Wanda (Panek) Jarvis, of Enfield, entered into eternal life on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford. Wanda was the beloved wife of Lloyd A. Jarvis, with whom she would have celebrated 60 wonderful year of marriage on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012.
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She was born on Dec. 20, 1931, in Enfield, the daughter of the late Leon and Teofilia (Toczek) Panek, and was a lifelong resident of Enfield. A devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, she dedicated her life to caring for her family and home. Wanda's Polish heritage instilled a passion for Polish music and dancing the polka. She also enjoyed reading, going to the beach, and trips to the casino, but her greatest treasure was spending time with her children, grandchildren and was looking forward to meeting her great-granddaughter in November.
Besides her beloved husband, Lloyd, she is also survived by her loving children, Diane Maxellon, and her husband, Douglas, of Enfield and Lloyd A. Jarvis, and his wife, Joanne, of East Windsor; her six beloved grandchildren, Michele Vogt and husband, Will, of Florida, Brian Maxellon, Nicole Maxellon, Ryan Jarvis, all of Enfield, Kristie Jarvis and Lloyd Jarvis of East Windsor; and a great-granddaughter, Samantha Vogt. Wanda was predeceased by two sons, Wayne Jarvis (1999) and Glenn Jarvis (2009).
Relatives and friends may gather with her family during calling hours on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Browne Memorial Funeral Chapels, 43 Shaker Road, Enfield.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, with the funeral procession forming at 9 a.m. from the funeral home to St. Adalbert Church, 90 Alden Ave., Enfield, for a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow in St. Adalbert Cemetery, Enfield.
For online condolences and directions, go to
Browne Funeral Chapels
43 Shaker Road Enfield, CT 06082
Published in Journal Inquirer from Oct. 8 to Oct. 12, 2012