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Donald N. Righenzi, 83, of West Hartford passed away on Sunday, (August 11, 2013). Donald was born on September 23, 1930 in Hartford, son of the late Alexander and Mary (Maher) Righenzi. Donald is survived by his wife of 56 years, Jean (Branciere) Righenzi; his son Donald Righenzi, Jr. and his wife Silvana of Marlborough; his son Joseph Righenzi and Sandy Gifford and his daughter Mary Leone and David Hager all of West Hartford; his grandchildren, Michael and Paul Righenzi and Julia Leone. Donald was a veteran of the Korean War, serving four years in the United States Air Force. He worked 32 years for the Southern New England Telephone Company, retiring in 1987. Donald was an avid golfer and member of the Rockledge Men's Club. He had four career holes in ones and won several flight championships.
A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, August 22, at 11 a.m. in the Church of St. Helena, Echo Lane, West Hartford. Burial will be private and there are no calling hours. Donations in Donald's memory can be made to St. Mary's Home, 2021 Albany Ave., West Hartford, CT 06117. The Sheehan Hilborn Breen Funeral Home, 1084 New Britain Ave., West Hartford has care of the arrangements. Online line condolences may be made at www.sheehanhilbornbreen.com.

Published in The Hartford Courant from Aug. 17 to Aug. 18, 2013
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