Our Obituaries

Maria D. Pittori

September 15, 1936 - January 5, 2018

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Mark E. Hillyer

January 21, 1949 - December 27, 2017

Oakdale-Mark E. Hillyer, age 68, of Oakdale, passed away on December 27, 2017 at William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich. He was born on January 21, 1949 in Glendale, CA to Dorothy (Meyring) Hillyer and the late Richard Lewis Hillyer. He married his loving wife Carol (Watkins) Hillyer on September 19, 1970 in Lansing, IL. Mark was a veteran of the US Navy of a thirty year service. He was a...
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William E. Balzer

September 17, 1941 - December 24, 2017

William Edward Balzer, 76, of Ledyard Connecticut, passed away on Sunday, December 24th, 2017, surrounded by his family. He was born to the late William C. and Laila (Leino) Balzer on September 17, 1941 in Queens, New York. "Bill" was a graduate of Lawrence High School, Cedarhurst, Long Island, New York. Following his graduation he attended the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan where he persued...
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Marcus P. JOB

March 9, 1929 - December 16, 2017

Job- Marcus P. Job 88 of Windham, formerly of Norwich, died Dec. 16, 2017. He was born in the Bronx NY son of the late Louis and Mary Job. He was employed as a submarine builder at General Dynamic until his retirement. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a semi professional baseball player playing in the Washington Senators farm system, and pitched for many different teams in the...
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Marissa J. Satiro

August 11, 2001 - November 27, 2017

UNCASVILLE - Marissa J. Satiro, 16, received her angel wings on Monday at her home surrounded by her loving family, after a long battle with cancer.Marissa, also known as "Rissa" and "Mama Jean" loved life to the fullest for her all too short here with us. Her heart and soul was an open book caring for everyone she met and even those she did not know. Being a cheerleader was right in character...
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Charles Edward Sautter

July 23, 1930 - November 25, 2017

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Marion O. Mercer

October 22, 1921 - November 22, 2017

UNCASVILLE - Marion O. Mercer who was the oldest living member of the Mohegan tribe, died on November 22, 2017 at age 96. She was a descendant of Mary Story and a resident at Fort Hill, Uncasville CT. for the last 15 years. She died peacefully at home surrounded by family.She was born on October 22, 1921 in New London Ct to Olga and George Douglas.She is predeceased by her beloved husband of 58...
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Frances King

April 7, 1927 - November 14, 2017

Vero Beach, FL- Frances D. King, 90, formerly of Uncasville, CT, passed away November 14, 2017 at Atlantic Healthcare in VeroBeach,Florida.Francesdied peacefully, surrounded byher family.Frances was born April 7, 1927 in New York City, NY, the only child of the late Dennis and Mathilda (Inderst) Dwyer.Frances married Charles A. King on October 8, 1950 in the Bronx, NY. Charles predeceased...
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Charles Raymond Ennis

September 15, 1944 - November 14, 2017

Ennis- Charles Raymond Ennis Jr. 73, of Uncasville died Nov. 14, 2017 at Backus Hospital. He died peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Born Sept. 15, 1944 in Norwich, Charlie was the son of the late Emma Hunter. He is survived by his wife Judy Ennis, his son Chuck Ennis of Dayville, and his daughter Lisa of Danielson along with their significant others Nancy LaVallee, and Randy White. He...
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Wendell B. Lund

July 2, 1940 - November 7, 2017

UNCASVILLE - Wendell Bruce Lund Jr, 77, died peacefully at Backus Hospital with his wife by his side on November 7th after a valiant battle with cancer.Bruce, as he was called, was born in Providence, RI on July 2, 1940 to the late Wendell and Ruth (Lawton) Lund Sr. He achieved his Bachelor's Degree from The University of Maine and owned and operated his own business Accurate Grinding in Warwick...
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Harold Phillip Fox

February 6, 1941 - November 5, 2017

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Howard William Barber

August 26, 1971 - October 21, 2017

Howard William Barber 8/26/1971-10/21/2017 Uncasville Ct.Barber- Howard William Barber 46 of Uncasville Ct. died Saturday Oct. 21, 2017 at Yale New Haven Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Westerly RI son of Michael and Jean Barber Sr. He was employed for many years as a casino dealer. He is survived by a son Joseph Barber, his brothers Michael Barber Jr., Ken Barber,...
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Donald J. Frink

July 10, 1946 - October 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Montville Funeral Home of Church & Allen, Norwich, CT.
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Robert Lariviere

May 15, 1956 - October 17, 2017

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James E. Canfield

May 20, 1947 - September 19, 2017

STONINGTON - James E. Canfield, 70, died peacefully at L&M Hospital with family by his side after a long illness."Jim" as he was best known, was born in Norwich on May 20, 1947 to the late Earl and Elsie (Smith) Canfield. After graduating high school, Jim joined the US Marine Corp serving his country in Vietnam. After his Honorable Discharge, Jim first lived in the Boston area moving back...
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Garrett Fielding Kirwan

June 22, 1944 - September 11, 2017

Garrett Fielding Kirwan, a Mohegan Tribal Elder, transcended peacefully on September 11, 2017 at his home on the reservation.Garrett was an Indigenous North American Mohegan Buddhist.He was born in Hawaii to a Mohegan Wanda Fielding and Thomas Osgood, a child actor from The Little Rascals. His grandparents were Dot Kent and Chief Occum Lemuel (Leo) Fielding, a stellar athlete in the Navy and...
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Howard W. Lamphere

February 20, 1931 - September 4, 2017

UNCASVILLE - Howard William "Bill" Lamphere Jr, 86, died peacefully at his home on Sept. 4, 2017 with his family by his side.He was born on Feb 20th to Howard and Dorothy (Thorpe) Lamphere in Norwich. He graduated from Uncasville grammar school in 1944 and Norwich Free Academy in 1948. After graduating from the University of Connecticut in 1952 with a degree in Physical Education he enlisted in...
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SuEllen Boutin

February 6, 1955 - September 3, 2017

Sue Deshefy Boutin, 62 of Colchester, formally of East Windsor Connecticut, passed away September 3, 2017, surrounded by her husband and family, after a long and courageous battle with Multiple Sclerosis. Sue was born at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Virginia on February 6th, 1955. The daughter of Elmer and Barbara (Schrader) Deshefy. Sue graduated from Montville High School in 1973. Sue...
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Alexander Anthony Krupowski

October 19, 1921 - August 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Montville Funeral Home of Church & Allen, Norwich, CT.
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Dorothy Williams

November 3, 1932 - August 24, 2017

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Kevin Joseph Wilson

August 20, 1958 - August 20, 2017

Kevin Joseph Wilson, 59, of Oakdale, CT, passed away Sunday, August 20, 2017, surrounded by his loving family after a courageous two year battle with cancer. Kevin was born on August 20, 1958 in Lawrence, MA, to Herbert Joseph Wilson and Betty Ann (Walsh) Wilson. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Michele (Falk), his daughter and son-in-law Melissa and Michael Clark, son Jonathan "Cowboy"...
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Kevin D. Roberts

October 2, 1953 - August 11, 2017

Kevin Roberts, 64, of Uncasville, CT, passed away peacefully Friday, August 11, at Orchard Grove Nursing Home after a long and valiant battle with heart disease. Born in New London, October 2, 1953, he was the son of Cleo Roberts and the late Jean Roberts. Aside from his father, Kevin is survived by his son Kevin Jr. of Illinois, his three sisters, Elizabeth Corrado, Pamela Roberts and Kim...
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Edward Wiberg

April 7, 1935 - August 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Montville Funeral Home of Church & Allen, Norwich, CT.
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Roger Raymond Potvin

February 18, 1941 - August 5, 2017

Uncasville - Roger Raymond Potvin, age 76, of Uncasville passed away peacefully at his home on August 5, 2017.  He was born in Springfield, MA on February 18, 1941 to the late Leo William and Aldona Louise (Ains) Potvin.  He was a graduate of Northeastern University with a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering and worked as an engineer for the following 20 years. He later became the...
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William I. Breau

August 31, 1959 - July 23, 2017

There are currently no services scheduled however, you may leave a condolence for the family at this time which will remain online. Thank you.Arrangements under the direction of Montville Funeral Home of Church & Allen, Norwich, CT.
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Donald E. Mitchell

March 5, 1945 - July 11, 2017

New London- Donald E. Mitchell, age 72, of New London passed away on July 11, 2017 at Bride Brook Nursing Home in Niantic. He was born on March 5, 1945 in Stamford, CT to the late Kenneth and Dorothy Ann (Westerfield) Mitchell. Donald is survived by a sister Barbara Lowden of Uncasville and a sister Marjorie Conroy of Unity, ME.A graveside service will be held at the CT Veteran's Cemetery,...
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Marilyn Edyth Mussler

May 11, 1926 - July 10, 2017

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Theresa M. McAvoy

July 11, 1929 - July 3, 2017

UNCASVILLE - Theresa McAvoy, 87, died peacefully at home with her family by her side on Monday, July 3rd.She was born in Worcester, MA on July 11, 1929 to the late George and Delia (LaPierre) Beauvais. After completing high school, Theresa went to nursing school and achieved her degree and her R.N. Thereafter she worked at Backus Hospital in Norwich, the last 35 years of which was as a Nursing...
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Shun Hao Cai

May 19, 1942 - June 29, 2017

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Doris Jean Walders

June 3, 1930 - June 29, 2017

Doris Jean Walders 6/3/1930-6/29/2017 OakdaleWalders- Doris Jean Walders of Oakdale Ct. wife of James Walders passed away 6/29/2017. She was the mother of three, son, Thomas Walders, daughters Linda Yuchniuk, and Debra Andriote. Grandmother of eight and great grandmother of nineteen. Visitation will be Sunday July 2, 2017 from 2-4 p.m. at the Montville Funeral Home of Church and Allen Rte 32...
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David W. Watson

October 5, 1963 - June 25, 2017

David W. Watson, 53, of Uncasville, passed away unexpectedly at home on Sunday, June 25, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Monique (Fontaine) Watson. He is also survived by two sons, Christopher E. Watson and partner Katie Rios, of San Diego, CA, and Brandon D. Watson, of Uncasville. He was born in Milford, MA, on October 5, 1963, son of the late Clement E. and Phyllis M. (LeDuke)...
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Donna Marie Harbin

December 17, 1941 - June 25, 2017

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Georgia Irene Watson

July 26, 1923 - June 9, 2017

Groton, Georgia "Irene" Knapp Watson, 93 passed peacefully on Friday June 9, 2017. Irene being a native of Baltimore, Maryland and Goucher College Alumni lived life to its fullest always seeking new adventures. She was the surviving widow of Harry A. Watson, Sr. a career United States Coast Guard WW II Veteran. Living the life of a military family Irene was the homemaker with three children and...
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Cheryl Faye Brunelle

August 19, 1952 - May 30, 2017

Uncasville- With great sadness we announce the passing of Cheryl Faye Brunelle, 64, of Uncasville. Cheryl passed away on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, peacefully, at William W. Backus Hospital. Cheryl was born in New London, Connecticut, on August 19, 1952 to Clyde Hiatt, her father, the late Dorothy Strickland Long, her beloved mother, and was also nurtured by her beloved step-father James Long. She...
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Vivian McKeown

March 11, 1943 - May 28, 2017

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Amariliz Martinez

December 2, 1974 - May 28, 2017

Amariliz Martinez ( December 2, 1974 - May 28, 2017) will be laid to rest after a long battle with cancer since 2012. She spent 13 loving years with Julio Arizmendi and leaves behind her son, Miguel Gallego, mother, Antonia Serrano, grandmother, Sarah Serrano and siblings Alfredo Martinez and Fanny Cardona. She loved deeply, cared with all her heart and was selfless in her actions to the very...
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George A. LITWIN

June 27, 1929 - May 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Montville Funeral Home of Church & Allen, Norwich, CT.
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Thomas Harvey Furber

January 16, 1950 - May 19, 2017

Thomas H. FurberJanuary 16, 1950-May 19, 2017Montville-On Friday, May 19, 2017 Tom passed away at Yale/New Haven Hospital. He was predeceased by his parents Felton and Evelyn (Mills) Furber.Tom served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, 1970-1972. He was a member of the American Legion Post 112, serving as Treasurer, following his tour of duty. Tom retired in 2016, he was employed at...
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Carl Missal

July 31, 1938 - May 15, 2017

Carl John Missal returned home to our Lord on May 15, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 31, 1938 in Kingston, Pennsylvania, the son of the late Dorothy and Zigmund Matchak Missal. Carl is survived by his wife of 56 years, Patricia Stile Missal. They moved to Oakdale, Connecticut from Pennsylvania in 1965. Carl is also survived by his son Karl and wife Barb of Hebron, his...
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Frances M. Hefner

February 27, 1928 - May 13, 2017

Frances Hefner 89, died peacefully at the Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, MD on May 13, 2017, with her family by her side. She was born February 27, 1928 In New York, New York to the late Fred Maugham and the late Bridie (Macklin) Swanson. She married the late John Henry Hefner on April 10, 1954 in Brooklyn, NY a few years later moved to Connecticut, She was a member of the...
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Mary Elizabeth Isherwood

September 15, 1947 - May 11, 2017

Mary Elizabeth Hayden Isherwood Oakdale(b. 09/15/47 m. 07/17/63 d. 05/11/2017) This amazing woman was born 15 September 1947 and married the equally amazing David T Isherwood 17 July 1963. Don't trouble yourself with the math, she was 15 and they were married for nearly 54 years! Her life included 3 children, Kevin (married to Sara) living in Seattle, Karin (married to Roxie) living in Wellington...
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Marjorie Wenzel

September 28, 1926 - May 10, 2017

Marjorie S. Wenzel, 90, formerly of Montville, passed away on May 10, 2017 at Three Rivers Health Care in Norwich. Marjorie was born on September 28, 1926 in Brooklyn, NY, the daughter of the late Elmer W. Sr., and Anges Liden Schrader. A lifelong resident of the area, she was a 1944 graduate of Norwich Free Academy where she was also Class Athlete. She also worked at Norwich Free Academy, as a...
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Dorothy A. Deep

November 2, 1929 - May 4, 2017

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Linda Milefski

February 14, 1960 - May 1, 2017

UNCASVILLE - Linda Milefski (57) lost her battle with cancer on Monday, May 1st at Backus Hospital.Linda was born in Cambridge, MA to Roger and Jean (Melanson) Wilson Sr. Her family moved to Southington, CT and settled in E. Haddam, CT where Linda graduated from the Vocational Agriculture program at Nathan Hale-Ray High School where she became a member of the Future Farmers of America.Linda...
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Marjory D. Gouthro

February 18, 1950 - April 30, 2017

Marjory Dilworth Gouthro, age 67, of Oakdale, Connecticut, passed away Sunday, April 30th, 2017. With her family by her side, she succumbed to a long battle with Alzheimer 's disease, and passed peacefully in her sleep. She was born in Hong Kong, China on February 18th, 1950 to the late Dr. David E. and Mary (Betty) Dilworth. Her life began in Spokane, Washington, where she grew up and later...
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Robert G. Pelchat

April 8, 1933 - April 13, 2017

Oakdale-Robert G. Pelchat, age 84, of Oakdale, passed away at Bayview Healthcare in Waterford. He was born on April 8, 1933 in Cranston, RI to the late George and Gladys (Butler) Pelchat. He was married to Rose (Sampaio) Pelchat. She predeceased him.Robert was a US Navy Korean War Veteran, and a member of the American Legion. He retired after 30 years as a planner for Electric Boat. He...
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Frank Usn Krajewski

October 30, 1924 - April 4, 2017

Preston-Frank Peter Krajewski, age 92, of Preston, formerly of Uncasville, passed away at William W. Backus Hospital on April 4, 2017. He was born on October 30, 1924 in Montville to the late Stefan and Mary (Prusienski) Krajewski. Frank was a Senior Chief Aviation Machinist Mate for the U.S. Navy, he had the distinction of serving in blimp airships, and the first jet fighter squadron, he...
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Therese G. Bailey

March 29, 1932 - March 30, 2017

Therese Grace Bailey, 85, passed away on March 30th, 2017 at the Fairview in Groton. She was born in Starksboro, Vermont in March of 1932. At the age of 13, her family moved to New London. Therese attended St. Mary's and Williams Memorial Institute, Class of 1951. She worked at Lawrence & Memorial until 1962 when she began work at Pfizer as a switchboard operator. Therese eventually...
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Viola A. Quirk

August 30, 1919 - March 18, 2017

Quaker Hill- Viola A. Quirk, age 97, of Quaker Hill passed away on March 18, 2017 at Harrington Court Nursing Home in Colchester. She was born on August 30, 1919 in Brooklyn, NY to the late Peter and Viola (Van Austin) Mitchell. She married her husband Robert Quirk at St. Paul's in Waterford on November 25, 1976. He predeceased her.She is survived by daughters Viola Dorsey of Salem, Dorothea...
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Hazel Beetham Tanape

February 19, 1968 - March 17, 2017

Hazel Beetham-Tanape 2/19/68-3/17/17 Uncasville Hazel Beetham Tanape- of Alaska formerly of Uncasville died 3/17/17 in Alaska. She was born 2/19/68 in Uncasville daughter of the late John E. Beetham Jr. (Beetle) and Sheila M. Beetham (Coffey) and was raised there. Hazel graduated from Montville High School in 1986. She was employed for 12 years at Greentree Manor before moving to Alaska and...
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Evelyn Keroack

March 29, 1927 - March 17, 2017

Evelyn R. Keroack 3/29/27-3/17/17 NorwichKeroack - Evelyn R. Keroack died Friday 3/17/17 at Middlesex Hospital Middletown. She was born in Norwich, and was the widow of Francis Keroack. She was employed at the Thermos Co. for many years and then taught ceramics at her home. She was a former member of the Woman of the Moose in Bozrah. She is survived by a daughter and son in law Susan and Brian...
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Nancy Ann Thomas

August 19, 1942 - March 9, 2017

Uncasville- Nancy Ann Thomas, age 74, of Uncasville, passed away at Bridebrook Nursing Home on March 9, 2017. She was born in Norwich on August 19,1942, daughter of the late Paul McGuiness. She married her husband Budde Thomas in October of 1973 at the Coast Guard Academy in New London. He survives her.Nancy worked as a housekeeper for the hotel industry for many years. Besides her loving...
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Ma-Honie Love Drayton

March 8, 2017 - March 8, 2017

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Marcel Mike Drayton

March 8, 2017 - March 8, 2017

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John Aker Girard

August 15, 1937 - March 8, 2017

John Aker Girard, Sr, age 79, of Preston, CT peacefully entered into eternal life on March 8, 2017. He was loved by everyone including his family and countless friends and will always be remembered as a kind and humble man. Born August 15, 1937, in Billings, Montana, he was the son of the late John "Jack" and Frances L. (Aker) Girard.John worked for the State of CT aeronautics department for 22...
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Laura M. Pelland

December 14, 1926 - March 3, 2017

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Janet I. Trenn

November 6, 1943 - February 27, 2017

Uncasville- Janet I. (Paul) Trenn, age 73 of Uncasville passed away peacefully at Hartford Hospital on February 27, 2017. Janet spent most of her life in Montville, but also lived in Felton, DE with her husband, Elton R. Trenn who predeceased her. While Janet loved to read and watch Hallmark movies, her greatest love was talking about her precious grandchildren and showing anyone and everyone...
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Harold Babcock

August 5, 1955 - February 10, 2017

UNCASVILLE - Harold "Hal" Babcock, 61, died unexpectedly on Friday, February 10th at Backus Hospital.Hal was born in Norwich, CT on August 5th, 1955 to Harold and Madge (Wisniewski) Babcock. Throughout his life, Hal worked at many professions however he truly enjoyed being the owner and operator of the Salem Four-Corners Package Store for many years.On June 16th, 1996, Hal married his...
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Barbara M. Manville

September 19, 1946 - February 1, 2017

Uncasville- Barbara M. Manville, of Chestnut Hill Rd., passed away February 1, 2017 at the William W. Backus Hospital.Barbara was born September 19, 1946 in Bridgeport, CT, the daughter of the late Edwin Sylvia Sr. and Clara (Broadbent).She was a 1965 graduate of Montville High School. She married her loving husband Edmund Manville July 14, 1973 at St. Johns Church in Uncasville. She had been...
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Franklin Delano Bushwack

November 25, 1936 - January 29, 2017

Franklin Delano Bushwack, 80, passed away January 29, 2017, at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital, New London, CT after complications from influenza. He was born in Johnstown, PA, November 25, 1936 to the late Mary and Michael Bushwack, attended Lorain Borough High School and served in the United States Army, Pentagon, Washington, DC. Retired from General Dynamics, Electric Boat in Groton after...
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April Renee Poinsett-Graser

April 15, 1968 - January 27, 2017

April Renee Poinsett - Graser, 48 years old of Willimantic Connecticut passed away suddenly in her home. Funeral arrangements will be determined at a later date. Arrangements under the direction of Montville Funeral Home of Church & Allen, Norwich, CT. Thank you.
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Jared Andrew Bellone

January 6, 1999 - January 17, 2017

Jared Andrew Bellone,18, was suddenly called home to the Lord on January 17,2017 due to natural causes. He was born January 6,1999 in New London Ct.Jared is survived by his mother, Corina Bellone, and sister, Sabrina Bellone. Maternal grandparents, Joseph and Irene Bellone, and great-grandmother, Irene Daniels, all of Montville Ct. He also leaves his uncle, Joseph Bellone Jr.,of Groton Ct,...
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Mary E. Luty

April 3, 1926 - January 16, 2017

Montville- Mary E. Luty, 90, of Pequot Rd, passed away January 16, 2017 at the Groton Regency.Mary was born April 3, 1926 in Montville, the daughter of the late Louis and Gladys (Carlton) Seaberg.She attended Montville grammar schools and later the Williams School in New London. After graduation, she worked as a nurses aid working with handicapped children at the Seaside Hospital Center in...
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Genevieve C. Fowler

November 29, 1928 - January 14, 2017

Genevieve Chmielewski Fowler 11/29/28-1/14/17 UncasvilleFowler- Genevieve Chimielewski Fowler 88, of Uncasville died Saturday Jan. 14. She was born in Norwich and was the widow of Courtland Fowler. She was employed by the State of Connecticut as a toll collector until her retirement. She was a longtime member of St. John's Parish in Uncasville. She is survived by 2 sons; David and his wife Nancy...
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Eric S. Swanfeldt

May 21, 1932 - January 11, 2017

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Mary Elizabeth Morgan

November 12, 1921 - January 9, 2017

Waterford-Mary Elizabeth Shea Morgan passed away Monday, January 9th at the Fairview Nursing Home in Groton where she had been a patient for 4 months.Mary Elizabeth grew up in New London. The Shea family was well known at that time for their generosity and contributions to the New London community following their arrival from County Kerry, Ireland.Mary was very proud to have served as a Federal...
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Maria Vollaro

July 31, 1938 - January 8, 2017

Oakdale-Maria Vollaro, of Williams Rd, passed away January 8, 2017 at the Bayview Healthcare Center.Maria was born July 31, 1938 in New London, the daughter of the late Melchiorre and Jean (Oliva) Zito. She married Alexander Vollaro June 12, 1976 at St. Mary's Church in New London. He survives her.In addition to her loving husband, Maria is survived by her brother Charles J. Zito and his wife,...
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Thomas Joseph Dumais

October 4, 1950 - January 8, 2017

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Robert A. Tunucci

February 28, 1951 - December 31, 2016

UNCASVILLE - Robert "Bob" Tunucci, 65, died unexpectedly at his home on Saturday, Dec. 31st 2016.He was born in New London on Feb. 28, 1951 to the late Colombo and Mary (Costa) Tunucci. In 1971 he married his beloved wife, Rose Marie Burnett in New London. She survives him. Bob worked at General Dynamics Electric Boat Division in Groton in the Planning Department until he left to work at Pfizer...
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Eugene Deshefy

February 25, 1924 - December 27, 2016

Uncasville CT. - Eugene Ernest Deshefy, 92, passed away on Tuesday. Born in Norwich, the eldest of 6 children to the late Eugene J. Deshefy and Mary (Molnar) Deshefy. The husband of Barbara (Retoske) Deshefy and married for 65 years.Graduated from NFA in 1941. Specially trained for enlistment in the Navy as a Machinist's Mate, preparing aircraft for battle, during World War II. Earned a...
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Patricia Jean Dinsmoor

July 30, 1956 - December 17, 2016

Patricia "Trish" Jean Dinsmoor-Piscatelli 60, of Uncasville passed away peacefully Dec. 17, at William W Backus Hospital after a long-time illness. Trish is survived by her 4 children that she loved dearly, Troy Piscatelli and wife Joy of Daytona FL, Bryan Miner of Oakdale CT, Samie Miner of Lancaster PA, and Kristina Hall and husband Jason of Baltic CT. She also leaves 11 grandchildren who were...
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Ervin Richard White

December 25, 1931 - December 6, 2016

Uncasville-Ervin Richard White Jr., age 84, of Uncasville, passed away surrounded by his family, at his home on December 6, 2016. He was born on December 25, 1931 in Carthage, ME. He married his wife Bernadette (Rheaume) White in 1960 in Middlebury, VT. She survives him.Ervin worked as a chef, welder and handyman. He was an avid reader and golfer. He was a fan of the Red Sox and the Patriots...
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David Cyrus Church

December 27, 1942 - December 5, 2016

David Cyrus Church 12/27/1942-12/5/2016 UncasvilleAfter a long and courageous struggle against Lewy Body Dementia, David Cyrus Church, 73, passed away December 5, 2016 at home with his family by his side. He was born December 27, 1942 in Norwood, MA to Cyrus C. and Esther (Chamberlain) Church. He is survived by his beloved wife of almost 50 years Carol (Cayward) Church and two sons Dave (Julie)...
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Gioconda Bottone

January 8, 1932 - December 3, 2016

UNCASVILLE - Gioconda Bottone, 84, died peacefully on December 3rd, 2016.She was born in Palermo Sicily on Jan. 8, 1932 to the late Giocondo and Angela (Benigno) Pellegrino. She met and married her beloved husband Giovanni in Palermo on April 14, 1951. They immigrated to the US together where Gioconda would work in the Manhattan Garment District for almost 40 years as a finishing seamstress. ...
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Matthew Ray Quidgeon

January 25, 1976 - November 22, 2016

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Gerard Laurent Gingras

August 11, 1922 - November 19, 2016

UNCASVILLE - Gerard Laurent Gingras Sr, 94, passed away peacefully at Orchard Grove Healthcare and Rehab in Uncasville on Saturday, November 19th.He was born on Aug. 11, 1922 to the late Aristide and Bernadette (Dutilly) Gingras in West Shefford Quebec Canada. He served in the Navy during WWII from 1942 to 1945 as a barber in Saipan. On May 26th, 1943 he was united in marriage to Mary (Allen) in...
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Helen M. Kobelski

October 14, 1926 - November 6, 2016

Helen M. Kobelski 10/14/1926-11/6/2016 OakdaleKobelski- Helen M. Kobelski 90, of Oakdale died Sunday Nov. 6, 2016 in Mystic. She was born in Deferiet NY daughter of the late Delbert and Alice (Moxley) Backus. In 1946 she married Max A. Kobelski who predeceased her. She was employed at the Holy Ghost Convalescent Home in Uncasville as well as Greentree Manor in Waterford. She also was a CCD...
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Bernard F. Czerwinski

February 4, 1923 - November 5, 2016

Bernard F. Czerwinski, 93, died November 5 after a short illness. Ben to family and Barney to friends, Bernard was born in North Tonowanda, New York on February 4, 1923, the second of eight children.A World War II Army veteran, he served in the European theater earning numerous medals including World War II Victory Medal and European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal.In 1945, he married...
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Bessie A. Badger

November 10, 1940 - October 23, 2016

Badger- Bessie A. Badger, 75, of Lebanon passed away Oct. 23, 2016., surrounded by her family. She was born in New London and was a retired employee of the State of Connecticut. She was predeceased by her husband Wayne I. Badger. Bessie is survived by her daughters, Priscilla Sherman of Colchester, Bonnie Shedrick of Coventry, and Susan Church of Lebanon. She also leaves her grandchildren,...
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Alan G. Middleton

December 10, 1958 - October 22, 2016

Alan passed away Saturday, October 22, surrounded by his family, after a brief illness. He is survived by his wife Christine Middleton of Montville,his son's Jammie Middleton and Gary Middleton of Middletown and Joshua Middleton of Waterford, his granddaughter's Isabella and Violet of Concord,NH, Molly and Bridget of Middletown, his brother David Middleton of Montville, and his mother...
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Patricia Elaine Kononchik

July 6, 1941 - October 22, 2016

Patricia Elaine (Michaud) Kononchik of Uncasville, died October 22, 2016 following a brief illness, surrounded by loving family and friends, Saturday, at the William Backus Hospital in Norwich. Pat, also known by family and friends as "Cookie" was born July 6, 1941 in New London to the late Patrick Napoleon and Doris May (Rossi) Michaud. She was a loving, selfless and caring Mother, family...
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Annette Kashar

August 21, 1919 - October 17, 2016

Annette (Neussbaum) Kashar, 97, of Uncasville, formerly of Reseda, California, passed away peacefully at home on October 17, 2016 surrounded by her family.Annette was born on August 21, 1919 in Brooklyn, New York, to Samuel and Rose (Ulen) Neussbaum. She attended New York University and graduated with an Associates Degrees in Business. She fell in love and married Simon on August 8, 1942. They...
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Steven E. Williams

July 6, 1968 - October 13, 2016

Steven E. Williams 7/6/1968-10/13/2016 OakdaleWilliams- Steven Eric Williams 48 of Oakdale died Oct. 13, 2016 at his home. Steven was born in Quincy Ma., son of Thames and Rita (Pooser) Williams. Besides his parents he is survived by his son, Matthew Allen Love of Hamilton, Ohio. a brother Tim Williams, and his girlfriend Stephanie Korzeniewski. He was predeceased by his brother, Matthew B....
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Linne Parker Gould

October 7, 1948 - October 12, 2016

Oakdale-Linne A. Gould passed into the arms of the Lord peacefully on Wednesday Oct. 12, 2016 at Backus Hospital in Norwich. She was the daughter of Phyllis Sellew and Joseph Parker. Linne was born Oct. 7, 1948 in Kingsfield, Maine.She graduated from Montville High School and went to college in Boston, Mass. Linne served her country in the United States Air Force. After that she worked at the...
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Jose Alberto Martinez

March 8, 1967 - October 6, 2016

A funeral service for Jose Alberto Martinez will be held Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 12 noon at the Montville Funeral Home of Church and Allen, 53 Norwich New London Turnpike, Uncasville CT 06382. Calling hours will be held two hours prior from 10 am until the time of the funeral service. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.
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Sandra Lee Emilyta

January 2, 1955 - October 4, 2016

Salem- Sandra Lee Emilyta Talar, 61, of Lake View Ave., passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at the William W. Backus Hospital.Sandy was born January 2, 1955 in New London, the daughter of the late George and Lillian (LaFlamme) Montgomery.She was employed at the Waterford Country School as a chef until her illness. She was a very talented cook and an avid "collector". She enjoyed the water and...
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Matthew Bernier

May 19, 1991 - September 27, 2016

Uncasville- Matthew Ryan Bernier, 25, of Depot Rd., passed away unexpectedly September 27, 2016 at home.Matt was born May 19, 1991 in New London, the son of Bruce Bernier and Lynn-Ann (Benitez) Dockray.He was a 2009 graduate of Montville High School.Matt was a family man who had the biggest heart. Matt and his beautiful smile could light up a room.  He loved and cherished the time he spent...
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Shirley Morgan

November 28, 1928 - September 19, 2016

Oakdale-Shirley (Cole) Morgan, age 87, of Oakdale (formerly of Ledyard) passed away at her home on September 19, 2016. She was born in Norwalk on November 28, 1928 to the late Ralph S. and Pauline (Weisner) Cole. She married her husband Albert Benton "Ben" Morgan on May 14, 1955 at Grace Episcopal Church in Norwalk. He survives her.Shirley was a prolific knitter and always had a project in...
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Lawrence M. Vallee

May 8, 1933 - September 11, 2016

Lawrence M. Vallee 5/8/1933-9/11/2016 UncasvilleVallee- Lawrence M. Vallee, 83 of Uncasville passed away peacefully Sunday Sept. 11, 2016 at Orchard Grove in Uncasville with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband since 1968 of Joan (McBride) Vallee. He was born in Troy NY, son of Lawrence and Mary Vallee. Lawrence graduated from LaSalle Institute and attended community college. He...
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Virginia I. Dufresne

December 25, 1924 - September 9, 2016

MOULTONBOROUGH, NH - Virginia I. Dufresne, 91, formerly of Uncasville, CT, died peacefully in Laconia, NH on Sept. 9th with family by her side.She was born on December 25, 1924 in Upton, MA to the late George and Edythe (Darling) Sparhawk. She was united in marriage to Clarence W. Hayward who predeceased her in 1961. In 1965 she married Henry E. Dufresne who predeceased her in 1986.Virginia...
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Marion Elizabeth Malley

June 10, 1921 - September 2, 2016

Uncasville- Marion Elizabeth Malley, "M&M", age 95, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on September 2, 2016 at the Royal Westerly Nursing Home, Westerly, RI.Marion was born June 10, 1921 in Somerville, MA to Adelaide (Earle) and Perley H. Ryan. She had one brother, Melbourne Robinson of Medway, MA. Throughout her life he would call her 'sis' which she loved. Marion graduated from...
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Clayton Andrew Swanson

September 14, 1969 - September 1, 2016

Uncasville-Clayton Andrew Swanson Jr., age 46, of Uncasville, passed away at his home on September 1, 2016. He was born in Montville on September 14, 1969. He married his loving wife Diane (Nobleza) Swanson on June 24, 2015. Clayton worked as a roofer.Calling hours will be held at Calvary Chapel, Atrium House, 126 Sharp Hill Road, Uncasville on Monday October 3rd from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
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Lois Leveille

March 29, 1927 - August 23, 2016

Lois Korber Trakas Paquette Leveille 89 of Uncasville, CT, formerly of New London, CT and Windsor, CT died Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at L & M Hospital. Born in Pensacola, Florida on March 29, 1927, daughter of the late Henry Leland Korber and Edith Markham Korber Roy. She married the late Raymond Edward Leveille on (date) in (Town)She was a devoted mother and grandmother, great-grandmother...
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Rosemary Arsenault

April 5, 1956 - August 18, 2016

Rosemary Arsenault 4/5/16-8/18/16 UncasvilleArsenault- Rosemary Arsenault 60 of Uncasville formerly of Oakdale died Aug. 18, 2016 at Orchard Grove in Uncasville after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in New London April 5, 1956 the daughter of Patrick and Marilyn Arsenault. She was employed at Pzifer as a chemical operator for many years. She was a U.S. Army Veteran serving in...
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Michael W. Orowson

September 25, 1944 - August 11, 2016

Ledyard- Michael Orowson Sr., passed away peacefully at Greentree Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Waterford on August 11, 2016. Michael was born September 25, 1944 in Norwich, the son of the late Noella Bergeron Orowson and Herbert Orowson.Mike retired from ARA Vending Services at Pfizer where he worked for over 30 years and was known as the "Candyman".He is survived by his daughter...
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David Christian Thompson

October 20, 1943 - August 8, 2016

Oakdale-David Christian Thompson, age 72, of Oakdale passed away at his home on August 8, 2016. He was born in Turtle Lake, Wisconsin on October 20, 1943.He worked as a carpenter and cabinet maker.He is survived by a son Deke Thompson and his wife Dawn Baker of Avon, a daughter Sharie Gray and her husband Tymothy of Ledyard, a grandchild Jamie Salvatore of Ledyard and a great grandchild Cameron...
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Michael George Morgan

May 23, 1957 - August 4, 2016

Uncasville - Michael George Morgan of Uncasville, passed away at his home on August 4, 2016. He was 59.Michael was born on May 23, 1957, in Mohawk, NY, the son of the late George and Constance (Smith) Morgan. He graduated from Mohawk High School in 1975, and later moved to New London where he met his former wife, the late Tonia Tudisca. They had one child, Matthew Morgan.He was an active member...
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Shaun Patrick Driscoll

November 18, 1984 - August 3, 2016

Shaun Patrick Driscoll Nov. 18, 1984-Aug. 3, 2016 Greenville SCDriscoll- Shaun Patrick Driscoll, 31, of Greenville SC, formerly of Voluntown, passed away August 3, 2016 at home. He was born Nov. 18, 1984 in New London Ct. He was passionate about golf, baseball, the Chicago Bulls, the Chicago Bears, and NASCAR's Denny Hamlin, as well as his family and friends. He enjoyed time spent with his good...
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Henry Edward Domler

November 12, 1946 - July 26, 2016

Quaker Hill- Henry Edward Domler, 69, of Mohegan Ave., passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at Yale New Haven Hospital after a courageous 5-year battle with leukemia.Henry was born November 12, 1946 in New London, the son of the late William G. and Amalia (Alberico) Domler.He was a graduate of St. Bernard High School and began his working career at Sheffield Tube with his father and uncle. Over...
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Dorothy Jennings

August 19, 1932 - July 10, 2016

NEW LONDON - Dorothy E. Jennings, 83, formerly of New London, died peacefully at Greentree Manor in Waterford, CT on July 10th, 2016.Dorothy was born on August 19th, 1932 in New London, CT to the late Walter E. and Dorothy H. (Perry) Pierce. She worked as a seamstress at the former Keys Way Draperies and also as a hairdresser throughout most of her life. After she retired, she volunteered at L ...
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