway musicals with her favorite of all time being The Phantom of Opera. She was a culinary... Read more


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Teresa Adamski

February 12, 1928 – November 30, 2017
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: December 5, 2017

Teresa (Piascik) Adamski, 89, of New Britain, died on Thursday, November 30, 2017. She was born in Poland and came to the U.S. with her family in 1963. She was employed as a Nursing Assistant at Brittany Farms Health Care Center and retired in 1986. Teresa is survived by her children: Anthony and John Adamski, Grace Adamski and Helen Honan and her husband, Tim. She was extremely proud of her two grandchildren, Julie Honan and Jeff Honan and his... Read more


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Jan Lipinski

December 14, 1929 – November 30, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 4, 2017

Jan Lipinski, 87, of Newington, passed away on Thursday, November 30, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was born in Poland and immigrated to the U.S. with his family in 1965. He retired from Textron where he worked as a machinist. Jan was a selfless and devoted man who loved his family deeply. After his youngest son died at a young age, Jan took on the role of a father figure for his daughter-in-law and granddaughters and raised them as his own.... Read more


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Stephen P. Nesko

January 17, 1943 – November 28, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 1, 2017

On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, Stephen P. Nesko, 74, entered into eternal life peacefully while at Masonicare of Wallingford. Born on January 17, 1943 in Hartford, CT he was the son of the late Joseph A. & Eleanor (Maradie) Nesko. As a young boy, he was selected by Norman Rockwell to pose as the subject for the "At the Optometrist" painting, while getting an eye exam at the Harvey & Lewis Opticians in Hartford. Prior to his retirement, he was... Read more


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Helen Wisniewski Norris

May 12, 1920 – November 28, 2017
Wethersfield, Connecticut
Service Date: December 1, 2017

Helen W. (Wisniewski) Norris, 97, of Wethersfield, beloved wife of the late Alexander Norris, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Hartford Hospital. She was born in Hartford on May 12, 1920 to the late Adam and Martha (Mocarski) Wisniewski. Helen was a lifetime member of Saints Cyril and Methodius Church Ladies Guild, PNA Post 51, the Polish Women's Alliance and the Wethersfield Senior Center. Helen loved spending time with... Read more


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Edward Charles Sullivan

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Sullivan, Edward C., 68, of Newington, passed away peacefully at home. He was the beloved husband of the late Karen (Carpe) Sullivan who passed on September 12, 2009, and he was the son of the late Charles and Marian (Raish) Sullivan. A Newington resident since 1978, he was employed as a Radio Technician for Northeastern Communications. In his spare time Edward loved to take trips to enjoy the shore in Point Judith, RI. and spending time with... Read more


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Mary (Nevelos) Albrycht

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 2, 2017

Mary (Nevelos) Albrycht, 92, of Newington, died peacefully with her family at her side, on Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Charles J. Albrycht, Jr. for 67 years. Born and raised in Plainville, she resided in Newington since 1955. In her younger years, she worked as a cashier at the Strand Theatre in Plainville. She was a hairdresser for many years at the Hairport, Wethersfield, where she was known as "Melanie". Mrs. Albrycht... Read more


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Lech Olszewski

January 4, 1957 – November 25, 2017
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: November 29, 2017

Lech Olszewski, 60, of New Britain, died unexpectedly at home on Saturday, November 25, 2017. He was born in Poland and immigrated to the U.S. with his family in 1992. He was an outdoor sports enthusiast who enjoyed fishing, hunting, tending to his garden and pigeon farming. His love for nature, life and family never went unnoticed. Lech is survived by his wife, Stanislawa (Mateja) Olszewska and his son, Krzysztof Olszewski and his wife, Joanna;... Read more


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