Marianna Rutkowski, 92, was called to eternal life peacefully on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Cassena Care in New Britain. Born in Poland on May 14, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Stanislaw and Antonina (Habsinska) Podufalski. She came to the United States in 1955 and was a longtime New Britain resident where she was a communicant of Holy Cross Church and active at the New Britain Senior Center. Prior to retirement, she was employed at Stanley Works.
She was predeceased by her husband, Wladyslaw Rutkowski in 2005. Left to honor and cherish her memory are her children, Richard Rutkowski of Southington, Yolanda Davis and her husband, Greg, of Chapel Hill, N.C., a sister, Lucina Kwiatkowski of Poland, and two grandchildren, Matthew and Kendall Davis.
Her life and funeral will be celebrated Friday, March 16, at 9 a.m. from Duksa Family Funeral Homes at Burritt Hill, 332 Burritt St., New Britain, with a 10 a.m. Liturgy of Christian Burial at Holy Cross Church. Rites of Committal will follow the Mass at Sacred Heart Cemetery Chapel. Relatives and friends are welcome to call for visitation Thursday from 4 until 7 p.m. at Burritt Hill. To share a memory or words of comfort with Marianna’s family, please visit us online at www.burritthill.com