Connie (Cugno) Grabeck

Published on Monday, 27 August 2018 20:40


Connie (Cugno) Grabeck, 94, of New Britain, Conn., passed away on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018.

Born Concetta Mary Cugno in Berlin, Conn., on May 15, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Lucy (Pizzuto) Cugno, the wife of the late William Grabeck, and the aunt/guardian of the beloved and recently deceased, Sharon Ludwin of Berlin, Conn.

Connie is survived by her granddaughter, Susan Ludwin, her grandson, Stephen Ludwin Jr. and wife, Christina, her granddaughter, Stefanie (Ludwin) Gagnon and husband, David, her two great-grandchildren, David and Isabella Gagnon, as well as many nieces, nephews, family members and friends.

Connie worked and retired as a packer for the Fafnir Bearing Company, where she worked with her beloved husband and best friend, William Grabeck. They were both lifelong members of the UAW.

While struggling with a brief bout of cancer, Connie passed peacefully in her sleep while taking her morning nap.

A calling hour and prayers will be held Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home, located at 764 Farmington Ave., New Britain, Conn. Burial at St. Mary’s Cemetery in New Britain will be immediately following. Arrangements are being handled by the Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home.

Connie’s family wishes to extend special thanks to the Starodaj family for their loving care and support.

Posted in New Britain Herald, on Monday, 27 August 2018 20:40. Updated: Monday, 27 August 2018 20:42.