Joan Brescia

Published on Monday, 16 April 2018 17:32


Joan Brescia, 87, of New Britain, wife of Vincent J. Brescia, passed away Friday, April 13, 2018, at the Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain. A lifelong New Britain resident, Joan was a graduate of E.C. Goodwin Technical School, and was a hairdresser who also worked as well with her husband, at Vincent Brescia Real Estate and at D. Brescia Construction Company.

Besides her husband Vincent, Joan leaves behind two daughters, Patricia Bourdon and her husband Peter of Rocky Hill, and Barbara Selner of New Britain, two sons, Rodney Houston of New Britain, and Vincent M. Brescia and his wife Lynae of Newington; 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandson.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 18 at 7 p.m. at the Carlson Funeral Home, 45 Franklin Square, New Britain. Calling hours will be from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 5 Brookside Drive, Wallingford, CT 06492. Please share a memory or note of sympathy at

Posted in New Britain Herald, on Monday, 16 April 2018 17:32. Updated: Monday, 16 April 2018 17:35.