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    Nancy M. King

    Nancy Moffitt King of Orange, 87, died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the widow of Attorney Jackson T. King. She is survived by her children, Attorney Susan King Shaw (David) of Woodbridge, Karen F. King of Vermont, Alison King Haley (Pierce) of Boston, MA, and Thomas J. King (Claudia) of Orange. She is also survived by her sister, Marjorie Streckfus of Bridgeport, her six grandchildren, Emily and Jackson Shaw, Pierce Jackson and Saunders Haley, and Colton and Kaela King, as well many nieces and nephews. Nancy was born in Bridgeport on February 14, 1931, to the late William H. Moffitt, III and Helen Saunders Moffitt…

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    Marshall Perrelli

    Marshall J. Perrelli passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sept. 23, 2018. Born in New Haven, Ct on October 14, 1932 son of the late George and Amelia Perrelli. Marshall served in the United States National Guard and worked for The New Haven Railroad (Amtrak) for 40 years. He is predeceased by his wife, Malva A. Perrelli, brothers Robert and John Perrelli. He is survived by his two sons, William Perrelli (Alison) and David Perrelli of Hamden, granddaughters, Olivia and Lindsay Perrelli, brother Frank Perrelli, sister Josephine Perrelli, companion Linda Munson and his Westie Brody. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated Wednesday at 11 a.m. in St.…

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    Aloysius Blessing

    Aloysius Michael Blessing, 88, of Hamden, Connecticut, beloved husband of the late Kathleen Finucane Blessing, passed away peacefully on September 15, 2018 with his family by his side. Aloysius was born on August 9, 1930 in Aughavas, County Leitrim, Ireland to parents Rose Ann Cooney Blessing and Michael Blessing. Aloysius immigrated to the United States in 1955 and worked at Yale University as an electrician for over 30 years. He was a proud and active member of the New Haven Football and Hurling Club where he received the Irishman of the Year award in 1993. He loved Gaelic football and played competitively on several teams in Ireland, England and the…

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    Marcia K. Bergamini

    Marcia K. Bergamini, age 81, passed away on Sept. 7, 2018 at CT. Hospice. She was the beloved wife of Carlo Bergamini for 60 years. Loving mother of Laurie Burrill (Geoff) of New Hartford, Lisa Benet (Peter) of W. Hartford, Tracy Scelzo (R.P.) of Wallingford and Marybeth Knobel (Rolff) of Prospect, sister of Betsy Fowler of Guilford. Also survived by her 8 cherished grandchildren and 1 beloved great grandchild. She was predeceased by her daughter Carey E. Bergamini and a brother Gerald Higney. Mrs. Bergamini was born in New Haven on August 13, 1937, daughter of the late Edward and Mary Deegan Higney. Mrs. Bergamini received her master’s degree in…

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    Leanne M. Dendas

    Leanne M. Dendas, age 75, of Wallingford, was born July 15, 1943 to Lee Ardolino and Ann Walsh Ardolino. Leanne made a peaceful transition into heaven, receiving her wings on September 2, 2018 after a courageous year long battle with cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer of the liver.) Leanne was pre-deceased by her husband Charles R. Dendas and her brother Roger Ardolino. Leanne leaves behind her children Ronald C. Dendas (Vicki), Charlann M. Hemstock (James) and Cathleen A. Dendas and her grandchildren, Molly, Megan, Taylor, Christopher, Kaleigh, and Lauren as well as her niece, Mary Beth Duffy. Leanne was a dedicated Catholic who was devout to Saint Jude and Our Lady…

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    Carmella Louise Viscio Rusate

    Carmella V. Rusate, age 89, passed away on Aug.25,2018, surrounded by her loving family after a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of 68 years to Benjamin A. Rusate. Carmella was born in Schenectady, NY on January 27, 1929, daughter of the late Pasquale and Sadie Fertitta Viscio. Carmella and her family lived in Hamden for 30 years before moving to Cheshire for the last 30 years. Carmella graduated from Commercial High School in New Haven. She raised her family and then returned to work as an Administrative Assistant in the Office of the President at Quinnipiac College until her retirement in 1992. Carmella was creative and loved the…

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    Mickey Devine

    In CT. Hospice August 23, 2018 Mickey Devine 94, of Hamden. Husband of the late Mary Woodson Devine. Loving father of James P. Devine of Hamden, John "Jack" Devine of Cheshire, Michael P. Devine of Dupont, WA., Christopher J. Devine of Las Vegas, NV and Raymond S. Devine of Hamden. Also survived by his 11 cherished grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother Joseph Devine. Mickey was born in New Haven July 5, 1924 son of the late Denis and Margaret Prior Devine. He served his Country during WWII with the US Navy. Prior to his retirement he worked for the US Postal Service. Mr. Devine…

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    Donald G. O’Connor

    Donald G. O’Connor, 87, of Hamden, beloved husband of the late Susan Mescall O’Connor passed away peacefully at his home on Aug., 23,2018. He was born March 3,1931 in New Haven a son of the late William and Emily Goff O’Connor, was a graduate of Hillhouse High School and served a tour of duty with the US Navy. He was employed as an electrician for many years as a member of I.B.E.W Local # 90. Donald is survived by two sons, Donald C.(Nina)O’Connor of MA, and Kenneth(Kim) O’Connor of Waterford, three daughters, Cynthia(Bruce)Walsh of Stratford, Susan(Dave)Deane of Middlefield and Nancy(Bill)Cochrane of North Haven. Also grandchildren Emily and Haley Cochrane, Megan…

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    John Samuel Killar

    John Samuel Killar passed away on Wednesday, 15 August, 2018. John was born in Syracuse, New York, on 20 November 1955. His mother, Mary Beverly, (nee Bruno) and father, Edward Killar, Sr., are both deceased. John grew up mostly in the Albany, New York area, attended Harrison College, Arizona State University and graduated from Tyler School of Art. While at Tyler, he had the opportunity to work with Milton Glaser and that was his introduction to model making. John worked at Skidmore Ownings & Merrill, Hellmuth Obata & Kassebaum, Haines Lundberg Waehler, Kohn Pederson Fox Conway Interior Architects, Anderson Design, Construct Models, and Newman Architects. He loved his chosen career…

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    Gail L. Sheridan

    At her home, August 15, 2018 Gail L. Sheridan 72, of Hamden. Beloved wife of Dan Franchi, loving mother of Scott Dubb, Lisa Obernesser, Ryan Dubb and step son Blake Franchi (Laura), sister of Leonard Sheridan (Renee). Also survived by her cherished grandchildren Kaela and Luke Obernesser, Braden Franchi, Sarah and Rowan Beer. She was predeceased by her sister Betty. Gail was born in Philadelphia, PA on August 9, 1946 daughter of the late Leonard and Helen Sheridan. She graduated from Chestnut Hill School of Nursing and practiced in CT as a certified RN Psych Nurse. Gail was a kind and generous person who leaves behind many friends who will…

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    Margaret Anne Sullivan

    At her home August 1, 2018 Margaret Anne McKeon Sullivan 83, of Hamden. Beloved wife of John J. Sullivan. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews and god children. Predeceased by brothers James R. McKeon, John J. McKeon, Jr., William F. McKeon and sisters Cecilia Dempsey and Mary C. McKeon. Margaret was born in San Diego, CA on October 3, 1934, daughter of the late John and Mary Leary McKeon. Prior to her retirement she taught for 35 years at the Clinton Ave. School in New Haven. Funeral from Sisk Brothers Funeral Home 3105 Whitney Ave. Hamden Saturday at 9:30 a.m., Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m.…

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    Thomas McKeon

    Thomas McKeon Jul 19, 2018 Thomas McKeon, 83, of North Haven passed away Thursday, July 19th, 2018 , surrounded by his loving family as his grandson Greg sang his favorite Irish songs. He was born in 1934 in the town of Kilnagross, County Leitrim, Ireland a son of the late John and Nellie Carney McKeon. He arrived here in the United States in 1956 and worked at the Regional Water Authority for over forty years before his first grandson was born. Then he retired to start his most important job…

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    Patricia M Coughlin

    Patricia M Coughlin Jul 10, 2018 Patricia Coughlin, 90, passed away peacefully on July 10 while surrounded by her loving family. Patricia was predeceased by her husband, Donald, her first daughter Mary Berezecky , two grandchildren, Kelly Coughlin and Megan McAuliffe and a sister Alicia Harty. Patricia leaves her 9 children and their spouses; Daniel Coughlin of North Haven, Jean (Dennis) McAuliffe of Wallingford, Bill (Janet) Coughlin of Hamden, Carol (John) Sequino of Hamden, John (Nancy) Co…

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    Lillian P. Moore

    Lillian P. Moore Jul 07, 2018 Lillian P. Mooney Moore, 85, longtime resident of Jaenicke Lane in Hamden, passed away Saturday, July 7,2018 at the CT Hospice, Branford with her beloved family at her side. Survived by her loving husband Thomas J. Moore Jr., two daughters, Eileen ( Fiancé Christopher Carr) Cassello and Kerry (David) Esposito , both of Wallingford, three sons Thomas (Moira) Moore III, Michael (Jean-Ann) Moore and Kevin (Mary) Moore, all of Hamden, grandchildren, Aubrey and Thomas…

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    Mary Boyle Partrick

    Mary Boyle Partrick Jul 07, 2018 Mary Boyle Partrick of New Haven passed away on July 7, 2018 at the Elim Park of Cheshire. She was the wife of the late Almon E. Partrick and daughter of the late Bessie(Heffernan) and 0wen Boyle. Funeral services were privately held. Sisk Brothers Funeral Home 3105 Whitney Ave. Hamden Ct was in charge of the arrangements. www.siskbrothers.com Visit Tribute Send Flowers

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    Kimberly E. Case

    Kimberly E. Case Jul 04, 2018 In CT. Hospice July 4, 2018 Kimberly E. Case 49, of Hamden. Beloved daughter of William E. Case of Hamden and the late Mittie Graham Case. Loving sister of Tyson Case of New Haven, aunt of Timothy, Julia and Taryn Case, niece of Louanna Mancino. Kim was born in Bridgeport on December 11, 1968. Funeral services have been entrusted to Sisk Brothers Funeral Home 3105 Whitney Ave. Hamden and will be private. In lieu of flowers contributions to SARAH Inc. Att: Denise …

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    Michael P. Gardiner

    Michael P. Gardiner Jul 04, 2018 In Wallingford July 4, 2018 Michael P. Gardiner 88, of Hamden died peacefully with his family by his side at the Masonic Care. Beloved husband of Jeanne Lyons Gardiner. Loving father of Karen (William) Rhone of North Haven and Susan Gardiner of Hamden, brother of Robert and Peter Gardiner of Ireland and Mary Kelleher of Hamden. Also survived by his cherished grandchildren Meghan Delvecchio, Brian, William and Shannon Rhone. He was also survived by special niec…

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    Eileen K. Mais

    Eileen K. Mais, 69, a lifelong Hamden resident, passed away Saturday, June 30,2018 at Middlesex Hospital. She was born May,23,1949 in New Haven a daughter of the late William K. and Helen McGlynn Mais, was a graduate of Hamden High School and had worked at the family business, the former William K. Mais Egg Co. in North Haven. She is survived by an aunt Dorothy McGlynn of Haddam, and several cousins especially Kevin O’Brien of Deep River who was her guardian since her Mom passed away in 2005. Eileen enjoyed going to Paradise Park in Hamden and The Wallingford Country Club and also outings with the residents of The Saybrook…

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    Richard A. Gagliardi, Sr.

    Richard A. Gagliardi, Sr. Jul 02, 2018 With family at his side, Richard A. (Dick) Gagliardi passed away peacefully in Branford on July 2, 2018 at the age of 84. Dick lived a fulfilling life that was enriched by family devotion, service to country, and more than a half-century of academic and athletic achievement. Born on September 20, 1933, Dick was the son of Joseph and Josephine Gagliardi. From 1948 to 1952, he attended Hamden High School, where he starred in varsity football, hockey, and t…

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    Eileen K. Mais

    Eileen K. Mais Jun 30, 2018 Eileen K. Mais, 69, a lifelong Hamden resident, passed away Saturday, June 30,2018 at Middlesex Hospital. She was born May,23,1949 in New Haven a daughter of the late William K. and Helen McGlynn Mais, was a graduate of Hamden High School and had worked at the family business, the former William K. Mais Egg Co. in North Haven. She is survived by an aunt Dorothy McGlynn of Haddam, and several cousins especially Kevin O’Brien of Deep River who was her guardian since …

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    Anne St. Clair Kelley

    Anne St. Clair Kelley Jun 26, 2018 Anne St. Clair Kelley of Cheshire, formerly of North Haven, died June 26, 2018 in CT. Hospice. Miss Kelley was born in New Haven on September 24, 1931, the daughter of the late Charles Michael and Margaret Deakin Kelley. She was educated in the New Haven Public Schools and at Albertus Magnus College where she received a B.A. degree. During her early teaching career she received an M.A. degree and a certificate of Advanced Study in educational administration …

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    Craig E. Guthrie

    Craig E. Guthrie Jun 24, 2018 In CT. Hospice June 24, 2018 Craig E. Guthrie 69, of North Haven. Beloved husband of Rae Borrelli Guthrie. Loving father of Michael M. Guthrie (Jaime) of Bethany, Terri A. Tamulevich (Jay) of Branford, Tracey A. Mindlin of North Haven and Lisa B. Mikolinski of Naples, FL., grandfather of Zachary, Ayden, Jesse, Brody, Tyler, Andrew, Lily and Andre. Also survived by a brother Charles Guthrie (Susan) of Delray Beach, FL and a sister Carol Twohill of Hamden. Predecea…

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    Rita M Sullivan

    Rita M Sullivan Jun 21, 2018 Rita Mary Sullivan of North Haven, CT. and recently Naples Florida peacefully died Thursday June 21, 2018 at Hospice House in Naples Florida. She was the widow of Vincent T. Sullivan who passed away in 2014, to whom she was married for 55 years. She is survived by her children Nancy Sullivan and her husband Kip of Naples FL, Daniel Sullivan and his wife Jennafer of Wallingford, CT; Noreen Sullivan Jones of Osterville MA. In addition to her children, Rita was Nana …

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    Paul T. 0’Briien

    Paul T. 0’Briien Jun 12, 2018 Paul T. O’Brien of Venice, FL, and North Haven CT, passed away peacefully at age 88 on Tuesday, June 12th at Connecticut Hospice, Branford CT. He is the husband of Carol Reynolds O’Brien who survives him at home. They would have celebrated 62 years of marriage in August. The son of Edmund (Sr.) and Irene O’Brien, Paul was born and raised in Meriden CT, and was a graduate of Meriden High School in 1948. He attended the University of Pennsylvania, and received his …

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    Paul T. O’Brien

    Paul T. O’Brien Jun 12, 2018 Paul T. O’Brien of Venice, FL, and North Haven CT, passed away peacefully at age 88 on Tuesday, June 12th at Connecticut Hospice, Branford CT. He is the husband of Carol Reynolds O’Brien who survives him at home. They would have celebrated 62 years of marriage in August. The son of Edmund (Sr.) and Irene O’Brien, Paul was born and raised in Meriden CT, and was a graduate of Meriden High School in 1948. He attended the University of Pennsylvania, and received his d…

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    Paul J. Panaroni Sr

    Paul J. Panaroni Sr.,59,of Hamden passed away Sunday June 10,2018 at Yale-New Haven Hospital as the result of a motorcycle accident. He is survived by his beloved wife Veronica Pollock Panaroni, his loving sons Paul J. Panaroni Jr. and wife Sarah of North Haven, Nicholas C. Panaroni of St. Augustine,FL and Gregory M. Panaroni of Hamden, and a cherished granddaughter Isabella Panaroni. Also survived by a sister Carol Santagata of Wallingford, two brothers Peter A. Panaroni Jr. and his wife Maureen of Hamden and David Panaroni and his girlfriend Allison of Hamden and an uncle Frank Panaroni of Naugatuck He also leaves nieces and nephews; Anthony and Emma Panaroni and…

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    John "Jack" Teulings

    In New Haven May 27, 2018 John "Jack" Teulings 87, of Hamden. Beloved husband of 62 years to Marie Pacelli Teulings. Loving father of David J. Teulings (Catherine),Beth Fracasso (Paul) Robert E. Teulings and Steven M Teulings all of Hamden. Also survived by his cherished grandchildren Lynsey, Scott, John, Taylor Teulings, Mark, Eric, Christine Fracasso, and Robert and Jessica Teulings. He enjoyed the annual summer vacation with his children and grandchildren in Avalon, NJ. Predeceased by a brother Gilbert Teulings, a sister Marie Beuscher and a granddaughter Lisa C. Teulings. Jack was born in New Haven September 2, 1930 son of the late John and Irene Caulfield Teulings. Mr. Teulings…

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    Alfonso G. Accettullo

    Alfonso G. Accettullo May 28, 2018 Alfonso Accettullo known to many as “Geppi” and “Joe” sailed off to the eternal sunset surrounded by his loving family on May 27,2018. Born in Montecorvino Rovella SA, Italy on August 2 ,1942. He journeyed to New Haven Connecticut in the late 1960’s where he joined his brother Bruno and together they worked in the auto body industry. Being a man of many talents he went on to open along with his brothers Bruno and Giancarlo the legendary “Geppi’s Restaurant” …

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    John “Jack” Teulings

    John “Jack” Teulings May 27, 2018 In New Haven May 27, 2018 John “Jack” Teulings 87, of Hamden. Beloved husband of 62 years to Marie Pacelli Teulings. Loving father of David J. Teulings (Catherine),Beth Fracasso (Paul) Robert E. Teulings and Steven M Teulings all of Hamden. Also survived by his cherished grandchildren Lynsey, Scott, John, Taylor Teulings, Mark, Eric, Christine Fracasso, and Robert and Jessica Teulings. He enjoyed the annual summer vacation with his children and grandchildren …

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    Gloria T. DesPierre

    Gloria T. Price DesPierre, 88, of Hamden passed away peacefully on Friday, May 25,2018 at Midstate Medical Center with her loving family by her side. She was the wife of the late Donald L. DesPierre Sr. and is survived by her children, Donald L. DesPierre Jr. of VT, Doreen DesPierre (Terry Frankenburg) of Southington, Claudia Kirkland of Alexandria Bay, NY, Laurie Grimaldi of Meriden and Jean Chinigo of Southington. Also survived by two brothers Philip Price of Branford and Robert Price of Ch…

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    Martina F. Withers

    Martina (Tina) Francis Withers of Woodbridge passed away peacefully on May 16, 2018 at Branford Connecticut Hospice with family by her side. Tina was born October 8, 1929 in her grandmother’s second floor bedroom in Providence RI. She grew up across the street from Roger Williams Park where she and her brother Charlie would often go sledding and skating. After high school she received her nursing degree from the St. Elizabeth’s school of nursing in Boston. She then found herself in the high s…

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    Ann T. Doyle

    Ann T. English Doyle, 86, of Hamden passed away peacefully on May 11,2018 at the Vitas Hospice Unit of St. Marys Hospital , Waterbury with her loving daughter by her side. She was born July, 19,1931 in New Haven a daughter of the late Michael and Mary Sugrue English and was a graduate of the former Commercial High School in New Haven. Wife of the late James F. Doyle she worked for a few years for SNET before devoting herself to her family. Ann was a member of the Irish American Club in East H…

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    John J. Cotter, Sr.

    In New Haven May 7, 2018 John J. Cotter, Sr. 81, of North Branford. Beloved husband of Margaret O’Connor Cotter. Loving father of John J. Cotter, Jr. (Judy) , Robert D. Cotter (Donna) and Katie Kelly (Chris) , brother of Daniel T. Cotter (Mary) and Mary T. Cotter. Also survived by his beloved grandchildren Robert Jr., Caitlin Rose, Christopher Jr., Griffin, Liam and Delaney. He was predeceased by a son Christopher M. Cotter, Sr. John was born in New Haven March 8, 1937 son of the late Daniel …

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    Albert C. Carocci

    In Hamden May 7, 2018 Albert C. Carocci 68, of Hamden. Beloved son of Jean Randazza Carocci, and the late Albert D. Carocci. Loving father of Albert J. Carocci of North Conway, NH, Mary Grace Carocci and her husband Tim of New Haven. Also survived by his grandchildren Harvest, Maple and Cash Carocci, his sister Karen St. George of Worcester, MA and Roberta Satori with whom he resided. He is predeceased by a daughter Anna Carocci Daddio and his brother Charles Carocci. Al was an operating engi…

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    Peter D. Tobey

    Peter D. Tobey, 59, of Hamden, passed away suddenly on April 29,2018 at his home. He is survived by his beloved wife Jennifer Piner, his loving daughters Sawyer Oliver and her husband Robby of Marcellus,NY, Whitney Tobey of Darien and Sydney Tobey of Hamden, a sister Lynn Klauser of Trumbull, a niece Kimberly Roldan and husband Richard of Trumbull. Also survived by his former wife Michelle Tobey of Darien and several cousins. He was born Oct. 4,1958 in New Canaan a son of the late Harold and …

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    Brigid Lillis

    Brigid “Bridie” Lillis, age 83 of Hamden passed away peacefully into the hands of God on April 23, 2018 surrounded by her beloved family. She was born in McLoughra, County Leirtrim, Ireland on March 1, 1935 to the late James & Katie (Ward) Bohan. In 1954, Bridie immigrated to the United States with her sister, Mary to the home of her Aunt Elizabeth (Ward) and Uncle John Moffett. Bridie was married to the love of her life, the late Patrick (Paddy) Lillis for 43 years. She is survived by he…

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    Anne M. Judd

    In New Britain April 9, 2018 Anne M. Judd 88, of New Britain. Wife of the late Donald J. Judd, Sr. Loving mother of Donald J. Judd, Jr.(Theresa) of Hamden, Jonathan Judd of Wallingford, Christopher Judd of New Britain, Claudia Judd McGrath (Paul) of Goodyear, AZ., Karen Valencia of Bristol and Cynthia Wilczynski of Plainville, sister of Carol Ingersoll of Ohio. Also survived by her 2 cherished grandchildren. Predeceased by a sister Rosemary Boardman and a brother Ralph Cimmino. Anne was born …