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  • Priscilla Douglas

    August 1, 2009

    Priscilla Douglas, of East Windsor, wife of the late Elishia Douglas, died peacefully on Saturday, August 1, 2009. She was the daughter of the late Phillip and Nolia Boulanger. She leaves two daughters, Carol Briggs...


  • Carmela Papagna, 80

    July 17, 1929 - August 1, 2009

    Carmela (Tralli) Papagna, 80, of Granby, beloved wife of the late Joseph F. Papagna passed away Saturday (August 1, 2009) at her home. Born in Hartford, daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Tralli, she grew up in East...


  • Eileen G. Jalet Obituary Photo
    Eileen G. Jalet, 66

    February 14, 1943 - July 31, 2009

    Eileen G. Jalet, 66, of South Windsor, passed away peacefully at her home Friday July 31, 2009 with her loving family at her side. Daughter of Albert N. Horn and the late Dorothy (Pope) Horn, she was born in Flushing,...


  • Clara Pui-Ping Chan Lim Obituary Photo
    Clara Pui-Ping Chan Lim, 74

    October 8, 1934 - August 1, 2009

    Clara Pui-Ping (Chan) Lim, born October 8, 1934, died peacefully at Hartford Hospital on Saturday, August 1, 2009 at the age of 74 after a sudden and brief illness. Born and raised in Hong Kong, Clara attended Kowloon...


  • Irvin L. Kurtzman Obituary Photo
    Irvin L. Kurtzman, 71

    September 14, 1937 - August 2, 2009

    Irvin “Irv” L. Kurtzman, 71, of South Windsor and Old Saybrook, beloved husband for 52 years of Merle “Terry” (Scharr) Kurtzman, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 02, 2009, surrounded by his...


  • Mary S. Simao, 88

    April 11, 1921 - July 29, 2009

    SIMAO, Mary S. (Maragnano) Mary S. (Maragnano) Simao, 88, beloved wife of Jack Simao of South Windsor, died Wednesday (July 29, 2009) at Manchester Memorial Hospital. Born in East Hartford on April 11, 1921, daughter of...


  • Charna H. Dunn, 64

    March 11, 1945 - August 1, 2009

    Charna H. (Seidler) Dunn, 64, of Bloomfield, died peacefully on Saturday, August 1, 2009 at St. Francis Hospital, Hartford. Born in Nova Scotia, she was the daughter of the late Jack and Sylvia (Geier) Seidler. Charna...


  • Sherilyn Starrett, 62

    September 29, 1946 - July 30, 2009

    Sherilyn (Morris) Starrett, unexpectedly passed away last Thursday evening (7/30/09) at age 62, leaving behind two daughters, Jennifer and Sarah of New Jersey, a devoted fiancé, Donald Rosenquist, four brothers...


  • John F. Pontillo Obituary Photo
    John F. Pontillo, 78

    May 13, 1931 - August 2, 2009

    John Fiore Pontillo, 78, of South Windsor, formerly of East Hartford, beloved husband of Therese (Martin) Pontillo for 54 years, died peacefully after a lengthy illness, with his family by his side on Sunday, August 2,...


  • Michael L. Porter Obituary Photo
    Michael L. Porter, 71

    July 7, 1938 - August 2, 2009

    Michael L. Porter, 71, local Canton celebrity known for his Bumpy Beer Mustard and his BBQ sauce, died unexpectedly Sunday (August 2, 2009). Born in Baltimore, MD, Michael lived in Canton most of his life. He proudly...


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