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“Sorry to hear about Deanna,our love and thoughts are with you. May she rest in peace and be with her brother and sister Gail forever. All my love,...Read More »
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“Peter , I am not sure if you are the one that once lived on Charter Oak Ave. in Hartford , next to Kinsella school .I am John Chilicki and lived on...Read More »
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“I will miss Deanna very much. She was a sweet and passionate woman I was proud to call my cousin. I loved hearing about and seeing her crafting...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Linda Lazaroff - Tunbridge, VT

“So sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers our with you and your family. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Brian Coffin - Winchendon, MA

“Dear Peter & family, we were so saddened to read of your wife's passing. She will be in our thoughts and prayers.Alex & Regina(Tyszka) Rudewicz ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Alex Rudewicz - Leesburg, FL

“Deepest sympathy ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Dottie Dabbs - Old saybrook ct, CT

“Deanna, you will be missed by so many. Peter, and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Dee was such a sweet woman. I am so happy I got down to see...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: carolyn Boothroyd - Chelsea, VT


Deanna Mae (Smith) Tyszka, 75, of Windsor, beloved wife of fifty years to Peter Tyszka Sr., passed away in her sleep on February 9, 2017, after a long battle with Lewy body dementia. Born April 22, 1941 in Hartford, daughter of the late Alfred and Ruth (Pihl) Smith, she grew up in Hartford, graduating from Hartford Public High School in 1959. Besides her husband, she is survived by her daughter Wendy Bailey-Meyers and her husband, Joseph Meyers of Windsor, her son, Peter Tyszka Jr. and his wife, Carrie of Middletown; her grandchildren, Benjamin and Carina Tyszka, Connor and Nathan Bailey, and Taylor and Lauren Meyers. She also leaves her sisters Fay Slywa and Patricia Antrim and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister Gail Michaels and her brother Alfred Smith Jr. After meeting on a blind date, she and Peter were married on April 11, 1966 and raised their family in Windsor. She retired from Food Enterprises in 2001, and spent her retirement traveling, crafting and sewing with her sister Fay, volunteering at church and enjoying time with her grandchildren. Deanna was a longtime member of Poquonock Community Church in Windsor. She was a talented seamstress and knitter; sewing her daughter's wedding dress and knitting and crocheting many baby sweaters and blankets over the years. The family would like to thank the staff and nurses from Kimberly Hall and Masonicare for their care of Dee in her last year, and especially acknowledge the kindness and support of hospice aide, Marie Donovan. Friends and relatives may pay their respects to the family Tuesday, February 14, 2017 from 4-7 pm at the Carmon Funeral Home, 1816 Poquonock Ave., Windsor, CT. Funeral services will be held at Poquonock Community Church, 1817 Poquonock Ave., Windsor, at 11 am on Wednesday, February 15, with burial immediately following in Elm Grove Cemetery, Windsor. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Poquonock Community Church, c/o Youth Group, P.O. Box 262, Poquonock, CT 06064 or Masonicare Home, Health and Hospice, 111 Founders Plaza, East Hartford, CT 06108.