Our Obituaries

Domenico Di Pietro

September 3, 1944 - December 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of New Britain Memorial-Sagarino Funeral Home, New Britain, CT.
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Leocadia Zera

December 16, 1922 - December 10, 2017

Leocadia Zera (Januszewski), passed away on December 10, 2017 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain. She was the beloved wife for 51 years of the late Walter Zera Sr. She was born on December 16, 1922 in New Britain CT, and was the daughter of the late Rosalia and Joseph Januszewski. Leocadia, also called Lucy by her friends, was employed in her early years by Fafnir Bearing Co. ...
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Salvatore Marino

August 10, 1921 - December 10, 2017

Salvatore Marino of New Britain entered into enteral rest peacefully at his home on Sunday Dec . 10, 2017 with his beloved family by his side. He was born August 10, 1921 in Mellilli Province of Siracusa Italy and the son of the late Giuseppe and Virginia (Marchese) Marino. He proudly served in the Italian Army during WW II and immigrated to the USA in 1969. Salvatore retired from Stanley Works...
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Emilia Dworak

June 26, 1926 - December 9, 2017

Emilia (Staron) Dworak, 91, widow of Antoni Dworak, passed away Sat. Dec. 9, 2017. She was born in Kurylˇwka, Poland and was daughter to the late Jan and Aniela (Cwikla) Staron. She survived and will be dearly missed by her dear family; two daughters, Grace Krasowski and her husband Marian of New Britain and Elizabeth Lukasik and her husband Jan of South Windsor, her three sons, Robert Dworak and...
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Marie M. Tucker

May 1, 1926 - December 7, 2017

Marie May (Picard) Tucker, 91 of New Britain, passed away peacefully on Thursday December 7, 2017 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut. She was the daughter of the late Joseph R. and Alice (Bouchard) Picard. Marie was born on May 1, 1926 in Frenchville, ME. She later married her late husband Raymond H. Tucker at St. Peter's Church, New Britain on November 28, 1946. She had worked for Fafnir...
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Eugeniusz Stefanik

December 6, 1927 - December 4, 2017

Eugeniusz Stefanik, 89, of New Britain, passed away peacefully on Monday December 4, 2017 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut. He was the son of the late Jozef and Julia (Gesiak) Stefanik. Eugeniusz was born on December 6, 1927 in Poland. He later immigrated with his late wife Adela (Kroczak) and son Richard in 1961. He had worked for Atlantic Aerospace for 23 yrs. until his retirement in 1991...
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Michael A. O'Driscoll

March 3, 1967 - December 2, 2017

Michael A. O'Driscoll, 50, passed away on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Michael was born in New Britain on March 3, 1967, and was son to the late Robert and Helen (Zajac) O'Driscoll. He has also worked at the New Britain Boys and Girls Club. He is survived by his brother, Bobby O'Driscoll, his sister-in-law, Chrissy O'Driscoll, his dear nieces; Dawn Birsall, Kandice Batts, nephew, John O...
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Teresa Szymczyk

October 15, 1940 - December 2, 2017

Teresa (Baczewska) Szymczyk, 77, passed away on Saturday December 2, 2017, with her family by her side. Teresa was born in Poland, daughter to the late Jozef and Lubow (Danieluk) Baczewski. She was a retiree of Winslow Automatic. She enjoyed crocheting, spending time at the New Britain Senior Center, cooking and baking. She is survived and will be dearly missed by her family, her children; Roman...
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Timothy Robert Dowling

July 19, 1957 - November 22, 2017

Timothy Dowling, 60, of New Britain died of Mantle Cell Lymphoma on Wednesday, November 22. He wanted you to all to know that. He passed peacefully at home, surrounded by his beloved family, who he considered his best friends. He is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Linda (McKenna) Dowling, his daughter Megan, his son Matthew and his fiancÚ Melissa, and his son Michael. Together, they...
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Bronius Kukalis

December 15, 1926 - November 21, 2017

Bronius Kukalis, 90, of New Britain, died Tuesday, (November 21, 2017) at The Hospital of Central Connecticut. Bronius was born Dec. 15 in Beistrakiu, Lithuania to Aleksas and Juze (Slizauskaite) Kukalis. As a teen, he was conscripted by the Luftwaffe and put to work building airfields for the German Army. During a bombing raid by the Allies, he narrowly escaped death by keeping a cool head...
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Edward Panus

February 23, 1928 - November 20, 2017

Edward Panus, 89, of New Britain, passed away peacefully on November 20, 2017. He was born in Poland, a son of the late Stanislaw and Wiktoria (Dembek) Panus. He retired from Fafnir Bearing Manufacturing. He was a generous, caring, good hearted, hard-working man. He loved family and friends and was always willing to help anyone in need. He enjoyed and was known for his gardening especially his...
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John S. Mucha

July 19, 1940 - November 14, 2017

John Stanley Mucha 77 of New Britain died Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the Hospital of Central CT.John was born in New Britain and is the son of Josephine Mucha and the late Josepha Mucha Sr. He attended local schools, graduated from a Catholic University with a degree in physics and obtained a master in mathematics from Trinity College. He was a parishioner of Holy Cross Church. John worked as...
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Carmine Simonetti Simonetti

August 5, 1941 - November 12, 2017

Carmine Simonetti, 76, of Naples, Italy, and longtime resident of Newington, CT and loving husband for 52 years of Angela (DiDomenico) Simonetti, died Sunday November 12, 2017 of a sudden heart attack at UConn Medical Center. He spent his career, 48 yrs, as a master mason, for P&M Construction in Plainville, CT. He took pride in all of his work and he created works of art throughout the state. ...
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Daniel Siracusa

May 15, 1927 - November 9, 2017

Daniel Siracusa Sr., 90, of South Windsor, formerly of Staten Island, Beloved husband of Marie Datello, passed away on November 9th, 2017 at Vernon Manor after a brief illness, surrounded by loving family. He was born May 15, 1927 in Staten Island, New York to Luciano Siracusa and Carmella Blandino. He graduated and attended New Dorp High School. Mr. Siracusa was a Professional Baseball Player...
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Victoria Sulewski

December 23, 1929 - November 8, 2017

Victoria Sulewski, 87, of Newington, beloved wife of the late Romuald Sulewski, passed away on November 8, 2017. She was born in Poland to the late Franciszek and Stefania (Gorska) Dabrowski. She was a member of Polish Falcon's Nest #811, General Haller Post #111 and a devoted parishioner of Sacred Heart Church in New Britain. Victoria is survived by her daughters, Anna Kierkla and her husband...
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Therese Kathleen Donlon

March 3, 1973 - November 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of New Britain Memorial-Sagarino Funeral Home, New Britain, CT.
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Joanna Boryczewski

March 21, 1922 - November 1, 2017

Joanna (Zmarlicka) Boryczewski, went to be with her Lord and Savior on November 1, 2017, in New Britain, CT, surrounded by her family. She was 95. One of eleven children, she was born in Poland on March 31, 1922. She was a woman of God who raised a family in the midst of turmoil and war. Joanna was the devoted wife of Aleksander Boryczewski, who predeceased her in 2000. Together they crossed...
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Maria Nowak

January 30, 1954 - November 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of New Britain Memorial-Sagarino Funeral Home, New Britain, CT.
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Ronald Valerian Bosch

April 1, 1942 - October 25, 2017

Ronald Valerian Bosch, 75, of Farmington, passed away unexpectedly on October 25, at his home. Ron was born in New Britain to Joseph and Josephine (Cannarella) Bosch. He graduated from New Britain High and Trinity College and served in the army. His career in IT spanned over 30 years working at Travelers, Emery Air and Avon. His beloved wife Joyce Bosch predeceased him on February 12, 2017. ...
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Aldona Z. Majkowski

December 15, 1920 - October 25, 2017

Aldona Majkowski, 96, of New Britain passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at the Cassena House, New Britain. She was the beloved wife of the late Casimir Majkowski. Aldona was born in East Hampton, MA on December 15, 1920 and was the daughter of the late Jan and Brunislawa Blotnicka Kedzierski. Mother of Barbara Chan and Hanna Grymek. Also survived by 5 grandchildren. Private...
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Danielle Gagliardi

October 11, 1969 - October 18, 2017

Danielle Syntlo Gagliardi 48, lovingly referred to as Nusha of Bristol, Conn., passed away peacefully at Connecticut Hospice.Born on Oct. 11, 1969, raised in New Britain and graduated from Sacred Heart School and E.C. Goodwin Technical High School.Danielle was a loving and kind person who enjoyed crafts, gardening, and trips to the beach. But most of all cherished her time with her "two boys,"...
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Zofia Merchel

March 23, 1926 - October 15, 2017

Zofia (Ogonowska) Merchel 91, of New Britain passed away peacefully on Sunday October 15, 2017 at home. She was the beloved wife of the late Wladyslaw Merchel. Zofia was born in Poland to the late Jan and Elenora (Gryzb) Ogonowski and came to the United States in 1965 with her husband and their two younger children. A long time New Britain resident, a member of Sacred Heart Church and retired...
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James P. Ciarcia

June 11, 1947 - October 14, 2017

James P. Ciarcia, age 70, of Burlington, formerly of New Britain, entered into eternal rest on Oct. 14, 2017. Graduate of Pulaski High School class of 1965 and then enlisted into the U.S. Air Force. He had a passion for music all through his life. He will be truly missed by many. He is survived by his daughter, Christina Ciarcia of Simsbury, 2 sisters, Jo-Angel Lostly of East Lyme and...
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John A. Mencarelli

January 24, 1951 - October 13, 2017

John A. Mencarelli, 66 of New Britain passed away peacefully at home Friday evening October 13 after losing his battle with cancer. He was the son of the late Joseph and Helen (Righi) Mencarelli. John was an outdoor enthusiast; he also enjoyed fresh and salt water fishing. In his younger years he enjoyed snowmobiling in the many state forests in the Berkshires. He was a kind hearted easy going...
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Eugeniusz Nowak

November 8, 1927 - October 12, 2017

Eugeniusz Nowak, 90, passed away on October 12, 2017, at Autumn Lake Nursing Home. He was born in Poland on January 8, 1927. He lived in New Britain, CT for most of his life. He retired from Barridon Corp. of Hartford. Eugeniusz was predeceased by his wife Krystyna Nowak and his son John P. Nowak. He is survived by his children: Robert Nowak of CA, Eugenia Lee and her husband Michael of Berlin,...
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Wiktor Dawid Wojcik

November 4, 1997 - October 10, 2017

Wiktor Dawid Wojcik, 19, of New Britain, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 10, 2017.He was born in Poland and has lived in New Britain most of his life; he was a graduate of New Britain High School and attended Tunxis Community College. Wiktor was an amazing person, he was always kind and gentle. He enjoyed movies, music, and had a special fondness for animals. Wiktor always had a smile on...
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Anthony Edward Scalise

June 18, 1946 - October 7, 2017

Anthony Edward Scalise Jr. 71, of Newington, for formerly of New Britain, Connecticut, passed away October 7th, 2017, at the Hospital of Central Connecticut. He was born in June 18th, 1946, in New Britain, Connecticut the son of the late Anthony and Irma (Carsanico) He was the oldest of 5 siblings. He is survived by his loving wife of 27 years Gayle (Wiersema) Scalise and his step mother, Rose...
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Paul W. Intagliata

March 8, 1929 - October 2, 2017

Paul W. Intagliata, 88, passed away on Monday, Oct 2. He was a lifelong resident of N.B, married 61 years to the love of his life, Connie (Ciaffaglione) who passed in 2014. He was the son of Carmelo and Concetta (Giarratana) Intagliata. Paul was known for telling corny jokes, was an avid reader and walker, loved to dance and travel, enjoyed yearly trips to Atlantic City, going to the senior...
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Julia L. Fioravanti

June 22, 1941 - October 2, 2017

Julia "Abata" Fioravanti, 76, wife of Henry Fioravanti, passed away in her Southington home on the afternoon of Monday, October 2, 2017, surrounded by family. Julia was born June 22, 1941 in New Britain to Charles and Cora Abata. She was adored by her family and friends, and always took great pleasure in feeding them. Before retiring with her husband, Julia worked as the seamstress for New...
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Catherine M. Petillo

February 18, 1930 - October 1, 2017

Catherine Marguerite (Siddons) Petillo (Kay), 87, of New Britain, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 1, 2017. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Samuel A. Petillo. She was born and grew up in the area of Portland, Maine, and was a long-time resident of New Britain, daughter of the late Harold and Muriel (Stuart) Siddons. She attended Portland, Maine schools and graduated from...
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Carmina Liburdi

July 18, 1923 - September 27, 2017

Carmina Liburdi 94 of New Britain, died Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at Apple Rehab in Cromwell. She was the beloved wife of the late Guiseppe Liburdi. She was born in Frosinone, Italy, in 1956 she courageously moved to the US with her family where she worked for numerous clothing Manufacturers. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and friend to many, she will be dearly missed.Carmina...
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Robert W. Sullivan

July 14, 1944 - September 26, 2017

Robert W Sullivan 73, a long time resident of New Britain and current resident of Brooklyn Ct, passed away peacefully with his daughter and son - in law by his side September 26 2017. Robert was born in Hartford, he was the only son of the late Patrick and Alyce (Welles) Sullivan of West Hartford. He was predeceased by his wife of 33 years the late Dorothy Sullivan. Robert will be greatly...
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Gregory M. Kraczkowsky

December 3, 1946 - September 24, 2017

Gregory M. Kraczkowsky, 70, of Hartford, CT passed away on September 24, 2017 surrounded by his family and friends after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in New Britain to the late Michael and Mary (Yurko) Kraczkowsky, he was the eldest of five siblings. Greg graduated from Pulaski High School in 1965, where he met his wife, Kathleen Grey, whom he married in 1972. A 1969 graduate...
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Helen G. Torello

January 5, 1920 - September 23, 2017

Helen G. "Blondie" Galecki Torello On Sept. 23rd, 2017 another angel arrived in heaven Helen joined her beloved husband of 57 years, Fred "Fritzie" Torello , leaving behind a 97 year legacy of love and caring. She was born in New Britain to the late Waclaw and Monica Galecki. Helen attended local schools and graduated from NBHS Class of 1938 and Moody's School of Commerce. She was employed at...
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Alicja Bazydlo

January 23, 1971 - September 20, 2017

Alicja Bazydlo passed away unexpectedly at her home on Sept. 20, 2017 at the age of 46. She was born on Jan. 23, 1971 in Poland from where she immigrated to USA 23 years ago. Alicja had worked for Winslow Automatic Inc. in New Britain for 9 years and continued her employment at The E.A. Patten Co. in Manchester for the next 12 years. She had made many great friends who had always admired her for...
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Stella H. BOBROWSKI

February 27, 1921 - September 12, 2017

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Lena Czarny

August 26, 1913 - September 10, 2017

Lena (Fonzi/Franzi) Czarny, age 104 of West Hartford departed from this life on September 10, 2017. She was the widow of the late John A. Czarny to whom she was married for 57 years. She was born in Bolognano, Italy on August 26, 1913 and was named Isolina the daughter of the late Oraziantonio (Antonio) and Teresa (Tedesco) Fonzi. She arrived in the United States at the age of 2 yrs. old on...
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Kathleen Sue D'Amore

September 26, 1960 - September 7, 2017

Kathleen S. D'Amore, 56, of New Britain, passed on Thursday, September 7, 2017. She was born September 26, 1960 at New Britain General Hospital and was one of six children of Frank and Bruna Badon. Kathy married her childhood sweetheart Steve D'Amore on July 25, 1981 and two sons were born from this union; however, there are many more that would come to call her mom. Those that knew...
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Joyce Irene Vose

January 2, 1936 - September 4, 2017

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Franciszek Jusko

January 3, 1947 - September 4, 2017

Franciszek Jusko, 70, of Wethersfield, passed away Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. He was born in Poland and was son to the late Jozef and Karolina (Leszczynska) Jusko. In his youth he was an avid soccer player, playing for the Olympia Club, Hartford Polish and Falcon's Club. He had been employed by Atlantic Machine, Budney Co. and J & L Machine. He enjoyed fishing and the outdoors. He will be...
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Henryka Dziedzic

June 24, 1928 - September 4, 2017

Henryka (Dabrowska) Dziedzic, 89, widow of Adam Dziedzic, of New Britain, passed away Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. She was born in Poland and was the daughter of the late Stanislaw and Wladyslawa (Markowska) Dabrowski. She was a devout parishioner of Sacred Heart Church and a retiree of Stanley Works after many years of service. She is survived by two sisters: Janina Lenczewski and husband Wladyslaw...
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Alina J. Witkowski

September 27, 1931 - September 1, 2017

Alina Julia (Suszczynski) Witkowski, widow of Stanley Witkowski, of New Britain, passed away Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. She was born in Poland. She will be missed by her two children: Jolanta Stachowski and Krzysztof Witkowski with wife Larysa, two granddaughters: Annette Smith with husband Aidan and Evelyn Zemetis with husband Charles, four great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.A time...
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Virginia Maryann Seledyn

April 13, 1923 - August 27, 2017

Retired Navy Nurse Commander Virginia Maryann Seledyn, 94, died peacefully in her sleep on August 27, 2017 at Westminster Winter Park Hospice. Virginia was born on April 13, 1923 in New Britain, Connecticut to Marion and Stanley Seledyn. She was a graduate of New Britain High School Class of 1942, New Britain, CT, St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing 1946, Hartford, CT and Columbia University...
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Irena Zubrowska

June 19, 1926 - August 25, 2017

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Irena Zubrowska

June 19, 1926 - August 25, 2017

Irene Zubrowski, 91, of Fort Myers, FL, formerly of New Britain, passed away peacefully on August 25, 2017. She was born in Zbojna, Poland, a daughter of the late Franciszek and Anastasia (Macko) Kopec. She was a former communicant of Sacred Heart Church in New Britain. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Stefan Zubrowski. She is survived by her loving daughter Heddy Zubrowski of Ft. Myers...
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Anna M. Arduini

September 26, 1925 - August 24, 2017

Anna Maria (Salvati) Arduini, of New Britain, passed away peacefully on Aug. 24th, 2017. She was daughter to the late Ersilla and Ernesto Salvati, was born on Sept. 26, 1925 in Patrica, Province of Frosinone, Italy and came in America in 1947. She is survived by her daughter, Mary Bolduc and her husband, Richard of Newington, two grandchildren: Jennifer Ballok and her husband, Robert of Coventry,...
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Gaetana M. Badal

March 1, 1923 - August 23, 2017

Gaetana Marie (Bramante) Badal, who was known to her loved ones by Gay, returned to her heavenly home on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center in Lakewood Ranch, FL with her family by her side. Gay was born on March 1st, 1923 in Hartford, CT and was the daughter to the late Francesco & Lucia Bramanti. She was a parishioner of St. Ann Church. On October 10th, 1953 at...
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Elizabeth Ann D'Angelo

March 27, 1916 - August 22, 2017

Elizabeth A. "Betty" (Salerni) D'Angelo, 101, of Newington, passed away peacefully on August 22, 2017. She was born in Hartford, a daughter of the late Carmen and Mary (DiFulvio) Salerni. Betty was a communicant of St. Ann's Church in New Britain. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 59 years Salvatore in 1998. She is survived by her loving daughter Gloria Veronesi and her husband Gerald...
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Patrick R. Ouellette

June 16, 1957 - August 19, 2017

Patrick R. Ouellette, 60, of New Britain, passed away unexpectedly after a brief illness at Hartford Hospital with his family by his side on August 20, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Sheila (Bartlett). Patrick was born on June 16, 1957 in Fort Fairfield, ME, to the late Florence and Stanley Ouellette. Patrick was employed by Lindberg Heat Treating in Berlin. Patrick spent his time...
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Scott Richard Johnson

September 25, 1973 - August 16, 2017

JOHNSON, DCC Scott R. DCC Scott R. Johnson UCGC (Ret.), beloved son of Roy and Sharel Johnson, died Aug. 16, 2017 after a valiant struggle with colorectal cancer. He was born Sept. 25, 1973 in Chicago and remained a Chicagoan till the very end. Scott's life is marked by service and he distinguished himself by serving his country and his community. In 1998 Scott enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard,...
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Henry Lotko

July 8, 1942 - August 16, 2017

Henry Lotko 75 of New Britain died peacefully at home on Wednesday August 16, 2017. He was born in Poland and has lived in New Britain for over 40 years. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather, Henry was a religious man who never missed an opportunity to help others and participate in all religious celebrations at Holy Cross Church. He enjoyed gardening, but his greatest joy was being...
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Phyllis Ann Chojnowski

May 8, 1931 - August 15, 2017

Phyllis Chojnowski, 86, widow of Peter Chojnowski, Sr., of New Britain, CT, passed away peacefully on August 15, 2017. Phyllis was born in Dorchester, MA to Samuel E. and Katherine (Dunn) Banks.Phyllis was employed for many years at The Archdiocese of Hartford Office of Religious Education, and Hospital for Special Care. She is survived by two sons, Peter, Jr.; and David and his wife, Denise;...
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Pelagia SZMURLO

July 12, 1936 - August 12, 2017

Pelagia (Koch) Szmurlo 81 of Berlin died peacefully on Saturday, August 12, 2017 with her beloved daughter by her side. She was born in Poland. During WWII, Pelagia, as a little child, and her family were displaced to a work camp in Germany. After the war they were allowed to return back to their family home in Suchowola, Poland. As an adult, she moved to Bogatynia, Poland where she met the...
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Helen F. Cwiekowski

October 1, 1919 - August 7, 2017

Helen F. (Kurtyka) Cwiekowski, 97, widow of Eugene J. Cwiekowski since 2004, passed away on Monday, Aug. 7, 2017 in Tewksbury, MA. She was born October 1, 1919 in Reading, PA and was daughter to the late Frank and Genevieve (Kostrzewa) Kurtyka. Helen retired from Emhart Corp. after over 20 plus years of service. She is survived and will be missed by her son, David Cwiekowski and his long time...
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Giuseppe Ranieri

April 6, 1950 - July 29, 2017

Giuseppe "Joe" Ranieri 67 of Plainville, died on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at the Hospital of Central CT with his loving family by his side. He was born in Italy and has lived in CT since 1972, he was the son of the late Francesco and Prudenza (Gulli) Ranieri. Giuseppe retired from Stanley Works and Cold Metal Products after many years of service and in his retirement worked at Shop Rite in Bristol...
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Barbara A. Esperanza

November 5, 1939 - July 24, 2017

Barbara Ann Esperanza (Andrzejewski)11/05/39 - 07/24/17 Born Nov. 5, 1939 to the loving parents Genevieve and John Andrzejewski. Graduated from Canton High School as a 2 year standing member of the National Honor Society. After High School, Barbara pursued a career in banking with the Simsbury Bank. In August of 1962, a recently discharged USAF Airman , Alfred Esperanza, entered her line and her...
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Mark Panus

November 28, 1981 - July 23, 2017

Mark Panus, 35, of Plainville, CT, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, July 23 in California. He was born on November 28th, 1981 in New Britain to Stanley and Celina Panus of Plainville. Mark graduated from Bristol Eastern High School in 2000, and recently went on to receive his degree in Occupational Therapy from Lincoln College of New England. He was pursuing a career to help others less...
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Joseph K. Szczepanski

July 14, 1950 - July 22, 2017

Joseph K. Szczepanski, 67, of New Britain died peacefully on Saturday, July 22, 2017 with his beloved family by his side. He was born in Poland and has lived in New Britain since 1966. He was the son of the late Jan and Janina (Brzezinski) Szczepanski . He was a member of Holy Cross Church and retired after a long career as a machinist. Joe was a hardworking man whose motto was; work hard because...
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Maria G. Paluso

April 14, 1949 - July 22, 2017

Maria G. (Bufalino) Paluso, 68 of Southington, died on Saturday July 22, 2017, at home surrounded by her loving family after a courageous ten-year battle against cancer. She was born on April 14, 1949 in the town of Canicattini Bagni, Sicily Italy and came to the United States in 1961. Maria was raised in New Britain, CT and graduated from New Britain High School. Her first career began as a...
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Shirley Ann Palmento

November 17, 1936 - July 21, 2017

Shirley A. ( Demers) Palmento, 80 of Wolcott and formally of Waterbury passed away July 21,2017 with her usual " pep" and vinegar and was defiant to the end. Shirley was born November 17,1936 in Waterbury, Ct to the late George and Ethel Demers.Shirley is predeceased by her husband James Palmento. She leaves four daughters : Jeri ( Carmine) Capozzi of Thomaston , Sandy Palmento and...
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Frances Koper

February 19, 1931 - July 20, 2017

Hubertina Frances (Tina) Koper of Middletown, CT., formerly of Spring Hill, FL, went to her final resting place on July 20, 2017. She was surrounded by her loving family when she went to meet her devoted husband Stanley (deceased in 2005) to make the journey into heaven. Born in Aachen, Germany Tina, Stanley and their daughter immigrated to the U.S.A. in 1954. She worked as a supervisor for...
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Artur Kasinski

November 23, 1991 - July 15, 2017

Artur Kasinski 25 of Southington, died July 15, 2017. He was the son of Maria (Zbroja) Kasinski and Jerzy Kasinski. Artur was born in Poland and has lived in Southington since he was 16; he attended Southington High School and was a graduate of class 2011. Artur enjoyed all sports, especially soccer. He enjoyed spending time with his friends but most of all loved being with his family.Besides his...
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Milton F. Ward

December 30, 1922 - July 15, 2017

Milton Frank Ward, 94, widower of Cora (Bussiere) Ward of New Britain, passed away peacefully on Sat. July 15, 2017 at Autumn Lake of New Britain.He was born on Dec. 30, 1922 in Lewiston, ME, to the late Abram and Myrtle (Randlett) Ward. Milton was employed by Fafnir Bearing and was a parishioner of Saint Maurice Church. Milton also proudly served in the U.S Army during WWII, where he was wounded...
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Theresa M. Diters

December 8, 1926 - July 12, 2017

Theresa M. Diters, 90, a lifelong resident of New Britain, passed away on Wednesday, July 12th. She was born on December 8th, 1926 to the late Mary and Stanley Grunwald. Terri was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and aunt. She was a wonderful listener wit a true spirit of nurturing that graced all who came to know her. Theresa married the love of her life, Richard in 1948 and for the next 66...
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Donna Dzilenski

September 12, 1960 - July 10, 2017

Donna S. (Lawrence) Dzilenski, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 10, 2017. Born on September 12, 1960 in Hartford, Connecticut, she was the daughter of Stephen "Las" Lawrence, a native of Jamaica and Sylvia (Dmytryshyn) Lawrence. A devoted wife and mother, Donna's greatest joy came from taking care of her family. Donna was a talented seamstress, artist, gardener and cook. Through...
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Tomasz Smusz

February 14, 1976 - July 7, 2017

Tomasz Smusz, 41, of Bristol, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 7, 2017 at Bristol Hospital. He was born on February 14, 1976, in Poland, son of Aniela and Edward Smusz of Bristol. He was a wonderful father to his children Jacob, David, and Ariella Smusz. He also leaves behind three sisters Katarzyna Lojek, Malgorzata and Agnieszka Smusz; also his nieces Victoria Ayala, Pauline Lojek,...
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Judith A. Lombardo

August 21, 1941 - July 3, 2017

Judith "Judy" Anne (Giana) Lombardo sadly passed away on July 3, 2017 at the age of 75 at The Hospital of Central Connecticut. Judy was born in New Britain, Connecticut on August 21, 1941 to the late Raymond and Rita (Malloy) Giana. Judy grew up in New Britain and attended Elihu Burritt Elementary School, Nathan Hale Jr. and New Britain High Schools. After graduation, Judy worked for...
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Jadwiga Klukowski

December 19, 1934 - July 2, 2017

Jadwiga T. (Duszak) Klukowski, 82, widow of Antoni Klukowski, of New Britain, passed away on Sunday, July 2, 2017. She was born in Poland and has lived in New Britain for most of her life. She retired from Fafnir Bearing and Stanley Works and was a devout member of Sacred Heart Church. She was a spiritual, kind and loving to all to who knew her and will be dearly missed. She is survived and will...
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Roland W. Chamberland

November 13, 1943 - July 1, 2017

Roland W. Chamberland, 73, beloved husband of Alletha (Williams) Chamberland, of New Britain, passed away on Saturday, July 1, 2017. He is also survived by two daughters; Tina Chamberland and Laura Foley. Services will be private. For online messages and detailed obituary, please visit www.newbritainsagarino.com.Arrangements under the direction of New Britain Memorial-Sagarino Funeral Home, New...
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Beata Cefaratti

October 21, 1933 - June 28, 2017

Beata (Fazio) Cefaratti, 83, wife of Donato Cefaratti, of Farmington, entered into eternal rest on June 28, 2017 in Farmington after a brief illness. Beata was born October 11, 1933, in Ferrazzano, Province of Campobasso, Italy, daughter of the late Antonio and Maria Teresa (Carlone) Fazio. Beata lived in New Britain before settling in Farmington. She was a retiree of Stanley Works, member of St....
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Jeffrey G. Britton

June 10, 1955 - June 25, 2017

JEFFREY G. BRITTON, formerly of Meriden and Southington passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 25, 2017 surrounded by his loving family after a brief illness. Born in Mt Kisco, NY, June 10, 1955.Jeff is survived by his parents, Carole Kooker Britton of Southington and J. Robert Britton of North Carolina, his siblings, Robert (Nadine) of Southington, Stephen of Lake George, NY, William (Jennifer)...
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Filomena Manzo

December 14, 1944 - June 22, 2017

Filomena Scarpello Manzo, 72, of Plainville passed away on June 22, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Vincent Manzo Sr. Filomena was born on December 14, 1944, in Palma di Montechiaro, Sicily, a daughter of the late Angelo and Gaetana (Mancuso) Scarpello. She was a loving and devoted wife and wonderful mother. She will be remembered as a strong and beautiful woman who guided and nurtured...
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Lucille M. Rose

April 5, 1933 - June 22, 2017

Lucille Scapellati Rose, died on June 22, 2017. Born in New Britain as the seventh of eight children of Phillip and Pauline Sidoti Scapellati. She is predeceased by her parents and siblings Salvatore, Nicholas, Anthony, Philip and Frances Carpenter. Lucille leaves behind her devoted husband Anthony, daughter Lucinda Rose General, son David Rose, four grandchildren Leslie Coleman, Brian Stone,...
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Marie DiDonno

December 18, 1923 - June 22, 2017

Marie (Ferrara) DiDonno, age 93, widow of Andrew (Andy) DiDonno passed away peacefully surrounded by family on June 22nd, 2017. Marie was born on December 18, 1923 to the late Rocco and Catherine (Squillacote) Ferrara. Marie is predeceased by her sister Florence (Ferrara) DiDonno, and her brother Joseph Ferrara, and survived by her brother Rocco Jr. and his wife Mary Rose Ferrara as well as her...
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Maria Victoria Brecko

August 19, 1924 - June 19, 2017

Maria V. (Thomas) Brecko, 92, widower of John Brecko, of New Britain, passed away on Monday, June 19, 2017 at Autumn Lake Healthcare at New Britain. Maria was born August 19, 1924 in Slovakia to parents Stefan and Maria (Resetorova) Thomas. Maria is survived by her sons, Stephen (Delpha) Brecko of Lakeview, AR, John Brecko Jr. of Sandisfield, MA and Michael Brecko of New Britain, CT. She is also...
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Rita J. Screen

July 27, 1920 - June 18, 2017

Rita J. (Carter) Screen, 96, widower of Ervin Screen since Dec. 1993, of New Britain, passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at home with her family by her side. Rita was born July 27, 1920 in Waterville, ME., and was daughter to the late Philippe and Adeline (Talbot) Carter. She was a long time parishioner of St. Jerome Church and had been employed by Chandler Evans Corporation. Rita enjoyed...
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Chester P. Mostowski

January 13, 1958 - June 16, 2017

Chester P. Mostowski, Jr. 59, has passed away peacefully at his home at Ojakian Commons in Simsbury, CT surrounded by his family, friends, nurse and aides.Chester was born in New Britain, son to the late parents Czeslaw and Helen (Rozycki) Mostowski, Sr. on January 13, 1958. He is the brother to Barbara (Philip) Bolduc of Plainfield, CT; uncle to Scott (Holly) Bolduc and great uncle to; Aubrey,...
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Mark G. Diorio

February 23, 1963 - June 9, 2017

Mark G. Diorio Senior, age 54, of New Britain, passed away unexpectedly on June 9, 2017 at his home. He was born February 23, 1963 in New Britain, to Joseph Diorio Senior and the late Patricia Bernabucci Diorio. Mark was the CEO of Diorio Concrete. Mark was full of life who loved fishing, racing and anything that went fast. He will be most remembered for his infectious laugh, contagious smile and...
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Joseph HORWATT

January 22, 1928 - June 7, 2017

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Thomas O'Rourke

June 22, 1959 - June 6, 2017

Thomas O'Rourke, 57, of New Britain passed away on June 6, 2017 at Hospice of Central CT with his family by his side. Thomas was born June 22, 1959 in Hartford to parents George O'Rourke and Patricia Farmer O'Rourke. Thomas enjoyed painting and doing crossword puzzles and spent most of his time watching his favorite sports teams, Red Sox and The Patriots, and he will be most remembered for his...
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Zygmunt Kot

January 1, 1946 - June 4, 2017

Zygmunt Kot, 71, of New Britain, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 4, 2017. He was born in Krakow, Poland and was son to the late Jan Kot and Stefania Tyrka.During his employment, Zygmunt was a machinist and an open-cast miner. He enjoyed reading, cooking, writing, music and fishing, as well as being an avid photographer.He will be remembered for having loving support for his family.He is...
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Pawel Kosuda

September 24, 1984 - June 3, 2017

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Amedeo Francalangia

December 11, 1925 - June 2, 2017

Amedeo Francalangia of New Britain, beloved husband of Emilia (Ricciardi) Francalangia, passed away peacefully at the age of 91, surrounded by his loving and devoted family on Friday, June 2, 2017 at the Hospital of Central CT.Born in Campodipietra, Province of Campobasso, Italy, he was the son of the late Antonio and Maria (Nicolini) Francalangia. Amedeo was formerly employed by TRW's Marlin...
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Angelo Pavano

November 20, 1920 - June 1, 2017

Angelo Pavano, 96, of New Britain, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving and devoted family, on June 1, 2017. He was born in New Britain a son of the late Carmelo and Salvatrice (Diciccio) Pavano. His family returned to Sicily, Italy when he was 11 months old. At seventeen Angelo came back to America and the first thing he did was attend night school to learn English. Angelo was a...
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Carmela Russo

June 25, 1931 - May 31, 2017

Carmela (Tralongo) Russo, 85, of Plainville, CT, formerly of New Britain, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 surrounded by her loving family.Born in Floridia, Sicily, she was the daughter of the late Salvatore and Sebastiana Tralongo. She immigrated to the United States in 1953 and settled in New Britain with her husband, Sebastian where they began their lives together...
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Lucille Domingue

February 21, 1934 - May 29, 2017

Lucille A. Domingue, 83, of New Britain, passed away in the comfort of her own home surrounded by her loving family on May 29, 2017. She was born in Plainville, on February 21, 1934, a daughter to the late Carmen and Delia (Santore) Celella. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 62 years, Rene G. Domingue. She was a selfless, generous person who dedicated her life to her husband and...
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Mieczyslaw Osika

October 3, 1927 - May 28, 2017

Mieczyslaw Osika, 89, of Cromwell, passed away peacefully in the comfort of his own home surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, May 28, 2017. He was born on October 3, 1927 in Poland, a son of the late Karol and Maria (Lalik) Osika. Mieczyslaw was the beloved husband of the late Stella Kmak. Mieczyslaw was known as "Mike the Mason" to many in CT and NY. He will be dearly missed by his...
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Mary Talotta

October 12, 1924 - May 27, 2017

Mary (Spano) Talotta, 92, of New Britain, CT passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2017, at Apple Rehab in Avon, CT. She is survived by her son Bruno and his wife Louise Talotta of Farmington, CT, a brother-in-law, Bruno Talotta of Plainville, CT and several grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Mary is predeceased by her husband Joseph Talotta and son Dominic. Born in St. Caterina, Calabria, Italy on...
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Stephen James LaBonte

February 29, 1980 - May 21, 2017

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Filippo Fortuna

July 5, 1934 - May 21, 2017

Filippo Fortuna, 82, of New Britain, CT passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on May 21, 2017.Filippo is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Maria-Teresa (Barbuto) Fortuna; children Marie Fortuna-Zenobi of Farmington, CT, Joe (Sharon) Fortuna of Burlington, CT, Nancy (Robert) D'Addabbo of Farmington, CT and Paulina (Dan) Geraci of Boston, MA; grandchildren Nicholas and...
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Leo D. Giattino

June 16, 1926 - May 21, 2017

Leo D. Giattino, 90, of Newington, CT, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Lee (DiSabato) Giattino. They shared 68 happy years together.Leo was born in New Britain, CT, the son of Pasqua and Luca Giattino. He received an honorable discharge from the United States Army, where he served as a Sargent in the 65th Signal...
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Bronislaw Sledz

July 20, 1922 - May 18, 2017

Bronislaw Sledz, 94, widower of Mary (Bereznicka) Sledz, of New Britain, passed away on May 18, 2017. He was born in Poland and immigrated to the United States after selflessly serving in the Polish Army, Provisional Brigade, American occupation during WWII. Bruno was a retiree of Stanley Works after 33 years of service and member of General Haller Post No.#111 and Sacred Heart Church. New...
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Salvatore Mazzarella

September 15, 1929 - May 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of New Britain Memorial-Sagarino Funeral Home, New Britain, CT.
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Luke Anthony Coccomo

September 10, 1982 - May 13, 2017

Luke Anthony Coccomo, 34, of East Haddam, passed away on Saturday, May 13, 2017.He loved skateboarding, snowboarding and live music, and will be remembered as kindhearted and sociable by all who knew him. He was a loving son to parents; Denise and Carmen, brother to Danielle, Melissa and Katie, and grandson to Adel. A time of visitation will be held Thursday, May 18, 2017 from 9-10:30am at New...
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Mary Anne Scarfo

March 18, 1955 - May 12, 2017

Mary Anne (LaPlanche) Scarfo, 62, of New Britain entered into eternal rest on May 12, 2017 after a long illness. Mary Anne was born to Norman and Evelyn (Hayden) LaPlanche on March 18, 1955 in Brooklyn, New York. She was a devoted wife of 38 years to Louis J. Scarfo. During her life, she was very active in rescuing orphaned and abandoned cats. She was a 1973 graduate of New Britain High School...
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Boleslawa Bujwid

April 29, 1929 - May 10, 2017

Bujwid, Boleslawa, 91, of New Britain CT, passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 with her devoted family by her side. She was predeceased by her husband Jozef,to whom she was married for almost 57 years. She is survived by her son Romuald and his wife Zofia; her daughter Alicja Drzazgowski and her husband Zbigniew, and her four grandsons who were her pride and joy: Greg Drzazgowski, Martin,...
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Krystyna Bialczak

June 16, 1929 - May 9, 2017

Krystyna (Niedzwiecka) Bialczak 87 of New Britain died on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at the Hospital of Central CT. She was born in Poland and has lived in New Britain for over 50 years; she was a member of Sacred Heart Church. She was a cook for over 40 years at the Meadowland Restaurant in New Britain. Krystyna will be remembered by her family and friends for being a strong, hardworking, and...
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Daniel Bartolotta

November 22, 1953 - May 7, 2017

Daniel Bartolotta 63 of New Britain passed away Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Uconn Hospital. He was born and raised in Winsted, Connecticut and has lived in Forestville, and then New Britain throughout his life. He was the son of the late Joseph and Julie (Wasielewski) Bartolotta. Daniel is survived by his beloved twin daughters Lara and Alyssa Bartolotta, his brother and sister in law Tom and...
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Ross Bradley Ellison

February 19, 1966 - May 6, 2017

Ross Bradley Ellison, "Brad", 51 of New Britain, Connecticut passed away, surrounded by love, on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut. He tried his best, but lost his battle with cancer. Brad was born in New Britain, Connecticut and was the son of the late Shirley (Overstrom) Ellison and Ross Brian Ellison. Brad graduated from EC Goodwin Technical School and was employed...
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Danuta Krakowska

April 27, 1930 - May 6, 2017

Danuta Krakowska, 87, of New Britain, passed away on May 6, 2017. She was born in Poland, a daughter of the late Stanislaw and Maria Kalita. She was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church in New Britain. She is survived by her beloved husband Stanislaw Krakowski, her loving daughter Elizabeth Krakowski of Ellington and her loving son Jan Krakowski of Windsor, two treasured grandchildren Matthew and...
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