Valerie (Poglitsch) Binder, 97, of New Britain, died Thursday, May 4, at her daughterâ€™s home, surrounded by her family.
Born in Austria, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Louise (Zotter) Poglitsch, she lived most of her life in New Britain. She was the wife of the late Emil Binder, who died Aug. 27, 1983.
She was a beloved mother and grandmother and caregiver to family and friends throughout her life. A long time member of St. Peter Church, she was active with the churchâ€™s Ladies Guild, the New Britain Council of Catholic Women and the German Junior League.
Mrs. Binder is survived by her daughter, Valerie, and husband, James Fullerton, of Trumbull, two grandchildren, Daria Fullerton and Derek Fullerton; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 13, 10:30 a.m. from the Farrell Funeral Home, 110 Franklin Sq., New Britain, and at 11:30 a.m. at St. Peter Church, 98 Franklin Square, New Britain. Burial will be held privately in St. Mary Cemetery, New Britain. Visitation will be Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Food For The Poor, Inc. 6401 Lyons Rd Coconut Creek, FL 33073 www.foodforthepoor.org .
To send a condolence, visit www.FarrellFuneralHome.com .