Mary (Nevelos) Albrycht, 92, of Newington died peacefully with her family at her side on Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Charles J. Albrycht Jr. for 67 years. Born and raised in Plainville, she resided in Newington since 1955. In her younger years, she worked as a cashier at the Strand Theatre in Plainville. She was a hairdresser for many years at the Hairport, Wethersfield, where she was known as â€śMelanie.â€ť Mrs. Albrycht was an active member of Grace Episcopal Church, and volunteered as a Sunday school teacher, and was past president of the Mr. and Mrs. Club. As a member of the PTA Bowling League, she held the single game record for several years. She was an avid tag-saler and accomplished seamstress. She loved to cook and bake and will always be remembered for her â€śhappy-sadâ€ť nut rolls and meatballs.
A loving and devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she is remembered as â€śMarishâ€ť and leaves three children, Chuck Albrycht and his wife, Eileen, of Old Wethersfield, Robin Hadley and her husband, Tom, of Youngsville, N.C., David Albrycht of South Glastonbury, Marybeth Albrycht of Glastonbury; her grandchildren, Peter Albrycht and wife, Debora, Jason Albrycht and wife, Rochelle, Laura Hadley, Tom Hadley and wife, Sana, James Albrycht and wife, Jessica, Ryan Albrycht and wife, Jennifer, Christopher Albrycht and wife, Caitlin, Jeffrey Albrycht, and Samantha Albrycht; and five great-grandchildren, Jacob, Laylah, Quinn, Rowan, and Hailey. She also leaves her â€śsisterâ€ť Joan Ford of Harwinton; brother, Gus Nevelos and wife, Margaret, of Plantsville; and was lovingly known as â€śAuntie Honeyâ€ť to her many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Jeffrey L. Albrycht; four brothers, George, Frank â€śRookie,â€ť Stephen, Joseph Nevelos; and three sisters, Betty Longo, Peggy Larsen, and Barbara Cascone. She was always so sweet and will forever be remembered for her kindness and generosity. We thank the staff at Maple View, whose concern and gentle care made Maryâ€™s stay more comfortable and pleasant.
Her funeral will begin Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at 9 a.m. at the Newington Memorial Funeral Home, 20 Bonair Ave., Newington, followed by her Funeral Service at 10 a.m. at Grace Episcopal Church, 124 Maple Hill Ave., Newington. She will be laid to rest in Center Cemetery, Newington. Relatives and friends are invited to call Friday, Dec. 1, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Newington Memorial. Memorial donations may be made to the Grace Episcopal Church Memorial Fund, 124 Maple Hill Ave., Newington, CT 06111. To share a memory with her family, please visit us at www.newingtonmemorial.com .