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Loretta M. FEDUS

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FEDUS, Loretta M.

Loretta M. Fedus, wife of the late John G. Fedus, passed away peacefully on November 16, 2011 at the Harrington Court Convalescent Home in Colchester, CT. She was born on November 5, 1917 in the Rockfall section of Middlefield, the daughter of Piotr "Peter" and Agneska Florian Myjak. She is survived by two sons, John G. Fedus, Jr. of Colchester and Ronald Fedus of Briarwood, NY, and two daughters Elizabeth Bella of Northhampton, MA and Lorraine Lott of Naples, FL. Besides her late husband and parents, she was predeceased by a daughter, Dorothy Lewis. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren and two sisters, Sister Mary Florentine of Enfield and Gertrude Wnek of Cromwell. She was predeceased by three brothers, Peter Myjak, Florian Myjak and a sister Genevieve Kessler. For over 25 years, Loretta worked with her husband, John, who was the Town Clerk and Tax Collector in Colchester. She was a member of St. Andrew's Parish and a lifelong member of the Ladies Guild. She was a wonderful cook and an accomplished seamstress. In her later years, she had the opportunity to travel and in October 1981, she met Pope John Paul II on a visit to Rome. She will be remembered by her family and grandchildren for the wonderful meals she prepared during the holidays. She was also very generous in supporting the educational needs of her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Family and friends may visit the Belmont Funeral Home on November 25, 2011 at 144 South Main in Colchester from 2 to 4 p.m. and during the evening between the hours of 6 and 8 p.m. A funeral mass will be held at St. Andrew's Church on Saturday (November 26th) at 10 a.m. followed by a burial at St. Joseph Cemetery. A luncheon celebrating Loretta's life will follow. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Felician Sisters, 1315 Enfield St., Enfield, CT 06082.

Published in The Hartford Courant on Nov. 19, 2011
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