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Prospect Memorial Funeral Home

Welcome to the Prospect Memorial Funeral Home website. We are a new funeral home in the center of Prospect on Rt. 69, next to the Post Office. As a funeral home, it is our sincere desire to reach out to the residents of Prospect and the surrounding communities to provide you with compassionate funeral service honoring the life of your deceased loved one; thus our logo “The Tree of Life”. We will honor the life of your deceased loved one with services that are respectful of his/her cultural traditions and spiritual practices. Our facility is designed for the comfort and convenience of all our clients. Prospect Memorial Funeral Home has a non-denominational spiritual chapel, a childrens’ play room easily visible to parents, a family lounge for those seeking a few minutes of solitude, and a large homey waiting area with fireplace for those that are waiting to visit the family.


Our Obituaries

Carmen Solivan Gonzalez

May 4, 1932 - September 18, 2016


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Richard and Suzanne Santerre

August 18, 1939 - September 13, 2016

Watertown – Mr. Richard Santerre, age 77, of Watertown, and formerly of Wildwood and The Villages, Florida, East Haddam and Woodbury, CT, passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2016 in the VITAS Unit at St. Mary's Hospital. He was the loving husband of the late Suzanne Rita (Parker) Santerre, with whom he was married to for over 50 years. Mr. Santerre was born August 18, 1939 in Bristol, CT and...
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David S. Hay

March 14, 1959 - September 12, 2016

Naugatuck - Mr. David Scott Hay, age 57, of Naugatuck, passed away unexpectedly on Monday September 12, 2016. He was the husband for 26 years of Judith M. (Rogers) Hay. Mr. Hay was born in Waterbury on March 14, 1959 a son of the late John and Lorraine (Ackerman) Hay. He worked for 17 years as a Supervisor at Events by Superior. He enjoyed fishing and doing mechanical work. In addition to...
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Charlotte Ann Morey

October 29, 1931 - September 12, 2016


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Louis Joseph Morelli, Jr.

October 4, 1933 - September 10, 2016

Prospect - Mr. Louis Joseph Morelli, Jr., age 82, of Prospect, passed away on Saturday September 10, 2016 at the Cheshire Regional Rehabilitation Center. He was the loving husband of Jennie Eugenia (Massarelli) Morelli.   Mr. Morelli was born in New Britain on October 4, 1933 a son of the late Louis Joseph Morelli, Sr. and the late Anna (Tartar) Morelli. He was retired after working for many...
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Marta L. Gali Rosado

July 29, 1951 - September 8, 2016


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Ruth Ann Fairchild

May 6, 1930 - September 8, 2016


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Richard Earl Lounsbury, Sr.

January 9, 1927 - September 5, 2016

Seymour – Mr. Richard Earl Lounsbury, age 89, of Seymour, passed away peacefully on Monday September 5, 2016 in the VITAS Unit at St. Mary's Hospital. He was the husband of Pauline (Waskewicz) Lounsbury. Mr. Lounsbury was born in New Haven on January 9, 1927 a son of the late John T. and Mary (Brososki) Lounsbury. He was retired from Anaconda American Brass where he had worked as a Cost...
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Margaret M. Vance

September 11, 1930 - September 2, 2016

Prospect - Mrs. Margaret M. (Connor) Vance, age 85, of Prospect, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday September 2, 2016. She was the widow of Robert J. Vance.   Mrs. Vance was born September 11, 1930 in Waterbury a daughter of the late Daniel and Theresa (Lynch) Connor. She was retired after working for many years as an Office Manager at Chase Brass and was a communicant of St....
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William Leon

June 19, 1944 - September 1, 2016


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Laura S. Brault

January 2, 1960 - August 31, 2016

She leaves behind her husband Ronald Renta, her daughter Wendy Paradis and her husband Nicholas Ashley, her son Christopher Paradis and his wife Angela, her son Nicholas McCarthy and his wife Elisabeth Maguda, 7 grandchildren, her parents Susan and Ernest Brault along with 7 brothers and sisters. and several nieces and nephews. She will be deeply missed. We will keep everyone updated on the...
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Aida Emelia Borges

June 11, 1927 - August 29, 2016


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Filomena Pizzuto

November 27, 1924 - August 28, 2016

Filomena A. (Mencio) Pizzuto, age 91, of Waterbury, passed away on Sunday August 28, 2016. She was the wife of the late Anthony Pizzuto. Filomena was born on November 27, 1924 a daughter of the late Gregorio and Maria (Contadini) Mencio. She graduated from Waterbury Catholic High school. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and sister in law. She was an avid reader. ...
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Rosa Maria Simoes

March 10, 1951 - August 28, 2016

Cheshire - Mrs. Rosa Maria (Freitas) Simoes, age 65, of Cheshire, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday August 28, 2016 at her home. She was the widow of Jose Simoes. Mrs. Simoes was born in Portugal on March 10, 1951 a daughter of the late Jose and Bernadine Freitas. She was retired from Peter Paul in Naugatuck and was a communicant and member of the Ladies Guild of Our Lady of Fatima Church in...
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Vivian Luisa Rodriguez

August 25, 1955 - August 25, 2016

Miami, Florida - Vivian Luisa Rodriguez, age 61, of Miami, Florida, passed away on Thursday August 25, 2016 at Kendall Regional Hospital in Miami after fighting a courageous battle with cancer.. Vivian was born on August 25, 1955 in Antilla, Oriente, Cuba a daughter of the late Manuel and Ana Celia (Arafet) Rodriguez. She graduated with a Bachelors degree in Business Management from Barry...
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Jose Manuel Gonzalez Pabon

March 11, 1970 - August 20, 2016


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Ronald J. Meservey

April 4, 1972 - August 19, 2016

Sandwich, New Hampshire – Mr. Ronald John Meservey, age 44, of Sandwich, N.H., formerly of Naugatuck, passed away August 18, 2016 at his home. Mr. Meservey was born April 4, 1972 in Bangor, Maine a son of Dorothy (Gould) Meservey of Naugatuck and the late Harrison Meservey. He worked as a grocery clerk and was a former communicant of St. Vincent Ferrer Roman Catholic Church in Naugatuck. ...
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Joseph DePalma

August 14, 1962 - August 14, 2016

Prospect - Mr. Joseph DePalma, age 54, of Prospect, passed away peacefully on Sunday August 14, 2016 surrounded by family and friends. He was the husband of the late Karen (Daley) DePalma.   Mr. DePalma was born in the Bronx, New York on August 14, 1962 the son of Erminia (Maneggia) DePalma of Charlestown, RI and the late Anthony John DePalma. He graduated from Central Connecticut State...
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Madeline M. Sacco

March 22, 1922 - August 11, 2016

Southington - Mrs. Madeline M. (Harrison) Sacco, age 94, of Southington, passed away peacefully Thursday, August 11, 2016 at St Mary's Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Frank Charles Sacco. Mrs. Sacco was born March 22, 1922 in Carroll County, TN a daughter of the late John and Leah (Turner) Harrison. She enjoyed playing cards, golfing and watching her...
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Diane Piscitelli

January 15, 1951 - August 9, 2016


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Lisa C. Loggins Burns

October 7, 1964 - August 8, 2016

Prospect - Lisa Colleen Loggins, 51, passed away Monday, August 8, 2016 at her home in Prospect. Lisa was born October 7, 1964 in Gustine, CA, a daughter of the late Billy Eugene and Roxie (Driskell) Loggins. Lisa enjoyed reading, listening to music, and going for walks. She is survived by her daughter Kristen Chaney of Prospect; her sister Terri Fowler and nephew and niece, Todd and...
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Laurita Marie Prior

January 23, 1933 - August 4, 2016


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Marguerite M Trella

July 7, 1930 - July 30, 2016

Middlebury - Mrs. Marguerite M. (D'Andrea) Trella, age 86, of Middlebury, formerly of Prospect, passed away peacefully on Saturday July 30,2016 at the Beacon Brook Health Care Center in Naugatuck. She was the widow of Donald Joseph Trella. Mrs. Trella was born in Waterbury on July 7, 1930 daughter of the late Andrew and Katherine (Greska) D'Andrea. She was a devoted wife and loving Mother,...
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Brian Lindsay Denyer

July 28, 1947 - July 25, 2016

Brian Lindsay Denyer of Naugatuck and formerly of Watertown, Connecticut, died at his home on July 25, 2016, just three days shy of his sixty-ninth birthday, following a long and courageous battle with multiple myeloma. Throughout his struggle, Brian maintained his dignity and positive outlook on life. Brian, called Lindsay by his birth family, was the beloved husband of the former Valerie...
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Cameron K Chapman

June 24, 1991 - July 23, 2016

Waterbury - Cameron K. "Cam" Chapman, age 25, of 1 Willard St., Waterbury died Saturday July 23, 2016. Cam was born in Waterbury on June 24, 1991, son of Wilbert M. (Tamika) Chapman, Jr. of Waterbury and Joy L. Johnson - Chapman (Barry Coles) of New Jersey. He was a 2009 graduate of Crosby High School, where he was a member of the football team. He was an avid football player, receiving the...
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Carol A. Ross

March 8, 1951 - July 22, 2016

Waterbury - Mrs. Carol A. Ross, age 65, of Waterbury, went home to Heaven to be with Jesus, Friday, July 22, 2016. She was the wife of Robert Ross. Carol was born March 8, 1951 in Beverly, MA a daughter to the late Harry Rhodes and the late Louise (Gallagher) Jones. Prior to her illness Carol was a waitress at the Silo Restaurant in Farmington and the Oasis Restaurant in Bristol. She was a...
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Helen E. Lahey

July 21, 2016

Prospect - Mrs. Helen E. (Bergen) Lahey, of Prospect, passed away peacefully on Thursday July 21, 2016 in the VITAS Unit at St. Mary's Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was the widow of Jack Lahey. Mrs. Lahey was born in Naugatuck a daughter of he late Harry Bergen, Sr. and the late Minnie Detlefsen Bergen. She was retired after working for many years from Peter Paul in Naugatuck...
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Joseph Carlson III

July 31, 1962 - July 20, 2016

Naugatuck - Mr. Joseph "Jay" Carlson III, age 53, of Naugatuck, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday July 20, 2016. He was the husband of Lisa J. (Curina) Carlson.   Mr. Carlson was born in Waterbury on July 31, 1962, a son of Joseph Carlson II and Rosanne (Lee) Carlson of Naugatuck. He was the owner of G&R Manufacturing in Naugatuck, and was a well respected businessman who was active on...
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Tommy McClary

August 23, 1948 - July 19, 2016

Waterbury - Tommy Neil McClary, age 67, of Waterbury died Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at VITAS at St. Mary's Hospital. Tommy was born August 23, 1948 in Laconia, NH, son of the late Walter and Viola (Avery) McClary. He served proudly in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He retired from Leo J. Hamel as a truck driver. Tommy was a member of the N.R.A. and the V.F.W. in Waterbury. ...
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Delphio Sampieri, Jr.

November 1, 1927 - July 18, 2016

Prospect - Mr. Delphio J. Sampieri, Jr., age 88, of Prospect died Monday July 18, 2016 at St. Mary's Hospital. He was the husband of Sophie (DuBicki) Sampieri. Mr. Sampieri was born November 1, 1927 in Waterbury a son of the late Delphio Sampieri, Sr. and the late Edna (Palmer) Sampieri. He attended school in Waterbury and Prospect and worked as a truck driver for Brass City Express and Toce...
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Maureen Lange

August 6, 1935 - July 17, 2016

Wallingford - Mrs. Maureen (Fritz) Lange, age 80, of Wallingford, formerly of Prospect, passed away peacefully on Sunday July 17, 2016 at the Masonic Healthcare Center in Wallingford. She was the devoted wife of the late Paul H. Lange, to whom she was married for 50 years.   Mrs. Lange was born in Wallingford on August 6, 1935, daughter of the late Andrew and Mary (Daly) Fritz. She received...
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Daniel Vargas

July 29, 1932 - July 14, 2016

Daniel Vargas 83, of Naugatuck died peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family on Thursday July 14th. He was born on July 29th, 1932 in Manhattan New York. He grew up in the Bronx where he spent most of his childhood. After graduating from New York schools he joined the United States Navy where he worked as an engineer. He was an athlete who played baseball for his Naval team as a...
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Ronald R. Clement

August 21, 1943 - July 14, 2016

Prospect – Mr. Ronald Richard Joseph Clement, age 72, of Prospect passed away Thursday, July 14th, 2016 in the VITAS Unit at St. Mary's Hospital. He was the husband of Nancy (Kwochka) Clement. Mr. Clement was born August 21, 1943 in Waterbury a son to the late Leo and Leonette (Normandin) Clement. He was retired from First National Grocery Stores where had worked as a grocery manager for...
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Mara Colon Martinez

April 11, 1992 - July 14, 2016


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Norm Anderson

October 22, 1941 - July 14, 2016

Naugatuck – "Norm" Anderson, age 74, of Naugatuck, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 14, 2016 at Waterbury Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband 54 years of Judith (Owens) Anderson. Norm was born October 22, 1941 in Naugatuck a son of the late Frank and Betty (Pope) Anderson. He was a graduate of Naugatuck High School class of 1959. Norm retired from...
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Donna Krofssik

August 23, 1930 - July 14, 2016

CHESHIRE – Donna Krofssik died peacefully surrounded by family at the age of 85 on July 14, 2016. Donna Krofssik was born in Bridgeport on August 23, 1930 and grew up in Fairfield where she taught in Fairfield County for decades. Donna attended and earned her teaching degree at New Haven Teachers College in New Haven. She raised four boys, Jon (Prospect, CT), Paul (Florida), David ...
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George P. Passabet

November 22, 1924 - July 11, 2016

Mr. George P. Passabet, age 91, of Naugatuck, CT, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 11, 2016 at his home, surrounded by family. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Rosemary V. DePerrior, his brother Joseph V. Passabet, son-in-law Thomas H. Shields, Jr., and great grandson Eric Thomas Clement. Mr. Passabet was born on November 22, 1924 in Hawthorne, NY, to the late Joseph...
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Joseph Corona

June 12, 1932 - July 4, 2016

Naugatuck/Bethlehem - Mr. Joseph "Poppy" Corona, age 84, of Naugatuck and Bethlehem, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, July 4, 2016 in the VITAS Unit at St. Mary's Hospital. He was the husband of Carole (Anderson) Corona for 55 years. Mr. Corona was born in Waterbury on June 12, 1932, a son of the late Michael and Madeline (Aldino) Corona. He attended Waterbury...
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Josephine M Guastaferri

December 17, 1917 - July 4, 2016

Prospect – Mrs. Josephine M. Guastaferri, age 98, of Prospect, passed away peacefully Monday, July 4th surrounded by her loving family. She was the widow of Anthony O. Guastaferri. Josephine was born December 17, 1917 in Lucito, Italy a daughter the late John and Aida (Minnicucci) Pettinicchi. She was a prominent local business owner whose family business extended over 60 years in Prospect,...
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Raymond Ephfrom "Ray" Kendrick

March 22, 1957 - July 4, 2016

Raymond Ephfrom Kendrick "Ray", son of the late Ephfrom and Rose (Canty) Kendrick, 59, of Waterbury died July 4, 2016 peacefully at home. He was the husband of Jerrilyn (Wiley) Kendrick. Mr. Kendrick was born in Phoenix City, Alabama on March 22, 1957. Mr. Kendrick joined the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged and soon after joined the National Guard. He was a member of Grace Baptist...
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Frances Winckler

April 6, 1929 - July 3, 2016


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Justina Arroyo

October 10, 1933 - July 2, 2016

Waterbury - Mrs. Justina (Santiago) Arroyo, age 82, of Waterbury, passed away Saturday July 2, 2016 at her home. She was the widow of Eliceo Arroyo. Mrs. Arroyo was born October 10, 1933 in Puerto Rico a daughter of the late Augustine and Candida (Lugo) Santiago. She was retired after working as a seamstress for many years and enjoyed sewing and being a wonderful mother and homemaker. Mrs....
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Gerard McCarthy

July 7, 1935 - July 1, 2016

Gerard John McCarthy, 80, of Prospect, passed away after an extended illness on Friday July 1st at Saint Mary's Hospital in Waterbury. Surrounded by his wife, children, in-laws and grandchildren, he gently slipped away as his family shared stories and memories of this extraordinary man. Gerry is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 59 years Kathleen (Sutton) McCarthy; his 5...
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Robert Roland LeBlanc

July 12, 1945 - July 1, 2016


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Winfield "Coach" Cheske

July 13, 1949 - June 30, 2016

Thomaston – On Thursday June 30, 2016, Winfield "Coach" Cheske took a new position coaching the Saints - in Heaven. For many years, Coach Cheske has been teaching in the classrooms of Wilby and coaching on the fields of both Wilby and Kennedy High Schools. He will best be remembered by his wife, three children, and hundreds of students and players for the sense of self-worth he instilled in...
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Juanita Person

January 11, 1941 - June 29, 2016


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Edmund J. Blinstrubas

November 15, 1926 - June 22, 2016

Prospect – Mr. Edmund J. Blinstrubas, age 89, of Prospect, passed away peacefully on Wednesday June 22, 2016 in the VITAS Unit at St. Mary's Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Joyce (Knapp) Blinstrubas. Mr. Blinstrubas was born in Waterbury on November 15, 1926 a son of the late Joseph and Catherine (Chepulis) Blinstrubas. He was retired from Noranda Metal...
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Arlene Baker

June 10, 1926 - June 21, 2016

Arlene Maher Baker of Prospect, the wife of Mark Dowd Baker, died peacefully at her home Tuesday, June 21, 2016, surrounded by her family. Mrs. Baker lived in Prospect for 67 years. She was a generous member of her community and her church, and the heart of her family of children, children-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends. Mrs. Baker was born June 10, 1926, in...
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Patricia A. Beck

August 2, 1956 - June 19, 2016

Wolcott - Patricia Ann (Corker) Beck, age 60, of Wolcott, passed away peacefully on Sunday June 19, 2016 at Yale New Haven Hospital. Patricia was born in Bridgeport on August 2, 1956 a daughter of the late Harold and Doris (Broadbent) Corker. She worked as a school bus driver. Patricia is survived by a daughter: Amy Beck of Wolcott, two sons: Thomas Beck and his wife Amanda of West Haven...
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Steven M Posick

September 22, 1935 - June 18, 2016

Mr. Steven M. Posick, 80, also known as Sam, was born September 22, 1935 in Waterbury a son of the Joseph and Anna (Lutze) Posick with three siblings, Julie Lehmann of Hickory, N.C., two brothers: Joseph Posick, Jr. of Waukesha, WI and James Posick of FL, and 8 grandchildren. Born in Union City, Steve's family relocated many times in Connecticut, including moves to Riggs St. in Oxford, Jeremy...
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Bernadette Mary Garrity

December 31, 1933 - June 14, 2016

Prospect – Mrs. Bernadette M. Garrity, age 82, of Prospect, passed away peacefully on Tuesday June 14, 2016 at Waterbury Hospital. She was the wife for 36 years of the late John J. Garrity. Mrs. Garrity was born December 31, 1933 in Naugatuck a daughter of the late George and Mary (Mihalcik) Poulin. She was retired as the office manager for John J. Garrity, C.P.A. in Propsect and was a...
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Mark S. Thayer

September 10, 1953 - June 6, 2016

Waterbury – Mr. Mark S. Thayer, age 62 of Waterbury passed away peacefully, Monday, June 6, 2016 at VITAS unit of St. Mary's Hospital surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Idalia (Caraballo) Thayer. Mark was born on September 10, 1953 in Providence, RI a son to the late Kenneth G. and Dorothea (Wiljakainen) Thayer. He retired from the City of Waterbury, Park and Recreation Dept ...
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Emma Jean Wright

February 14, 1937 - June 6, 2016

Waterbury- Emma Jean Wright, 79, of Waterbury entered into heaven on June 6, 2016. Emma was born February 14, 1937 in Aiken, South Carolina to the late Handy and Cora Wright. Emma moved to Williston, South Carolina where she completed her schooling. Emma started working at 12 years old, moving from South Carolina to Waterbury Connecticut in early 1954 where she started her family giving birth to...
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Luz Milagros Martinez

August 17, 1951 - June 6, 2016


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Donald Palumbo

December 22, 1948 - June 2, 2016


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Thomas F Marino

May 5, 1940 - May 26, 2016

Deland, Florida - Mr. Thomas F. Marino, age 76, of Deland, Florida, formerly of Prospect, died unexpectedly on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at his home. He was the husband of the late Dolores (Duplaise) Marino. Mr. Marino was born May 5, 1940 in Waterbury a son of the late Nunzio and Dolores (Rossi) Marino. He was retired and a former owner of Prospect Sanitation, Prospect Sewer and Drain, E.W.R....
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Muriel M. Cavanaugh

July 4, 1926 - May 19, 2016

Southington – Mrs. Muriel M. (Cyr) Cavanaugh, age 89, of Southington, passed away peacefully on Thursday May 19, 2016 at the Connecticut Hospice in Branford. She was the widow of Joseph C. Cavanaugh. Mrs. Cavanaugh was born July 4, 1926 in Portage Lake, Maine a daughter of the late Mack and Bertha (Vaillancort) Cyr. She formerly worked at U.S. Time and Bedfords. She enjoyed playing Bingo,...
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Albert P. Fried

July 25, 1930 - May 18, 2016

Albert P. Fried, age 85, of Prospect, the loving husband of Rita (McDonald) Fried, died Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at St. Mary's Hospital in Waterbury after a long battle with cancer. He was born July 25, 1930, in Wilkes-Barre, PA, son of the late Francis and Blanche (Myers) Fried. He served in the Air Force from 1951-55, stationed in England, achieving the rank of staff sergeant. He moved to...
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David W Kapral

September 21, 1952 - May 14, 2016

Southington - Mr. David W. Kapral, age 63, of Southington, passed away peacefully on Saturday May 14, 2016 at New Britain General Hospital. He was the husband of Hilda "Heide" (Dragan) Kapral. Mr. Kapral was born in Hartford on September 21, 1952 son off the late Walter and Helen (Sapkowski) Kapral. He was retired from AT&T where he had worked as an Outside Network Engineer for many years and...
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Joan Mary Simpson

February 21, 1935 - May 9, 2016

Joan Mary Cox Simpson of Bethany, CT Joan Simpson, 81, departed this life peacefully with her family by her bedside on May 9, 2016. Joan was born in New Haven on February 21, 1935; the daughter of James and Beatrice Hay Cox. Joan was married on September 26, 1953 at Christ Episcopal Church in Bethany, CT to her beloved husband Harold V. Simpson Jr. Her service in the town of Bethany as...
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Ebony Swaby

October 14, 1993 - May 7, 2016

Waterbury - Ms Ebony Alicia Swaby, age 22, passed away on May 7, 2016 at St. Mary's Hospital. Ebony was born October 14, 1993 in Stamford a daughter of Everton Swaby of Stamford and Darlene Avery-Lamar of Waterbury. Ebony was a graduate of Westhill High School where she was a member of the R.O.T.C. She was very proud of having served in the U.S. Navy. Besides her parents Ebony is survived...
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Ruth Waldman

November 16, 1930 - May 4, 2016

Cheshire – Mrs. Ruth Norma (Survilla) Waldman, age: 87, of Cheshire passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at Cheshire Regional Rehab Center of Cheshire. She was the wife for 55 years of the late Thomas J. Waldman. Ruth was born in Luzerne, PA on November 16, 1928 a daughter to the late William and Josephine (Kotch) Survilla. Ruth was the Queen of the Red Hat Society at the Cheshire...
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Doris Lucille Welton

April 1, 1921 - May 3, 2016

Prospect – Doris "Gigi" Lucille (Fournier) Welton, age 95, of Prospect died Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at her home in Prospect surrounded by her loved ones. She was the widow of Joseph L. Welton. Doris was born April 1, 1921 in Prospect, the daughter of the late Alfred E. and Lucy (Jobin) Fournier. She retired from Lewis Engineering as Quality Control Inspector. Doris was a member of the P...
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Delores Manning Zeoli

August 16, 1924 - May 2, 2016

FORMERLY OF NAUGATUCK Waterbury – Mrs. Dolores M. Zeoli, age 91, of Waterbury died Monday, May 2, 2016 at the VITAS unit at St. Mary's Hospital. She was the widow of Michael Zeoli Dolores was born August 16, 1924 in Greenwich, CT a daughter of the late Milford and Elizabeth (Firla) Manning. Prior to her retirement she was employed in the Accounting Department of Condec. She...
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Ciro Barile

July 5, 1946 - May 1, 2016

Ciro Barile: Loving Husband, Father and Grandfather Prospect – Ciro Barile, 69, husband of Luisa (Mauriello) Barile, died peacefully on May 1, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family. Ciro was born in Napoli, Italia on July 5, 1946 the son of Antonio and Adele (Marchetti) Barile. He was a current resident of Prospect. He was a lifetime accountant, and recently retired from General...
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Helen E. Fiermonte

February 26, 1927 - April 25, 2016

Waterbury - Mrs. Helen E. (Barbee) Fiermonte, age 89, of Waterbury, died peacefully at her home on Monday April 25, 2016. She was the widow of Nicholas Fiermonte. Mrs. Fiermonte was born in Washington, D.C. on February 26, 1927. She was the daughter of the late William and Mattie(Potts) Barbee. Mrs. Fiermonte is survived by a daughter: Debra Hunter and her husband Jeffrey of Waterbury,...
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Rudolph Rudy Thibodeau

November 8, 1926 - April 25, 2016

Prospect - Mr. Rudolph Thibodeau, age 89 of Prospect passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, April 25, 2016 after a brave battle with Cancer. He was the widower of Lorene (Pelletier) Thibodeau. Rudolph was born on November 8, 1926 in St. Francis Maine a son of the late Fabian and Leda Thibodeau. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy during WWII on the USS Corregedor in the Asiatic Pacific...
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Nancy Hart Revellese Pratt

April 17, 1946 - April 24, 2016

Waterbury - Nancy Lynn (Hart) (Revellese) Pratt, age 70, of Waterbury pass away on Monday, April 25, 2016 at Waterbury Hospital after a brave battle with cancer, surrounded by her loved ones. She was the wife of Anthony Pratt. Nancy was born in Val-d'Or, Quebec, Canada on April 17, 1946 a daughter of the late William and Violet (Nixon) Hart. Her family moved to Stamford in 1949, where...
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Craig Everitt

December 18, 1959 - April 21, 2016

A Memorial Gathering for Craig Everitt will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Waterville Park, Thomaston Avenue, Waterbury. There will be no calling hours. Prospect Memorial Funeral Home, 72 Waterbury Road, Prospect is in charge of the arrangements. For online condolences, please log on to www.prospectmemorial.com.
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Nelson J. Iava

July 7, 1937 - April 18, 2016

Pocasset Massachusetts - Mr. Nelson J. Iava, age 78, of Pocasset, MA, formerly of Prospect, died Monday April 18, 2016 at Falmouth Hospital. He was the husband of the late Maureen (Conway) Iava. Mr. Iava was born in Waterbury on July 7, 1937, a son of the late John and Clara Perise Iava. He was retired from Stop and Shop where he had worked as a shipping and receiving manager for 39 years and...
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Domenic Vito Coviello

October 7, 1925 - April 14, 2016

Mr. Domenic V. Coviello, age 90, of Manchester, formerly of Prospect, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday April 14, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Joan (Porzenheim) Coviello. Mr. Coviello was born October 7, 1925 in Waterbury a son of the late Canio and Rosina (Colasanto) Coviello. He was an educator with the City of Waterbury for many years and retired...
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Judith Rosalyn George

August 20, 1940 - April 12, 2016

Prospect - Judith Rosalyn George, age 75, of Prospect, passed away peacefully on Tuesday April 12, 2016 at the Autumn Lake Health Care Center in Waterbury. Judy was born in Waterbury on August 20, 1940 a daughter of the late Henry and Lena (DiSapio) George. She was a graduate of Quinnipiac University and received her Masters Degree from the Hartford Grad Center affiliate of Rensselaer...
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Jordon D. Richardson

February 11, 1932 - April 11, 2016

On Monday April 11, 2016, Jordan Douglas Richardson, (Douggie), died at the age of 84. He was born at Waterbury Hospital on February, 11, 1932. He was the son of the late Jordon and Elizabeth (Bishop) Richardson. He is survived by a sister, Deacon Mary Jane (B J) Burke, and his long-time companion Mrs. Jessie Reaves, both of Waterbury; his daughters, Dr. Denise St. Patrick Bell, Fort...
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Robert D. Cranney

September 5, 1931 - April 10, 2016

Monroe, CT. - Mr. Robert D. Cranney, age 84, of Monroe, formerly of Prospect, passed away peacefully on Sunday April 10, 2016 at Bridgeport Hospital. He was the husband of Geraldine (Petrasy) Cranney. Mr. Cranney was born in Waterbury, CT on September 5, 1931 a son of the late Michael and Anna (Phalen) Cranney. He was retired from the Uniroyal Inc. Chemical Division in Naugatuck, CT. where he...
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Francis M. McKennerney

September 17, 1964 - April 9, 2016

Francis M. McKennerney, father to Vincent and step-father to Ashley, died on Saturday, April 9, 2016, after a brief illness. Francis was born September 17, 1964 in Waterbury a son of Donald and Barbara (Zupkus) McKennerney. Francis attended Wilby High School and did a short stint in the U.S. Navy. During that time he attained his GED. He was an avid wrestling fan and reality show...
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Chavana Ruangchamnien

May 22, 1932 - April 6, 2016


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Irene Berdine Laddis

December 11, 1930 - April 3, 2016


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Ryan F Kelly

October 11, 1973 - April 2, 2016

Waterbury - Mr. Ryan F. Kelly, age 42, of Waterbury, died unexpectedly on Saturday April 2, 2016. He was the husband of Melissa Smudin. Mr. Kelly was born in Waterbury on October 11, 1973 a son of Gene and Paulette (Soucy) Kelly of Wolcott. He was employed as a driver at Coca Cola for many years and was an avid car enthusiast. In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Kelly is survived by...
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Jennie Scarpati

April 30, 1917 - April 1, 2016

Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother Waterbury - Mrs. Jennie (Pivirotto) Scarpati, age 99, passed away Friday, April 1, 2016 at Watertown Convalarium in Watertown. She was the widow of the late Benedict Scarpati. Mrs. Scarpati was born in Cheshire, CT on April 30, 1917 a daughter of the late Gemma and Egidio Pivirotto. Mrs. Scarpati was a wonderful homemaker, cook...
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Jennie (Pivirotto) Scarpati

April 30, 1917 - April 1, 2016

Funeral Services for Mrs. Scarpati will be held on Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Prospect Memorial Funeral Home. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
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Martha Julia Price

November 13, 1913 - March 31, 2016

Springfield, MA – Mrs. Martha Julia (Reed) Price of Springfield, MA, widow of William F. Price, passed away peacefully Thursday, March 31, 2016 at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA with her daughter Deborah by her side. Mrs. Price was the daughter of the late Rev. Isaac William and Lillie McKenzie (Gordon) Reed. She was born November 13, 1913 in Waterbury, CT. Mrs. Price was a...
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Cecilio Concepcion

March 11, 1933 - March 29, 2016


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Kevin M. Hays

May 14, 1956 - March 27, 2016

Waterbury – Kevin Mark Hays, age 59 of 197 Sunnyside Avenue, Apt. 1, Waterbury passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2016 at Waterbury Hospital surrounded by his family. He was the husband for 21 years of Tamara (Sockwell) Hays. Kevin was born May 14, 1956 in Middletown a son of the late E. Kenneth and Doris (Read) Hays. He earned his BS degree in English from the University of Northern...
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Sherman P. Woodward, Jr.

February 17, 1929 - March 27, 2016

Sherman P. "Monk" Woodward Jr. entered into eternal rest on March 27, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born on February 17, 1929, he was a life-long Bethany resident. For most of his life Sherman managed and worked Clover Nook Farm as the 6th generation of his family to do so. A farmer and dairyman, Sherman also drove a Bethany Community School bus for 24 years and spent time as...
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Eugene J. Swendsen

April 16, 1948 - March 26, 2016


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Doris Lewis

January 30, 1931 - March 26, 2016

Doris T. Lewis Doris (Theroux) Lewis, 85, of Prospect, wife of Eugene R. Lewis, passed on March 26, 2016, surrounded by family at home after a long illness. Doris was born in Waterbury on Jan 30th, 1931, to Maurice & Josephine (Chouinard) Theroux. Doris graduated from Wilby High School, class of '49 and was married to Eugene at St. Anthony's RC church in Prospect on December 27th, 1952. Doris...
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Rebecca McFarlane

August 14, 1917 - March 23, 2016


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Leopoldo Vazquez

June 7, 1952 - March 23, 2016

Leopoldo Vazquez died peacefully on March 23, 2016 in Waterbury, CT at the age of 63. He is survived in death by his daughter Jovita, his 3 granddaughters, Valerya, Amanda and Gabriela Perez. Leopoldo was born on June 7, 1952 in Dorado, Puerto Rico. He will forever be remembered as a loving and caring man by his family and friends.
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Christa Chauvin

July 18, 1960 - March 23, 2016

Waterbury - Christa Chauvin, age 55, of Waterbury, died Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at VITAS of Waterbury. Christa was born July 18, 1960 in Danbury a daughter of Paul and Ann Marie (Vasaturo) Chauvin of New Milford. Besides her parents she is survived by one daughter: Marie Kiernan and her husband Jed of New Britain, two sons: Timothy Chauvin of New Milford and Vincent Adams of Brookfield,...
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Katrina Marie Higdon

December 18, 1939 - March 22, 2016


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Stephen Ward Hallaway, Jr.

July 21, 1924 - March 22, 2016

Waterbury - Mr. Stephen Ward Hallaway, Jr, age 91, of Waterbury, formerly of Prospect, passed away peacefully on Tuesday March 22, 2016. He was the husband, for 55 years, of the late Lorraine V. (Leahy) Hallaway. Mr. Hallaway was born in Waterbury on July 21, 1924 a son of the late Stephen Ward Hallaway, Sr. and the late Elise (Loucks) Hallaway. He was retired from Traver Electric where he...
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Hector Andujar-Diaz

December 13, 1947 - March 21, 2016

Waterbury – Hector Andujar Diaz, age 68, of Waterbury, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 21, 2016 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Andujar Diaz was born December 13, 1947 in San Juan, Puerto Rico a son to the late Genero and Juana (Diaz) Andujar. Mr. Andujar Diaz is survived by two sons: Hector Andujar, and his wife Miranda of Watertown and Ricardo Andujar of...
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Maurice H. Morin

April 5, 1927 - March 19, 2016

Maurice H. Morin, age 88, of Naugatuck completed his Earthly life on March 19 2016, passing peacefully in his sleep at home, released from his time with cancer, lovingly cared for by his step-daughter, Linda Gray. Mr. Morin was born April 5th, 1927 in Waterbury, only child of the late Cleophas Morin (born Brocton Quebec) and Ophelia (Cantin) Morin (born Black Lake Quebec), genealogy indicates...
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Irene Lambert

February 21, 1937 - March 15, 2016

Irene Paranay-Lambert was born in Mid-Manhattan Hospital in New York City on February 21, 1937 a daughter to the late Steve and Anna Paranay who relocated their family to Somerville, New Jersey when Irene reached school age. She graduated for Summerville High School, and later from Rider College in Trenton, New Jersey with a Bachelor of Science degree. While at Rider she met her future husband,...
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Evelyn Smey Cleary

April 3, 1914 - March 14, 2016

Naugatuck - Mrs. Evelyn (Smey) Cleary, age 101, of Naugatuck, passed away peacefully on Monday March 14, 2016 in the VITAS Unit at St. Mary's Hospital. She was the widow of Daniel W. Cleary. Mrs. Cleary was born April 3, 1914 in Seymour daughter of the late Alexander and Lucia (Barna) Smey. She was the oldest living graduate of the Waterbury Hospital School of Nursing having received her...
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Donna Eileen Vadnais

April 18, 1948 - March 13, 2016

WATERBURY — Donna Eileen Vadnais, 67, formerly of Waterbury, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 13, 2016 in her home surrounded by her sons. Donna was born on April 18, 1948 in Waterbury, CT daughter of the late Donald and Eileen (Lincoln) Howard. Donna was the second woman in CT to join the US Postal Service and was proud to serve there for over 25 years serving many of those...
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Verne Chip Aldrich, Jr.

September 5, 1957 - March 12, 2016

Prospect - Verne H. "Chip" Aldrich, Jr., age 58, of Prospect, died Saturday March 12, 2016 at St. Mary's Hospital. He was the husband of Sharon (Steeves) Aldrich. Chip was born September 5, 1957 in Bridgeport, son of Lorraine (Donahoe) Aldrich of Shelton and the late Verne H. Aldrich, Sr. Having a gift of helping students with all types of disabilities, he worked as a special education teacher...
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Brian David Cavanaugh

April 12, 1959 - March 10, 2016

Prospect - Mr. Brian David "Uncle Brian" Cavanaugh, age 56 of Prospect passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016 due to injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Mr. Cavanaugh was born April 12, 1959 in Waterbury a son of Neil and Ann (Moriarty) Cavanaugh of Prospect. He was employed by the City of Waterbury, Department of Education as a painter. Brian was a communicant of St....
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Richard Leon Fortier

July 27, 1956 - March 9, 2016

Prospect - Mr. Richard Leon Fortier, age 59 of Prospect, died peacefully Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Richard was born in Waterbury on July 27, 1956 a son of the late Lucien and Annette (LaMadeleine) Fortier. He proudly served his country in the US Marine Corp. from 1976 until 1980. Prior to Richard's illness he was a carpenter. Richard...
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Denise Douglas

September 30, 1952 - March 7, 2016

Newtown - Denise L. Douglas, age 63, of Newtown, died Monday, March 7, 2016 at Paradigm Health Care Center in Prospect after a brief illness. Denise was born September 30, 1952 in Fairfield, Long Island, NY a daughter to the late Harry T. and Ella (Roberts) Douglas. She attended Bryant College and prior to her illness Denise was an Administrative Assistant and Office Manager at New Milford...
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