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GULINO, Lucia M.
Lucia M. Gulino, 48, of Wethersfield, daughter of Sebastiana (Amenta) Gulino of Wethersfield and the late Sebastiano "Pasquale" Gulino, passed away peacefully on Saturday (June 2, 2012) at Hartford Hospital, surrounded by her loving and devoted family. She was born in Hartford on December 29, 1963. Lucia graduated from Bulkeley High School (1981), Rhode Island School of Photography (1983), followed by a B.A. from the University of Hartford (HARTT School). She next attended the Watershed School in Maine, where she perfected her pottery and obtained her Master of Arts from the prestigious Cranbrook Academy of Art. Lucia became an art professor at the University of Hartford, with later teaching assignments at Trinity College, Wesleyan Potters, Farmington Art Guild and the Metropolitan Learning Center (MLC) magnet school. The last six years of her career were at Sharon Center School in Sharon. Besides her mother, she is survived by her brother, Paolo Gulino and his wife Pina of Wethersfield, loving niece and goddaughter Gabriella and adored nephews Seby and Alex. Lucia is also survived by her aunt Lucia Amenta, aunt and uncle, Tina and Antonio Farina of Wethersfield, their son Michael Farina and his children Nicole, Jonathan and Ashley, cousin Angela and her husband Dean Taylor of Hebron, and their children Cassidy, Mia and Phoebe, aunt Nicoletta Gulino of Canicattini Bagni, Italy, aunt and uncle Concetta and Andrea Chiaramonte, of Canicattini Bagni, Italy and many other cousins, including Paul Cavaliere of Florida. The family would like to thank the nurses and doctors of the Helen and Harry Gray Cancer Center at Hartford Hospital for the care and compassion they provided Lucia, especially Becky. We would also like to thank Lucia's "Sunday Brunch Club", Lis-el, Wanda, Lyn and Rosie, and the rest of the girls; Leslie and Nicole and the staff at Sharon Center School for all of the support and love they've showed Lucia. A very special thanks to Rita, Marisa and Emily, lifelong friends of Lucia, who showed her the true meaning of unconditional love.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 9 a.m. from the D'Esopo Funeral Chapel, 277 Folly Brook Blvd., Wethersfield, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Luke Church, 66 Bolton Street, Hartford. The burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford. Calling hours are Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral chapel. For online expressions of sympathy, please visit

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Published in Hartford Courant on Jun. 5, 2012.
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August 11, 2020
I am so saddened by the loss of Lucia. We were very close in our younger years. Working side by side at Buon Apetito.... My deepest, deepest sympathy to the Gulino family. much love always. paulette
August 3, 2020
Laurie Switzer
January 14, 2013
Dear Nella. Paul and Pina and family
I am so hear heart broken to hear of Lucias passing. You all are in my prayers with deepest sympathy.
Andrea Johnson Downey
Andrea Downey
June 8, 2012
My deepest condolences on your loss. May you all find Peace, Love and Light during this trying time. Lucia will be missed.
Aaron Flynn
June 7, 2012
Signora Nella,Paul and Pina I'm still shocked about Lucia passing that is not fair my thought and prayers are with you all.
Tony Mancuso
June 6, 2012
beautiful, kind and talented. we will miss you lucia, and the magic you brought to our art days. with deepest condolences to your mother and family,
diane dupuis
June 6, 2012
The Gulino Family...our deepest sympathies during this time...God proves to us He takes the best,especially when He called Lucia home,a true Angel watching over you...R.I.P. Lucia,we will miss you..your contagious smile..
Santina Bongiovanni
June 6, 2012
Pina and Paul, so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Silvestre & Linda Pereira
Linda Pereira
June 6, 2012
I was so surprised to hear of Lucia's passing. I always enjoyed her company at dances and we enjoyed sharing our love of pottery
susan gerr
June 5, 2012
Bulkeley H.S. Alumni Association
June 5, 2012
Ciao Lucia. Non e facile accettare la tua perdita, sei e sarai sempre nei nostri cuori e pensieri. Buon viaggio e ricordati di vegliare su di noi, adesso ci sei anche tu con gli altri angeli nel firmamento di Dio.
Gaetano Chiaramonte
June 5, 2012
shocked to read this! deepest sympathy during this time. elaine scotece
elaine scotece
June 5, 2012
elaine scotece
June 5, 2012
To the Gulino family,
we are so sorry for your loss.
May the wonderful memories of Lucia,
comfort you all.
Anthony and Phyllis
Anthony & Phyllis Summa
June 5, 2012
Gulino family, So sorry for your loss it's never easy saying goodbye to someone who means so much in your life...God Bless you all and comfort you during this time, know that Lucia is safely home and no longer in pain...
Love, Benny,Denise,Patrick Migliorati
Migliorati Family
June 5, 2012
Ben and Denise Migliorati
June 5, 2012
Lucia was a very talented artist and teacher. We will miss her. Our sympathies go out to her family and many friends.
Wesleyan Potters
June 5, 2012
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Anna Caligiore
June 5, 2012
Good Bye Old Friend. I am blessed to have been a part of your life. I love you and I will miss you always
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