• Unionville

    Whitaker, Lucius M. “Skip”

    It is with great sadness that the Whitaker family announces the death of their beloved son, Lucius Milan Whitaker III (Skip). He was 56 years old. Skip was born in Hartford Hospital. He graduated from Renbrook School, Farmington High School and New England College. He was a proud member of the NEC lacrosse team and he and his team were…

  • Unionville

    Keener, Mary Stifel

    Mary Stifel Keener, 95, of Farmington passed away peacefully on Monday, September 16, 2019, and she is now dancing in heaven with the love of her life, Gene Keener. Mary was born on October 9, 1923, in New Britain, CT to John and Julia Stifel. She was the only daughter among five brothers, George, John, Steve, Joe, and Felix, who…

  • Unionville

    Huntington, Blake Russell

    Blake Russell Huntington, 33, of Torrington, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, September 5th at his home. Born April 23rd, 1986 in Farmington, he was a graduate of Farmington High School and received his Bachelor’s degree from Western Connecticut State University. Blake was currently the Retail Manager at Aqua Master in Simsbury. He loved music, singing, camping, fashion and sports. Blake is…

  • Unionville

    Sylvester, Agnes Rose (Litalien)

    Agnes Rose Litalien Sylvester, 94 of Unionville CT peacefully passed away Friday, September 6th. Born in Leominster, Massachusetts, she was one of 13 children born to Antoinette Caron Litalien and Germain Litalien. She settled in Hartford in the 1940’s where she met and married her late husband, Raymond “Pete” Sylvester. The couple raised four sons in the Farmington area. Agnes…

  • Unionville

    Antonio, Helen (LaClair)

    Helen (LaClair) Antonio, 86, of Unionville passed away peacefully on September 4, 2019. She was born on October 19, 1932 in Bethlehem, New Hampshire, daughter of the late Trefley and Lillian (Gibney) Laclair. She was predeceased by her husband Adam Antonio. They were longtime residents of Secret Lake in Avon, CT where they enjoyed gardening and taking care of their…

  • Hartford,  Unionville

    Glavas, Catherine Ann

    Catherine Ann Glavas, 78, of West Hartford, passed away on Tuesday August 27th after a decades-long battle with breast cancer. Born on July 26, 1941, she was the daughter of Charles and Valentina Blainey and raised in Queens, NY. Cathy was married to Alexander N. Glavas on April 30, 1961. She and her husband moved to Mineola, New York in…

  • Unionville

    Derosier, Joshua Dale

    Joshua Dale Derosier was an amazing father brother and friend. Josh is a lifetime New Britain resident until recently when he and his family moved to Winsted, CT. Josh was a die hard Patriots and Brady fan! He had a passion for football along with his passion for cooking. Josh leaves behind his Partner Kimberlee Rabis and their two children…

  • Unionville

    Shaffer-Bengston, Barbara Jeanne “BJ”

    On August 22, 2019 at the age of 66 Barbara Jeanne Shaffer-Bengston made her journey to heaven. Barbara was predeceased by her father Harry Shaffer, her beloved mother Aneysa Bristol “Gramma Gum” and Francis Bristol “Grampa Fix It”. She is now reunited with her brother David Shaffer who was married to Margie Shaffer. She is also predeceased by her half…

  • Hartford,  Unionville

    Smith, Jeanette Patricia

    Jeanette Patricia Smith, 66, of Bloomfield passed away peacefully Saturday August 10th 2019. A Native of Lime Tree Gardens, St. Ann’s, Jamaica, Jeanette was born on October 10th 1952, to the late Ira and Daphne (Miller) Smith. Jeanette migrated to the USA in the early 1970’s and was employed by Massachusetts General Insurance Company and Massachusetts Mutual Insurance Company for…

  • Unionville

    Young, Vaughn Everett

    Vaughn Everett Young, of Canton Center, went to his heavenly home on August 13, 2019 with his wife Sue by his side at Hartford Hospital. Vaughn was born July 21, 1934 son of Frank and Lulu Mae (Nelson) Young and raised in Williamston, Michigan. He graduated from Michigan State University, 1957, with a B.S. in Math. During college years Vaughn…

  • Hartford,  Unionville

    O’Callaghan, Joan

    Joan O’Callaghan, 85, of West Hartford passed away Friday, August 9th 2019 at her home. Born in Hartford March 26th, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Jerome O’Callaghan and Eva (Henault) O’Callaghan. She was the sister of the late Suzanne Eggleton and Jerome O’Callaghan. She was also predeceased by children Susan Ackerman and Jerome Ackerman. Joan is survived…

  • Unionville

    Jones, Jr., Jimmy Dorsey

    A Celebration of Life For Jimmy Dorsey Jones, Jr. Sunrise December 31, 1967 and Sunset August 9, 2019 A Time to be Born Jimmy Dorsey Jones, Jr. was born in Hartford, Connecticut on December 31, 1967 to Jimmy D. Jones, Sr. and Shirley Tubbs Jones. He was the youngest of two children. He grew up on Cornwall Street and joined…

  • Unionville

    Jones, Mary (Wolk)

    Mary (Wolk) Jones, 88, of Terryville, formerly of Bristol, beloved wife of John Paul Jones, Jr., died peacefully Friday, August 9th, 2019. Born March 31st, 1931 in Unionville, she was the daughter of the late Luke and Anna (Kolosky) Wolk. Besides her husband, Mary is survived by her two sons, John P. Jones III and his wife Elizabeth and Mark…

  • Unionville

    Erickson, Lucille Rosemarie

    Lucille Rosemarie Erickson, age 74, beloved wife of 54 years to Robert Charles Erickson, entered into peaceful rest on Thursday, August 8th, 2019 surrounded by family. Born in Burlington, Vermont on September 7th, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Roland and Rita Brault. She was raised in Avon and graduated from Avon High School, Class of 1963. Besides…

  • Unionville

    Moore, Jr., John Warner

    John Warner Moore, Jr., Esquire passed from earth early on August 1, 2019 from natural causes at the age of 92. Left to mourn his passing are his sister, Marianne C. Moore of Hartford, CT and his two sons, David M. Moore, Esquire of Simsbury, CT and James M. Moore, of Farmington, CT. Also mourning his passing are David’s wife,…

  • Unionville

    Kelly, Susan R.

    Susan R. Kelly (nee Van Brunt), wife of Brian Kelly, mother of Brian T. Kelly and his wife Robin, Timothy P. Kelly, and grandmother to Jack and Brodie Kelly, passed on August 6, 2019 in Avon, Connecticut. Burial will be private. A celebration of her life will be hosted by her family on Friday, August 9, 2109 between 1:00-4:00pm at…

  • Unionville

    Smith III, John J. “Jay”

    John J. Smith III, “Jay” aka “Smitty” passed away on July 30, 2019 with his family by his side. He fought cancer bravely, head held high, with grace and dignity. He will forever be in our hearts. He was a resident of Farmington for most of his life. He graduated from St. Paul Catholic High School where he excelled at…

  • Hartford,  Unionville

    Sullivan, Michael

    Michael Sullivan, 89, of West Hartford, husband of Hannah “Siobhan” (Griffin) Sullivan, died peacefully Wednesday, July 31, 2019. He was born in Ballinskelligs, Cahirciveen, Kerry, Ireland, August 29, 1929, son of the late Patrick and Joan (King) Sullivan. He resided in the Hartford area for many years. Michael was a self-employed landscaper in greater Hartford and worked for First National…

  • Unionville

    Mora, Denise

    Denise Mora passed away Sunday, July 28, after a determined battle with cancer. Born in New Britain, CT on Oct. 3, 1945, she was the daughter of the late Cecile (Demers) and Sylvio Fortin. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her daughter Angela, her husband Robert, and her sister Alice Gura. Denise had many struggles in her life, but…

  • Unionville

    Francini, William Louis “Bill”

    William Louis Francini, 84, of Unionville, CT formerly of Plainville, born in New Britain passed away on July 11, 2019 with his wife Norma & children by his side at the UConn Health Center. He was married to Norma (Schmidt) Francini for 61 years. Norma & Bill met when she was 14 and he was 16 years old and shared…

  • Unionville

    Terryberry, Jean M.

    Jean M. Terryberry, loving wife of Alan Terryberry for more than 54 years, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. Jean moved to Connecticut from Schenectady, NY eventually residing in Farmington with her husband Alan and their beloved cat. Jean is survived by her son Alan Jr. and spouse, Lisa of Unionville; her brother Murdo Murray and spouse, Barbara…

  • Unionville

    Duffy, Hildelore R. “Bubbi”

    Hildelore Ruth “Bubbi” Mather Duffy born October 3, 1928 in Collins Center, NY passed away on July 13, 2019 in Farmington, CT surrounded by her loving family. She was pre-deceased by her parents Paul Lahvis, MD and Hildegard (Wiesner) Lahvis and brother Walter Frederick “Fritz” Lahvis, MD (Sylvia, PhD). Surviving are her sister Annelore Florence “Snooky” Kurtz (Charles Frederick, MD);…

  • Unionville

    Alderman, Jr., Truman E.

    Truman Ernest Alderman Jr., 88, of Unionville, CT died peacefully on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at the UCONN Health Center in Farmington. Born in Bristol on November 21, 1930, he was the son of the late Truman Alderman and Marie Stalk Alderman Noble. In his early years, Truman attended a two-room school house on Jerome Avenue in Bristol. He began…

  • Unionville

    Boock Jr., Thomas W.

    Thomas W. Boock, Jr., 80, of Granby, husband of the late Carol Boock, passed away Thursday, July 4th, 2019. Tom was born April 3rd, 1939 in Scranton, PA son of the late Thomas W. and Bernice (Woelkers) Boock. He had a great love of golf, cards and going to the casino. He enjoyed Myrtle Beach life with Carol and hunting…

  • Unionville

    Gay, Natalie F. (Pinney)

    Natalie F. (Pinney) Gay, born June 22, 1932, Mom and Grandma to too many to count, was called into eternal rest while surrounded by her loving family. Natalie boarded the train that we all must take on June 27, 2019 and will be open-heartedly waiting for her loving family at the terminal just as those that waited for her are…

  • Unionville

    Saxton, G. William (Bill)

    G. William Saxton (Bill), 91, of Farmington, beloved husband of Jessie (Salzer) Saxton, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 27th, 2019. Born in Hartford, he grew up in the Frog Hollow neighborhood where he created lifetime friendships that endured these so many long years. He was most proud of being a member of the Hartford Public High School, Class of 1945.…

  • Unionville

    Horrigan, John “Jack” P

    Mr. John “Jack” P. Horrigan, of Milton, MA, and Simsbury and Avon, CT, born on February 10, 1937 in Montclair, New Jersey, to the late Lillian and Joe Horrigan, passed away at age 82 on June 27, 2019 in Avon, Connecticut. He was surrounded by family and was peaceful as he went to Heaven for a tee time. Jack graduated…

  • Unionville

    Connon, Tom

    Tom Connon, 63, who passed away on Sunday, June 23, was everybody’s favorite even though he would have humbly denied this. Now that he’s not here to protest, it’s a bittersweet truth that we can finally sing Tommy’s praises. Whether it was pasta and cannoli at an Italian restaurant (his favorite), late-night leftovers and conversation at 2:00 AM in the…

  • Unionville

    Petersen, Robert E.

    Robert E. Petersen, 91, of Simsbury, formerly of West Hartford, beloved husband of the late Edna (Rowe) Petersen, passed away peacefully Monday, June 17, 2019. Born October 25, 1927 in the Elmwood section of West Hartford, he was the son of the late Hans E. and Olive (Farrell) Petersen. He was a graduate of Farmington High School and was a…

  • Hartford,  Unionville

    Heslin, Mary Mazurek

    Mary Mazurek Heslin 89, a life-long resident of the City of Hartford, died peacefully on Friday, June 21, 2019. She was the loving and devoted wife of Attorney Thomas P. Heslin by whom she was predeceased. Mary was born to strong and hard-working Polish Immigrant parents; Sophia Yanda and John Mazurek. She attended St Cyrils’s, Bulkeley High School and earned…

  • Unionville

    Rogers, Helen (Ropiak)

    Helen (Ropiak) Rogers, widow of Milton Neal Rogers to whom she was married to for 59 years, was born on February 21, 1926 and passed away peacefully on June 16, 2019 at the age of 93. Helen was born in New Britain then moved at a young age to Unionville. Helen attended the old school house and then started at…

  • Unionville

    Kandrysawtz, Jr., Michael Joseph

    Michael Joseph Kandrysawtz, Jr., passed away on June 10, 2018. Owner of Elite Tile for many years, he was a loving husband, father, brother and grandfather. He leaves behind his wife of over 60 years, Shirley Ann Kandrysawtz, his two sons Michael Kandrysawtz III and his wife Beth Kandrysawtz, David Lee Kandrysawtz and his wife Lisa Warren, his daughter Christine…

  • Unionville

    Ahern, David Edward

    David Edward Ahern, 80, passed away peacefully on June 5, 2019, surrounded by loved ones, just shy of his 81st birthday. Dave is survived by his wife, Dianne (Hebert) Ahern, and was lucky enough to get to celebrate their 58th wedding anniversary, two days earlier. He had a passion for old cars and was a member of the Model A…

  • Unionville

    Grevalsky, George

    George Grevalsky, 81, of Unionville, passed away Wednesday, June 5th, 2019. Born November 3rd, 1937 in Unionville, he was the son of the late Rudolph and Catherine (Fidorek) Grevalsky. Prior to retiring, George was a self-employed painting contractor. He was a United States Marine Corps veteran. George was one of nine children, Joseph, Stephen, Thomas, Edward, Theresa, Betty, Veronica and…

  • Unionville

    Chauvy, Dolores P.

    Dolores P. Chauvy, 82, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Avon Health Care on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Dolores was born and raised in Unionville, daughter of the late James A. and Alice Perrotti of Unionville. Dolores graduated from Farmington High School, Class of 1954, as class secretary. After graduation she remained very active as the class secretary…

  • Unionville

    Posusney, Beverly

    Beverly Schroedel Johnson Posusney of New Britain, formerly from Farmington, passed away on May 25 at New Britain General Hospital. She was born on August 27, 1928 and raised in New Britain, where she lived in close proximity to aunts, uncles and cousins. A love of family and home was foundational to her throughout her life. Beverly graduated from New…

  • Unionville

    Dickman, Bertha Frances (Osden)

    Bertha Frances (Osden) Dickman left this world on May 28, 2019. Bert was born to the late Albert and Loretta Osden on September 7, 1929 in Bristol. She was married to Edward L. Dickman of Farmington for nearly 35 years upon his death in 1983. Besides her family, the things she loved most were reading, travel, the ocean and jewelry.…

  • Unionville

    Cunningham, Brenda Mary

    Brenda Mary Cunningham passed away peacefully May 26, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Born August 6, 1958 Brenda was the daughter of Cornelius and Irene Cunningham. She grew up in Elmwood and went to Conard High School. Brenda attended Morse School of Business and then began her career at The Hartford where she had many friends. After a successful…

  • Unionville

    Lomnicky , Patience (Cormier)

    Patience (Cormier) Lomnicky of Unionville passed away Wednesday May 22, 2019. Born in Middletown on July 24, 1945 daughter of the late Raymond J. and Catherine (Dublac) Cormier, she was a graduate of Farmington High School. Prior to retiring she was employed at McCallum Motors Inc. and E.D.M Industries; and was an avid animal lover. She is survived by her…