HARWINTON >> Jeanne Canning Tomasiewicz, 83, widow of Michael Tomasiewicz, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 6, 2013. Jeanne was born in Waterbury and was daughter to the late John and Mary Canning.
Jeanne was a long-time resident of Harwinton and worked as a real estate agent, newspaper writer, and for many years in the antique business. Jeanne was an avid reader and had an extensive library of books. She had a wonderful Irish spirit and a strong belief in God.
She was a devoted mother and grandmother and will be missed by her surviving sons, Michael and Patrick, their spouses, Andra and Sandra, her grandchildren, Sadie, Donovan, Augusta, Jack and Nicholas, and several nieces and nephews. She was also predeceased by her son, Chester, and her sisters, Alice and Margaret.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer`s Association, PO. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011. There are no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church at 78 Litchfield Road, Harwinton, Connecticut. Arrangements are being handled by Cook Funeral Home, Torrington, Connecticut. Condolences may be sent to the Tomasiewicz family by visiting www.cookfuneralhomect.com.