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June 18, 2018

Rev. Maximino Aponte

Rev. Maximino Aponte

New Britain, CT

Rev. Maximino Aponte, 68, of New Britain, Pastor of the Christian Pentecostal Church in New Britain, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 15, 2018. He was the husband of Norma Aponte. Born in Aguas Buenas, Puerto Rico, he was the son of the late Pablo Aponte and...

Marilyn Bastek

Marilyn Bastek

Southington, CT

Mrs. Marilyn (Radigan) Bastek, 79, of Southington, formerly of Ridgefield, wife of William Bastek, passed away on Thursday June 15, Along with her husband, Marilyn is survived by two sons Greg and his wife Denise Bastek of Seymour, CT and Chris and his wife Stephanie Bastek of...

James W. Cahill

James W. Cahill

Colchester, CT

James W. Cahill, of Colchester and formerly of Southington, passed away on June 16, 2018. He was 86 years old. Jim leaves his beloved daughter, Colleen Kalita, two sons, James Cahill, Jr. and Bryan Cahill; four grandchildren, Alycia, Joshua, Melyssa-Amber and Sean-Patrick; and...

Elliott Steven "Steve" Knafel

Elliott Steven "Steve" Knafel

South Windsor, CT

Elliott (Steve) Knafel 72 passed away Saturday June 16th 2018. He is survived by his wife Sandra and his brother Irwin Knafel. He leaves his in laws Edward and Deborah Luria, his nephews: Glen Knafel, Daniel and Eric Luria, his niece Lori Togo and grandniece Lily Knafel. A...

Marcia Mickle

Marcia Mickle

East Hartford, CT

Marcia Mickle 87, of East Hartford passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Riverside Health and Rehab Center . She was born in Hartford, CT to William S.and Edith (Bates) Vallon. She had many hobbies, crossword puzzles , jigsaw, latch hook , reading and cooking....

Carlos Silva Santiago

Carlos Silva Santiago

West Hartford, CT

Carlos Silva Santiago, 88, of Hartford, beloved husband of the late Esmeralda Goncalves, passed away, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Born in Vale Maior, Albergaria-A-Velha, Portugal, Carlos had lived in Portugal and Brazil before coming to the United States in the early 1980's. He...

John B. Szydlowski

John B. Szydlowski

Southington, CT

John B. Szydlowski, 90, of Southington, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018. He was the husband of the late Virginia (Flower) Szydlowski. He was born Nov. 15, 1927 in Bristol the son of the late John P. and Katherine (Zetarski) Szudlowski. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army....

June 17, 2018

Ernest Joseph "Ernie" Angersola

Ernest Joseph "Ernie" Angersola

Chester, CT

Ernest Joseph "Ernie" Angersola, age 96, a lifelong resident of Chester entered the realm of Heaven on Thursday morning, June 14, 2018 at Chesterfields Health and Rehabilitation in Chester. He was the beloved husband of Antoinette "Toni" (DiMauro) Angersola who predeceased him...

Bruce W. Bailey Sr.

Bruce W. Bailey Sr.

Southington, CT

Bruce W. Bailey Sr., 81, of Southington, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the Summit of Plantsville. He had been the loving husband of Maureen (Galliher) Bailey for nearly 61 years. Born on June 27, 1936 in New Britain to the late...

Daniel R. Bixby

Daniel R. Bixby

Torrington, CT

Daniel R. Bixby, 74, died at his home on Saturday, June 2, 2018. He was born in New Haven on July 21, 1943 to the late Paul Daniel and Evelyn Quilliam Bixby. Dan served his country in the Air Force during the Vietnam War where he was stationed at Da Nang Air Base, Vietnam. He...

George R. Brown

George R. Brown

Mystic, CT

The Children and Grandchildren of George R. Brown, who passed away on May 31, 2018 have finalized arrangements for a memorial service. The memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m.,on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church located at 56 Great Hammock Road in...

Kenneth J. Chesner

Kenneth J. Chesner

Hartford, CT

Kenneth Jay Chesner-65 Born July 26, 1952 Died June 14, 2018 Kenneth Chesner passed away at home in Richmond, Virginia after courageously fighting cancer for almost two years. The son of Jacob "Jack" and Mildred (Solomon) Chesner, he was born in Queens, New York but was raised...

Yvonne Constance Daniels

Yvonne Constance Daniels

Hartford, CT

Yvonne Constance Daniels, 77, of East Hartford, CT passed away peacefully on June 14, 2018. She was born on November 15, 1940 to the late Victor and Hilda Gairy in Linden Town, Guyana. Yvonne was housewife for most of her life, but was a woman of many talents. She loved to...

Nilda Dejesus

Nilda Dejesus

Manchester, CT

Nilda Dejesus, 61 of Hartford passed away on Friday 6/15 at St. Francis Hospital. She is survived by her mother, Juanita (Vega) Dejesus, her ten siblings Benardino, Jorge, Carmen, Lidia, Roberto, Luz, Zulma, Bernardo, Mayra and Julio, a host of Nieces, Nephews, Great-nieces...

Elinor Carroll DuBois

Elinor Carroll DuBois

Canton, CT

Elinor Carroll DuBois, 85, of Canton, widow of Clifford R. DuBois, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 14, 2018 at her home. Born November 22, 1932 in Farmington, she was the daughter of the late Burton J. and Elizabeth (Gabree) Carroll. Elinor had many career interests in...

Jeannie M. Franklin-Brown

Jeannie M. Franklin-Brown

South Glastonbury, CT

Jeannie M. Franklin-Brown, 87, beloved wife of Robert A. Brown of South Glastonbury, died Friday, June 8th at Hartford Hospital. Jeannie was born in Montreal, Canada on June 27, 1930, to the late Marguerite de Bonneville Baldwin and Howard Lea Marshall. She and Marguerite...

Everett C. Gates

Everett C. Gates

Glastonbury, CT

Everett C. Gates, 85, of Glastonbury, beloved husband of Betty (Lieser) Gates, died Friday June 15, 2018 at Marlborough Health Care Center. Born September 2, 1932 in Manchester, son of the late Francis and Ina (Buck) Gates, he was a lifelong resident of Glastonbury. Prior to...

Robert T. Herdlein

Robert T. Herdlein

Hartford, NH

It is with great sadness that the family of Robert Thomas Herdlein announces his passing on June 11, 2018 at the age of 64 after a period of declining health. Bob was born and raised by the late Mr. Robert S. Herdlein and Mrs. Marion (Luddy) Herdlein of New Britain, CT. He...

Published in The Hartford Courant from Jun. 15 to Jun. 17, 2018.

Everett "Ted" Kilbride

Everett "Ted" Kilbride

Madison, CT

Everett "Ted" Thomas Kilbride, Jr. of Madison, Connecticut, the beloved husband of Annette, passed away suddenly on June 9, 2018. He was born in Springfield, Massachusetts on November 11, 1942 to Everett and Irene Kilbride. Ted grew up with his family and his extended family...

Daniel J. Kolavage Jr.

Daniel J. Kolavage Jr.

Hartford, CT

Daniel J. Kolavage, Jr., 52, of Wethersfield, died Thursday, June 14, 2018. He was born in Hartford, the son of the late Daniel J. and Marie (Balczuk) Kolavage, Sr. and resided in greater Hartford all of his life. Daniel was formerly employed by United Parcel Service (UPS) and...

Daniel A. "Danny" Nelson

Daniel A. "Danny" Nelson

Hartland, CT

Daniel A. "Danny" Nelson, Sr., 79, a lifelong resident of West Hartland, CT, passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at Brookdale Senior Life Assisted Living Facility in Dedham, MA. He was the son of the late William Nelson, Sr., and Dorothy (Thompson) Nelson. He was the husband of...

Alice W. Owen

Alice W. Owen

Niantic, CT

Alice "Wanda" Owen, 87, of Niantic, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 11, 2018 at Bridebrook. She was born on October 6, 1930, in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, the daughter of Vincent and Wilimena (Steele) Adams. Prior to coming to the United States Wanda had worked...

Anthony L. Palmieri

Anthony L. Palmieri

Southington, CT

Anthony L. Palmieri, 78, of Southington passed away on Saturday, June 16th at Hartford Hospital. He was the husband of the late Yvette (Cyr) Palmieri. He was born on March 18, 1940 in Southington the son of the late Sisto and Iona (Cook) Palmieri. He worked in Law Enforcement...

Filomena "Dolly" Rotundo

Filomena "Dolly" Rotundo

Rocky Hill, CT

Filomena "Dolly" (D'Agata) Rotundo, 84, of Rocky Hill, beloved wife of the late Louis A. Rotundo, passed away peacefully on June 15, 2018 surrounded by her beloved family. Dolly was born on August 29, 1933 in Hartford, daughter of the late Angelo and Filomena (Mancini)...

Edward John Schmitt

Edward John Schmitt

Newington, CT

Edward John Schmitt passed away on January 14, 2018 in Darien, Georgia. He was the son of Marcella (Bertollini) Schmitt and the late Edwin Schmitt. Ed was born in Hartford on August 11, 1943, and lived most of his life in Newington. Besides his mother, he leaves his wife,...

Carl Maurice Stevens

Carl Maurice Stevens

West Hartford, CT

Carl Maurice Stevens, 82, of West Hartford, husband of the late Caroline M. (Reynolds) Stevens, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at Hartford Hospital. Born in Newport, VT, the son of the late Fred and Pearl (Reynolds) Stevens, he graduated Newport High School, Class of 1952....

Eugene Robert "Gene" Stursberg

Eugene Robert "Gene" Stursberg

Cheshire, CT

Eugene 'Gene' Robert Stursberg, 79, went to be home with the Lord on June 7, 2018. He is survived by his wife Linnea (Soderberg) Stursberg, with whom he recently celebrated 57 years of marriage. He was born April 16, 1939, in Bronx, NY, the son of the late Eugene and Viola...

June 16, 2018

Ralph "Ted" Elliott

Ralph "Ted" Elliott

East Hartford, CT

Ralph "Ted" Elliott, 88, of East Hartford passed away June 13, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family. Ralph was the youngest of 7 children, born June 19, 1929 to the late Clarence and A. Marie Elliott, in Litchfield, Connecticut. Ralph served in the United States Army...

Kenneth A. George

Kenneth A. George

Enfield, CT

Kenneth A. George, 74, of Enfield loving husband of Rose (Venturi) George passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 14, 2018. Ken was born March 24, 1944, in Revere, MA the son of the late Alex and Hellen (Boczkowski) George. Ken proudly served in the United States Navy...

Faith L. Mahaney

Faith L. Mahaney

Windsor Locks, CT

Faith L. Mahaney, 74 of Windsor Locks passed away peacefully Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Hartford Hospital.. She was born January 11, 1944 in Hartford,then in her early twenties she moved to Bloomfield, and later moved to Windsor Locks. She enjoyed traveling with friends and...

Carroll D. Mason

Carroll D. Mason

Stafford Springs, CT

Carroll Dennis Mason, 86, of Stafford Springs and formerly of Ellington, beloved husband of 65 years to Priscilla (Davidson) Mason, passed away on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at St. Francis Hospital. Born in Woodsville, New Hampshire, the son of the late Carroll and Avis (Dennis)...

Richard F. Nolan

Richard F. Nolan

West Hartford, CT

Richard F. Nolan, eldest son of the late Valmore Nolan and Helen Dougnoras Nolan, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June, 13, 2018 in Hartford after a brief illness. He is survived by his brothers, Robert Nolan of Hartford and Kenneth Nolan of Morris; a nephew, Jeffrey...

Mary P. Weselcouch

Mary P. Weselcouch

Essex, CT

Mary Placide Weselcouch (nee Mooney), age 88, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Mary, the beloved wife of Edward O. Weselcouch for nearly 67 years, was born in New Haven, CT, on November 16, 1929, and was the daughter of the late William J. Mooney and the late...

June 15, 2018

Raymond A. Bolduc

Raymond A. Bolduc

Killingworth, CT

Raymond (Ray) Bolduc of Palm Coast, Florida (formerly of East Haddam, CT), passed away peacefully on June 3, 2018. Born in Concord New Hampshire in 1928, he was the son of the late Alfred and Beatrice Bolduc. Ray served in the U. S. Navy before graduating from Plymouth State...

Anna T. "Molly" Chapman

Anna T. "Molly" Chapman

Enfield, CT

Anna Chapman, 78, of Enfield, beloved wife of the late Paul Chapman, entered into eternal peace Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at her home. Daughter of the late Jeremiah and Hannah (O'Connor) O'Leary, she was born on May 29, 1940, raised in Worcester, Massachusetts and later moved...

Chad A. Dever

Chad A. Dever

Windsor, CT

Chad Arthur Dever, 48, of Windsor, died Tuesday, June 12, 2018. He was born in Portsmouth, NH, son of Linda (Hodgdon) Dever of Hartford and the late Wesley H. Dever Jr. Chad was an attorney with the law firm of Cantor & Colburn. He was a graduate of UCONN where he received his...

David A. Hillard

David A. Hillard

Enfield, CT

David A. Hillard, 69, of Enfield, CT loving husband of Katharine (Rozanski) Jackobek Hillard passed away unexpectedly after a brief illness. David was born October 3, 1948, in Springfield, MA the son of the late Allen Reade Hillard and Peggy D.H. Lee. David proudly served in...

Thomas F. Kennedy Jr.

Thomas F. Kennedy Jr.

Suffield, MA

Westfield, MA-Thomas F. Kennedy, Jr. of Westfield, MA died on June 12, 2018 at Baystate Medical Center. He was born in Springfield, MA on November 20, 1926, the son of the late Thomas Kennedy Sr. and Mary Hopkins Kennedy. He was a graduate of Suffield High School and received...

Joseph E. "Joe" Kitchens

Joseph E. "Joe" Kitchens

Windsor, CT

Joseph E. Kitchens 93, of Windsor passed away June 7, 2018. Husband of Roberta Beckett Kitchens, twin brother of John A. Kitchens (Shirley) of Glastonbury, CT. Father of Ronald, Raymond, Lawrence, Markis, Michael (Susan), David, Joseph. Daughters Jacqueline Anderson (George),...

Published in The Hartford Courant from Jun. 13 to Jun. 15, 2018.

William J. "Billy" Maher Jr.

William J. "Billy" Maher Jr.

Portland, CT

William J. (Billy) Maher, Jr., 73, of Weyers Cave, Virginia, formerly of Portland, CT, Middletown, and Killingworth, CT, died following a brief illness at Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center in Harrisonburg, Virginia, on Saturday, April 28, 2018. A complete obituary...

Published in The Hartford Courant from Jun. 1 to Jun. 15, 2018.

Judith A. Pickering

Judith A. Pickering

New London, CT

New London- Judith Ann Pickering, of 85 Admiral Drive, passed away on Sunday May 27, 2018 at Bayview Health Care, Waterford. She was born January 12, 1944 in Berlin, New Hampshire, the daughter of the late John and Yvette Thibodeau Pickering, and was raised in Norwich,...

Robert Dixon Shangraw

Robert Dixon Shangraw

Out Of State, FL

Robert D. Shangraw, 87, passed peacefully on June 9, 2018 to join his beloved wife of 57 years, M. Janice Shangraw. Born in Port Chester, NY, he was the son of Frances Dixon Shangraw and Clayton Charles Shangraw. After graduation from Delbarton School (1948) and Rensselaer...

Dr. Bernard Spear

Dr. Bernard Spear

Bristol, CT

Dr. Bernard Spear, 94, of Bristol, widower of Harriett (Jacobs) Spear, died on Wednesday (June 13, 2018) in Bristol after a short illness. Born in Chicago on November 19, 1923 to the late David and Lena (Janoff) Spear, he spent his childhood in New Haven and most of his adult...

June 14, 2018

Elmer W. Anderson

Elmer W. Anderson

Farmington, CT

Elmer W. Anderson, 96, of Farmington, beloved husband for 68 years of Barbara (Miller) Anderson, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, June 12th, 2018. Born February 20th, 1922 in Hartford, he was the son of the late Carl O. and Jenny (Lind) Anderson. Elmer was a...

Patricia Ann Antigiovanni

Patricia Ann Antigiovanni

Farmington, CT

Patricia Ann Antigiovanni (née Bristol), beloved wife of Basilio Antigiovanni, passed away peacefully in Henderson, NV on February 15, 2017 at the age of 85. The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated Saturday (June 16) at 10:30am in the Church of St. Patrick, 110 Main St.,...

Gerard R. "Ray" Bolduc

Gerard R. "Ray" Bolduc

South Windsor, CT

Gerard R. "Ray" Bolduc, 86, of South Windsor, formerly of Surfside Beach, S.C., loving husband to Dolores C. (Breton) Bolduc, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 8, 2018 in Hartford with his family by his side. Gerard was born on July 19, 1931, in Winslow, Maine to the late...

Catherine Dowd "Marie" Campbell

Catherine Dowd "Marie" Campbell

East Windsor, CT

Catherine Marie Dowd Campbell went to be with the Lord on Monday June 11, 2018, held by her son Jason Clarke and with her beloved husband Peter Campbell by her side. While she struggled with cancer, she did not lose the battle, persevering with her endless strength and...

Lorenzo "Larry" Casalino

Lorenzo "Larry" Casalino

Simsbury, CT

Lorenzo "Larry" Casalino, 87, of Weatogue, beloved husband of Helen (Woolford) Casalino, died Monday, June 11, 2018 at Arden Courts of Avon. He was born November 11, 1930 in Brooklyn, NY, son of the late Gaetano and Frances (Puzziferri) Casalino and had lived in Glastonbury...

Dorothy J. Cezus

Dorothy J. Cezus

Windsor, CT

Dorothy J. Cezus, 88, of South Windsor, formerly of Windsor, beloved wife of James Cezus, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at St. Francis Hospital. Born in Windsor to the late Michael and Frances (Evans) Daniels, she lived most of her life in Windsor and...

Robert J. "Bob" DeManche III

Robert J. "Bob" DeManche III

Haddam, CT

Robert "Bob" Joseph DeManche III, 47, of Weatherford, OK, was killed Friday, June 8, 2018 in a tragic house fire. Bob is survived by his son, Brandon and his wife, Bryce, daughter, Krystal DeManche of Weatherford, OK and son, Michael Pacella IV of New Jersey; he is preceded in...

Rejane Jacqueline Denisky

Rejane Jacqueline Denisky

Ellington, CT

Rejane Jacqueline Denisky, 84, of Ellington, passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on Wed. June 13. She was born July 9, 1933, in New Bedford, MA, to the late Roland and Yvonne (Marchand) Allaire. She grew up in Fall River, MA before moving to Hartford as a...

Sandra Veronica Forde

Sandra Veronica Forde

Hartford, CT

Sandra Veronica Forde, 58, of Hartford CT, departed peacefully Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at The Hospital for Central Connecticut with her family by her side. Sandra was born in Barbados, West Indies. She was the daughter of Sheila Springer and the late Whitfield Clarke. Graduate...

Richard Paul Haesche Sr.

Richard Paul Haesche Sr.

Colchester, CT

Services for Richard Paul Haesche, Sr., who passed away at age 89 on June 12, 2018, widower of the late Agnes Rita (Gordon) Haesche are as follows: The family will receive guests starting at 11 AM Saturday (June 16th) at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Road...

Janet Kniffin

Janet Kniffin

Simsbury, CT

Janet Arvonen Kniffin of Simbsury, CT died on June 10, 2018 at Hartford Hospital after a 5-year battle with cancer. She is survived by her mother; Eleanore (Kivela) Arvonen of Simbsury, her sons; Jeremy Kniffin of Simsbury, Dan Kniffin and his wife Karen of Marlborough, MA,...