COVENTRY — Glenn “Chuck” Bothroyd Jr., 60, husband of Vicki (Kennedy) Bothroyd, died Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 at Masonicare of Wallingford. Funeral services Friday, Oct. 25 at 6.p.m. at Alderson Funeral Home of Cheshire, 615 South Main St. Burial at convenience of the family. Calling hours Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. Please visit www.aldersonfuneralhomes.com.Read more →
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COVENTRY – Glenn “Chuck” Bothroyd Jr., 60, passed away Monday October 21, 2013 at Masonicare of Wallingford. He was the husband of Vicki (Kennedy) Bothroyd.
Glenn was born January 7, 1953 in Waterbury, the son of Marilyn (Patterson) Bothroyd and the late Glenn C. Bothroyd Sr. He attended Cheshire schools graduating from Cheshire High School in 1971. Glenn’s greatest joy in life was spending time with his grandchildren and being their #1 fan at their sporting events.
Besides his wife and mother Glenn is survived by his step-mother Jeanette Bothroyd of Cheshire; his daughters Amanda Albert and her husband Craig of Andover, Ashley Bothroyd, Audra Miller and her husband Justin, Alicia Bothroyd and her husband Larry Huff all of Manchester; his brothers Thomas of Ashford and Matthew of Cheshire; his sisters Mary Kuhn and her husband Ron of Melbourne, FL, Martha Najjar and her husband Elias of East Haven, Deborah Searfoss of Wethersfield, Karen Hotham of Southington, Michelle Wordell and her husband Paul of East Haddam and Melissa Michalski and her husband Michael of Moodus; his grandchildren Caleb, Rondell, Zoe, Gage, Laycia and Rory.
Arrangements – Funeral services will be held on Friday October 25, 2013 at 6.p.m. at the Alderson Funeral Home of Cheshire, 615 S. Main St. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Calling hours will be held on Friday from 4 p.m. until the start of the service at 6p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Relay for Life East Haddam c/o American Cancer Society, 825 Brook St., Rocky Hill, CT 06067.Read more →
NAUGATUCK — Lindsey N. Pepin Smith, 26, formerly of Morris, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, following a four-year battle with cancer. She was the wife of Matthew J. Smith.
Born in Waterbury on Feb. 19, 1987, to Gilles Pepin and Nancy O’Brien Pepin, she was a graduate of Wamogo High School and Central Connecticut State University. Lindsey was a math teacher at Lewis S. Mills High School.
She received her treatments at and raised money for Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. A kind and generous spirit, she was very dedicated to raising money for research so that it would benefit future cancer patients.
WATERBURY — Robert A. Parenteau Sr., 75, formerly of Wolcott, died Oct. 21, 2013, at Abbott Terrace Health Care Center. He was the widow of Janice (Palmer) Parenteau.
Robert was born April 17, 1938, in Waterbury, a son of the late Julian and Cecile (Morin) Parenteau, and lived in Wolcott for more than 40 years. He attended Don Bosco Seminary and was a graduate of Sacred Heart High School. Prior to his retirement, Robert was a general manager at the former Coyne Textile and had also worked at Demsey Manufacturing in Watertown. He was a lifetime member and former captain of the Wolcott Volunteer Ambulance and an avid Red Sox fan. Robert proudly served his country in the United States Navy.
SEYMOUR — Julia Martonak Giovacchino, 85, of Seymour, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of 66 years to Gennaro “Pete” Giovacchino.
Julia is survived by her loving family, including her children, Peter Giovacchino of Seymour, Paul Giovacchino of Oxford and Susan Giovacchino of Seymour. Julia is also survived by several beloved grandchildren, Michael, Laura, Roxanne, Thomas, Paul, Jennifer and Chloe Giovacchino; her daughters-in-law, Lillian and Rosemary Giovacchino; and several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
TORRINGTON — Jean (Delaney) McKenna, 86, of 50 Proprietors Lane, Torrington, passed away Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, with her family by her side at Litchfield Woods. She was the widow of Dr. James F. McKenna.
Jean was born in Derby on Oct. 11, 1927, a daughter of the late Henrietta (Scholz) and George Delaney. She was a communicant of St. Thomas of Villanova Church, Goshen, a member of the Torrington Jaycees, Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Auxiliary, St. Francis Mother Club and was a nurse for the United States Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II.
TORRINGTON — Edward David Zeiner Sr., 62, passed away on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, at home. He was the husband of Lillian (Basile) Zeiner.
Born on May 15, 1951, in Torrington, he was the son of Edward J. Zeiner and June (Butts) Zeiner of Torrington. Ed was raised in Torrington and graduated from Wamogo Regional High School. He worked for Deveraux-Glenholme School in Washington, Conn., for 32 years. He was a member of the 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery of Woodbury, Conn., and enjoyed gardening, fishing and building model rockets.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla, — Donald C. Crowley, of Pompano Beach, Fla., died unexpectedly on Oct. 16.
Born in Waterbury on Nov. 1, 1946 to his loving parents John D. Crowley and Bridget Hussey Crowley, he is survived by his sister Peggy O’Connor and her husband John, of Westerly, R.I.; his brother John D. Crowley of Lauderdale by the Sea, Fla.; his sister Laney Dolan and her husband Jim, of Jupiter, Fla.; and Joan F. Crowley of Waterbury.
He was a graduate of St. Francis Xavier School, Croft High School, Danbury State College and earned a master’s from the University of Bridgeport. He was employed as a religious coordinator at Southbury Training School and the town of Wilton Public Schools, dividing his career as a math and science teacher between Cider Mill Elementary and Middlebrook Middle School.
LITCHFIELD — Helen Kreonidis, 75, passed away on Oct. 17, 2013.
She was the loving daughter of the late George and Angela Lambanaris; beloved mother of three sons Nick, Dean and Alex Kreonidis; mother-in-law of Nilofer Kreonidis and grandmother of twins Leo and Orion Kreonidis; beloved sister of Elizabeth Soteriou and sister-in-law of James Soteriou; and beloved aunt of Connie, George (deceased) and Louis Soteriou.
Helen grew up in northern Greece during the turmoil of World War II and the civil unrest of the ensuing decades. Her family persevered and she is survived in Greece by her sister Irene Brazitikou, brothers Alex and Panagiotis Lambanaris, many nieces and nephews and their children.
PALM COAST, FL- Mrs. Janet (Boyd) Dettmar, 86, of Palm Coast, Fl. ascended into heaven on Saturday Sept 14, 2013, surrounded by her family.
Janet was born in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, July 16, 1927, daughter of the late William and Jean (McVie) Boyd and relocated to Naugatuck with her parents in 1929. She loved to sew, crotchet, cook and was an avid reader who could converse on many topics. Janet had a lovely voice and as a child, sang at Radio City Music Hall and on a weekly radio show. She was educated at Post College, CT and Daytona State College in FL. She was the Secretary to Dr. Henry Merriman of Waterbury; the Secretary to the Principal at Western School in Naugatuck; the Secretary to the President of Russell and Axon Consulting Engineers in Daytona Beach, and the Registrar at the School of Creative Arts at Rollins College in Winter Park, Fl.
Janet’s most important work however, was being the Mother of 3 children; A loving wife, sister and friend. She gave of herself unconditionally, her time willingly, and strove for honesty, hard work, and Loyalty. Our Mom was our best friend, confidant, and rock. Her strength, wisdom and love sustained us throughout our lives.
Janet was predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Robert B. Dettmar; sister, Jean Membrino, Waterbury, her beloved Shih Tzu, Bijoux and by her sister Marion Moruska, Naugatuck.
She leaves behind, 2 sons, David Klimasewski, (Barbara) of Ocala, Fl., and Raymond Klimasewski, Jr. of Palm Coast, Fl. and one daughter, Kimberly (Dettmar) Connolly, (Peter) of Palm Coast, Fl. one sister. Catherine LaRosa of Wolcott, one brother, William Boyd, (Leslie) of Palm Coast, Fl.; 2 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Her funeral service will be held on Saturday Oct. 26, 2013 at 10:00 am, at Zion Lutheran Church, 1555 Hamilton Ave., Waterbury, 06706. The Alderson Funeral Home of Naugatuck, 201 Meadow St. is in charge of arrangementsRead more →
OAKVILLE — Mr. Kenneth D. Wright, age 55, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and friends on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, at his home after a long illness.
Mr. Wright was born on June 3, 1958, in Waterbury, son of the late George D. Wright and Patricia Ann (Londun) (Wright) Chasse and her husband Rene Chasse.
Ken was a family man who loved the outdoors. He was a farmer, and a leader of the 4-H Club, always willing to help and always very patient. His daughters were his world, and he will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
WEST HAVEN — Gwendolyn Waldner Johns, 94, loving wife of the late Edwin R. Johns, died Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, in Titusville, Fla., slipping suddenly and gently into the waiting arms of Jesus.
She was born in Bethel Nov. 13, 1918, daughter of the late Oscar “Harry” and Helena E. DeLoye Waldner. Gwendolyn graduated Commercial High School in 1937 and attended Bryn Mawr College. Her career included employment as head bookkeeper with Shartenberg’s Dept Store, Grace New Haven Hospital and Cott Beverages, all in New Haven, Fairfield Aviation in Fairfield, N.J., and Deakin Truck Sales & Service in Danbury.
WATERBURY — John Joseph Yuhas Sr., born June 26, 1921, in Norwalk, graduated from Norwalk High in 1939, enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard in 1942 and served duty in the North Atlantic during World War II. He married Estelle Schneider in 1948, his wife of 65 years, and moved to Georgetown shortly after the flood of 1955 to raise their family.
Upon retirement, John and Estelle moved to New Port Richey, Fla., and recently returned to Waterbury due to health issues.
John passed away on Oct. 8, 2013. He is survived by his loving wife Estelle, sons John and Tommy, and daughter Maggie. Grandchildren include Ian and Danny Yuhas, Jessica and Michael Birch, and Samantha Yuhas.
WATERBURY – Richard “Dicky” Petrario, 55, passed away on October 14th 2013. He was the son of Judith (McGrath) Petrario and the late Angelo Petrario.
Richard is survived by his wife and best friend of 30 years, Andrea, their two sons, Michael and Vincent Petrario and their daughter, Jamie Petrario. His children were his pride and joy and filled his heart with love and his life with laughter.
He is also survived by two brothers Robert and Raymond Petrario, whom he shared a lifetime of memories and friendship.
Richard leaves behind Tricia Cugliari and A.J. Betancourt, whom he loved as if they were his own children. He leaves his lifelong friends, Thomas Unwin, John Barra, Edward (Chief) Salvi and Pamela (Hankey) Orsini, who have all walked by his side faithfully for the last 50 years and proved what true friendship is all about.
Richard is also survived by several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Richard was a lifelong resident of Waterbury and a graduate of Crosby High School. Richard worked for his father’s family business, A & C transmission, for several years before entering into a career in Reverse Vending. He was employed at ENVIPCO in Naugatuck, CT.
If he wasn’t at work, he was home spending time with family-his greatest love of all. Richard was an avid fan of the NY Yankees, had a love for Harley Davidson Motorcycles, and found great humor in watching and quoting “The Honeymooners”.
The family would like to extend their deepest gratitude to everyone who has given their love and support through this difficult time. A special thanks to the VNA and The Hope Team, and an extra special thanks to Alicia
A Memorial Gathering for Richard will be held on Thursday October 17th 2013 from 5:00-8:00 pm at EASTSIDE MEMORIAL, A “Casey Family Funeral Home & Tribute Center”,1987 East Main St @ Southmayd Rd., Waterbury, CT. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers donations in Richards memory may be made to the VNA Hope Team 50 Brookside Rd, Waterbury CT 06708. To extend on-line expressions of sympathy to the family, light a memorial candle or for additional information, kindly visit the funeral home website at: www.eastsidememorial.comRead more →
HARWINTON — Violet R. Hohensee, 90, born on Sept. 26, 1923, passed away on Oct. 11, 2013, peacefully at home from congestive heart failure.
She was the daughter of the late Ruth (Perregaux) Rothen and Charles Rothen of Torrington. She married William C. Hohensee (deceased November 1980) on Oct. 25, 1944, at the Little Church Around the Corner in New York City. She graduated from Torrington High School in 1941 and Northwestern Community College in 1974 with an ALS in Library Science. She worked at the American Brass Company office during the war years where she met her husband. She worked for First National stores and the Torrington High School Media Center, retiring in 1995 after 20 years of service. After retirement she worked for the Harwinton Public Library for 12 years.
NAUGATUCK — Mary Jean Miller, 74, passed away on Oct. 12, 2013, at Waterbury Hospital surrounded by her loving family.
Mary Jean was born on July 3, 1939, in Plumville, Pa., a daughter of the late William F. McCurdy and Mary A. (Vendur) McCurdy. She was retired from Risdon Corp. where she worked for many years.
She is survived by a daughter, Dawn (Thomas) Stabler of Naugatuck; a son, Paul E. (Jo-Ann) Miller Jr. of Naugatuck; two sisters, Alfreda Goldinger and Dorothea Potts, both of Brockway, Pa.; and two brothers, George McCurdy and William McCurdy Jr., both of Ridgeway, Pa. She will also be missed by seven grandchildren, Phillip, Rachel, Alexander, Chris, Paul, Tim and Tyler; four great-grandchildren, Brielle, Evan, Elizabeth and Isabelle; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Donna Pisarcik.
Mr. Bruce Allen Reynolds, 66, of Naugatuck, passed away early Sunday morning Oct. 13, 2013 at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in West Haven. He was the husband of the late Beverly (Kiedel) Reynolds.
Bruce was born in Waterbury, Dec. 26, 1946, a son of the late John and Evelyn (Kannenberg) Reynolds and was raised by his Maternal Grandfather, the late Gustav Kannenberg. He was a resident of Kinston, N.Y. and later returned to Waterbury. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran serving in Vietnam as a Corporal, and a combat engineer with the 2nd Marine Division and was the recipient of the National Defense Service Medal, Viet Nam Service Medal with one star, The Republic of Viet Nam Campaign Medal. The Good Conduct Medal, a M -14 Marksman Badge, and the Conn. Veterans Service Medal. He was a retired Master Mechanic, having worked for Mack Truck Sales, Bozzuto’s of Cheshire, Tilcon- Tomasso of New Britain, White Oak Corp. of Plainville, Sanitary Refuse of Waterbury and retiring from R. J. Guerrera of Naugatuck. He was a member of the Polish-American Club and the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Naugatuck Arie # 640.
He leaves his daughter, Tracy Fedak of Naugatuck and a son; 3 sisters, Laura Stokes of Newberry, Fl., Gail Babin of Virginia, and Sandra Ammermann of Gainesville, FI.; two grandchildren, Christian Papp and Brandy Papp both of Naugatuck and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Steven Reynolds
His funeral will be held on Wednesday Oct. 16, 2013 at 10:15 a.m. from the Alderson Funeral Home of Naugatuck, 201 Meadow St. and proceed to St. Francis of Assisi Church, 318 Church St. for a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Military honors will be accorded outside the church following the mass. Burial will be in New Pine Grove Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday (TODAY) from 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of America, Conn. Chapter, 312 Research Pkwy. # 212, Meriden, 06450. For further information or to send an online condolence go to www.aldersonfuneralhomes.com.
Waterbury – William T. Dunn Sr. of Meadowbrook Drive passed away unexpectedly on October 9, 2013 at Saint Mary’s Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Helen (Unis) Dunn.
Bill was born July 4, 1926, in Naugatuck, Conn., the son of the late Lawrence and Grace (Thurston) Dunn. He was a graduate of Naugatuck High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having proudly served his country during World War II. He was a Regional Manager for many years at the Connecticut Water Company, overseeing Naugatuck and several other water systems. Bill was one of the Waterbury area’s top fast-pitch softball pitchers, who led the amateur all-star team each year against the professional Waterbury Bombers. He was a dedicated fan of both the men’s and women’s UConn basketball teams and an avid Boston Red Sox fan. Following his retirement, and up until last Friday, he could be found on any day of the week helping out at Connecticut Signcraft in Naugatuck, a business owned by his son and son-in-law. He was a member of the VFW Post 201 Waterbury, a Past President of the Naugatuck Exchange Club and a longtime parishioner of St. Francis Xavier Church, where he was a former Lector and Extraordinary Minister.
Besides his wife and best friend of 65 years, Bill leaves his children; sons, William T. Dunn Jr. and his wife Patricia of Southington and David and his wife Margaret of Naugatuck, his daughters; Joan Neth and her husband Robert and Judy Verrastro and her husband George both of Naugatuck. He also leaves his brother, Lawrence Dunn of Southbury and sisters, Sr. Grace Marie Dunn of the Daughters of Charity stationed in Niagara Falls, N.Y., and Rosemary Healy of Naugatuck as well as 15 grandchildren; William Dunn III, Robert, Christopher, Sarah, David, Sandra, Stephanie, Rebecca, George, Shannon, Daniel, Kimberly, Joseph, Kevin and Karlyn, 5 great grandchildren; Dylan, William Dunn IV, Madison, Noah and Victoria and was looking forward to the arrival of his sixth great grandchild this December. Bill was predeceased by two sisters, Patricia Gaspar and Genevieve O’Dea and a granddaughter Jennifer Dunn.
Funeral Services for Mr. Dunn will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 8:45 am from Eastside Memorial, A CASEY FAMILY FUNERAL HOME AND TRIBUTE CENTER, 1987 East Main St @ Southmayd Rd to St. Francis Xavier, 625 Baldwin St, Waterbury to celebrate the liturgy of Christian Burial at 9:30am. Rites of committal with full military honors will follow in St. James Cemetery, Naugatuck. Friends and relatives may visit with Bill’s family on Friday evening at the funeral home from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis Xavier Church, 625 Baldwin St., Waterbury, CT 06706. To extend on-line expressions of sympathy to the family, light a memorial candle or for additional information, kindly visit the funeral home website at: www.eastsidememorial.comRead more →
CHESHIRE- Mary T. “Terri” Heveran, 85, passed away Thursday October 10, 2013 at her residence.
She was born June 20, 1928 in Washington DC, daughter of Irish immigrant Patrick J. and Waterbury native Genevieve (Scully) Heveran.
Terri was a graduate of DC’s Georgetown Visitation high school, and New York’s College of New Rochelle. In her career, she was variously a stockbroker, writer, editor, proofreader, and title searcher. Her employers included Standard and Poors on Wall Street, and various stints in Connecticut. Her community involvements included Mensa, the League of Women Voters, the Turtle Bay Association, Friends of Dag Hammarskjold Park, and a Teilhard study group that she led in New York City.
She is survived by her son, John Patrick Kusumi of Cheshire.
Arrangements – A Mass of Catholic Burial for Terri will be held 11 AM Wednesday October 16, 2013 at The Church of the Holy Family, 315 E. 47th St New York, NY 10017. A Graveside Service and Burial will follow 10 AM Thursday October 17, 2013 at Fairfax Memorial Park, 9900 Braddock Rd Fairfax, VA 22032. Calling hours will be held Tuesday October 15, 2013 at Alderson Funeral Home of Cheshire, 615 S. Main St, 06410 from 4 to 6 P.M.Read more →
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WATERBURY — Mr. Ray J. Williams, 84, of 44 Abbott Terrace, was called home into his savior’s arms on Oct. 7, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. He was the widower of the late Blandena (Gaines) Williams.
He was born Feb. 16, 1929 in Seneca, S.C., the son of the late Asbury and Willie (Johnson) Williams.
Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at Zion Baptist Church, 137 Pearl St. Military burial in New Pine Grove Cemetery. Calling hour will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church. The family will receive friends at the church from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service.
MIDDLEBURY- Mrs. Agnes C. (Larson) Leary, 95 formerly of Middlebury, passed away Thursday afternoon Oct. 10, 2013 at Paradigm Health Care of Prospect. She was the wife of the late Frank Leary who passed away in 1997 after 52 years of marriage.
Agnes was born in Bristol, Jan 4, 1918, a daughter of the late Gustave and Ebba (Akeson) Larson, and moved to Waterbury where she attended local schools and Wilby High School. She first was employed at the Naugatuck Glass Co. and later at Timex in Middlebury and Bendix Corp. in Cheshire, retiring in 1987. Agnes was an avid bowler, and loved gardening. She also enjoyed swimming and on many summer days could be seen swimming at the MRA in Middlebury. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and the Waterbury Swedish Junior League.
Agnes is survived by her two daughters, Lynda Mellette and her husband Ronald of Waterbury, and Beth Platt and her husband Craig of Wolcott and a son, Daniel F. Leary of Silver City, New Mexico; one sister, Gertrude Kearney of New Britain; 3 grandchildren, Gregory Mellette, Karen Kleinschmidt and Christine Leary; 4 great-grandchildren, Kevin, Kaylyn, and Carolyn Kleinschmidt and Gabriella Leary. She also leaves her dear and thoughtful friend Ann Ward of MA. She was predeceased by her sisters, Elsie Johnson, Ellen Kennedy and her brother, Einar Larson.
The family wishes to thank the Nurses and staff of Paradigm Health Care Center of Prospect for their excellent caregiving.
Funeral services for Agnes will be held on Wednesday Oct. 16, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 1555 Hamilton Ave., Waterbury, 06706. Family and Friends are asked to meet directly at church prior to the service. Burial will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, 669 Platt Rd., Watertown, 06795. The Alderson Funeral Home of Waterbury, 9 Holmes Ave. is assisting the family with all the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Assoc. of Conn., 45 Ash St., East Hartford, 06108-3272 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or The Middlebury Vol. Fire Dept., 65 Tucker Hill Rd., Middlebury, 06762-2512.Read more →
SOUTHBURY — Dr. Cecilio M. Vergel de Dios died peacefully at home on Oct. 10, 2013, at age 69, in the presence of family members.
Cecil was born in Manila, Philippines on Nov. 22, 1943. He graduated with a degree in medicine from Far Eastern University. He went through residency training at Bronx VA Hospital, supervised by Mount Sinai with a specialization in psychiatry.
From 1980, he worked as a psychiatrist at the Fairfield Hills Hospital until the hospital closed in 1995. He later worked at the Greater Waterbury Mental Health Clinic until his retirement in 2009.
PHOENIX, Ariz. — Mrs. Sophie P. (Pignatari) Caviasca, 84, formerly of Waterbury, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at La Estancia Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Arizona. She was the loving wife of Michael A. Caviasca.
Sophie was born in Waterbury on Oct. 3, 1929, daughter of the late Guido and Anna (Minicucci) Pignatari. She graduated from Wilby High School, class of 1947. She was a devoted mother and homemaker. Sophie was born to take care of all her loved ones in many ways. This was her greatest joy. Sophie also enjoyed sharing her love with her family through cooking. Sophie worked in many purchasing roles at Uniroyal, Sperry and Unisys to enable university degrees for her sons.
THOMASTON — Marion Elaine (Gilbert) Alexander, 85, of Thomaston, Conn. and Bradenton, Fla., passed away Oct. 9. She was the beloved wife of her husband Walter Alexander for 65 years.
She is survived by her husband, her son Kit Alexander of Cheshire and daughter Kathy Clevenger of Bradenton, Fla.; she had nine grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren and was predeceased by her daughter Kristine Zakorchevnoy.
Marion was born and raised in Thomaston, graduated from Thomaston schools and was a member of The First Congregational Church, church choir, ladies auxiliary and the Women’s Choral Club of Thomaston.
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