Winifred Tacinelli, 90, beloved wife of the late John Tacinelli, Jr., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at MidState Medical Center.
Born on March 28, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Sylvester Markowski, Sr. and Ann Markowski. A lifelong resident of Meriden, Winifred was a graduate of Meriden High School, Class of 1950 and a parishioner of St. Stanislaus Church. She worked for Canberra Industries from where she retired after many years of service. Winifred enjoyed sewing, working with ceramics and cooking. She was known for her delicious meatballs. Most important to Winifred was caring and spending time with her grandchildren. A loving mother and grandmother, she will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her children: David B. Tacinelli and his wife Angela of Meriden, Paul J. Tacinelli and his wife Chris of FL, Lori A. Pisani and her husband Larry of Southington; her sister Rita Petrucelli; seven grandchildren: Gina, PJ, Jason, Ashley, Christina, Daniel, Jordan; eight great grandchildren including her special great granddaughter Alexia and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, Sylvester Markowski, Jr. and her sister, Lois Trudel.
Her funeral will be held on Monday, September 20th at 10:30 a.m. from the Meriden Memorial Funeral Home, 450 Broad St., Meriden, when the funeral cortege will proceed to St. Stanislaus Church for a Mass of Christian burial at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects on Monday morning from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at the Meriden Memorial Funeral Home. To send an online expression of sympathy, please visit meridenmemorialfh.com
. Donations in memory of Winifred Tacinelli may be made to St. Faustina Parish, 82 Akron St., Meriden, CT 06450.
Published by The Record-Journal from Sep. 17 to Sep. 18, 2021.