Alexandrina Folcik

Published on Monday, 18 October 2021 20:53


Alexandrina “Shandra” (Mongillo) Folcik, 80, of Southington, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021. She was the wife of the late John Folcik. She was born on Apr. 5, 1941, the daughter of the late Lincoln and Alexandrina (Coutinho) Mongillo. Shandra was a graduate of Albertus Magus College. She was a teacher at Goodwin Technical for 23 years retiring in 2003.

She is survived by her son John M. Folcik and wife Kathleen of Southington, her daughter Melissa Whelan and husband William of New Bedford, MA, her grandchildren William and Kelsey Whelan, her brother Lincoln Mongillo and her sister Dr. Mary Jane Williams and husband Dr. Michael Williams of Martha’s Vineyard, and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a granddaughter Catherine Whelan. She was a member of St. Thomas Church and the Ladies Guild. She enjoyed outings with her friends and phone calls with her grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Friday at 9:15 a.m. from the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St. to St. Aloysius Church at 10 a.m. for a Mass of Christian Burial. Burial will be at St. Thomas Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Thursday from 5-7 p.m. Donations may be made in her memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl. Memphis, TN 38105

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Posted in New Britain Herald, on Monday, 18 October 2021 20:53. Updated: Monday, 18 October 2021 20:55.