Tracey Ann Wieczorek, 41, of Unionville, passed away on August 4, 2018, at Hartford Hospital. She was born on February 26, 1977, in New Britain, to Ronald and Jean (Dougherty) Wieczorek and was the youngest of two children. She attended Gateway Community College where she earned two associate degrees.
Early in her career,Tracey devoted her time to working with the elderly as a CNA at Elm Hill nursing home in Rocky Hill. After finishing her associate degrees, she landed a job at Waste Management in Springfield, Mass., where she has been the office manager for the past 20 years.
Tracey enjoyed spending her spare time with her family and friends. She shared her life with her trusted companion of 16 years, Dryfuss, her rescue dog. Tracey had a love of all animals especially dogs and dolphins.
Tracey is survived by her loving parents, Ronald and Jean Wieczorek of Newington; her devoted brother, BFF and mentor, Keith, his wife, Michelle, and their two children, Matthew and Hailey of Berlin; her aunts and uncles, William and Arlene DeBlasio of Berlin, Patrick and Gina Dougherty of New Britain, and John Dougherty of Newington; very special cousins, Nancy DeBlasio, William and Lynn DeBlasio, and their children Ryan, Anthony and Nicole. Tracey had a kind heart and a gentle spirit, and will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
Tracey was predeceased by her maternal grandparents, John and Helen Dougherty, her paternal grandparents, Walter and Louise Wieczorek, and her cousin Christine DeBlasio, with whom she was extremely close.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Church, 195 South Main St., New Britain. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, New Britain. Family and friends may call at the Luddy-Peterson Funeral Home, 205 South Main St., New Britain, on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, from 9 to 10:30 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Connecticut Humane Society.
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