Genevieve "Jenny" A. Halstead, passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. She was the wife of the late Marion "Lee" Halstead. Jenny was born on January 1, 1926 in New Hartford; the daughter of the late Micheal Pompa and Regina (Bucek) Pompa. She was a resident of the New Hartford and Barkhamsted area all her life. She enjoyed golfing, bowling, billards and played 9 ball and 8 ball right to her last days. Jenny also liked cooking and baking. She was active, independent and a cancer survivor. She was also an avid UCONN Girls fan. Jenny leaves her daughter, Judith Santoro and her husband Thomas; a brother, Paul Pompa; three sisters, Margaret Cswercko, Anna Grunwalski and Kathryn Bird; two grandchildren, Joel and Ross; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by siblings, Elizabeth, Stephen, Andrew, Joseph, Edward and John. Friends may call on Monday, May 13, 2013 at Montano-Shea Funeral Home, 5 Steele Road, New Hartford from 10 – 11:30 with a funeral service at 11:30 AM. Burial will follow at Barkhamsted Center Cemetery, Barkhamsted. Memorial donations may be made to: The
, 38 Richard Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06854-2318. Visit an online guestbook at Montano-shea.com.
Published in The Register Citizen on May 11, 2013