Died: Mar. 6, 2009
George Ihnat died on March 6, 2009 at the age of 93. He was the beloved husband of the late Natalie (Konicki) Ihnat. A lifelong resident of New Britain, he was employed by the Fafnir Bearing Company for over 40 years retiring in 1977. George was a member of Sacred Heart Church and the Holy Name Society of the church. George is survived by his four daughters, Melanie McCue and her husband William J. McCue of New Britain; Natalie, Elaine and Tina Ihnat, all of Wethersfield; his son, George P. Ihnat and his wife Nancy of East Hampton; five grandchildren, Melanie McCue, Kate McCue, Betsy McCue-Hudak, Sarah Ihnat and Natalie Ihnat; one brother, Paul Ihnat of New Britain; his sister-in-law, Irene Konicki and many nieces and nephews. George was predeceased by his brother, John Ihnat and grandson William McCue, Jr. Special thanks are extended by the family to the wonderful staff of Jerome Home for their compassionate care. George's funeral services will be held Monday, 9:30 a.m. from the Burritt Hill Funeral Home, 332 Burritt St., New Britain, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, 10:15 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, New Britain. Relatives and friends are invited to call Monday from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Burritt Hill. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Foodshare, 450 Woodland Ave., Bloomfield, CT 06002 or Connecticut Humane Society, 701 Russell Rd., Newington, CT 06111.