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Emily M. "Mickey" Galecki obituary photo

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


Lorraine T. Goulet obituary photo

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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Lorraine 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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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

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: December 21, 2017

The following is a temporary obituary that was written by a good friend of Sean's. I don't even know what to say, I've been keeping this inside since Sunday. All I can say is that I'm severely heartbroken. Beautiful friend Sean that I've known since the 7th grade that I laughed with more than I probably laughed with any other human being...one of the truest sweetest large-hearted craziest most hilariously brilliant spiritual deep Warriors I... 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


Edmund F. Reiss obituary photo

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


Theresa M. (Drydol) Banks obituary photo

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


Stephen P. Nesko obituary photo

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


Helen Wisniewski Norris obituary photo

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


Mary (Nevelos) Albrycht obituary photo

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


Lech Olszewski obituary photo

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


Robert "Bob" E. Walter obituary photo

Robert "Bob" E. Walter

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 4, 2017

Robert "Bob" E. Walter, 87, of Newington died peacefully on Friday, November 24, 2017. He was the beloved husband of the late Gloria H. (Miano) Walter. Born in New York City, NY, son of the late Alex and Lina (Schmitt) Walter, he resided in Newington since 1966, where he and Gloria raised their family. Bob was a U. S. Navy Veteran of the Korean War, having served on the USS Manchester, and was a member of the VFW, Newington. He received his... Read more


Judith-Anne Lucier Smith obituary photo

Judith-Anne Lucier Smith

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: December 2, 2017

Judith-Anne (Lucier) Smith passed away peacefully on November 23, 2017. Judith was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Laura (Bugbee) Lucier and was a loving mother and grandmother. She leaves behind 2 children Geoffrey Smith and his wife Suzanne, of Beaumont Texas, and Jody Michaud and her husband Gerard, of Glastonbury, 6 grandchildren and her companion of 18 years, Rodney Vaillancourt. She was predeceased by her son Lawrence Smith and her... Read more


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Frank R.C. Nemeth

West Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: November 25, 2017

Frank R.C. Nemeth, 90, of West Hartford, beloved husband of the late Elizabeth (DiBenedetto) Nemeth died Sunday, November 19, 2017 at his home. Frank was born in Hartford, the son of John and Mary (Poltl) Nemeth and was a Greater Hartford resident all of his life. He retired in 1991 from the Pratt and Whitney Machine Tool Co., of West Hartford after 40 years of service. Frank was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in the SeaBees.... Read more


Lynn M. Siedsma obituary photo

Lynn M. Siedsma

October 14, 1954 – November 18, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 22, 2017

Lynn Marie (Ambrogio) Siedsma, 63, of Newington, passed away unexpectedly November 18, 2017 of complications following a courageous battle with lung cancer. Born in Hartford, Lynn was the daughter of the late Joseph and Constance (Sapia) Ambrogio. She was the proud and loving mother of Michael Kostruba, Joseph Siedsma, and Eric Siedsma and survived by husband Jeff Siedsma, and the beloved sister of Joseph Ambrogio, Paula Siedsma and Toni... Read more


James G. "Jim"  Nikola, Sr. obituary photo

James G. "Jim" Nikola, Sr.

March 12, 1945 – November 16, 2017
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: November 18, 2017

James "Jim" G. Nikola, Sr., 72, of New Britain, died peacefully in the comfort of his home on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. He was born in Cornwall, NY to the late Franklin Nikola, Sr. and Edna (Bailey) Wardega and enlisted into the U.S. Army in 1965. Jim was an easy-going guy who had a passion for riding his Harley Davidson motorcycles. He and his wife, Mary Ann would go on long bike rides with their friends and enjoyed their time together. Jim is... Read more


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David H. Lyons

May 22, 1937 – November 15, 2017
Farmington, Connecticut
Service Date: private service

On Wednesday, November 15, 2017, David H. Lyons, 80, passed away peacefully at John Dempsey Hospital in Farmington. Born on May 22, 1937, he was the son of the late Clarence & Angie Lyons. He was a longtime Newington and Farmington resident and prior to retirement was the owner of the Brunette Tool Co. in New Britain. David was a member of the Masons, an avid golfer, and enjoyed playing cards and participating in various area dart and bowling... Read more


Pauline "Paula" (Rousseau) Schuetz obituary photo

Pauline "Paula" (Rousseau) Schuetz

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 20, 2017

Pauline R. "Paula" (Rousseau) Schuetz, 92, formerly of Newington and Berlin, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Pilgrim Manor in Cromwell, CT due to complications of diabetes. She was the beloved wife and soul mate of the late Calvin Schuetz who she gave loving care to the last seven years of his life. Born in Lowell, MA, daughter of the late Joseph and Marie Louise (Caron) Rousseau, she spent most of her life in... Read more


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Peter McLean

Haddam Neck, Connecticut
Service Date: November 18, 2017

Peter J. McLean, 79, of Haddam Neck, passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017. He was the beloved husband of the late Barbara (Eckert) McLean. Born in Harford, he was the son of late Ronald and Marguerite (Hillman) McLean, and resided in Newington for most of his life. Peter served for four years in the U.S. Air Force as a B-52 mechanic in the 8th Air Force 9th Wing 347th Heavy Bombardment Squadron of the Strategic Air Command. He retired from... Read more


Andrés  "Sixto" Ortiz obituary photo

Andrés "Sixto" Ortiz

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: November 17, 2017

Andrés "Sixto" Ortiz Sr., 87 of Guayama, Puerto Rico, passed away on Monday, November 13th at the Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain, Connecticut. Andrés was born in Guayama, Puerto Rico, the son of the late Victorio and Amparo (Ortiz) Ortiz. Andrés is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, María Isabel Ortiz-Rodríguez, and his children; Carmen Ortiz, Myrta Bruzas, Andrés Ortiz Jr., Elba Barsaleau, Mayra Ortiz and Myrna... Read more


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Anastazja Baranowski

March 15, 1924 – November 12, 2017
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: November 15, 2017

On Sunday, November 12, 2017, Anastazja Baranowski, 93 was called to eternal life at her New Britain residence. Born in Poland on March 15, 1924, she was a longtime resident of New Britain where she was a parishioner at Sacred Heart Church. Prior to her retirement, she was employed as a machinist at Atlantic Tool, giving many years of dedicated service. She was predeceased by her husband Frank Baranowski and a son, Slawian "Jerry"... Read more


Marianna (Kopanko) Morgiewicz obituary photo

Marianna (Kopanko) Morgiewicz

April 24, 1932 – November 11, 2017
Plainville, Connecticut
Service Date: November 14, 2017

Marianna (Kopanko) Morgiewicz, 85, of Plainville, passed peacefully in the arms of her daughters on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. She was born in Poland to the late Kazimierz and Eugenia (Sapkowska) Kopanko and immigrated to the U.S. in 1963 with her husband, Boleslaw and three young daughters. With very little formal education, Marianna was used to farm living and now had to adjust to a new way of life; facing toil in factories to provide for her... Read more


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Carl A. Day

182 Old Farm Dr., Connecticut
Service Date: November 18, 2017

Carl A. Day, 92, of Newington passed away on Thursday, November 9, 2017, at Hartford Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Shirley (Ouellette) Day, who preceded him in death by only three weeks. Born in Skowhegan Maine to the late Floyd and Mona (Smith) Day and grew up in Princeton Maine. Carl joined the United States Navy on July 15, 1943 and served in WWII before marrying the love of his life Shirley. He went on to work for USPS and... Read more


Aimee Lynn (Viens) Millett obituary photo

Aimee Lynn (Viens) Millett

Middletown, Connecticut
Service Date: November 15, 2017

Aimee Lynn (Viens) Millett, 35, of Middletown, beloved wife of Gregory E. Millett Jr., tragically passed away in a car accident Thursday, November 9, 2017. Aimee was born in Hartford, a daughter of Marcel and Claire (Lavoie) Viens, and resided in Middletown for the past 12 years. She graduated from Newington High School, received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Albertus Magnus College, and her Master's degree from C.C.S.U. Along with her... Read more


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Shirley Augustine

Plainville, Connecticut
Service Date: November 11, 2017

Shirley (Farley) Augustine, 83, of Plainville, passed away on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Hartford Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Andrew Augustine, Jr. Born and raised in New Britain, she was a Plainville resident for 20 years, and a member of the Holy Trinity Byzantine Catholic Church, New Britain. Shirley enjoyed watching game shows, doing puzzles, visiting the casino and was an avid Yankee fan. A loving and devoted mother... Read more


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Irene "Renie" (Legowski) McCarthy

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 13, 2017

Irene "Renie" (Legowski) McCarthy, 89, of Newington, loving wife of the late Dennis J. McCarthy, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. Born in Southington, the daughter of the late Walter and Lillian (Pilitowski) Legowski, she was raised in Hartford, before moving to Newington 33 years ago. She was a member of St. Mary's Church, the VFW Women's Auxiliary and enjoyed spending time volunteering at the Newington Senior Center. ... Read more


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Gloria Savo Ciarcia

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 11, 2017

Gloria (Savo) Ciarcia, of Newington, passed from this life surrounded by her loving family on Monday, November 6, 2017 at the age of 92. She belonged to St. Mary's Church, Newington, where she was a member of the Ladies Guild for many years. Born on December 1, 1924, in East Haven, she attended St. Agnes School of Nursing and later worked at St. Agnes Home. She later worked for the Newington Elementary Children's Center, Inc. (NECCI) for... Read more


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Jozef Marcisz

March 19, 1931 – November 6, 2017
Forestville, Connecticut
Service Date: November 13, 2017

Jozef Marcisz, 86, of Forestville, died on Monday, November 6, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Irena (Gromak) Marcisz for 67 years. He was born in Poland to the late Michal and Bronislawa (Grzymkowska) Marcisz and worked on the family farm and later became the manager of his village's farming co-op. In 1966, he and his family immigrated to the U.S. and settled in New Britain. He retired from B&F Mfg. as a machinist/tool maker after many... Read more


Ann B. (Pawlicki) Metelsky obituary photo

Ann B. (Pawlicki) Metelsky

January 23, 1920 – November 6, 2017
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: November 11, 2017

Ann B. (Pawlicki) Metelsky, 97, of New Britain, died on Monday, November 6, 2017 in the comfort of her home. She was born in New Britain on January 23, 1920 to the late Walter and Frances (Belczak) Pawlicki and attended local schools. She and her family moved to Bristol for 10 years but then returned to her home town. Prior to her retirement, Ann worked in the Dietary Dept. at CCSU for 19 years. She was a member of the Legion of Mary at St.... Read more


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Evelyn D. DeNote

September 12, 1924 – November 5, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: private service

On Sunday, November 5, 2017, Evelyn D. DeNote, 93 was called to eternal life at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born in Mooers Forks, NY on September 12, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Fred & Della (Root) LaFountain. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Michael P. DeNote, Sr., and seven siblings. Left to honor and cherish her memory are her children Michael P. DeNote, Jr. and his wife Cindy of West Haven, Dennis... Read more


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Jaime C. Raposo

July 15, 1946 – November 5, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 9, 2017

Jaime C. Raposo, 71, of Newington, died peacefully on Sunday, November 5, 2017 after a long illness. Born in Santa Maria, Azores, Portugal to the late Jose and Balbina (Costa) Raposo, he settled in Connecticut in 1972 with his new bride, Maria (Sousa) Raposo and together they raised their family. Jaime was employed as a machinist at Jacobs Mfg. for many years until his retirement. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima Church, Hartford and... Read more


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Michael M. Hofmann, Jr.

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 9, 2017

Michael M. Hofmann, Jr., 73, of Newington, died peacefully on Saturday, November 4, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Diane (Easton) Hofmann for 49 years. Michael was born in Hartford, son of the late Michael Hofmann, Sr. and Mildred L. (Grau) Hofmann, and was a lifelong Newington resident. A loving and devoted dad, he leaves his son James Hofmann and his wife Brenda of Newington. He also leaves his brother Dennis Hofmann of East Hartford; and... Read more


Stephanie (Koczera) Kozikowski obituary photo

Stephanie (Koczera) Kozikowski

November 1, 1919 – November 4, 2017
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: November 8, 2017

Stephanie Marion (Koczera) Kozikowski, 98, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 4, 2017, at Arbor Rose in New Britain. Born in Lowell, MA, Stephanie was a New Britain resident since 1923. Stephanie was a graduate of New Britain High School, Class of 1938, and was employed as an executive secretary at New Britain Machine Company for 41 years, retiring in 1981. She then served as a volunteer at New Britain General Hospital for 20 years.... Read more


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Margaret "Maggie" Popillo

January 9, 1961 – November 4, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 9, 2017

On Saturday, November 4, 2017, Margaret "Maggie" Popillo, 56, was called peacefully to eternal life surrounded by her loving family. Born in Poland on January 9, 1961, she was the daughter of Jan Listwan of Poland and the late Halina (Dawidczyk). She was a longtime Newington resident and had a great passion for animals and their rescue. Along with her father, left to honor and cherish her memory are her husband of 34 years, Thomas A.... Read more


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Alden B. Taplin III

April 9, 1949 – November 4, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 10, 2017

Alden B. Taplin, III, 68, of Newington, died peacefully on Saturday, November 4, 2017, in the comfort of his home. He was raised in Meredith, NH, moving to Connecticut 50 years ago. In 2003, Alden retired from the State of Connecticut Dept. of Developmental Services after more than 30 years of employment. His memories of time spent in "God's Country", enjoying Lake Winnipesaukee and the surrounding mountains remained in his heart throughout his... Read more


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Vincent Joseph Basile

June 30, 2001 – November 2, 2017
Wethersfield, Connecticut
Service Date: November 8, 2017

Vincent Joseph Basile, 16, of Wethersfield, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. He was the beloved son of Vincent Basile of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, and Lorena (Frusciante) Basile of Wethersfield. Born in Hartford, Vincent lived in Wethersfield and was a junior at Wethersfield High School. He loved all kinds of animals. A leftie, he was a brilliant out-of-the box thinker, and always needed to understand everything. Vincent adored the precious... Read more


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Richard J. Brown

November 14, 1940 – November 2, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 9, 2017

Richard Joseph Brown, 76, of Newington, beloved son of the late Rose Mary (Zysk) Brown and Joseph Brown, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, November 2, 2017. He was a 1958 graduate of New Britain High School. He majored in Engineering at the University of Connecticut, where he graduated in 1967. Following graduation, Richard was employed at Dynage Electronics in Bloomfield, CT. While at the University, Richard suffered a medical incident that... Read more


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Ann "Nancy" Elizabeth Joy

Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: November 6, 2017

Ann "Nancy" Elizabeth Joy, 90, of Hartford, formerly of Newington, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Avery Heights. She was predeceased by her parents, John and Elizabeth of Waterbury and Newington. Ann attended Waterbury Catholic Schools, the University of Vermont, and the University of Southern CT, and received her Bachelor's Degree in Library Science. She was employed at CT Light and Power and at the University Of... Read more


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Mary A. Tedesco

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 9, 2017

Mary A. (Galligan) Tedesco, 88, of Newington, passed away on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at her home. She was the beloved wife of the late Daniel Tedesco, Sr. Born in Hartford, daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Cassidy) Galligan, she lived in Hartford prior to becoming a Newington resident in 1956. She was employed by Travelers Insurance Co. for 20 years prior to her retirement in 1992. Mary loved cooking Christmas dinner for her... Read more


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Waldemar L. Block, Jr.

August 29, 1923 – October 31, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: November 11, 2017

Waldemar (Walt) Louis Block, Jr. was born August 29, 1923, in Chatham, N.Y. He died peacefully on October 31, 2017 at age 94 after a long series of illnesses, all of which he fought courageously. He was the oldest child of Waldemar Ludwig Block, Sr. and Rachel Tracy (Griswold) Block. Walt was a teenager during the Great Depression, and this environment forged a character of self-sufficiency, survival, and service to others, traits which... Read more


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Ralph M. Adams

Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Ralph M. Adams, 95, of Hartford, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 27, 2017 at Avery Heights. He was the beloved husband of Patricia (Finnigan) Adams for 64 years. Born in Collinsville, son of the late Carl and Clara (Ellis) Adams, he was a lifelong Hartford resident. Ralph retired from Traveler's Insurance Company after 22 years of employment and was an avid Red Sox Baseball and UConn Women's Basketball fan. Along with his wife, he... Read more


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Joan Kessell Sabottke

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: November 6, 2017

Joan Claire (Kessell) Sabottke, 83, of New Britain, beloved wife of the late Roger Sabottke, passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2017. Joan was born in Fall River, MA, on June 22, 1934, the daughter of the late Raymond and Jeanne (D'Arc Villandre) Kessell. She attended St. Mary Elementary School in Fall River, MA, then moved to New Britain, attended Nathan Hale Junior High, and New Britain High School. Joan was a member of St. Francis and St.... Read more


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Arthur W. Field

September 18, 1945 – October 25, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: October 30, 2017

Arthur William Field, 72, of Newington, beloved husband of Diane (Baczewski) Field, died peacefully on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Born in New Britain on September 18, 1945, he was the loving son of the late Arthur and Jean (Sokolowski) Field. He attended St. Mary School in New Britain, graduated from Newington High School and was an alumnus of Riverside College in California. Art proudly served his country in the U.S. Army in Vietnam and... Read more


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Robert Francis Freitag

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: October 28, 2017

Robert Francis Freitag, 78, of Newington, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at his home. He was the beloved husband of Maria (Woodside) Freitag for 46 years. Born and raised in New Haven, son of the late Francis and Kathleen (Prior) Freitag Tempelhof, he lived in Newington for 47 years and retired from Pratt and Whitney in East Hartford after 39 years of service. After his retirement, Robert was a member of the Pratt and... Read more


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Peter J. Sweeney, Sr.

Connecticut
Service Date: October 27, 2017

Peter J. Sweeney, Sr., 80, of West Hartford, died peacefully surrounded by his family, on October 24, 2017. Born on June 19, 1937, Pete was the son of the late John and Emma (Carlson) Sweeney and the beloved husband for 44 years to the late Patricia (Petrella) Sweeney. Pete served in the United States Army Reserves and prior to his retirement he was the owner and operator of Tri City Cleaners of Vernon. He was a parishioner of St. Brigid Church... Read more


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Lawrence J. Brennan

December 6, 1934 – October 22, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: October 30, 2017

On Sunday, October 22, 2017, Lawrence J. Brennan, 82, passed away peacefully surrounded by his beloved family. Born in St. Joseph, MO on December 6, 1934, he was the son of the late John & Elizabeth (Doran) Brennan. He was raised by his mother on the family farm in Maryville, MO and loved to share his early year memories. As a young adult, he was a member of the Missouri National Guard where he was a member of President Truman's Honor Guard. ... Read more


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Irene Rosinski

October 26, 1924 – October 22, 2017
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: October 26, 2017

Irene (Ryniec) Rosinski, 92, lifelong resident of New Britain, died on Sunday, October 22, 2017. She was one of two daughters born to the late Chester and Rose (Kozlowski) Ryniec. Irene retired from Emhart Corporation where she was employed as a payroll clerk. Being a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother were the greatest joys of her life. She loved to spend time with her family going on trips to Cape Cod and also enjoyed sewing and... Read more


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Edward Kurn

September 19, 1919 – October 21, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: October 27, 2017

Edward Kurn, 98, of Newington, died peacefully on Saturday, October 21, 2017 with his loving family at his side. He was born in New Britain to the late Frank and Theresa (Manka) Kusnerczyk and was a longtime Newington resident. Ed entered active service with the U.S. Army Air Forces in 1941 as an airplane maintenance technician with the 65th Bombardment Squadron, 43rd Bombardment Group (H) in the campaigns of the Southern Philippines, Luzon and... Read more


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Edmund Bialaski

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: October 23, 2017

Edmund Bialaski, 87, of Newington, died on October 18, 2017. Ed was born on October 31, 1929 in Wethersfield, son of the late Nicholas and Anna Bialaski. Ed resided in Newington since 1958. He earned his BSEE degree at UConn in 1952. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict from 1952 to 1954. He was employed by North East Utilities for seventeen years; and was employed by United Technologies for twenty-three years. His position... Read more


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Maria (Cerisoli) Calcinari

December 24, 1923 – October 14, 2017
New Britain
Service Date: October 19, 2017

Maria (Cerisoli) Calcinari, 93, of New Britain, beloved wife of Bruno Calcinari for 70 years, passed away peacefully at her home with her loving family nearby. She was born in Italy to the late Antonio and Elisa (Gaudenzi) Cerisoli and immigrated to the U.S. shortly after she married Bruno. Maria was a skilled seamstress who worked for New Britain Cleaners for many years. She was a parishioner of St. Ann's Church and a member of the Marchegian... Read more


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Shirley Ouellette Day

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: October 19, 2017

Shirley Day, 83, of Newington, wife of Carl A. Day, passed away on Saturday October 14, 2017. Born in Berlin, New Hampshire to the late Aurel Ouellette and Yvonne (Gagnier) Ouellette, she graduated from The Teachers College now known as CCSU where she got her Master's Degree. Shirley worked as a teacher for the New Britain School System for forty years. She was a member of the Church of the Holy Spirit. Shirley leaves behind her son Peter... Read more


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Andrzej "Andy" Nowakowski

January 17, 1964 – October 14, 2017
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: November 3, 2017

Andrzej "Andy" Nowakowski, 53, former resident of New Britain, beloved husband of Vivian (Weber) Nowakowski, died unexpectedly on Saturday, October 14, 2017. Andy was a devoted husband, father and grandfather with a kind heart who was involved in many activities throughout his church and community. Even in the worst situations and struggles he faced, his faith, and love for God saw him through to better days. Andy was known to be a practical... Read more


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Marie M. Milardo

May 5, 1923 – October 13, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: October 21, 2017

Marie M. (Melluzzo) Milardo, 94, of Newington, CT, peacefully passed away on October 13, 2017. Marie was the beloved wife of the late Michael Milardo for 49 years. Born in Hartford, CT on May 5, 1923, Marie was the daughter of the late Santo and Anna (Rapoli) Melluzzo. She was predeceased by her brothers Joseph and John, and sister Lucy. Marie graduated from Bulkeley High School and Hillyer College, and first worked at Connecticut General.... Read more


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John Henry Brighenty

March 23, 1948 – October 12, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: October 20, 2017

On Thursday, October 12, 2017, John Henry Brighenty, 69, was called to eternal life at his Newington Residence. Born in New Britain on March 23, 1948, he was the son of the late Arnaldo & Ida (Bergomi) Brighenty and served our country in the United States Airforce during the Vietnam Era. He was employed as an accountant with John Dempsey Hospital in Farmington for most of his working years, giving over 30 years of dedicated service. One of... Read more


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Steven J. Hepple

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: October 16, 2017

Steven J. Hepple (January 31, 1953- October 12, 2017) died peacefully surrounded by loved ones after a long and courageous battle with a rare neurological disease. Steve grew up in Newington; he graduated from Newington High School in 1972 and attended Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire. He lived in Storrs, for many years with his family before moving back to Newington. Steve worked as a claims adjuster in the insurance and personal injury... Read more


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Alejandrina (Reyes) Jara

Wethersfieldd, Connecticut
Service Date: October 21, 2017

Alejandrina (Reyes) Jara, 86, of Wethersfield, passed away on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. She was a beloved wife, a loving mother, and a dedicated grandmother. Married to Adulfo M. Jara for 66 years, she was born in Peru, daughter of Florencio and Laura Reyes. She came to the United States nearly 40 years ago and was a passionate member of the Assemblies of God. She dedicated her life to practicing her faith, and led ministries with her... Read more


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Edwin Serrano

East Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: October 18, 2017

Edwin Serrano, 51, passed away on Tuesday, October 10th, 2017. Born the son of Felix and Ursula (Valez) Serrano in Puerto Rico on February 8, 1966. Edwin was an East Hartford resident and worked as a mechanic in the automotive industry. Edwin is survived by his son and daughter Carlos and Priscilla Serrano. Edwin's funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 18th at 12:00 noon at Newington Memorial Funeral Home, 20 Bonair Avenue,... Read more


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Boleslaw Zak

Soutington, Connecticut
Service Date: October 13, 2017

On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, Boleslaw Zak, 94, was called to eternal life surrounded by his loving family at their Southington residence. Born in Poland on April 14, 1923, he was the son of the late Pawel & Katarzyna (Hess) Zak. He came to the United States in 1956, settling to New Britain, where he was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church. Prior to retirement, he was employed with Fafnir Bearing, giving over 30 years of dedicated service. ... Read more


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Maria Fantoli

September 1, 1948 – October 7, 2017
Plainville, Connecticut
Service Date: October 13, 2017

Maria Fantoli, 69, wife of Wojciech Fantoli, of Plainville, and formerly of Windsor Locks, passed away peacefully on October 7, 2017, with her family at her side. Born on September 1, 1948, in Poland, she was the daughter of the late Czeslaw and Bronislawa (Mickucka) Obrycki. She attended high school in Brooklyn, NY, and then went on to work as an inspector for Johnson and Johnson. Maria was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Church in New Britain... Read more


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Ben P. Wielechowski

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: October 7, 2017

Ben Wielechowski, 96, of New Britain, passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. Born in Dudley, MA, he was the son of the late Frank and Rose Wielechowski. Ben was a graduate of New Britain High School Class of 1939 and later the Morse School of Business in 1942 and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from 1942-1946. He was employed by the State of CT Department of Labor, Hospital Cost and then the Office of Policy and Management until... Read more


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Georgette J. Montaufray

November 18, 1921 – October 3, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: October 24, 2017

On Tuesday, October 3, 2017, Georgette J. Montaufray, 95, was called to eternal life from her Newington residence. Born in Brittany, France on November 18, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Louis & Marie (Morvan) Huet. She was a longtime Newington resident where she was a communicant of Church of the Holy Spirit. Prior to retirement, she was employed with Fafnir Bearing Co., giving over 30 years of dedicated service. She was predeceased... Read more


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Edward J. Laskarzewski

December 18, 1924 – September 30, 2017
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: October 3, 2017

Edward J. Laskarzewski, 92, of New Britain, died peacefully on Saturday, September 30, 2017. He was one of six children born in New Britain to the late Francis and Alexandra (Dlugokenski) Laskarzewski. A decorated veteran, Edward proudly served his country in the 245th Engineer Combat Battalion of the U.S. Army during WWII. He was honorably discharged with commendations and was awarded several medals. He was a very independent, self-taught... Read more


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James M. Quigley, Jr.

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

James M. Quigley, Jr., 80 of Newington, passed on September 29, 2017. Son of James M. and Helen Quigley, Sr. and brother of Madeline Bassell, deceased and Jane Blodgett. Jim grew up in the south end of Hartford and graduated from Buckley H.S., while serving in the US Air Force he married his beloved teenage sweetheart Jane (Hack) Quigley, deceased, of Newington. Jim and Jane settled in Newington, raised 2 children; Jennifer Deane (Quigley) wife... Read more


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Lorraine Noella Donegan

East Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: September 30, 2017

Lorraine Noella (Rouleau) Donegan, 89, beloved wife of the late John E. Landers and John Donegan, died Wednesday, September 27, 2017. Lorraine was born in Hartford on October 28, 1927, the daughter of the late Ernest and Valeda (Desautels) Rouleau. She was a graduate of Mount Saint Joseph Academy in West Hartford, class of 1946. In her yearbook she was noted as "the heart benevolent and kind". She spent several of her younger years in the... Read more


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Andrzej "Andy" Buczek

August 29, 1950 – September 26, 2017
Farmington, Connecticut
Service Date: September 29, 2017

Andrzej "Andy" Jan Buczek, 67, of Farmington, heart transplant survivor of 33 years, beloved husband and father, died Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at Hartford Hospital. Born in Przemysl, Poland on August 29, 1950, he was the son of the late Stanislaw and Justyna Buczek. Andrzej was the first successful heart transplant recipient at Hartford Hospital and the first successful recipient in the state of Connecticut. He was a kind, friendly and funny... Read more


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Mary R. Paul

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: September 30, 2017

Mary R. Paul, 95, of Newington, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Leonard C. Paul. "Aunt Mary" as many knew her was born in Hartford, daughter of the late Eugene and Delia (Scully) Francis. She came to Newington in 1964 and most recently moved to Kimberly Hall in Windsor. Mary was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church, their Ladies Guild and the Nine Hole Group at Indian Hill Country... Read more


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Mark Wisniewski

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: September 26, 2017

On Friday, September 22, 2017, Mark Wisniewski, 79, quietly passed while surrounded by his loving family. Born in Poland, he was the son of the late Kazimierz & Jozefa (Chrzanowska) Wisniewski. He came to the United States in 1964 and had been a New Britain resident for 53 years where he was a member of Sacred Heart Church. Prior to retirement, he was employed as a tool maker with Atlantic Machine Tool, giving many years of dedicated service.... Read more


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Salvatore Aliano

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Salvatore Aliano, 67, of Newington, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 surrounded by his loving family at his home. Born in Floridia, Italy, son of the late Paul and Sebastiana (Amenta) Aliano, he came to United States in 1953. He was an avid Hockey fan and enjoyed trips to the Casino, Cape Cod and traveling with family. His family would like to thank Grace for her compassion while taking care of her best friend. Also... Read more


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Kathleen Kostek

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: September 29, 2017

Kathleen Ann (Butler) Kostek, 62, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. Born in Hartford, on February 11, 1955 to Donald J. and Margaret (Maroney) Butler, Kathy was raised and educated in Newington, and graduated from Newington High School in 1973 with a National Honor Society Certificate of Achievement. She would later attend Tunxis Community College in Farmington. Some of Kathy's favorite memories growing up were of... Read more


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Henry Ruszczyk

February 11, 1943 – September 19, 2017
Cheshire, Connecticut
Service Date: September 22, 2017

Henry Ruszczyk, 74, of Cheshire, formerly of New Britain, died on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. He was born in Poland and served his country as a soldier in the Polish Army. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1966, worked for Pratt & Whitney and retired after many years of employment. Henry enjoyed being outdoors, especially fishing. He is survived by his children: Henry Ruszczyk and his wife, Denise, Elizabeth Ruszczyk and Christopher Ruszczyk and his... Read more


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Richard J. Paretti

New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: September 16, 2017

Richard Paretti, 79, of New Britain, passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Janice (Kukla) Paretti. Born in Hartford, son of the late Andrew and Helen (Battey) Paretti, he grew up in Hartford before residing in Newington for 43 years, and most recently lived in New Britain for 8 years. He was a member of St. Mary's Church in Newington. He was employed at TLC Oil Company for many years. He retired early to... Read more


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Paul Martin McKone

Bristol, Connecticut
Service Date: September 27, 2017

Paul Martin McKone, 57, of Bristol, passed away on September 10, 2017. The beloved son of William P. McKone and Delores (Bechard) McKone, he graduated from Newington High School. Paul studied neon sign making in Rhode Island and worked for many years bending glass, specializing in commercial signage. Paul was a gentle and kind person who enjoyed and valued time with his family. He had a quick and intelligent wit, read widely and relished a... Read more


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Rosalia (Gulino) Cianci

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: September 12, 2017

Rosalia Cianci, 86, of Newington, passed peacefully on September 7th, 2017. Rosalia was born on March 2nd, 1931, to Emanuela and Santo Gulino in Canicattini Bagni, Sicily. She was married in 1958 to her beloved husband, Giovanni Cianci, also of Canicattini Bagni and immigrated to the US in 1963. Rosalia worked at Royal Typewriter in West Hartford, and Miniature Nut and Screw in Newington. She was a member of the Daughters of Canicattini... Read more


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John J. Manning

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: September 11, 2017

John J. Manning, 87, of Newington, passed away on September 4, 2017 at his home. He was predeceased by his wife of 51 years, Barbara Ann (Stoloski) Manning, his son, Stephen and his sister, Theresa Manning Browne. John served in the U.S. Navy as a submariner aboard the U.S.S. Trumpetfish USS 425. John was an avid Red Sox fan and really enjoyed watching the games with his nephew Billy Mitchell. John was a Teamster member working for Schafer... Read more


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Kristin (Brinkman) Piatkowski

June 20, 1970 – September 4, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: September 8, 2017

Kristin (Brinkman) Piatkowski, 47, of Newington, died far too young on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. Born in Hartford to Carol (Richkowski) and the late David R. Brinkman, Sr., she was a longtime Newington resident and graduated from Newington High School Class of 1988. After graduating, Kristin worked as a travel agent, a job she always loved. Her current position was at Legrand North America where she served as Customer Experience Coordinator. Her... Read more


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Jonathan Thomas Miller

February 24, 1978 – September 3, 2017
Berlin, Connecticut
Service Date: no services

Jonathan Thomas Miller, 39, of Berlin, died suddenly on September 3, 2017. He was born in Manchester, CT on February 24, 1978 to Karen (Gesnaldo) and the late James Ronald Miller, Sr. Jonathan grew up in Jupiter, FL and during school years excelled in sports; he loved football, baseball, basketball and soccer. He was kind-hearted, fun-loving and a great story teller! His generous and compassionate nature and willingness to help others will... Read more


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Wesley E. Webster

September 20, 1934 – August 31, 2017
West Hartford & Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: September 9, 2017

On Thursday, August 31, 2017, Wesley E. Webster, 82, was called to eternal life peacefully at Hartford Hospital. Born in Diamond Point, NY on September 20, 1934, he was the son of the late Earl & Pearl (Denton) Webster. He served our country in the US Army, and during the Korean War in the US Navy, and was a life member of the American Legion Post 574 in Hudson Falls, NY. In his younger years, he worked as a butcher and chef and served his... Read more


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Virginia A. (McGrane) Canavan

Bloomfield, Connecticut
Service Date: September 23, 2017

Virginia A. (McGrane) Canavan, 95, of Bloomfield, formerly of Cinnaminson, NJ, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. Born in Queens, NY, she was a longtime resident of Cinnaminson, NJ. Virginia loved spending time with her family, traveling, playing bridge, and above all cherished her grandchildren. A loving mother and grandmother, she leaves behind five children, Thomas (Jill) Canavan of Albany NY, Mary Marsan of Newington CT,... Read more


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Jozefa Migala

August 19, 1929 – August 29, 2017
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: August 31, 2017

Jozefa (Gawelek) Migala, 88, of New Britain, died peacefully with her family beside her on August 29, 2017. She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and sister. She is survived by her daughters: Maria Michalski and her husband, Jerzy of New Britain and Halina Szafran of Poland; her four granddaughters and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Wlodzimierz Migala and six siblings. Relatives and friends are... Read more


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Ralph P. Castellon, Sr.

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: August 31, 2017

Ralph P. Castellon, Sr., 87, a longtime resident of Newington, passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at St. Francis Hospital. Born on July 1, 1930, Ralph was the son of the late Philip H. and Madeline Anna (DeMaio) Castellon and the cherished husband of Mary (Murano) Castellon for 59 years. He was a graduate of UCONN, Class of 1952. A veteran of the United States Army, Ralph served during the Korean Conflict and he was a communicant of St. Mary... Read more


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Frances Saul Harrington

April 15, 1924 – August 25, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: September 1, 2017

Frances S. "Fran" Harrington, 93, a longtime resident of Newington, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 25, 2017 with family at her side. Born on April 15, 1924, in Stratford, Fran was the daughter of the late John R. and Hazel (Ruther) Saul. Fran married the (late)Richard A. "Dick" Harrington, Sr. and together they raised seven children. Fran and Dick enjoyed traveling the United States together and they were blessed to share 62 years of... Read more


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Joseph R. Grudzinski

July 7, 1936 – August 23, 2017
Kensington, Connecticut
Service Date: August 28, 2017

Joseph R. Grudzinski, 81, longtime resident of Kensington, died peacefully in the comfort of his home on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. Born in New Britain to the late Joseph and Mary (Flis) Grudzinski, he attended Sacred Heart School and then graduated from NBHS Class of 1954. Joe was employed by the USPS as a letter carrier and was often seen around the South End of New Britain as this was his regular mail route. He was an avid traveler, taking... Read more


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Anne P. (Woszczyna) Lojewski

June 3, 1921 – August 20, 2017
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: August 24, 2017

Anne P. (Woszczyna) Lojewski, 96, of New Britain, passed away on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at Msgr. Bojnowski Manor. Anne was born on June 3, 1921 in Posen, Michigan to the late John and Eva (Stempien) Woszczyna. She attended schools in Posen and upon completion of her education, she moved to Detroit where she was employed as an industrial diamond setter. Anne enlisted in the U.S. Army (WAC) and was assigned to the 1400th AAF during WWII. After... Read more


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Eleanor (Eisenbuchner) Spindler

March 26, 1929 – August 20, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: August 23, 2017

Eleanor (Eisenbuchner) Spindler, 88, of Newington, died early Sunday morning, August 20, 2017. She was born in Munich, Germany on March 26, 1929 to the late Josef and Magdelina (Morhard) Eisenbuchner. Eleanor immigrated to the U.S. in 1955 and was a long time Newington resident. Gentle, warm and kind hearted, she was a loving mother who always put her children first and above all else. Left to mourn her passing are her devoted daughters:... Read more


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Lois A. Murtha

December 2, 1930 – August 19, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: August 23, 2017

Lois A. Murtha, 86, of Newington, died on Saturday, August 19, 2017. Lois was born in Hartford on December 2, 1930 to James A. and Mae M. Murtha. Raised in Hartford, Lois lived in Newington for 60 years. She was predeceased by her two brothers, James A. and Robert F. Murtha, and by her sister, Rita M. Quinn. She is survived by her sister, Marie M. Stover, and her brother-in-law, John F. Stover, as well as many nieces and nephews and their... Read more


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Betty Jane Burke

Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: August 22, 2017

Betty Jane (Stafford) Burke of Hartford, passed away after a short battle with Alzheimer's on August 17, 2017. She was born on March 26, 1928, the daughter of the late Alfred J. and Genevieve Stafford. Betty grew up and lived in Hartford all her life, was a graduate of Bulkeley High School and Connecticut Teachers College. She worked at the Hartford Public Goodwin Library and taught in the West Hartford School System. On August 18, 1951 she... Read more


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Jozef Jan Kubiak

February 21, 1921 – August 15, 2017
New Britain, Connecticut
Service Date: August 19, 2017

Jozef (Jan) Kubiak, 96, of New Britain, passed away peacefully in his home on August 15, 2017. He was born in Poland to the late Jan and Anna (Dolatowska) Kubiak on February 21, 1921. After WWII, he spent time in Germany and France. During his travels to the United States, he found a photo of his future bride who became his soulmate for the past 54 years. Jozef is survived by his wife Krystyna (Jajko) Kubiak; two daughters, Anna Malz and Maria... Read more


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Dolores (Haddad) Gustin

Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: August 21, 2017

Dolores (Haddad) Gustin, 88, of Newington, died peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, with her husband Joseph by her side. For 68 years, she was married to the love of her life, Joseph J. Gustin. Born in Worcester, MA, on Aug. 25, 1928, daughter of the late William T. and Eva Haddad, she was raised in Springfield, MA, and graduated from Commerce High School. Dolores resided in Newington for the past 59 years and was a devoted member of the Church... Read more


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Isaura F. Barreiros

September 3, 1928 – August 11, 2017
Newington, Connecticut
Service Date: August 15, 2017

Isaura F. (Henriques) Barreiros, 88, of Newington, died peacefully on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Manuel M. Barreiros for more than 25 years. Born in Portugal, Mrs. Barreiros moved to Hartford in 1975, and resided in Newington for 22 years. She retired from the Bloomfield Convalescent Home after many years of employment and was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Church, Hartford. Throughout her life she enjoyed... Read more


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Jose F. Crespo

September 21, 1970 – August 11, 2017
Hartford, Connecticut
Service Date: August 18, 2017

On Friday, August 11, 2017, Jose F. Crespo, 46, was called to eternal life at Hartford Hospital. Born in Hartford on September 21, 1970, he was the son of Francisco Crespo of Hartford and the late Josefa (Candelaria) Roman. He was a lifelong resident of Hartford and will be always remembered for his kindness, warmth, smile, and especially, laughter. Along with the New York Giants & Yankees, he loved to socialize and was always the life of the... Read more


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