MERIDEN - Josephine (Kos) McConnell, 93, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at MidState Medical Center, surrounded by her family.
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Born on March 18, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Marosz) Kos. A lifelong resident of Meriden, Josephine attended St. Stanislaus School, Meriden High School and was a life long parishioner of St. Stanislaus Church. She was employed by the New Departure Division of General Motors Corporation from where she retired. Josephine truly enjoyed the companionship and friendship of her immediate and extended family. She was a compassionate and caring woman, who donated regularly to numerous charitable organizations. Josephine looked forward to attending her weekly Setback Card Players sessions. She was an avid fan of the UCONN men's and women's basketball teams. A loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, Josephine will be greatly missed.
Mrs. McConnell is survived by her loving daughter, Elizabeth (Bundock) and her husband, Henry, of Glastonbury; her grandson, Brian Bundock, of New York City; granddaughter, Kimberly (Bundock) Ambrosio and her husband, Ken, of Trumbull; two great-grandsons, Nicholas and Evan Ambrosio, of Trumbull; a brother, Raymond Kos and his wife, Mary, of Meriden; a sister, Lois (Kos) Dominello and her late husband, Ray, of Meriden; three nephews, George Dominello, Raymond Kos Jr., and Gregory Kos; three nieces, Lynn (Dominello) Iwanicki, Carol Jane Mikowski, and Patricia (Mikowski) Detol. She was predeceased by her sister and brother-in-law, Sally (Kos) and Peter Mikowski Sr.; her sister, Jeanette Kos; two brothers, Edward Kos and Joseph Kos; and a nephew, Peter Mitkowski, Jr.
The family would like to extend sincere appreciation to the staff of MidState Medical Center and The Meriden Center Nursing Facility, for the professionalism, thoughtfulness and excellent care provided to Josephine during her illness.
Her Mass of Christian burial will be held on Thursday, June 12, at 10 a.m. at St. Stanislaus Church. Everyone is asked to go directly to church. Burial will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects on Wednesday, June 11, from 4 until 8 p.m. at the Stempien Funeral Home 450 Broad St., Meriden. To send an online expression of sympathy, please visit www.stempienfuneralhome.com.
Stempien Funeral Home, Inc.
450 Broad Street Meriden, CT 06450
Published in The Record-Journal on June 10, 2014