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    Theresa Dugals

    View Theresa Dugals Naugatuck Theresa Stokes Dugals, 94, of 38 Radnor Avenue, Naugatuck passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Beacon Brooke Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Tad Dugals. Born October 17, 1924 in Waterbury, daughter of the late John and Theresa (Lasky) Stokes. She was predeceased by her brother John Stokes Jr.  She is survived by her nephew Dave Stokes and his wife Sue, niece Lissa Irvine and her husband Ray, her nephew Paul Stokes and his wife …

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    Walter O’Bernier

    View Walter O’Bernier Naugatuck Naugatuck- Walter E. O’Bernier Jr., 61, passed away unexpectedly April 13th,2019. He was the husband of Susan (Posh) O’Bernier, his wife of 22 years. Walter was born in Waterbury June 14th, 1957, son of the late Walter E. and Clair (Lynch) O’Bernier Sr..  He was employed as a carpenter at Southbury Training School for 30 years and had been living the joys of retirement. He was a longtime resident of Naugatuck. He enjoyed police radios, fire department memo…

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    Adolfo DePinho

    View Adolfo DePinho Prospect Prospect- Adolfo S.DePinho, 85, of Prospect, died Monday, April 15th, 2019 at Vitas Hospice at St. Marys Hospital.He was the husband of Maria I. (Ribeiro) DePinho. Adolfo was born in Arrifana, Portugal February 21st, 1934, son of the late Francisco S. and Arminda (Brita) DePinho. He owned his own shoe company in Portugal before moving to the United States in 1965 for the betterment of his family. He then worked as a machinist at Olin Brass in Waterbury until his r…

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    Kevin Stoffan

    View Kevin Stoffan Naugatuck NAUGATUCK- Kevin Stoffan, 55, of Naugatuck, loving Father, Son, Brother, succumbed to illness on April 8th, 2019 at Sharon Health Care Center after a courageous battle. Kevin was born in Bridgeport, Ct. November 13th, 1963, son of Rita (Haray) Stoffan of Naugatuck and the late Daniel E. Stoffan. He worked as a meat cutter and as a manufacturing line supervisor. He was an avid fisherman , car enthusiast and enjoyed playing cards. In addition to his loving mother Ri…

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    Francis Daly

    View Francis Daly Southbury SOUTHBURY  – Francis L. “Frank” Daly, 86, of Southbury, formerly of Naugatuck, died Sunday April 7th, 2019 at Danbury Hospital. He was the widower of Alfrieda (Rachuba) Daly and Eileen (Brooks) Daly. Frank was born in Waterbury May 20th, 1932, son of the late Francis L. and Charlotte (Kelley) Daly Sr. He was a veteran of the U.S.Navy, serving on the LST 664 during the Korean War era. He was a boxer for the Navy and continued …

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    Alaina Paul

    View Alaina Paul Naugatuck Naugatuck-Alaina (Amedy) Paul, age 53, passed away peacefully in her sleep on March 25, 2019.    Alaina was born in Bridgeport, CT on February 23, 1966, daughter of the late Albert and Marie Grace Amedy of Naugatuck.  Alaina loved butterflies and was a great mother and wife.  She will be deeply missed.    Besides her loving husband Timothy Peter, of 20 years, she leaves her son, Timothy Joshua; her brother Edmond Rioux; her sister Gina …

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    Linda Sniadecki

    View Linda Sniadecki Branford Linda (Swanson) Sniadecki, age 73, passed away early Sunday morning March 24th 2019.  She died peacefully surrounded by family after a long illness.  Her family and friends will remember her for her love of crafts, gardening, reading, and spending time with family.     She leaves behind her son and caregiver, Jerry Sniadecki of Branford; her daughters, Dawn Meade and her husband Rich Tufano of West Haven,  Teresa Lantieri and her husband …

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    Aliana Paul

    View Aliana Paul Naugatuck Naugatuck-Alaina (Amedy) Paul, age 53, passed away peacefully in her sleep on March 25, 2019.    Alaina was born in Bridgeport, CT on February 23, 1966, daughter of the late Albert and Marie Grace Amedy of Naugatuck.  Alaina loved butterflies and was a great mother and wife.  She will be deeply missed.    Besides her loving husband Timothy Peter, of 20 years, she leaves her son, Timothy Joshua; her brother Edmond Rioux; her sister Gina …

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    Stephen Woermer

    View Stephen Woermer Waterbury Waterbury-Stephen J. Woermer, age 30, son of James J. and Dolores (Ruela) Woermer, passed away on Monday March 25, 2019.   He was born in Waterbury, CT on December 14, 1988.  Stephen was a graduate of Naugatuck High School and attended Porter and Chester in Watertown.  He was currently employed at Connecticut Tire in New Britain.   Besides his parents of Waterbury, he leaves his daughter Paeytn Woermer, his loving companion Amanda Milton; his…

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    Francis Austin

    View Francis Austin Beacon Falls Beacon Falls-Francis Austin, age 78, passed away on March 22, 2019 after a brief illness.   Mr. Austin was born in Waterville, Maine on June 8, 1940, son of the late Mary (Redmond) Austin and Ken Austin.  Francis loved God, and was a great husband and father.  He will be deeply missed.     Besides his loving wife Ginette of 59 years, he leaves his sons, Christopher and Vincent Austin; his two grandsons Brandon and Michael; his brothers…

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    Walter Karezna

    View Walter Karezna Waterbury Waterbury-Walter W. Karezna, age 96, passed away peacefully at Cheshire House on Friday March 22, 2019.  He was predeceased by his wife Frances (Sawicki) Karezna.   He was born in Waterbury, CT on July 3, 1922, son of the late John P. and Anna (Varevich) Karezna.  He was a United States Navy veteran having served during World War II.  Walter was a lifelong resident of Waterbury having grown up on his family’s farm.  He enjoyed a long life…

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    Victor Recalde

    View Victor Recalde Naugatuck   Naugatuck- Victor Hugo Recalde, age 65, passed away on Saturday March 16, 2019 surrounded by his family and friends, at Yale New Haven Hospital.   He was born in Quito, Ecuador on October 16, 1953, son of Josefina Recalde.   Victor was known for his big, warm smile, storytelling and love for his family, friends, travel and good food. He was most admired for his tremendous resilience, humble nature and generous, kind heart.   Victor leaves hi…

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    Janina “Jennie” Golebiewski

    View Janina “Jennie” Golebiewski Waterbury Waterbury-Janina A. (Szymanoska) Golebiewski, age 97, widow of Anthony Golebiewski, passed away at her home on Monday March 18, 2019 after a long illness.   She was born in Warsaw, Poland on March 4, 1922, daughter of the late Teodor and Maria Szymanoska.  She was interned at a concentration camp in Germany and made passage to Sweden after the ending of World War II.  Janina married her husband Anthony in Sweden.  Together with th…

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    Ronald Waranowicz, Sr.

    View Ronald Waranowicz, Sr. Naugatuck   Ronald P. Waranowicz, 76, of Naugatuck, CT passed away at St. Mary’s Hospital on March 8, 2019 after a brief illness. He was surrounded by his devoted family throughout his care. He was born in Waterbury and was a lifelong resident of Naugatuck, CT. He was the son of Anthony and Lottie (Matejek) Waranowicz. He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, JoAnn (Magnarella), his three children, Donna Marie Warren (Naugatuck, CT) and her daughter, Mor…

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    James Jeanette

    View James Jeanette Naugatuck Naugatuck-James J. Jeanette, age 71, husband of Hedwig (Reutter) Jeanette, passed away on Tuesday March 5, 2019 at Waterbury Hospital. Jim was born in Naugatuck, CT on July 9, 1947. He was a lifelong resident of Naugatuck and retired from Bristol Babcock after 38 years of service. He proudly served his country in the United States Army and was stationed in Germany. Jim enjoyed camping and fishing, and was a member of the Catholic War Veterans. Besides his loving …

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    John “Jack” Tedesco, Jr.

    View John “Jack” Tedesco, Jr. Thomaston Thomaston-John “Jack” Tedesco, 85, of Thomaston, formerly of Naugatuck died Thursday February 28th, 2019 at Vitas Hospice Unit of St. Mary’s Hospital after a long illness. He was the husband of Shirley (Gagnon) Tedesco. John is predeceased by his only other sibling, Joan Valiante. Jack was born in Naugatuck (Union City), Ct. June 30th, 1933, son of the late John and Mary (Nowocienski) Tedesco.  John grew up in Naugatuck and went into the Navy at ag…

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    Maria Waage

    View Maria Waage Naugatuck Naugatuck-Maria Waage, age 86, widow of Lawrence Waage, Sr.,  passed away peacefully on Saturday March 2, 2019 at the VITAS Innovative Care Unit at St. Mary’s Hospital.   She was born in Slovakia on March 29, 1932, daughter of the late Stefan and Anna Spevak. Maria was a longtime Naugatuck resident, and had worked as a seamstress for many years while living in New York.  A woman that was full of life, she truly enjoyed spending time with her family an…

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    Florence Komacki

    View Florence Komacki Naugatuck Naugatuck-Florence (Broderick) Komacki, age 83, widow of Leonard Komacki, passed away at Waterbury Hospital on Monday February 25, 2019.   Mrs. Komacki was born in Naugatuck, CT on July 27, 1935, daughter of the late Joseph and Gladys Broderick.  She retired from the Shorewood Company after 23 years of service, and had also worked at Uniroyal for 16 years.  She was a member of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in Naugatuck.   Florence is surviv…

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    Sophie Sobireski

    View Sophie Sobireski Naugatuck Naugatuck-Sophie (Milek) Sobireski, age 88, widow of Stanley J. Sobireski, passed away peacefully on Tuesday February 26, 2019 at the VITAS Innovative Care unit at St. Mary’s Hospital.   She was born in Orange, CT on September 13, 1930, daughter of the late Walter and Mary (Brejnak) Milek.  A longtime Naugatuck resident, she retired from Lewis Engineering after many years of service.  Sophie was a communicant of St. Hedwig’s Church.  She enj…

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    Theodore “Ted” Melyan

    View Theodore “Ted” Melyan Naugatuck Naugatuck-Theodore “Ted” Melyan, age 91, passed away on Sunday February 24, 2019 peacefully at the VITAS Innovative Care Unit at St. Mary’s Hospital.   Ted was born in Naugatuck, CT on April 13, 1927, son of the late Antonie and Florentina (Smolenska) Melijan.  A lifelong resident of Naugatuck, he retired after 45 years from the Chemical Division of Uniroyal.  He proudly served his country in the United States Navy during World War II as a S…

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    Dominic Persutti

    View Dominic Persutti Glastonbury Glastonbury- Mr. Dominic Persutti, formerly of Naugatuck, died peacefully in his sleep on February 20, 2019. He was 95 years old. Mr. Persutti was born in Ansonia to the late Pasquale and Mary Persutti and was the husband of the late Julia A. Persutti for whom he cared devotedly in the last years of her illness. He was truly a saint.   Dominic retired from the Naugatuck Chemical after more than thirty years and then spent many happy years as a snow bird …

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    George Ravenscroft, Sr.

    View George Ravenscroft, Sr. Torrington Torrington-George A. Ravenscroft, Sr. passed away peacefully Sunday, February 17, at the age of 87. He leaves behind his adoring wife of 67 years, Jean (Kwasniewski) Ravenscroft; daughter, Pamela Bessette; son, George Ravenscroft, Jr.; son, Chris Ravenscroft; granddaughter, Lynne and her husband, Matt; two great-granddaughters; two grandsons Morgan and Tristam; brother, James and his wife, Eleanor; and several nieces and nephews.  He was predecease…

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    Steven Uszakiewicz, Sr.

    View Steven Uszakiewicz, Sr. Woodbury Woodbury-Steven P. Uszakiewicz, Sr., age 73, passed away on Friday February 7, 2019 at Waterbury Hospital.   He was born in Honolulu, HI on March 5, 1945, son of the late Walter and Irene (Rozenski) Uszakiewicz.  A graduate of Naugatuck High School, Steven retired from Kerite Co. after 35 years of service, and had also worked at Peter Paul for several years.  He was a true outdoorsman, and he enjoyed hunting, fishing and woodworking.  …

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    Joseph “Rich” Bellemare

    View Joseph “Rich” Bellemare Naugatuck     Joseph R. Bellemare, “Rich”, 84, of Naugatuck, the beloved husband of Claire (Kozich) Bellemare for 64 years, passed away peacefully surrounded by four generations on Tuesday February 5, 2019 at the St Mary’s Hospital VITAS Hospice Care Unit in Waterbury.   Rich was born in Waterbury, CT on April 16, 1934, son of the late Henri and Lydia (Bourassa) Bellemare.  Rich graduated from St. Anne’s School in Waterbury and made his home wi…

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    Helen Niedzial

    View Helen Niedzial Waterbury Waterbury-Helen Niedzial, age 95, passed away peacefully at Glendale Health Center on Wednesday January 30, 2019.   She was born in Waterbury, CT on October 21, 1923, daughter of the late Emil and Josephine (Ploski) Niedzialkowski.  A lifelong resident of Waterbury, she graduated from Wilby High School in 1941.  Helen retired as Payroll Supervisor from Scovill Century Brass after 41 years of service.  She was a longtime parishioner of St. Stan…

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    Janet Anderson

    View Janet Anderson Naugatuck Janet L. (Scielzo) Anderson, age 72, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, after a long illness.  Janet was born on September 16, 1946 in Bridgeport, CT, daughter of the late Jerry and Jeanette (Zielinski) Scielzo. She graduated from Bunnell High School in Stratford, worked in retail for many years and was a long-time Naugatuck resident. Janet loved ceramics, tag sales, spending time with family and friends and the company of her cats, especially Ro…

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    Ann Mis

    View Ann Mis Beacon Falls Beacon Falls-Ann W. (Walsh) Mis, age 90, widow of Edmund Mis, passed away at the Lutheran Home of Southbury peacefully on Thursday January 24, 2019.   She was born in Waterbury, CT on December 20, 1928, daughter of the late John and Anna (Mahoney) Walsh.  Ann was a longtime resident of Beacon Falls and retired from Scovill Hamilton Beach after many years serving as executive secretary.  She was a communicant of St. Michael’s Church and a member of the …

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    Mark Bowman

    View Mark Bowman Naugatuck Naugatuck-Mark E. Bowman, age 52, beloved husband of Shawne (McGrath) Bowman, passed away on Thursday January 24, 2019 unexpectedly at St. Mary’s Hospital.   He was born in Milford, CT on December 29, 1966, son of Eugene Bowman of Naugatuck and Carol Cesarek of Florida.  Mark was a resident of Naugatuck for over 20 years and was currently working at Atlantic Ventilating and Equipment in Cromwell.  He had also worked for many years at Post University.&…

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    Joseph Schumski, Jr.

    View Joseph Schumski, Jr. Beacon Falls Beacon Falls-Joseph Schumski,  Jr., age 100, beloved husband of Jennie (Jasinski) Schumski, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday January 25, 2019.   Mr. Schumski was born in Seymour, CT on December 18, 1918, son of the late Joseph Schumski, Sr. and the late Mary (Kozlowski) Schumski.  He was a longtime resident of Beacon Falls, and had retired from Homer D. Bronson Company after 33 years of service.  He was a member of the Bea…

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    Zulmira Pinheiro

    View Zulmira Pinheiro Naugatuck Naugatuck-Zulmira (Duarte) Pinheiro, age 96, widow of Jose Pinheiro, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday January 24, 2019.   Mrs. Pinheiro was born in Portugal on November 9, 1922, daughter of the late Teodoro and Anna Duarte.  She resided with her family in Naugatuck since 1985, and was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church.  She enjoyed cooking, crocheting, and spending time with her family.   Zulmira leaves her children, A…

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    Sharon Sodlosky

    View Sharon Sodlosky Naugatuck SHARON (SMEGELSKI) SODLOSKY, PASSED AWAY ON SATURDAY JANURY 5, 2019 AFTER A BRIEF ILLNESS. SHE WAS BORN IN WATERBURY, CT ON JANUARY 30, 1944, DAUGHTER OF THE LATE THOMAS STANLEY SMEGELSKI AND JANE B. SMEGELSKI. SHARON IS SURVIVED BY HER SISTER, VIRGINIA NAFIS OF NAUGATUCK; HER SISTER-IN-LAW JAN SMEGELSKI-O’MEARA (WILLIAM) OF OLD LYME, CT; HER NIECE KAREN NAFIS GIANNI OF LITTLE RIVER, NY; HER NEPHEW DAVID NAFIS (MELISSA) OF SOUTHINGTON, CT; LAURA NAFIS PENNINGTON…

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    Alvin Schiller

    View Alvin Schiller Naugatuck Naugatuck-Alvin K. Schiller, age 92, husband of the late Lydia (Fidalgo) Schiller, passed away at Waterbury Hospital on Tuesday January 15, 2019.   Mr. Schiller was born in Naugatuck on May 30, 1926, son of the late Louis and Caroline (Trichel) Schiller.  He was a lifelong Naugatuck resident and a graduate of Naugatuck High School, where he was captain of both football and baseball teams.  Alvin was a member of the Naugatuck Hall of Fame, VFW Post …

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    Helen Csengo

    View Helen Csengo Naugatuck     Naugatuck-Helen M. (Marczewski) Csengo, age 100. beloved wife of the late Steven Csengo, passed away peacefully on Monday January14, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital VITAS Innovative Care Unit.   Mrs. Csengo was born in Seymour, CT on June 25, 1918, daughter of the late Stephen and Caroline (Salaga)  Marczewski.  A longtime resident of Naugatuck, she retired from Peter Paul Company after many years of service.  Helen was a communicant o…

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    Linda Canter

    View Linda Canter Dover, New Hampshire   Dover New Hampshire- Linda Frances (Objinski) Canter passed away Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 at Wentworth Douglas Hospital in Dover. She was the daughter.of John and Helen Objinski. Linda received her bachelors degree from Southern Connecticut State College and her masters degree from Boston College. In her long and illustrious teaching career, she taught in many different states nationally as well as internationally in Germany. She ended her caree…

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    Walter Riley

    View Walter Riley Naugatuck Naugatuck – Walter B. Riley, 63, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and friends on January 2, 2019 after a brief battle with cancer. He was beloved by his wife, Liz Riley and daughter Shannon Riley. ​Walter was born in New York City and raised in Keansburg, New Jersey, the middle child of five siblings. He was predeceased by his father William Riley and his mother Eileen Riley as well as his sister, Margaret Graham of New York. Walter is survived by hi…

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    Christopher Clifford

    View Christopher Clifford Naugatuck Naugatuck-Christopher John Clifford,44, of 298 Hillside Ave died suddenly and went Home to the Lord, at the home of his parents on Friday December 28, 2018. Christopher was born in Orange, California on June 26, 1974, son of Deacon Thomas J. and Linda R (Kulis) Clifford of Naugatuck.  He graduated from Naugatuck High School in 1992 and received a Degree in Culinary Arts from Johnson and Wales University in Providence, R.I. in 1995. As a longtime member…

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    Joseph Kubeck Sr.

    View Joseph Kubeck Sr. Naugatuck Naugatuck- Joseph Stephen Kubeck Sr. 91, of Naugatuck, died Monday December 31st at St. Marys Hospital Vitas Hospice after a brief illness. He was the widower of Jennie (Caparaso) Kubeck.          Joseph was born November 28th, 1927 in Duryea, Pennsylvania, son of the late Stephenand Catherine Kubick. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1944 to 1946 and the U.S. Navy from 1946 to 1947. He was a service…

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    Paul Cyr

    View Paul Cyr Naugatuck Naugatuck-Paul Cyr, age 61, husband of Lidia (Kacprzynski) Cyr, passed away on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at Yale New Haven Hospital. Paul was born in Frenchville, Maine on September 23, 1957, son of the late Leonide and Albertine (Tardif) Cyr.  He was a graduate of Sacred Heart University and a longtime resident of the Naugatuck Valley.  He had worked as a manufacturing engineer at Sikorsky Aircraft for more than 36 years and was a proud veteran of the Uni…

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    Barbara Ann Wichlinski

    View Barbara Ann Wichlinski Naugatuck Naugatuck-Barbara Ann (Kowalski) Wichlinski age 54, beloved wife of Grzegorz Wichlinski, passed away surrounded by her closest family on Wednesday December 26, 2018.   She was born on March 4, 1964 in Waterbury, CT daughter of the late Alfons and Irena (Lazarski) Kowalski.  She was a graduate of Post College and was a longtime Naugatuck resident.  Barbara worked at Gem Manufacturing for more than 30 years up until her illness.  She was…