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John E. "Gene" Melecsinsky

NEW BRITAIN, CT John E. "Gene" Melecsinsky, 80, died Sunday Valentine's Day, February 14, 2016 at home. John was born in Brattleboro, VT and was the son of the late John and Julia (Bomba) Melecsinsky. He worked as a pressman for The Book Press in Brattleboro, VT for several years. John enjoyed ice fishing and landscape photography, He held numerous art showings throughout Europe, and had works accepted at the Uffizi and Medici museums in Florence, Italy. John lived in Florence, Italy part-time for 54 years. He attended Pratt Institute of Art in Brooklyn, NY. Gene's happiest times were in Tuscany and on the Bomba family farm in Hinsdale, N.H. John is survived by many cousins and friends and was predeceased by his sister, Patricia Melecsinsky. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral Rites will be held Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. at Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home, 764 Farmington Ave., New Britain, CT. followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Ann Church, 101 North St., New Britain, CT. Relatives and friends may call at the Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home, Wednesday from 5 7 p.m.
Published in Brattleboro Reformer on Feb. 16, 2016
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