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CI 0 THE HARTFORD COURANT: Friday, December 10, 1993 DEATH NOTICES DEATH NOTICES DEATH NOTICES In Memoriam notices for tho holidays may bo resorvod by calling through Friday, 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Saturday 12 noon to 6:30 p.m., and BLOOMFIELO , Theresa S. Caluslne Elsie H. Cagenello CANTON John L. Napey EAST HARTFORD Omerlne V. Gagnon Joseph O. Moran Maria R. Soares ELLINGTON Walter W. Nichols Jr., Plnney Street ENFIELD Longer) Kwaplen FARMINGTON Elsie H. Cagenello GLASTONBURY Wilfred C. Cubit, Bell Street GRANBY ; Laura W. Baker Doris E.W. Groper HARTFORD Dorothy M.G. Bell Lucy (Parente) Flcacelli, Roxbury Street Theodore R. Pleasant, Albany Avenue MARLBOROUGH Irene G. Chabot, Portland Road NEW BRITAIN David C. Kellam III, Adams Street DEATH NOTICES BAKER. Laura (Wilson) Baker, 82, of Granby, died Wednesday (dec. 8, 1993) at the Parkway Pavilion Health Care Center. She was born In Hartford. She was a member of the First Congregational Church, Granby. She is survived by two sons, Robin W. Baker of Suffleld, and William B. Baker of Summer-land Key, Fla.; two daughters, Nancy J. Poland of Bethany, and Laurie B. Holcomb of Brewster, Mass.; ten grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services are Saturday, 11 a.m., at the Rose Hill Funeral Home, 580 Elm St., Rocky Hill, with burial in Rose Hill Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home today, 7-9 p.m. Friends wishing may send contributions to the American Cancer Society, 670 Prospect ' Ave., Hartford, or the American ' Heart Association, S Brookslde Drive, Wallingford 06492. BELL. Dorothy (Means) Green Bell, of Columbia, S.C, formerly of Hartford, died Dec. 6, 1993. Born June 29, 1926, in Richland County, S.C, to Ms. Henrietta (Precia) Means of Columbia, S.C, and the late Mr. David Means. Besides her . mother, she Is survived by her son, Mr. Charles Green of Hartford; a sister, Ms. Kathryn Bel-field of Columbia, S.C; two broth- . ers, Mr. David Means of Hartford, and Mr. Robert Means Jr. of Columbia, S.C; and two grandchildren. Funeral services are today, 2 p.m., at St. John Baptist Church, - Columbia, S.C. Interment will follow in Crescent Hills Memorial Gardens. Leevy's Funeral Home . ' fnlumhlA. S f! . hac rharnA nf jr- 1 rangements. CAGENELLO. Elsie (Holtz) Cagen-: ello, 90, wife of Sal Cagenello for 68 i years, of Farmington, died Thursday (Dec. 9, 1993) at Avon Convalescent Home. Born In Hartford, .. she had also lived in Bloomfield , and at Village Gate, Farmington. Elsie taught piano for more than 40 years, and was a member of the Bloomfield Music Makers, and the . First Congregational Church, - Bloomfield. Besides her husband, she is survived by her daughter . and son-in-law, Dolores and Emi-: lio Martocchio of Farmington; son Donald and his wife, Maryann, of . West Hartford; twin sons, Bradley and his wife, Dale of Harwinton, and Bruce and his wife, Dody, of Simsbury; a daughter-in-law, ; Mary Cagenello of Maine; 15 grandchildren; and 16 greatgrandchildren. She was prede-J ceased by her son, Robert. Private funeral services and burial will be at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. Memo-' rial contributions, in her memory, . may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. The Ahern Funeral Home, 111 Main St., Route 4, . Unionville, Is handling the arrangements. CALUSINE. Theresa (Skripol) Calu-sine, 77, of Bloomfield, wife of Peter Calusine, died Wednesday ' (Dec. 8, 1993) at Mount Sinai Hos- pital. Born In Hartford, the daughter of Paul and Anna Skripol, she had resided in Bloomfield since 1952, and was employed by the J.M. Ney Co. of Bloomfield, retir- . Ing in 1975. She had been a charter - member of Boulevard Baptist Church in West Hartford, and later a charter member of Winton-bury Baptist Church In Bloomfield. Mrs. Caluslne was also a member of the Tunxls Grange No. 13 in Bloomfield. Besides her hus- band, she is survived ty her daughter, Joyce Hatten of Clearwater, FL; her brothers, Nicholas Skripol of Simsbury, and Frederick Skripol of Windsor Locks; her sisters, Mary Anderson and Kath- erlne Lind of Hartford, and Elizabeth Shuman of Bristol; her grand-daughter, Kelly Braden of Simsbury; and her great-grandson, Teddy. She was predeceased by her daughter, Jeanne E. Calusine, and her son, Peter Calusine, Jr. Funeral service will be Monday, 11 a.m., at the Wlntonbury Baptist Church, with the Rev. Richard A. Ainsworth offficlating. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery. Friends may call at the Taylor & Modeen Funeral Home, 136 S. Main St., West Hartford, Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wintonbury Baptist Church, 54 Maple Ave., Bloomfield 06002. DAMM. Chester N. Damm, of Weth- erstieia, aiea i nursaay (Dec. 9) at his home. He was born in Hartford, son of the late Christian and Honora (Sullivan) Damm. He was a lifelong resident. He was an Army veteran of World War II, and was a life member of the Painters Local No. 481. He leaves two brothers, Herbert Damm and Edward Damm, both of Hartford; and six nieces. Funeral will be Saturday, 9:15a.m., from the Farley-Sullivan Funeral Home, 96 Webster St., Hartford, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m., In the Church of the Incarnation, Prospect Street, Wethersfield. Burial will be In St. James Cemetery, Manchester. Friends may call at the funeral home today, 6-8 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the VNA of Greater Hartford, 100 Woodland St., Hartford 06105. Sophie B. Kloczko, Hawthorne Street NEW HARTFORD John L. Napey, Litchfield Turnpike NORTH GRANBY Carlo H. Streton PLAINVILLE Arthur J. Crom, Hollyberry Lane PORTLAND Gullia Pirro, High Street SOUTH GLASTONBURY Louis C. Ethler, Woodland Street SOUTHINGTON Arthur F. Gallette, Manor Road Donald W. Kelsey, Margurite Street Barry D. Wight, Marion Avenue SOUTH WINDSOR Phyllis M.B. Foley, Ridgefleld Drive TORRINGTON Florence R. Wright VERNON John P. Cournoyer, Boxwood Drive WEST GRANBY Doris E.W. Groper, Simsbury Road DEATH NOTICES CAPSOLAS. Christopher Capsolas, 71, of west Harttoro, husband of Yolanda (Clcclo) Capsolas, died Thursday (Dec. 9, 1993) at St. Fran cis Hospital and Medical Center. Born In Windsor Locks, Mr. Cap-solas had made his home In West Hartford for over 40 years. He was a retired employee of Litton Industries formerly of Hartford and New Britain, and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Besides his wife, Yolanda, he Is survived by his son, Christopher Capsolas Jr., of Wethersfield; his two daughters, Lonnie Marino, and Joanne O'Dell, both of West Hartford; two brothers, Peter Capsolas of Windsor, and Steve Capsolas of South Windsor; two sisters, Ann Anthony of Wethersfield, and Marlon Lawrence of Rocky HIM; seven grandchildren, Ronnie, Debbie, Jamie, Kelley, Stephanie, Bryan, and Jeff; several nieces and nephews. Private family services were In West Hartford. Molloy Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. Memorial donations, in lieu of flowers, may be made to the Scleroderma Research Foundation, Pueblo Medical Commons, 2320 Bath St., Santa Barbara, CA 93105. CHABOT. Irene (Goewey) Chabot, 81, of Portland Road, Marlborough, widow of Wilfred A. Chabot, ?assed away Wednesday (Dec. 8, 993) at Middlesex Hospital, Mid-dletown. Born Feb. 7, 1912 in Wethersfield, she was the daughter of the late James and Rose Goewey, and was a resident of Marlborough for 34 years, having formerly lived In Wethersfield. She was a member of Marlborough Seniors. She is survived by three sons, Wilfred R. Chabot of Corpis Chrls-ti, Texas, Donald R. Chabot of Marlborough, and James F. Chabot of Wlnfield, III.; five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be Saturday, 2 p.m., at Spencer Funeral Home, 112 Main St., East Hampton, with the Rev. James H. Ameiing, minister of Marlborough Congregational Church, officiating. Burial will be In Marlborough cemetery. Friends may call at the Spencer Funeral Home, Saturday, 1 p.m. until time of service. COURNOYER. John P. Cournoyer, 66, of 24 Boxwood Drive, Vernon, husband of Maureen (Horgan) Cournoyer, died Thursday (Dec. 9) at Rockville General Hospital. He was born in Leominster, Mass., and was a Vernon resident for many years. Mr. Cournoyer was the owner of The Bootery, Vernon, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. Besides his wife, he Is survived by his children, John P. Cournoyer of Vernon, William Cournoyer of Phoenix, Ariz., and Anne Gorecki of Cary, III.; his stepchildren, Debra Agnoll of Vermont, Michael Rehmer of Manchester, Karen Rehmer of Hillside, N.J., and Ernest Rehmer of Vernon; and 12 grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, 10 a.m., at St. Bernard's Church. Burial, with full military honors, will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Friends may call at the Burke-Fortln Funeral Home, 76 Prospect St., Rockville, today, 7-9 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. GALIETTE. Arthur F. Gallette, 79, of 65 Manor Road, Plantsville section, Southington, died Thursday (Dec. 9) at home. He was the husband of Anne (Cook) Gallette. Born Sept. 8, 1914 In Southingtcn, son of the late John and Stefan! (Mongillo) Gallette, he was a lifelong resident. He retired from the Henry Goldsmith Co. of New Britain. Mr. Gallette was a member and past grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus 3rd and 4th degrees, a Justice of the Peace for 35 years, and an usher at St. Thomas Church for 46 years. He was the organizer of the Gallette reunion and one of the organizers of the Scarppa Shodda. Mr. Gallette was an ardent bowler with the Merchants League for 45 years, a member of the Southington Country Club, the Calendar House, and a parishioner of St. Thomas Church. Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, William T. Gallette of Southington; three daughters, Joanne Cusano of Hartford, his twin daughters, Deborah Beck-wlth of East Haddam, and Donna Whitlock of Philadelphia, Pa.; two brothers, Pasco Gallette of Water-bury, and Vito Gallette of Melbourne, Fla.; two sisters, Barbara DeFillipo of Hamden, and Christine Carbone of Milidale; six grandchildren, a great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Joseph Gallette; and a sister, Pauline Feeney. Funeral will be Saturday, 9.15 a.m., from the DellaVec-chia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., to St. Thomas Church, 10 a.m. Burial will be In St. Thomas Cemetery. Calling hours are today, 5-8 p.m. 1-800-524-4242 ext. 6392 Monday 2 Sunday 2:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. WEST HARTFORD Christopher Capsolas Alice E. McWeeney WETHERSFIELD Chester N. Da mm Marguerite "Peg" Grillo Anita I. Vllardl, Wolcott Hill Road WILLINGTON Edward E. Palko OUT-OF-STATE Albert C. Balbonl, Chicopee, Mass. Dorothy M.G. Bell, Columbia, S.C. Longen Kwaplen, St. Petersburg, Fla. Hazel E.T. Leard, Richmond, Va. Karen S.M. O'Hare, Hingham, Mass. Edward E. Palko, Port Chester, N.Y. Florence R. Wright, Sarasota, Fla. This town-by-town listing Is offered fret by The Hartford Courant. Paid announcements of death appear below, and may Include the American flag symbol for veterans or for death notices where its use Is requested. DEATH NOTICES CUBIT. Wilfred C. Cubit, 52, of 30 Bell St., Glastonbury, husband of Diane (Zola) Cubit, died Wednesday (Dec. 8, 1993). Born March 9, 1941, son of Levi Cubit of North Granby, and the late Evelyn (Davis) Cubit. He was a heavy equipment operator for the Town of Manchester. Besides his wife and father, he is survived by two sons, David L. Cubit in Italy, and Darren M. Cubit of Glastonbury; a daughter, Caren J. Cubit of Manchester; a stepson, Gary W. Draghl of Glastonbury; a sister, Sandra Dunne of West Granby; his maternal grandmother, Mary (Wheeler) Davis of Bloomfield; and two nephews. Fneral service will be Saturday, 11:30 a.m., in the Second Congregational Church, 385 N. Main St., Manchester. Burial will be In St. James Cemetery, Manchester. Friends may call today, 6-9 p.m., and Saturday, 9:30-10:30 a.m., at the Glastonbury Funeral Home, 450 New London Turnpike, Glastonbury. Memorial donations may be made to the Newington Children's Hospital, 181 E. Cedar St., Newington 06111, or to the American Diabetes Association, 300 Research Parkway, Merlden 06450. ETHIER. Mr. Louis Charles Ethler, 65, of 517 Woodland St., South Glastonbury, husband of Mrs. Joyce (Taylor) Ethler, died Thursday (Dec. 9, 1993) at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center. Born in Hartford, May 1, 1928, son of the late Montcalm and Louise (McManus) Ethler, he resided In Glastonbury for the past 45 years. He attended St. Thomas Seminary, Bloomfield, and the La Sa-lette Novitiate, formerly In Bloomfield. Prior to retiring earlier this year, he was a managerial executive at Sage Allen Co. in the Food Services Division, for 33 years. He was a longtime communicant at St. Augustine Church, South Glastonbury, and was very active in his church, having been a CCD. Instructor for over 27 years at the following parishes: St. Augustine's, South Glastonbury; St. Paul's, Glastonbury; and St. John's, Cromwell. Besides his wife, he is survived by five sons, Louis T. Ethler of Glastonbury, Gregory F. Ethler of Columbia, Francis A. Ethler of Columbia, Martin L. Ethler of Glastonbury, and Dale G. Ethier of Hartford; five daughters, Joyce A. Giannelli of Glastonbury, Faith B. Garvey of Glastonbury, Marcia A. Butler of Manchester, Elizabeth G. Ethier of Glastonbury, and Allison Runserof Plalnfield, N.J.; a brother, Joseph Ethier of West Hartford; and his 17 beloved grandchildren. Friends may call at the Glastonbury Funeral Home, 450 New London Turnpike, Glastonbury, Sunday, 6-9 p.m. Funeral procession from the Glastonbury Funeral Home, will be Monday, 9:15 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m., in St. Au- Sustine Church, South Glaston-ury. Burial will be in the family tlot at St. Augustine Cemetery, outh Glastonbury. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pro Life Office of the Archdiocese of Hartford, co Rev. James J. Cro-nin, 129 Edwards St., New Haven 06511. FOLEY. Phyllis M. (Blackmer) Foley, 78, of 20 Ridgefield Drive, South Windsor, a retired timekeeper at Van Norman Co. in Springfield, Mass., died Monday (Dec. 6) at Manchester Memorial Hospital. She retired in 1957. Born In Springfield, Mass., she lived In the city until moving to South Windsor four years ago. She was graduated from the High School of Commerce, and was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church, both in Springfield, Mass. She was also a member of the Holy Cross Women's Club, Springfield, Mass. Her husband, John P. Foley, died in 1970, and her son, John P. Jr. in 1974. She leaves a daughter and son-in-law, Katherine and David Boyle of South Windsor; and three grandchildren, Christopher, Ca-frlna, and Courtney Boyle. The funeral will be today, 9 a.m., at Sampson Chapel of the Acres Funeral Home, followed by a Mass, 10 a.m., at the church. Burial: St. Michael's Cemetery. GRILLO. Marguerite "Peg" Grillo, formerly of Wethersfield, wife of the late Frank J. Grillo, died Wednesday (Dec. 8, 1993). Born in Bloomfield, she lived in the Greater Hartford area most of her life. She was the advertising manager at Steiger's of Springfield, Mass., retiring in 1972. She Is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Fran-cine M. and Robert Dewey of Enfield; a sister, Elise Calirl of Glastonbury; and five grandchildren. Graveside service will be Saturday, 10 a.m., at the mausoleum at Mount St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. There are no calling hours. The D'Esopo Funeral Chapel, 277 Folly Brook Blvd., Wethersfield, has charge of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 300 Research Parkway, Meriden 06450. FICACELLI. Lucy (Parente) Flcacelli, 86, of Roxbury St., Hartford, wife of the late Raffaele Flcacelli, died Thursday (Dec. 9, 1993) at Hartford Hospital. Born In McKees Rock, Pa., she lived In the Hartford area most of her life. She was a member of the Italian Information Center, Barry Square Senior Citizens, St. Ann's Society, and she was a communicant of St. Augustine Church, all of Hartford. She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Phyllis and Raymond Parent of Hartford, and Diane and Arthur Karanlan of Wethersfield; two sisters, Anne Carone of Wethersfield, and Elena DelCampio of West Hartford; two brothers, Paul Rucci of Burlington, and Fred Rucci In California; eight grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Lucy was well known in the area for her delicious cookies that she would bake, she would then donate these special treats for many occasions. Funeral service will be Saturday, 12:15 p.m., at the D'Esopo Funeral Chapel, 277 Folly Brook Blvd., Wethersfield, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, 1 p.m., at St. Augustine Church, Hartford. Burial In Mount St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. Calling hours are today, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Italian Information Center, 239 Franklin Ave., Hartford 06114. GAGNON. Omerlne (Violette) Gagnon, of East Hartford, passed away Wednesday (Dec. 8) at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center. She was born In Van Buren, Maine, and lived In East Hartford for many years. She was employed for over 20 years at the Preston Engravers Co. as a printer. She was a member of the French Social Club, and the Polish American Citizen Club, both of Hartford. She is survived by her mother, Emma (Cormier) Violette of East Hartford; her longtime special friend, Braden McBreairty of East Hartford; many aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews, in both Connecticut and Maine. Funeral services will be Saturday, 8:15 a.m., from the Callahan Funeral Home, 1602 Main St., East Hartford, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, 9 a.m., In St. Mary Church, East Hartford. Burial will follow In Hillside Cemetery. Calling hours are today, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association of Connecticut, 45 Ash St., East Hartford 06108. GROPER. Doris E. (Woltersdorf) Groper, 82, of 211 Simsbury Road, West Granby, widow of Hans Groper, died Wednesday (Dec. 8) at St. Francis Hospital. Born In Hartford, daughter of the late Frederick and Mae (Smith) Woltersdorf, she had lived In Hartford, moving to Granby 47 years ago. Before retiring, she was employed as an executive secretary at Connecticut General Life Insurance Co. She was a member of the West Granby United Methodist Church, the Granby Senior Citizens, the AARP, and was known for her pies, cakes, and pastries. She leaves a son, Robert H. Groper of Granby; two daughters and a son-in-law, Evelyn B. Groper of West Granby, and Pamela and Joe Gouge of West Granby; three grandchildren, Damlon Groper, Lynn Therrlen, and James Gouge; and a great-grandson, Justin Gouge. Funeral services will be Saturday, 10 a.m., at the Hayes-Huling & Carmon Funeral Home, 364 Salmon Brook St., G rag by, with the Rev. Robert C. Lei bold officiating. Burial will be In the Granby Cemetery. Her family will receive friends prior to the service Saturday, 9-10 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to the McLean Home, 75 Great Pond Road, Simsbury 06070, or to the American Diabetes Foundation, 300 Research Parkway, Meriden 06450. KWAPIEN. Longen Kwaplen, 80, of 120 4th Ave. N., St. Petersburg, Fla., formerly of Betty Road, Enfield, died Thursday (Dec. 8) at the Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg, Fla. He was the widower of Helen (Jezyk) Kwaplen, who died in 1983. Born In Enfield, he had lived there for most of his life, moving to St. Petersburg, Fla., six years ago. He had been employed as the head custodian at Enfield High School for over 30 years, retiring several years ago. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He Is survived by two sons, Richard Kwaplen of Las Vegas, Nev., and Thomas Kwaplen of Springfield, Mass.; a brother and a sister, Frank Kwaplen, and Virginia Romano, both of Enfield; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Monday, 8:15 a.m., from the Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels, 61 South Road, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, 9 a.m., In St. Adalbert's Church, Enfield. Burial will be in St. Adalbert's Cemetery. His family will receive relatives and friends at the funeral home Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Memorial donations may made to St. Adalbert's Church, 90 Alden Ave., Enfield 06082. MORAN. Joseph D. Moran, 79, hus band of the late Jensine (Sorensen) Moran, of East Hartford, died Wednesday (Dec. 8, 1993) at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, Mass. He was born in Providence, R.I., formerly resided in Wellesley, Mass., before moving to East Hartford. Prior to his retirement, he had been employed by First National Stores for over 40 years. Mr. Moran had been a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a member of the Wellesley Country Club, Wellesley, Mass., and the East Hartford Lion's Club, East Hartford. He is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Joanne and Stephen Young of Durham, N.H., and Jacqueline Whetton of Wellesley, Mass.; four grandchildren, Stephen Young Jr., Brian Hester, Allison Young, and Jennifer Hester; four sisters, Mrs. Robert Flynn of Wellesley, Mass., Mrs. James Smith of Plant City, Fla., Mrs. Bernard Niehuser of San Bruno, Calif., and Mrs. Carl Graff of Warwick, R.I.; a brother, Thomas Moran of North Providence, R.I.; several nieces and nephews. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, Dec. 11, 1993, 10 a.m., In St. Rose Church, 33 Church St., East Hartford. Entombment will follow in Mount St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. There are no calling hours. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Lung Association, 45 Ash St., East Hartford 06108. The Newkirk 8. Whitney Funeral Home, 318 Burnslde Ave., East Hartford, has charge of arrangements. KLOCZKO. Sophie (Budnlk) Kloczko, 94, of 28 Hawthorne St., New Britain, died Wednesday (Dec. 8, 1993) at New Britain General Hospital. She was the widow of Stanley Kloczko. Survivors Include two daughters, Lee Bradley of Natick, Mass., and Sophie Ow-sianko of Forestvllle; 12 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be Saturday, 9:15 a.m., from the Burrltt Hill Funeral Home, 332 Burrltt St., New Britain, with a Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m., at the Holy Cross Church. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, New Britain. Calling hours are today, 5-8 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Holy Cross Church Renovation Fund, 31 Biruta St., New Britain 06053. LEARD. Hazel Elsie (Turner) Leard, of Richmond, Va., wife of John E. Leard retired executive editor of the R ichmond Times-Dispatch and the Richmond News Leader, died unexpectedly Dec. 8, 1993. She was a native of Daniel-son. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Bernard Francis of Simsbury; a daughter, Mrs. Richard (Judy) Nicholas of Old Saybrook; and two grandchildren, Lee, and Abby Nicholas, both of Old Say-brook. McWEENEY. Alice E. McWeeney, of West Hartford, daughter of the late Patrick J. and Rose (Hanlon) McWeeney, died Thursday (Dec. 9, 1993) at a local convalescent home. Born In Wallingford, she had lived in the West Hartford area for 50 years. She was employed by the State of Connecticut, State Highway Department for 25 years, and was the first secretary at Northwest Catholic High School, West Hartford, under the direction of Rev. Bradford Colton as Principal. She was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Church, West Hartford, and of the Women's Club at the church. She leaves a brother, Frank A. McWeeney of West Hartford. She was predeceased by a brother, John A. McWeeney. Funeral will be Saturday, 8:30 a.m., from the Sheehan-Hllborn-Breen Funeral Home, 1084 New Britain Ave., West Hartford, with a Mass of Christian Burial, 9 a.m., in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, West Hartford. Burial will be in Mount St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday morning, 8-8:30 a.m. NAPEY. John L. Napey, 94, of Litchfield Turnpike, New Hartford, died Thursday (Dec. 9, 1993) at his home In New Hartford. He was born April 21, 1899, in New Hartford, son of the late Lewis and Anna (Bossard) Napey. A lifelong resident of New Hartford, he owned and operated the Napey Farm. He was a member of Eureka Grange No. 62, Nepaug, and the New Hartford Fire Department, Nepaug Station, having been the oldest living member. Mr. Napey is survived by two sisters, Anne Napey Wacht of Canton, and Mary C. Peyton of Olney, Md.; several nieces, JoAnnea Wacht-Delphla of Canton, Barbara Parker of Olney, Md., and Susan Wacht of Canton; and a nephew, Richard Wacht of Canton. Funeral service will be Monday, 2 p.m., at the Vincent Funeral Home, 120 Albany Turnpike, Canton. Burial will be at the convenience of the family In Southwest Cemetery, Canton. There are no calling hours. Memorial donations may be made to the Foothills Visiting Nurse Association, 32 Union St., Winsted 06098. NICHOLS. Walter W. Nichols Jr., 63, of 60 Pinney Street, Ellington, died Wednesday (Dec. 8) at his home. He was the husband of Cornelia (Blackstone) Nichols. Born in Hartford, he had lived in Vernon and Ellington since 1958. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict, and had attended Williams College, Amherst, and the University of Virginia, School of Banking. Mr. Nichols had worked for Connecticut Bank and Trust Co. for 35 years, retiring as Vice President and Branch Manager of the Storrs office In 1983. He was a member of the Ellington Historical Society, and was a member and Past Master of Lafayette Lodge No. 100, A.F. S. A.M. Besides his wife, he leaves a son, Glenn E. Nichols of Vernon; three grandsons, Christopher, Jason and Corey; and several aunts and uncles. Funeral service will be Monday (Dec. 13), 1 p.m., at the Ladd-Turkington Funeral Home, 551 Talcottville Road (Rt. 83), Vernon, with the Rev. Thomas White officiating. Burial will be private In New Hampshire. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday, 3-6 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to The Masonic Home and Hospital, P.O. Box 250, Wallingford 06492. PLEASANT. Theodore Robert Pleasant, 67, of 1130 Albany Ave., Hartford, departed this life Sunday (Dec. 5) at. St. Francis Hospital. He was born In Rockville, Feb. 24, 1926, and was a resident of Hartford for most of his life. He Is survived by his daughter, Diane Philpott of Dorchester, Mass.; his son, Robert Pleasant of Dorchester, Mass.; two aunts, Helen Lewis of East Windsor, and Claire Gardner of Hartford; three cousins, Robert Lewis of East Windsor, Johnnie James of Hartford, and Arthur Johnson of Plymouth, Mass.; other relatives and friends. Funeral service Is Saturday, 2 p.m., at Clark, Bell & Bell Funeral Home, 319 Barbour St., Hartford, with calling hour, 1 p.m. Burial I at the convenience of the family. WIGHT. Barry David Wight, 42, of Marlon Avenue, Plantsville section, Southington, died Wednesday (Dec. 8) at New Britain General Hospital. Born March 31, 1951 In Southington, son of Beverly J. Wight of Plantsville, and the late Roland A. Wight. He was formerly employed at the Dack Industries of Bristol. He was the past president of the Dahlia Society, and an accredited judge for the American Dahlia Society. Barry was an Army veteran of the Vietnam Conflict, and served in Germany. He leaves three brothers, Clifford B. Wight, Marvin G. Wight, both of Southington, and Wesley Wight In California; a sister, Dorlnda J. Hultgren of Southington. He also leaves a niece, and three nephews. Funeral will be Saturday, 11 a.m., at the Plantsville Congregational Church, 109 W. Church St. (corner of W. Main St.) Plantsville. Burial will be with Military honors in Quinnlpiac Cemetery on Marlon Avenue. Calling hours are today, 6-8 p.m., at the DellaVecchla Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington. Memorial donations may be made in his memory to the Connecticut Dahlia Society, co Marjorie Schnerr, 65 Clark Hill Road, Prospect 06712. PALKO. Edward E. Palko, 81, of 68 Glendale Place, Port Chester, N.Y., died Wednesday (Dec. 8, 1993) at his home. He was the widower of Irma (Kucko) Palko who died Jan. 13, 1990. He was an office manager of engineering equipment for Keuffel Esser Co. of New York City for over 50 years. Edward Is survived by a daughter, Irene Newell of Greenwich; a son, , Edwin T. Palko of Taconic, Ct.j two grandsons; several nieces and nephews. Funeral will be Satur- day, 2 p.m., at St. Edward Church with a Mass of Christian Burial,., with burial In Willlngton Hills . Cemetery. Introvlgne Funeral Home Inc., 51 E. Main St., Stafford. Springs, has charge of arrange- ments. There are no calling hour. SOARES. Maria (Rels) Soares, 50, of " East Hartford, beloved wife of Manuel Soares, died Wednesday ' (Dec. 8) at St. Francis Hospital. She was born In Santa Maria, Azores, Portugal, daughter of Ma- rla (Laura) Rels of East Hartford, , and the late Manuel Reis. She was employed by First Brand Corp., , East Hartford, for several years, ' retiring In 1992. Maria was a mem- -ber of the Women's Auxiliary Holy Ghost Portuguese Society of East,; Hartford. Besides her husbands and mother, Maria is survived by ' her sister and brother-in-law, Oli-J via and Robert Santos; her sister,, Hilda Cardoso, all of Glastonbury; three brothers and two sisters-ln-. law, Manuel Reis of Hartford, Antonio and Maria Reis of Wethers-1 field, and Jose and Aurora Reis of , Mentone, Calif.; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Saturday, 9 a.m., at the D'Esopo East Hartford Funeral Chapel, 30 Carter St., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m., at Blessed Sacrament Church. Entombment: St. Mary's Cemetery.j Friends may call at the East Hartford Chapel today, 4-8 p.m. . STRETON. Carlo H. Streton, 84, of North Granby, widower of Eva (Coolong) Streton, died Thursday (Dec. 9) at Johnson Memorial Hospital, Stafford. He was born in Denmark, one of five children, he had lived in New York City and upstate New York, before moving to North Granby 12 years ago. He leaves a son, Carlo Streton of Johnsonvllle, N.Y.; a daughter, Barbara Heneghan of North Granby; a brother, Jack Streton of Clifton Park, N.Y.; five grandchildren; two great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be Saturday, 12 p.m., at the Hayes Huling 8, Carmon Funeral Home, 364 Salmon, Brook St., Granby. Burial will follow In Falrview Cemetery, West Hartford. His family will receive friends today, 7-9 p.m., at the funeral home. VILARDI. Anita I. (McArdle) Vllardl, 90, formerly of Wolcott Hill Road, Wethersfield, wife of the late Elmer J. Vllardl, died Wednesday (Dec. 8, 1993) at Medi-Plex Convalescent Home, Wethersfield. Born In Winsted, she was the daughter of the late Michael B, and Roseanna (O'Reilly) McArdle, she lived in Wethersfield since 1940. She was a member of the Daughters of Isabella, Metropolitan Chorus at The Bushnell Memorial, Wethersfield Senior Citizens, a communicant of Corpus Chrlstl Church, Wethersfield, and formerly a member of the Corpus Christ! Womens Club. She Is survived by a nephew and several nieces. Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, 11:30 a.m., at Corpus Christ! Church. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Plainville. There are no calling hours. Memorial donations may be made to the Corpus Christ! Church, 601 Silas Deane Highway; Wethersfield 06109. The DTEsopo Funeral Chapel, 277 Folly Brook Blvd., Wethersfield, has charge of arrangements. WRIGHT. Florence (Redmer) Wright, 89, of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Torrlngton, widow of Harold J. Wright, passed away Dec. 7 In Sarasota, Fla. She was born In Torrlngton, and was a resident of Manchester and East Hartford for 45 years until moving to Sarasota, Fla., two years ago. She was predeceased by her son, John R. Wright. She Is survived by three grandchildren, John M. Wright of Glen Allen, Va., Laura L. Wright of Canton, and Linda W. Cochrane of Sarasota, Fla.; her former daughter-in-law, Lorraine Wright Harper of Canton, and Port Angeles, Wash.; a sister, Anne McMa-hon of East Hartford; and two nieces. Graveside funeral service will be at Hillside Cemetery at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Visiting Nurse Association. CALVIN C. KEITH Happy Birthday. We miss you deeply. Love Always, Vincent, Deloret, Shavon, Courtney, and Ian 0 HELEN E. ROMANECK June 12, 1928 - Dec. 10, 1991 .v Our love for you will keep you " forever alive in our hearts. David, Susan, Bruce, Carol, and Husband Edward In Loving Memory of PAULINE R. JOHNSON March 19, 1933 - Dec. 10, 1990 Lonely I am without you. How I miss you no one knows; My thoughts are always with you. From early morn till evening close. Others may think you're forgotten, But the wound is still fresh today, As when you left me brokenhearted, Just three years ago today. Love, Valerie In Loving Memory of JOSEPH GALLUCCI Who passed away Dec. 10, 1992. Sadly Missed. Son, Peter, and Family In Loving Memory of PAUL J. ACCARPIO SR. June 1, 1920 - Dec. 10, 1990 Gone is the face we loved so dear, Silent is the voice we loved to hear; Too far away for sight or speech. But not too far for thought to reach. Sweet to remember him, Who once was here, And who, though absent. Is just as dear. Love, Marian, and Family In Memory of NOEL W. CORNWALL Oct. 3, 1953 - Dec. 10, 1974 You live on in my heart. Mother, Frances W. Cornwall

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