Obituaries


Wednesday 09/18/2019
Helen (Casey) Dilzer
icon Posted: 18 September 2019 [07:04 PM]

Helen (Casey) Dilzer, 80, of New Britain, Conn., passed away on Sept. 17, 2019. Born in New Haven, Conn., on Nov. 10, 1938, the daughter of John Casey and Deborah (Lynch) Casey. Helen graduated from East Haven High School and…

Tuesday 09/17/2019
Norman Louis Landry Sr.
icon Posted: 17 September 2019 [08:48 PM]

Beloved husband, father, and Pepere, Norman Louis Landry Sr., 88, of Plainville, peacefully departed to be with the Lord on Sept. 13, 2019, at Bristol Hospital. He was born July 18, 1931, in Madawaska, Maine, where he grew up…

axel-jace-ouellette Axel Jace Ouellette
icon Posted: 17 September 2019 [08:47 PM]

Our community superhero, Axel Jace Ouellette, traded in his cape for his angel wings on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, at the Connecticut…

mary-rossitto-salemi Mary (Rossitto) Salemi
icon Posted: 17 September 2019 [08:46 PM]

Mary (Rossitto) Salemi, 90, widow of Joseph Salemi, of West Hartford, and formerly of New Britain, passed away on Monday, Sept. 16,…

Monday 09/16/2019
phyllis-m-scalise-tanasi Phyllis M. (Scalise) Tanasi
icon Posted: 16 September 2019 [07:37 PM]

Phyllis M. (Scalise) Tanasi, 99, born in New Britain, on Feb. 27, 1920, died Sept. 12, 2019. She was predeceased by her…

thomas-j-alderuccio Thomas J. Alderuccio
icon Posted: 16 September 2019 [07:36 PM]

Thomas J. Alderuccio, 69, of Berlin, and Patong Beach, Phuket Thailand, died Wednesday, Sept 4, 2019, at The Hospital of Central Connecticut…

Sunday 09/15/2019
barbara-d-owen Barbara D. Owen
icon Posted: 15 September 2019 [08:48 PM]

Barbara D. Owen, 76, of Southington, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at MidState Medical Center in Meriden. Born and raised in…

Phyllis M. (Scalise) Tanasi
icon Posted: 15 September 2019 [08:48 PM]

Phyllis M. (Scalise) Tanasi, 99, formerly of New Britain, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, in Florida. She was the mother of Carol Gionfriddo and Darlene Morris. Farrell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete at this…

Friday 09/13/2019
krzysztof-rokicki Krzysztof Rokicki
icon Posted: 13 September 2019 [08:18 PM]

Krzysztof Rokicki, 79, of Berlin, died peacefully at home, after a long illness on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. He was born in…

theresa-zink-carino Theresa Zink Carino
icon Posted: 13 September 2019 [08:17 PM]

Theresa Zink Carino, 91, of Sullivan’s Island, S.C., passed away on Sept. 10, 2019. She was born on Oct. 12, 1927, in…

Thursday 09/12/2019
Genevieve Pierro
icon Posted: 12 September 2019 [07:13 PM]

Genevieve Pierro, 98, Bristol, Conn., died Sept. 9, 2019. SHAKERFUNERAL HOME.COM.…

Marvin Jones
icon Posted: 12 September 2019 [07:12 PM]

Marvin Jones, 60, Woodbury, Conn., died Sept. 7, 2019. SHAKERFUNERAL HOME.COM.…

Wednesday 09/11/2019
Charles Mitchner, Jr.
icon Posted: 11 September 2019 [07:47 PM]

Charles Mitchner, Jr., 88, and husband to Florence Goins of New Britain, Conn., entered eternal rest on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at 11 a.m., Second Baptist Church, 55 Chapman St.,…

william-e-brown William E. Brown
icon Posted: 11 September 2019 [07:46 PM]

William E. Brown, 92, of Berlin, died peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at home. Born and raised in Berlin, he was the…

tadeusz-smiarowski Tadeusz Smiarowski
icon Posted: 11 September 2019 [07:45 PM]

Tadeusz Smiarowski, 76, of New Britain, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2019. He was born in Poland and has lived in New Britain…

Tuesday 09/10/2019
christine-ludwiszewski Christine Ludwiszewski
icon Posted: 10 September 2019 [08:36 PM]

Christine Ludwiszewski of Newington died peacefully on Sept. 6, 2019. Chris was born in Glasgow, Scotland on Dec. 24, 1927, the…

Monday 09/09/2019
viola-mae-sansone Viola 'Mae' Sansone
icon Posted: 09 September 2019 [09:42 PM]

Viola “Mae” Sansone, 96, of New Britain, Conn., passed away Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at the Hospital of Central Connecticut at New…

milton-r-dickie-riley-jr Milton R. 'Dickie' Riley, Jr.
icon Posted: 09 September 2019 [09:39 PM]

Milton R. “Dickie” Riley, Jr., 76, of New Britain, Conn., passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at the Hospital of Central Connecticut…

Sunday 09/08/2019
arleen-marie-basdekian-koppmeier Arleen Marie Basdekian (Koppmeier)
icon Posted: 08 September 2019 [08:36 PM]

Arleen Marie Basdekian (Koppmeier), loving wife of Arthur Basdekian Jr. and mother of three sons, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019.…

natividad-vargas Natividad Vargas
icon Posted: 08 September 2019 [08:36 PM]

A loving wife, mother, friend, Natividad Vargas entered the arms of her heavenly father on Sept. 5, 2019. Natividad was…

kazimierz-swiatlowski Kazimierz Swiatlowski
icon Posted: 08 September 2019 [08:35 PM]

Kazimierz Swiatlowski, 98, of New Britain, died on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. He was one of eight children born in Poland and…

Friday 09/06/2019
bernadette-levesque-sirois Bernadette Levesque Sirois
icon Posted: 06 September 2019 [07:35 PM]

Bernadette Levesque Sirois, 87, of Southington, passed away on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, at HCC at New Britain General. She was the…

marjorie-treece Marjorie Treece
icon Posted: 06 September 2019 [07:34 PM]

Marjorie Treece, 79, of Unionville, entered into eternal life on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2019. Marjorie was born on July 13, 1940, in…

charlotte-a-kaminski Charlotte A. Kaminski
icon Posted: 06 September 2019 [07:33 PM]

Charlotte A. Kaminski, 97, a longtime resident of Newington, passed away peacefully at home, on Aug. 18, 2019, surrounded by loved ones.…

james-jim-simao-sr James 'Jim' Simao, Sr.
icon Posted: 06 September 2019 [07:33 PM]

James “Jim” Simao, Sr., 72, of New Britain, husband of Glorya (Kobela) Simao, passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at the Hospital…

marie-lachance-avon Marie LaChance (Avon)
icon Posted: 06 September 2019 [07:32 PM]

Heaven gets better! Marie LaChance (Avon) An amazing woman, whose love, kisses, hugs and smiles made life better for all. A rebel…

joseph-b-sachetti-sr Joseph B. Sachetti, Sr.
icon Posted: 06 September 2019 [07:30 PM]

Joseph B. Sachetti, Sr., age 86, of Seminole, Fla., died suddenly Aug 26, 2019, at home. Born July 13, 1933, in Hartford,…

Tuesday 09/03/2019
alfred-peter-gagliardi Alfred Peter Gagliardi
icon Posted: 03 September 2019 [08:56 PM]

Alfred Peter Gagliardi, our wonderful father, passed away peacefully on Sept. 2, 2019. He was predeceased by his wife of fifty…

Norma (Berry) Wallace
icon Posted: 03 September 2019 [08:56 PM]

Norma (Berry) Wallace, 94, of Kensington, widow of John W. Wallace, Jr., passed away Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, at the Hospital of Central CT in New Britain. Born in New Britain, daughter of the late Carl and Bertha (Danielson)…

Beverly Hall
icon Posted: 03 September 2019 [08:55 PM]

Beverly Hall, 70, died peacefully on Aug. 30. She was predeceased by her husband, Roger; her mother, Adelle, and her father, Stanley. She is survived by her brothers, Richard Miller (Joyce), Donald Miller (Sophie); her niece, Amy; her…

Friday 08/30/2019
Paul Nelson Bernatchy
icon Posted: 30 August 2019 [06:43 PM]

Paul Nelson Bernatchy, 92, resident of Southington, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at Mulberry Gardens Assisted Living. He was predeceased by his wife, Dorothy Rose (Kern) Bernatchy. Born Oct. 14, 1926, in Lisbon, N.H., he was the son…

gayle-frances-french-west Gayle Frances (French) West
icon Posted: 30 August 2019 [06:42 PM]

Gayle Frances (French) West, 66, of New Britain, Conn., passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 23, 2019. Gayle leaves behind her devoted, best…

Thursday 08/29/2019
gary-r-wiener Gary R. Wiener
icon Posted: 29 August 2019 [07:02 PM]

Father, brother, grandfather, uncle, and friend, born on Sept. 17, 1957, passed away at the age of 61 on Aug. 26, 2019,…

Wednesday 08/28/2019
Anna S. Matug
icon Posted: 28 August 2019 [07:57 PM]

Anna S. Matug, 77, of New Britain, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. She was the widow of Julian Matug. Born in Poland, she was the daughter of the late Stanislaw and Maria (Cwynar) Rosielski.…

laurie-mengual-menard Laurie Mengual Menard
icon Posted: 28 August 2019 [07:57 PM]

Laurie Mengual Menard, 57, of Berlin, died peacefully Aug. 27, 2019, at Apple Rehab in Cromwell. She was born in New Britain,…

Tuesday 08/27/2019
Richard Matteo
icon Posted: 27 August 2019 [08:22 PM]

Richard Matteo, 80, New Britain, Conn., died Tues. Aug. 27, 2019, at home. Richard was born in New Britain, Conn., and was the son of the late Richard and Beatrice (Hogan) Matteo. He worked for P&M Trash for several years…

Theresa G. Rodriguez
icon Posted: 27 August 2019 [08:22 PM]

Theresa G. Rodriguez, 60, of New Britain, passed away August 19, 2019. She was born in New Britain, a daughter of the late Manuel and Carmilla (Negri) Rodriguez. Theresa is survived by her two sisters, Marcellina Stowe and her husband,…

bertrand-a-pelletier Bertrand A. Pelletier
icon Posted: 27 August 2019 [08:21 PM]

Bertrand A. Pelletier, 86, formerly of Terryville, Conn.; passed away peacefully Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, at the Soldiers’ Home, in Holyoke, Mass.…

mary-franco-yuniskis Mary (Franco) Yuniskis
icon Posted: 27 August 2019 [08:21 PM]

Mary (Franco) Yuniskis, 93, of Middletown, passed away Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, at home, peacefully with her daughter by her side. Born…

Robert Janusonis
icon Posted: 27 August 2019 [08:20 PM]

Robert Janusonis, 53, Bristol, Conn., died Aug. 17, 2019. SHAKERFUNERAL HOME.COM…

Monday 08/26/2019
gladys-jagrinerconaway Gladys J.A.(Griner)Conaway
icon Posted: 26 August 2019 [07:36 PM]

Gladys J.A.(Griner)Conaway, 87, of New Britain, Conn., passed away on August 15, 2019. Funeral services will be held on Monday, Sept. 2,…

Sunday 08/25/2019
bruno-calcinari Bruno Calcinari
icon Posted: 25 August 2019 [08:40 PM]

Bruno Calcinari, 99, of New Britain, passed away peacefully on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, a few months short of his 100th birthday.…

Friday 08/23/2019
joseph-j-gustin Joseph J. Gustin
icon Posted: 23 August 2019 [07:19 PM]

Joseph J. Gustin, 95, of Newington, died peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, at Hartford Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He…

Thursday 08/22/2019
Shanica Marie Buchko
icon Posted: 22 August 2019 [08:04 PM]

Shanica Marie Buchko, 41, of New Britain, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, at UConn Health Center in Farmington. Born in New Britain, she was a life-long resident. Surviving are her mother, Joann Buchko; her father, Victor Soto;…

florence-costella-doughty Florence (Costella) Doughty
icon Posted: 22 August 2019 [08:04 PM]

Florence (Costella) Doughty, 92, of Plainville, formerly of Bristol, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, joining her beloved husband, Alden,…

Wednesday 08/21/2019
mark-g-kassey Mark G. Kassey
icon Posted: 21 August 2019 [06:55 PM]

Mark G. Kassey, 61, of Plainville, passed away Sunday, August 11, 2019, at home, after a long illness. Born in New Britain,…

Tuesday 08/20/2019
roman-dzierlatka Roman Dzierlatka
icon Posted: 20 August 2019 [07:04 PM]

Roman Dzierlatka, 63, of Waterbury, and formerly of New Britain, died suddenly and unexpectedly on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019. Born in Poland,…

Monday 08/19/2019
carl-kenneth-kenny-frisk Carl Kenneth 'Kenny' Frisk
icon Posted: 19 August 2019 [07:57 PM]

Carl Kenneth “Kenny” Frisk, 82, of Plainville, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at the Hospital of Central Connecticut in New…

joseph-sochacki Joseph Sochacki
icon Posted: 19 August 2019 [07:54 PM]

Joseph Sochacki, 93, of New Britain, passed away August 18, 2019. He was born in Poland, son to the late Antoni and…

Friday 08/16/2019
Bernard Joseph Grazulwich
icon Posted: 16 August 2019 [06:33 PM]

Bernard Joseph Grazulwich, born Dec. 3, 1936, in New Britain, Conn., passed away Aug. 12, 2019, in Bangor, Maine. He was the son of the late Joseph G. and Helen M. Grazulwich; father of the late David B. Grazulwich. He…