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DESENO, Donald and Carolyn

Carolyn Francis (Baldino) DeSeno "Bunny", 66, of Southington, died peacefully at Hartford Hospital surround by her loving family on Thursday, (January 3, 2013). She was born in New Britain and was the daughter of the late Gaetano and Caroline (Pace) Baldino. She was predeceased by her loving husband Donald William DeSeno, 73, of Southington, who died unexpectedly at home on Friday, (December 21, 2012). He was born in New Britain and was the son of the late Peter Henry and Margaret, (LaMonte) DeSeno. Carolyn and Donald lived in Southington for the last 35 years, previously residing in New Britain. Carolyn attended local schools, graduating from New Britain High School. She was a graduate of the National Hairdressing Academy and worked for various salons. Carolyn also worked for Napier Jewelry before attending school for medical coding and worked at PharAmerica. Donald attended local schools, graduating from Goodwin Tech and proudly served his country with the US Army 101/st Air Born Division. He was employed as a surveyor with Tilcon Connecticut. Donny was a member of the International operating engineers Union Local #478 and a member of American Legion Post #0200. Donny loved boxing was an avid spectator throughout his life. His passions include carpentry and cooking. He was the master chef in the kitchen and we will miss his cooking. Donny enjoyed following the Yankees and was a fan of UCONN basketball. Mostly, we miss Donny for the loving character he was. Bunny loved bingo, cooking and every one in her enormous family. She always looked forward to the holidays and entertaining. She was the original Miss Santa Claus with a true sprit for giving. Carolyn and Donald were married for 44 years. Donald was survived by his brother Peter Carl DeSeno and his wife Frances, of Newington. He leaves Aunt Theresa Silas and her husband Leo (Al) of Southington and an Uncle Salvatore DeSeno of Florida. Carolyn was survived by her brother Patrick Baldino and his wife Deborah, of Southington; brother Frank Baldino and his wife Kathleen, of Newington; brother Anthony Baldino and his wife Grace, of New Britain; sister Natalie Paladino, of Kensington. Both are survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Their funeral service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 starting at 10 a.m. from the New Britain Memorial Donald D. Sagarino Funeral Home, 444 Farmington Ave., New Britain, followed by the funeral liturgy at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph Church, New Britain. Burial with military honors (for Donny) will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday,, January 11th, from 4-7 P.M. at the funeral home.(directions: I-84, right off Exit 37, 1 1/2 miles on right). Please visit and send tributes on www.newbritainsagarino.com.

Published in The Hartford Courant on Jan. 9, 2013
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