Obituaries

Tuesday 10/17/2017
zofia-ogonowska-merchel Zofia (Ogonowska) Merchel
icon Posted: 17 October 2017 [07:30 PM]

Zofia (Ogonowska) Merchel, 91, of New Britain passed away peacefully on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, at home. She was the beloved wife…

gertrude-flood-wheeler Gertrude Flood Wheeler
icon Posted: 17 October 2017 [07:29 PM]

Gertrude Flood Wheeler, 105, of Farmington, passed away peacefully on Oct. 12, 2017, at home surrounded by her family. She was the…

helen-louise-whipple-allen Helen Louise (Whipple) Allen
icon Posted: 17 October 2017 [07:28 PM]

Helen Louise (Whipple) Allen, 94, peacefully departed this life at 10:25 p.m. on Oct. 11, 2017, at Autumn Lake Health Care Center.…

maria-cerisoli-calcinari Maria (Cerisoli) Calcinari
icon Posted: 17 October 2017 [07:28 PM]

Maria (Cerisoli) Calcinari, 93, of New Britain, beloved wife of Bruno Calcinari for 70 years, passed away peacefully at her home with…

stanislaw-scigany Stanislaw Scigany
icon Posted: 17 October 2017 [07:27 PM]

Stanislaw Scigany, 86, of Plainville, Conn., died Oct. 10, 2017, at his home surrounded by loved ones and caregivers. Born in Poland,…

Barbara Seidman
icon Posted: 17 October 2017 [07:25 PM]

Barbara Seidman, 55, New London, CT died Oct. 12, 2017. SHAKER-FUNERALHOME.COM…

Daniel LaPenta
icon Posted: 17 October 2017 [07:24 PM]

Daniel LaPenta, 89, South Windsor, CT died Oct. 3, 2017. SHAKER-FUNERALHOME.COM…

Monday 10/16/2017
Sharon (Lindgren) Oliva
icon Posted: 16 October 2017 [10:39 PM]

Sharon (Lindgren) Oliva, 72, of East Granby, beloved wife for 51 years of Paul J. Oliva, passed away suddenly on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at St. Francis Hospital. Born in New Britain on Nov. 6, 1944, daughter of the late…

john-a-mencarelli John A. Mencarelli
icon Posted: 16 October 2017 [10:38 PM]

John A. Mencarelli, 66, of New Britain passed away peacefully at home Friday evening Oct. 13 after losing his battle with cancer.…

john-henry-brighenty John Henry Brighenty
icon Posted: 16 October 2017 [10:37 PM]

On Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, John Henry Brighenty, 69, was called to eternal life at his Newington Residence. Born in New Britain…

Sunday 10/15/2017
wladyslawa-urbanowicz Wladyslawa Urbanowicz
icon Posted: 15 October 2017 [09:44 PM]

Wladyslawa Urbanowicz, 84, of Farmington, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at UConn Health, Farmington. Wladyslawa was born in Domuraty, Poland, and…

Saturday 10/14/2017
loreida-kokk-nycz Loreida (Kokk) Nycz
icon Posted: 14 October 2017 [09:16 PM]

Loreida (Kokk) Nycz, 95, of Westminster Woods, St. Johns, Fla., passed away on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, following a brief illness. She…

christina-fautas-harris Christina (Fautas) Harris
icon Posted: 14 October 2017 [09:15 PM]

Christina (Fautas) Harris, 83, of Bristol, widow of Robert B. Harris, passed away Oct. 13, 2017, at Touchpoints of Farmington. Christina was…

Friday 10/13/2017
helen-k-sobchuk Helen K. Sobchuk
icon Posted: 13 October 2017 [05:33 PM]

Helen K. Sobchuk, 93, of Berlin passed away on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. She was the wife of the late Alexander Sobchuk.…

wiktor-dawid-wojcik Wiktor Dawid Wojcik
icon Posted: 13 October 2017 [05:31 PM]

Wiktor Dawid Wojcik, 19, of New Britain died on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. Beloved son of Renata (Felczek) Brown and Robert Wojcik…

Thursday 10/12/2017
mary-catherine-sama-cimadon-raffonello Mary Catherine (Sama) Cimadon Raffonello
icon Posted: 12 October 2017 [10:16 PM]

Mary Catherine (Sama) Cimadon Raffonello, 102, entered into eternal rest on Oct. 10, 2017, surrounded by her family. Born in New…

eugeniusz-nowak Eugeniusz Nowak
icon Posted: 12 October 2017 [10:15 PM]

Eugeniusz Nowak, 90, passed away on Oct. 12, 2017, at Autumn Lake Nursing Home. He was born in Poland on Jan.…

Wednesday 10/11/2017
mary-joseph-jacob Mary (Joseph) Jacob
icon Posted: 11 October 2017 [07:32 PM]

Mary (Joseph) Jacob, 97, of Farmington, widow of the late Ephraim Jacob, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. Born in Baghdad, Iraq,…

Tuesday 10/10/2017
boleslaw-zak Boleslaw Zak
icon Posted: 10 October 2017 [08:31 PM]

On Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, Boleslaw Zak, 94, was called to eternal life surrounded by his loving family at their Southington residence.…

Monday 10/09/2017
anthony-edward-scalise-jr Anthony Edward Scalise Jr.
icon Posted: 09 October 2017 [10:17 PM]

Anthony Edward Scalise Jr., 71, of Newington, formerly of New Britain, Conn., passed away Oct. 7, 2017, at the Hospital of…

Sunday 10/08/2017
john-f-woolley-jr John F. Woolley Jr.
icon Posted: 08 October 2017 [10:04 PM]

John F. Woolley Jr., 80, of Rocky Hill, died peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Oct. 5 in Torrington, the city of…

marianne-ludwikow Marianne Ludwikow
icon Posted: 08 October 2017 [10:04 PM]

Marianne Ludwikow, 91, died peacefully at home on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, in the presence of her children. Marianne was born June…

mary-ann-koczera-lange Mary Ann (Koczera) Lange
icon Posted: 08 October 2017 [10:03 PM]

Mary Ann (Koczera) Lange, 90, of New Britain, widow of retired New Britain Firefighter Richard Lange, passed away peacefully Saturday, Oct. 7,…

Saturday 10/07/2017
carl-everett-arthur-erickson Carl Everett Arthur Erickson
icon Posted: 07 October 2017 [09:20 PM]

Carl Everett Arthur Erickson, of Berlin, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 4, after a brief battle with cancer. He was 89. Upon…

joan-ina-white-theriault-grey Joan Ina (White) (Theriault) Grey
icon Posted: 07 October 2017 [09:19 PM]

Joan Ina (White) (Theriault) Grey, 77, passed away on March 29, 2017, in Sebring, Fla. Joan was born March 27, 1940, in…

Sylvia (Stern) Lipman
icon Posted: 07 October 2017 [09:18 PM]

Sylvia (Stern) Lipman, 101 years of age, of Boca Raton, Fla., formerly of New Britain, Conn., died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017. She was the widow of Maurice E. Lipman. Born in Bridgeport, Conn., she was the daughter of the late…

anthony-j-perugino Anthony J. Perugino
icon Posted: 07 October 2017 [09:17 PM]

Anthony J. Perugino of Palm Springs, Fla., and Bristol, Conn., entered into rest on Sept. 1, 2017. He was born on Feb.…

Friday 10/06/2017
john-b-melecsinsky John B. Melecsinsky
icon Posted: 06 October 2017 [08:36 PM]

John B. Melecsinsky, 84, of New Britain, Conn., died Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. John lived his whole life in Connecticut and was…

william-bill-g-reardon William "Bill" G. Reardon
icon Posted: 06 October 2017 [08:35 PM]

Surrounded by his loving family, William "Bill" G. Reardon passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. The beloved husband of Janet (Quinn)…

Thursday 10/05/2017
ben-p-wielechowski Ben P. Wielechowski
icon Posted: 05 October 2017 [09:13 PM]

Ben P. Wielechowski, 96, of New Britain passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. Born in Dudley, Mass., he was the son…

gary-edward-liebler Gary Edward Liebler
icon Posted: 05 October 2017 [09:12 PM]

Gary Edward Liebler “Big Gar,” 66, passed away Sept. 25, 2017. Gary was born in New Britain, Conn., where he lived his…

Sylvia (Stern) Lipman
icon Posted: 05 October 2017 [09:10 PM]

Sylvia (Stern) Lipman, 101 years of age, of Boca Raton, Fla., formerly of New Britain, Conn., died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017. She was the widow of Maurice E. Lipman. Born in Bridgeport, Conn., she was the daughter of the late…

Wednesday 10/04/2017
catherine-joan-distin-gagliardi Catherine 'Joan' Distin Gagliardi
icon Posted: 04 October 2017 [10:10 PM]

Catherine “Joan” Distin Gagliardi, 80, of New Britain passed away Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, at the Hospital of Central Connecticut. Joan was…

robert-earl-erkson Robert Earl Erkson
icon Posted: 04 October 2017 [10:10 PM]

Robert Earl Erkson, 84, of Kensington, widower of Elsie Dixon Erkson, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Oct.…

paul-w-intagliata Paul W. Intagliata
icon Posted: 04 October 2017 [10:10 PM]

Paul W. Intagliata, 88, passed away on Monday, Oct 2. He was a lifelong resident of New Britain, married 61 years to…

irene-sakmar-oday Irene (Sakmar) O'Day
icon Posted: 04 October 2017 [10:09 PM]

Irene (Sakmar) O’Day, 88, passed away on Oct. 2, 2017, surrounded by loved ones. Born Nov. 27, 1928, in New Britain, Conn.,…

jerry-j-hewitt-sr Jerry J. Hewitt Sr.
icon Posted: 04 October 2017 [10:08 PM]

Jerry J. Hewitt Sr., 57, of West Hartford, husband of Louise (Chamberland) Hewitt, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. Born in…

Tuesday 10/03/2017
catherine-marguerite-siddons-petillo-kay Catherine Marguerite (Siddons) Petillo (Kay)
icon Posted: 03 October 2017 [11:46 PM]

Catherine Marguerite (Siddons) Petillo (Kay), 87, of New Britain passed away peacefully on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. She was predeceased by her…

Gladys (Bonkosky) Klotz
icon Posted: 03 October 2017 [07:45 PM]

Gladys (Bonkosky) Klotz, 99, formerly of Kensington, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, at Southington Care Center. She was the widow of Stephen Klotz Jr. Born in New Britain, she was the daughter of the late William and Matilda…

ronald-v-abbott Ronald V. Abbott
icon Posted: 03 October 2017 [07:42 PM]

Ronald V. Abbott, 79, of Plainville passed away in the comfort of his home surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, Oct.…

arline-m-ouellette-pelletier Arline M. (Ouellette) Pelletier
icon Posted: 03 October 2017 [07:42 PM]

Arline M. (Ouellette) Pelletier, 75, of Plainville passed away surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, at the Hospital…

julia-abata-fioravanti Julia 'Abata' Fioravanti
icon Posted: 03 October 2017 [07:41 PM]

Julia “Abata” Fioravanti, 76, wife of Henry Fioravanti, passed away in her Southington home on the afternoon of Monday, Oct. 2, 2017,…

robert-earl-erkson Robert Earl Erkson
icon Posted: 03 October 2017 [07:38 PM]

Robert Earl Erkson, 84, of Kensington, widower of Elsie Dixon Erkson, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Oct.…

Monday 10/02/2017
Josias Houston
icon Posted: 02 October 2017 [09:27 PM]

Josias Houston Master Josias Judah Ramos Houston, infant son of Johnny Darrell Jr. and Martha Ramos Batista Houston, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, at the Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, N.C. A graveside service will be held…

bernice-froeba Bernice Froeba
icon Posted: 02 October 2017 [09:26 PM]

Bernice Froeba, 92, formerly of New Britain, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, at Ledgecrest Healthcare Center. Born in New Britain,…

Carol Ann (Vaughn) Rabenold
icon Posted: 02 October 2017 [09:26 PM]

Carol Ann (Vaughn) Rabenold, 40, of New Britain passed away Sept. 29, 2017. Calling hours for Carol will be held at Luddy-Peterson Funeral Home, 205 S. Main St., New Britain, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.…

eleanor-m-snetro-vasile Eleanor M. (Snetro) Vasile
icon Posted: 02 October 2017 [09:25 PM]

Eleanor M. (Snetro) Vasile, 95, of Berlin, Conn., passed away peacefully Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, at the Hospital of Central Connecticut at…

peter-dunn-humphrey Peter Dunn Humphrey
icon Posted: 02 October 2017 [09:25 PM]

Peter Dunn Humphrey, CEC, 61, of Kensington passed away in his sleep on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. Born in New Britain on…

Peter E. Grundy
icon Posted: 02 October 2017 [09:24 PM]

Peter E. Grundy, 58, Winsted, CT died Sept. 14, 2017. SHAKER-FUNERALHOME.COM…

Sunday 10/01/2017
james-m-quigley-jr James M. Quigley Jr.
icon Posted: 01 October 2017 [10:16 PM]

James M. Quigley Jr., 80, of Newington, passed on Sept. 29, 2017. Son of James M. and Helen Quigley Sr. and…