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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…