Warren W. Buchta
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Warren W. Buchta
  • May 23, 1923 - December 14, 2017
  • East Hartford, Connecticut

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Warren W. Buchta, 94, of East Hartford, passed away peacefully on December 14, 2017 at Hartford Hospital. Warren was the beloved husband of the late Delcia Buchta. He was born on May 23, 1923, in Buffalo, NY.

Warren loved his canoe and enjoyed nothing more than fishing lakes and rivers. He enjoyed camping with his family and roasting marshmallows with his children. He was"Mr. Fix-it" and could fix & repair almost anything including renovating his home and kitchen multiple times. He was employed by Pratt & Whitney for many years. He will be remembered for his loving and kind spirit. He was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman, and he loved a good game of chess.

He will be dearly missed by his daughter, Debra Zechiel and her fianc Bob Prokopowicz of West Hartford, grandchildren Eric Zechiel of Manchester and Kristin Ripa and her husband Nick of Middletown, special brother-in-law John Ouellette, several nieces, nephews and in-laws. In addition to his wife, Warren is predeceased by his son, Darson Buchta.

Friends and family are invited to attend a period of visitation of Monday, December 18th, from 5-7pm at Newkirk & Whitney Funeral Home, 318 Burnside Ave., East Hartford CT 06108. Funeral services will begin on Tuesday, December 19th, at 9am at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary's Church, 15 Maplewood Ave., East Hartford. Burial with Military Honors will conclude services in St. Mary Cemetery, East Hartford. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.newkirkandwhitney.com