Wayne W. Rawson

SOUTHINGTON - Wayne W. Rawson, 65, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 at his home.

Wayne was born on Jan. 30, 1948 in Providence, R.I., and was the son of the late Waldo and Gladys (Daughtery) Rawson. Wayne served in the U. S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He had been employed by Pratt and Whitney for 30 years , retiring from there.

He is survived by his two daughters, Lesley DeAngelo and her husband, James Jr., of Southington and Kimberly Moreland and her husband, Robert, of Marlborough; three grandchildren, Kyle and Ryan DeAngelo, and Julia Moreland; a sister, Sandra Gittleman and her husband, Barry, of Southington; and longtime companion and best friend, Blanche Poinatale, of Bristol.

Services will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 11:30 a.m. at the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington. Visitation will be from 10 until 11:30 a.m. Burial with military honors will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Donations may be made to Disabled American Veterans, 755 Pine St., Fall River, MA 02720. For directions and online condolences visit www.dellavecchiafh.com.

Funeral Home

Della Vecchia Funeral Home
211 North Main Street Southington, CT 06489
860-628-2293

Published in The Record-Journal on Nov. 30, 2013