Arlene M. Walenski, 83, longtime resident of New Britain, more recently of Canton, passed away on May 30, 2020. She was born on January 1, 1937, in New Britain, a daughter of the late Walter C. Kulak and Anne (Wodecki) Kulak Choma. Arlene was a teacher and guidance counselor in New Britain School system for over 30 years. She taught mathematics and helped guide the minds of many students. She adored and loved her many cats she had over the years. She was an avid reader, and she loved to teach.
She will be missed by her niece Karen Guasp of New Britain, grand nephew Ryan Guasp, and her dear friends. She is predeceased by her parents, sister Cynthia S. Kulak Yurewitch, and brother-in-law James Yurewitch. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Arlene’s memory to The CT Humane Society, 701 Russell Rd., Newington CT 06111. A graveside service will be held Monday, June 22, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Burritt St., New Britain. Carmon Funeral Home of Avon is assisting with arrangements. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.carmonfuneralhome.com .