• Naugatuck,  Prospect

    Kathleen Kunin

    Kathleen Baillieul-Kunin Known for love of family, animals LITCHFIELD – Kathleen Baillieul-Kunin, 93, wife of the late Sumner James Kunin, passed peacefully on Monday, June 23, 2014. She was born Aug. 13, 1920, in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada. A former member of the United Methodist Church in Watertown and the Union Congregational Church in Oakville, Kay was known for…

  • Bridgeport

    Aurea Vicente

    Aurea Rosa Vicente, age 70 of Bridgeport, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT. She was born in Cayey, Puerto Rico to Agustin Vicente and Benigna Figueroa. She is survived by her daughters Aurea Rosa Torres, Rafael Torres, Ricardo, Yomaira Torres; her brothers Gilberto Vicente, Alfonso Vicente, Juan Vicente, Ruben Vicente, Gabriel Vicente;…

  • Bridgeport

    Virginia Gelozin

    Virginia A. Gelozin, age 92 of Trumbull, devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend, died peacefully on Sunday, June 29, 2014 with her family by her side. Born on December 24, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Alexander and Helen Starkey. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 65 years, Walter S. Gelozin, who was the co-proprietor of…

  • Bristol

    Helen (Hrostowski) Chrystal

    Helen (Hrostowski) Chrystal, 91, of Bristol, formerly of Wolcott, widow of Charles H. Chrystal Sr., died Friday, June 27, 2014, at The Pines of Bristol. She was born November 7, 1922, in New Britain and was a daughter of the late John and Catherine (Popielarczyk) Hrostowski. View Full Notice ? Helen (Hrostowski) Chrystal

  • New Britain

    Sophie O. Bogdan

    Sophie O. Bogdan, 96, of New Britain, beloved widow of Lucian Bogdan, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on June 28, 2014. Born in New Britain, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Oleksy and Rozalia (Kraweic) Oleksy. She was employed as a lock inspector at Emhart for 25 years before retiring. During her retirement she…

  • Waterbury

    David L. Pasko|Services Tuesday at 10 a.m.

    BEACON FALLS — David L. Pasko, 66, a 43-year resident of Beacon Falls, entered peaceful rest June 28, 2014 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was the beloved husband of 45 years to Ann (Mitchell) Pasko, who will miss him dearly. Mr. Pasko was born July 21, 1947 in New Britain, son of the late Leonard and Mary (Kaminski) Pasko. He…

  • Enfield

    Joseph Ziemnicki

    Joseph F. Ziemnicki, 80, of Enfield, beloved husband of the late Carolyn Ann (Kuta) Ziemnicki, died Saturday (June 28, 2014) at home. Born in Springfield, MA, on May 7, 1934 son of the late Joseph and Catherine Ziemnicki, he lived in Enfield for most of his life. Before retiring he was a teacher of math at Fermi High School, Enfield…

  • Waterbury

    Irwin E. Tanski|WWII Navy vet, master carpenter

    THOMASTON — Mr. Irwin E. Tanski passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital in Torrington. He was born in Thomaston on March 13, 1924, son of the late Joseph and Mary Tanski. Irwin was a graduate of Thomaston High School and Oliver Wolcott Technical School where he was certified as…

  • Waterbury

    James W. Meskun|Torrington native, Marine veteran of Vietnam

    SHAFTSBURY, Vt. — James Wesley Meskun, 66, a resident of Westview Place, Shaftsbury, died Friday, June 27, 2014, at the Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington, Vt., following a brief illness. Born on July 26, 1947, in Torrington, Conn., he was the son of the late Wesley C. Meskun and Florence (Everett) Donlay, who survives. Jim was a 1965 graduate of…

  • Bristol

    ‘Designing Women’ star Meshach Taylor dies at 67

    Meshach Taylor, who played a lovable ex-convict surrounded by boisterous Southern belles on the sitcom “Designing Women” and appeared in numerous other TV and film roles, died of cancer at age 67, his agent said Sunday. View Full Notice ? ‘Designing Women’ star Meshach Taylor dies at 67

  • Simsbury

    Helen Montelone

    Helen E. Montelone, 91, of Simsbury and Vero Beach, FL, beloved wife of the late Eugene N. Montelone, died Saturday June 28, 2014 at Hartford Hospital. She was born on October 26, 1922 in Greenwich, CT, the daughter of the late Joseph and Pauline (Fizel) Hurta and had lived in Mamaroneck, NY prior to moving to Simsbury 47 years ago.…

  • Enfield

    Marjorie DiFranco

    Marjorie (Griffin) DiFranco, 79, of Enfield, died Saturday, June 28, 2014. She was the wife of Mario DiFranco and the mother of Sue DiFranco. She was predeceased by her daughter, Diane “Dee” DiFranco, as well as her parents, Joseph and Lillian (Smith) Griffin, and brother, Joseph Griffin, Jr. Marge was born on November 6, 1934 in Boston. She lived in…

  • Waterbury

    Joseph A. Pesino|Loving son, brother, and uncle

    WOLCOTT — Mr. Joseph A. Pesino, 50, of 416 Todd Road, died unexpectedly of natural causes Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at his residence. Joey was born in Waterbury on April 4, 1964, son of George “Peepers” Pesino of Wolcott and the late Joan Helen (Swazey) Pesino. He graduated from Wolcott High School, class of 1982. He worked at Walsh’s Market…