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    Jane Waterschoot

    View Jane Waterschoot Berlin Jane Waterschoot (Beebe), lifelong resident of Berlin, passed away at the age of 64, early on the morning of September 11, 2019 due to complications regarding a recent illness. Jane was an active member of Berlin Congregational Church supporting many of the church’s missions and outreach programs.  She enjoyed assisting the homeless through the church’s Family…

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    Laurie Menard

    View Laurie Menard Berlin Laurie Mengual Menard, 57, of Berlin, died peacefully Aug. 27, 2019 at Apple Rehab in Cromwell. She was born in New Britain on April 12, 1962 to Fernando and Mary Mengual. Laurie graduated from Berlin High School in 1980 and Middlesex Community College in 1982. She enjoyed spending time at the beach with her family, taking long walks with her father, and cuddling with her beloved cat, Molly.  Lauri…

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    Christopher Rozycki

    View Christopher Rozycki Kensington Christopher 51, passed away on August 3rd, 2019.  A Mass of Christian Burial for Christopher, was held on August 7, 2019 at St. Paul Church, 485 Alling Street, Kensington.  Burial followed in Sacred Heart Cemetery New Britain,. The service and Burial was private.  Christopher 51, passed away on August 3rd, 2019.  A Mass of Christian Burial for Christopher, was held on…

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    David Colite

    View David Colite Kensington David W. Colite, Sr., 74, of Kensington, husband of Lawrie A. (Petuskis) Colite, passed away on Thursday, August 1, 2019.  Born in Meriden, a son of the late William R. and Helen (Swienton) Colite, David was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force stationed at the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base in South Carolina, where he…

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    Joseph Briganti

    View Joseph Briganti Kensington Joseph J. Briganti, widower of Gilmay (Michaud) Briganti, passed away June 22, 2019. A Kensington resident since 1956, he was born in New Britain on Feb. 28, 1922. He was the son of Paul and Grace (Cimino) Briganti, and attended New Britain public schools. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy Oct. of 1942 and was assigned…

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    June Norton

    View June Norton Kensington It is with deep sadness that we announce the tragic unexpected passing from a devastating fall on May 5, 2019, surrounded by her family at Hartford Hospital head trauma unit.  Our beloved wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother and great grandmother, June French Norton was born in New Britain, CT, July 24,1929, a daughter of the late…

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    Patricia Tipton

    View Patricia Tipton Berlin Patricia M. Tipton 75, of Berlin, passed away on Monday, April 22, 2019. She was born in Middletown, daughter of the late Robert and Julia (Smigel) Bouchard and the wife of the late Robert Tipton. Pat is survived by three sisters and brothers-in- law: Lucille and Clinton Ross of Wallingford, Joanne and Mike Wirth of North Carolina…

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    Florence DiMauro

    View Florence DiMauro Berlin The skies opened up and the angels descended.  They had a mission to take our loving mother Florence, home to rest with them.  Born Florence Elizabeth Adamowicz on Feb 22, 1922, to the late Bolislaw and Alexandra (Milewska) Adamowicz on a small farm in Cromwell.  Mom had a large family, many of whom are now deceased.  Stanley, Genevieve, Raymond, Joseph, Edward, Walter,…

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    Richard Rybczynski

    View Richard Rybczynski New Britain Richard J. Rybczynski passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at Yale New Haven Hospital. Richard was born in New Britain, CT on April 22, 1944 and resided in New Britain all of his life. Richard was the founder, manager, lead guitarist, vocalist, and harmony coordinator of the Sharades, an oldies band playing music from…

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    Robert Panetta Jr

    View Robert Panetta Jr Kensington Robert A. Panetta, Jr., 65, of Kensington, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2019.  Born in New Britain, a son of the late Robert A. Panetta Sr. and Eleanor (Mirante) – Lamitola, and the husband of Jacqueline A. (Liss) Panetta.  Robert loved fishing, music (Karaoke), summers in Rhode Island, and he loved being with his grandchildren.  Besides…

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    Lena Pepe

    View Lena Pepe Kensington Lena M. Pepe, 106, of Kensington, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2019.  Born in Stafford Springs, a daughter of the late Salvatore and Sophia (Mezzio) Veneziano and the wife of the late Edward J. Pepe.Lena worked at Prentice Mfg. Co. in her younger years.  After her marriage, she was a homemaker and enjoyed raising her…

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    Patricia (Patti) Audette

    View Patricia (Patti) Audette Prospect Patricia Ann (Patti) Audette, 77, beloved companion of Joseph Wise, of Prospect Connecticut passed away on March 6, 2019 in Middlefield with her loving family by her side.  Born in New Britain a daughter of the late Armand T. and Irene V. Audette. Patti was the owner/operator of B&R stables in Prospect, CT for over…

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    Andrew Chatlas

    View Andrew Chatlas Kensington Andrew Gregory Chatlas, 66, of Kensington, passed away unexpectedly at home on Monday, March 4, 2019. Andy was the beloved husband of 26 years to Kathleen (Littlefield) Chatlas and the loving and proud Dad of Joseph Frederick Chatlas.  Andy was born June 2, 1952 in New Britain to his devoted and loving parents, Steven and Mary…

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    Clara ” Betty ” Charest

    View Clara ” Betty ” Charest East Berlin Clara (Dyer) Charest, a life long resident of East Berlin, died peacefully Friday, March 1, 2019 at her home.   She is survived by her son Wayne Charest from East Berlin, stepdaughter Brenda Hebert from Southington, grandson Samuel Charest from Bridgeport, granddaughter Kelsey Charest from Wallingford, brother Richard Dyer from New Hartford, sister…

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    Matilda Lenk

    View Matilda Lenk New Britain Dr. Matilda Lenk, a longtime New Britain resident and podiatrist with a practice on West Main Street until 1998, died on February 27 after a short illness. She was 92. Dr. Lenk was born in Hartford, a daughter of Elizabeth and Frank Lenk, who emigrated from Lithuania in the 1910s. The family moved to New…

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    Lena Dechichio

    View Lena Dechichio Kensington Lena T. Dechichio 94, of Kensington passed away on Feb 21, 2019. Born in Yonkers N.Y. on 11/5/1924, wife of the late Daniel Dechichio and a daughter of the late Giovanni and Assunta (Tromboni) DeLorenzo. She retired from Stanley Works in 1982 and was a member of the AARP and the Berlin Senior Citizens. Lena is…

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    Everett Hill

    View Everett Hill Kensington Everett Gerard Hill, 87, of Kensington, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019. He is survived by his beloved wife Eleanor Dukett Hill of 64 years.  Everett was a veteran of the Korean War and served in the Air Force from 1952 to 1955 at the 446th Bombardment Squadron, Pinecastle Air Force Base, FL. He was awarded…

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    Isabel Prey

    View Isabel Prey Kensington Isabel M. Prey 97, of Kensington passed away on Saturday February 2, 2019.  Born in New Britain a daughter of the late Louis J. and Mary (Padelli) Prey.  Isabel worked for various companies as executive secretary and retired from the American Cancer Society – New Britain Unit as the executive director.   Isabel loved crocheting, knitting, oil…

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    Isable Prey

    View Isable Prey Kensington Isabel M. Prey 97, of Kensington passed away on Saturday February 2, 2019.  Born in New Britain a daughter of the late Louis J. and Mary (Padelli) Prey.  Isabel worked for various companies as executive secretary and retired from the American Cancer Society – New Britain Unit as the executive director.   Isabel loved crocheting, knitting, oil…

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    Mary ( “Mae” ) Besse

    View Mary ( “Mae” ) Besse Bristol Mary “Mae” M Besse, 87, of Bristol, wife of the late Elmer F Besse, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Monday January 7, 2019 after a long battle with dementia and COPD.  Born in Bridgeport, CT, Mary was the daughter of the late Arthur W. and Anna V. (Baluha) Shortell…

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    Jane Clemens

    View Jane Clemens Berlin Jane O Clemens 92 of Berlin Ct joined her husband Robert (Bob) Clemens, son Paul and daughter Gail in heaven, December 29, 2018.  Born March 8, 1926 to the late James and Theresa Flanigan Oliver, of Hartford, Ct. Jane was preceded by her brother James Oliver. Jane leaves her children, Mark Clemens, Beth & Peter Campanelli,…

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    Tammie Landry Hale

    View Tammie Landry Hale West Hartford Tammie J. Landry Hale, 55, of West Hartford, formerly of Hammond, Louisiana, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on December 26, 2018. She is survived by her loving wife Denise Hale, her son, Michael Jacob Mannino, her grandson, Jacob Cade Mannino, and her loyal companion, Sophie. She was the daughter of the…

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    Anna Sell

    View Anna Sell Berlin Anna Mary (Wagner) Sell, 100, of Berlin, wife of the late Warren H. Sell, passed away on Monday, December 17, 2018 with her family by her side.  Born in Hummelstown, PA on February 23, 1918, Anna spent most of her life in Harrisburg, PA, before moving to Berlin in 2014.  Anna was employed by Sears &…

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    Allan Stepash

    View Allan Stepash New Britain Allan Stepash, 76, a life-long resident of New Britain, passed away peacefully on December 7, 2018.  Born on September 18, 1942, the beloved son of the late Michael and Helen (Muszynski) Stepash, Allan served his country in the US Navy. He was employed by Pratt & Whitney Aircraft as an instrument mechanic for 40 years,…

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    Sara Stewart

    View Sara Stewart Colchester Sara Reynolds Stewart, 78, died peacefully on December 2, 2018 at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, CT. Sara was born on May 8, 1940 in Hartford, CT to Kenneth James Reynolds and Francis Jane (Walls) Reynolds. She spent much of her childhood in Colchester, CT and later raised her family in Rocky Hill,…

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    Helen BOUCHER

    View Helen BOUCHER Columbia, NH Helen E. Boucher, 95, formerly of Kensington, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at the home of her Grandson, Benjamin Boucher  in Columbia, NH. Benjamin has been Helen’s primary care giver for many years using his education and talents as a Registered Nurse to give her excellent care and amazing adventures.  Born in…

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    Nancy Alling

    View Nancy Alling Bristol Nancy E. Alling, 77, beloved wife of David C. Alling, of Bristol, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 14, 2018.  Born in Hartford on October 29, 1941, the daughter of the late John and Mildred (Gesnaldo) Sullivan, Nancy was a longtime resident of Bristol and a parishioner of St. Anthony Church.  Nancy was affectionately known as…

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    Joseph Petruff

    View Joseph Petruff Kensington Joseph John Petruff, 94, passed away peacefully on November 10, 2018 at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center. Joseph (Joe) was born on March 28, 1924 in St. Clair, Pennsylvania, son of Michael Petruff and Mary Matulka. He was predeceased by his wife Helen Florence (Jasinski), brother Edward Joseph Petruff, and son Stephen Joseph Petruff. He…

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    Deanna Garrison

    View Deanna Garrison Deanna Fields Garrison was taken from us too soon on October 31, 2018, at the age of 53. Born on October 13, 1965, Deanna graduated Berlin High School Class of 1983 and CPI of Hartford. Deanna worked for many years in the healthcare profession. Deanna is survived by her loving husband and high school sweetheart: Scott P.…

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    Stephen Hendershot

    View Stephen Hendershot Kensington Stephen Jay Hendershot, 67, of Kensington, died peacefully at home on Friday, October 26, 2018.  He was a Vietnam Veteran who not only served his country during war, but also served his fellow Veterans afterwards, working his way “up the ranks” until becoming Post Commander of the VFW Post 9929 (Hannon Hatch) in West Hartford 1985…

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    Victor Antanaitis

    View Victor Antanaitis Berlin Victor J. Antanaitis, 91, passed away peacefully on October 21, 2018 in Stafford, CT. The son of the late Joseph and Josephine (Krivatskis) Antanaitis, he was the beloved husband of the late Alvah Naomi (Ventres) Antanaitis. Born and raised in Hartford, CT, he was a longtime resident of Berlin, and lived for the past fifteen years…

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    Anthony “Tony” Carson

    View Anthony “Tony” Carson Anthony “Tony” William Carson, 97, of Berlin, CT passed into eternal rest on Saturday, August 18th surrounded by his family. Anthony was predeceased by his wife of 45 years, Gloria (DeFazio) Carson, his youngest daughter Patricia Ann (Carson) Green of Centerville, MA and by his brothers Daniel and William Carson. Anthony is survived by his loving…

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    Veronica Fairwood

    View Veronica Fairwood Veronica M. Fairwood, 103 of Berlin, passed away on Monday August 13, 2018.  She was the wife of the late Frederick Fairwood.  Born in Granby, CT, the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Niska) Domkoski. She was a resident of Kensington for many years and was a member of St. Paul Church. Veronica is survived by…

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    Chester Symolon

    View Chester Symolon Chester J. Symolon, 88, husband of the late Dolores (Spilka) Symolon of Kensington, peacefully passed away at his home on Thursday August 9, 2018. Born in New Britain, the son, of the late Sigmund and Mary Golan Symolon, Chester resided in Kensington most of his life. He retired from Raymond Engineering (Kaman) in Middletown where he held…

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    Robert ( Bob ) Parzych

    View Robert ( Bob ) Parzych Robert S. Parzych (Bob), 64 of Berlin passed away suddenly on July 19, 2018. He was born on Dec. 31, 1953 in New Britain, Conn., to Stanley (Bucky) Parzych and Dorothy (Dottie) Parzych. He graduated from New Britain High School in 1972. He received a full football scholarship to Trinity College where he gained…