Archive for August 2013

Nedorostek, William F.

William F. Nedorostek, 76, of Unionville, beloved husband of Phyllis (St. Amand) Nedorostek, passed away Saturday, August 24th. Born in Unionville, July 26, 1937, son of the late Albert and Mary (Smolen) Nedorostek, he resided in town all his life. Prior to retiring in 1995, William was an SNET Technician for 35 years. He was a United States Air Force veteran and was a longtime communicant at the Church of St. Mary Star of the Sea in Unionville where he served as an usher at the 11:00am Mass. Besides his wife, William is survived by his four children, Gary F. Nedorostek and his wife Marsha A. of Canton, Karen Micele and her husband Vincent of Florida, Carlene Kuba and her husband Ronald of Rhode Island, and Todd W. Nedorostek and his fiancée Jennifer Agnitsch of Virginia, his brother, Edward Nedorostek of Burlington and seven grandchildren, Kelly, Connor, Jack, Madeline, Michael, Keegan and Kate. Friends may call at The Ahern Funeral Home, 111 Main St., Rt. 4, Unionville on Friday (Aug. 30) from 5:00-7:00pm. Funeral procession from The Ahern Funeral Home will be Saturday (Aug. 31) at 9:15am followed by the Funeral Liturgy in the Church of St. Mary Star of the Sea, Unionville at 10:00am. Burial with full military honors will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Avon. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Church of St. Mary Star of the Sea, Bidwell Square, Unionville, CT 06085. Nedorostek, William

Cappa, Eleanor M.

Eleanor M. Cappa, 62, of East Hartford, beloved wife of Robert A. Cappa, passed away Sunday, August 25th. Born in Hartford, September 24, 1950, daughter of the late Jeremiah Joseph and Arline (Duhaime) Collins Jr. Eleanor was employed by the City of Hartford in the Health Department for over 40 years. Besides her husband, she is survived by her two daughters, Lori-Ann Nisyrios and her husband Peter of South Windsor and Robbin Cappa of East Hartford, two sisters, Geri Caron and her husband Chris of Vernon and Carolyn Langer of Vernon, and three granddaughters, Taylor, Alexis and Gabriella. She was predeceased by her sister, Kathleen Marie Collins. Friends may call at The Ahern Funeral Home, 180 Farmington Ave., Hartford on Wednesday (Aug. 28) from 4:00-8:00pm. Funeral procession from The Ahern Funeral Home will be Thursday (Aug. 29) at 9:15am followed by the Funeral Liturgy in the Cathedral of St. Joseph, 140 Farmington Ave., Hartford at 10:00am. Burial will be in the family plot at Mt. St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Connecticut Humane Society, 701 Russell Road, Newington, CT 06111.

Cappa, Eleanor

Sarmiento, Delia

Delia Sarmiento (Migoyo) was born in Sta.Isabel de las Lajas, Cuba on June 6, 1916 and started her final journey home on August 20, 2013 in Windsor, at the home of her daughter Martha, surrounded by her family and loved ones. She immigrated to the United States, leading her family to freedom, in 1968. With great courage and an unparalleled zest for life, she embraced her new country, and served her community as an active member of the Foster Grandparents Program in Hartford for many years. She was predeceased by her husband Esteban and is survived by her three daughters and their husbands: Juanita and Ignacio Gonzalez of Pembroke Pines, FL; Maria and Omelio Figueredo of Cromwell; and Martha and John Mingel of Windsor, with whom she lived for the last 4 years of her life. She is also survived by her sister Lucia Egusquiza of Florida, and many nieces and nephews. While she treasured and reveled in the company of friends, there were few she loved more than her seven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren- with two more expected this year. The family would like to express their gratitude to CCCI and Family Home Services as well as Masonic Care Hospice for their invaluable assistance through her long illness. We would especially like to thank her nurse Kathy Ostrowski, and her aids (Maria, Amary,Virgimina,Yahaira and Awilda) for their love, support and compassion. Friends may call at The Ahern Funeral Home, 180 Farmington Ave, Hartford on Friday (Aug. 23) from 6:00-9:00pm. Funeral procession from The Ahern Funeral Home will be Saturday (Aug. 24) at 9:45am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the Cathedral of St. Joseph, 140 Farmington Ave., Hartford at 10:30am. Burial will be in Mt. St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield.

Westhelle, Dawn

Dawn Westhelle, beloved wife of Henry Furneaux and devoted mother of Julia, Henry and William Furneaux, passed away on Tuesday, August 20. Dawn, the daughter of Joanne Cestaro Turner of Pipersville, PA and Kent Westhelle of Savannah, GA, was born in Jersey City and graduated from Syracuse University. Her career in lighting design included innovative work in Europe, advanced training in New York and facilitating design at the Metropolitan Art Museum. She then joined the family company, where her pioneering design skills generated novel marketing niches in the distribution of fine paper. Of all her many achievements, Dawn was most proud of being an outstanding mother who always put her family first. At the age of 49, she was the victim of inflammatory breast cancer, an unrelenting and cruel disease that she battled with extraordinary courage and grace. There will be a viewing at The Ahern Funeral Home, 180 Farmington Ave., Hartford on Thursday (Aug. 22) from 4-8 PM. On Friday August 23, a service will be held at the Asylum Hill Congregational Church in Hartford at 11:00 AM followed by the burial at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Hartford. In lieu of flowers or other donation, a memorial fund for Dawn Westhelle has been set up.  Please make checks payable to “In Memory of Dawn Westhelle”.  Send check to: TD Bank, 29 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06107 | Attention:  Judy L. Casperson 860-561-8995 or judy.casperson@td.com

McKeon, Robert B.

Robert B. McKeon was born February 2, 1925 in Brooklyn, NY. The son of Adeline and John McKeon, brother of the late John McKeon, he graduated from St. Marks Grammar School, Brooklyn Prep, Holy Cross College and Fordham Law School. He also served as a Naval Officer in WWII. Robert passed away at John Dempsey Hospital on August 19, 2013. Robert married Eileen Wall of Scarsdale, N.Y. in 1953. He is survived by his wife, daughter Maureen McKeon of Austin, TX; son Robert McKeon and his wife Khamphian, their children, Araya and Matthew of Warwick, RI; son Peter McKeon and his wife Lee, their children Shannon and Brendan of Uxbridge MA; and daughter Eileen Obeid and her husband Jihad, their children Paul and Nora of Mt. Pleasant, SC. He was preceded by his son Paul in 1997. Robert was a tax attorney, serving as Vice-President and Director of Taxes for Ambac Industries in Garden City, New York. The company was acquired by United Technologies in 1979 and he continued his career there until his retirement in 1988. Keeping active with golf, tennis and especially bowling, Robert was a member of the Farmington Woods Golf Club and past President of the Masters Association. He was a volunteer with Services for the Elderly delivering Meals on Wheels. In his spare time he was a Little League manager, Cub Scout leader, church lecturer, and chauffeur of numerous family vacations. While residing in Old Field, NY, he served as Road Commissioner, Police Commissioner, Judge and Republican Police Committee member. Robert had three loves in his life: his family, his religion and the Republican Party. Robert lived a very full life and will be greatly missed by his family and many friends. Friends may call at The Ahern Funeral Home, 111 Main St., Rt. 4, Unionville on Friday (Aug. 23) from 4:00-7:00pm. Funeral procession from The Ahern Funeral Home will be Saturday (Aug. 24) at 9:15am followed by the Funeral Liturgy in the Church of St. Mary Star of the Sea, Unionville at 10:00am. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Avon.

Wollman, Berenice T. (Winalski)

Berenice T. (Winalski) Wollman, passed suddenly on Saturday, August 17, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. Berenice was born July 4, 1921 in New York City. Her family moved to Hartford shortly thereafter where her father and his brothers established several bakeries. Berenice was the loving wife of predeceased husband Howard W. Wollman and sister to predeceased Richard S. Winalski. She leaves behind her daughter Leslie Ames of Vernon, sons Howard Wollman Jr and wife Lorraine of Virginia Beach, VA, Gary Wollman and wife Sandra of Foxboro, MA, and Stanley Wollman and wife Ann of Plymouth, MA, grandchildren D. Lee Ames of Vernon, predeceased Tracy Nash, Kymberli Wollman and Laura Ingram of Virginia Beach, VA, Garrett Wollman of Framingham, MA, Hunter Wollman of Somerville, MA, Matthew Wollman of Brighton, MA, Andrew Wollman of Sherman Oaks, CA, and Rebecca Wollman of Jefferson, LA, three great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren, and 10 nieces and nephews. A longtime resident of Farmington, Berenice was a “Special Honorary Life Member” and past president of Farmington Valley Woman’s Club where she enjoyed many years of service to the community. Most recently as a resident of ‘Village Gate” Retirement Community, Berenice was an avid card and bingo player and she organized her weekly “pay me” game. Berenice is a retiree of Security Insurance Company. In 1948 Berenice and her husband, brother, sister-in-law, and father, Stanley S. Winalski, established the Elmwood Pastry Shop in the Elmwood section of West Hartford, where she worked until the 1960’s. Today the bakery is being run by her nephew Richard Winalski Jr. A memorial service will be held on Friday (Aug. 23) at 11:00am at Village Gate, 88 Scott Swamp Road, (Rt. 6) Farmington. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Kairos Outside of Connecticut, P.O. Box 9468, Bolton, CT 06043 or to The American Lung Association, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004. Wollman, Berenice

Peters, James M.

James M. Peters, 67, of Plainville, passed away peacefully Friday, August 16, 2013. Born in Bristol, May 8, 1946, son of the late Ralph and Noreen (Conway) Peters. He was an Air Conditioning Technician with the CT Transit Authority. James was a proud and highly decorated United States Army veteran of the Vietnam War, having been awarded the Purple Heart for injuries sustained in combat and the Vietnam Service Medal with two Bronze Service Stars. He is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Beale and her husband Mark of Colorado Springs, CO; his brother, David Peters and his wife Angela of Avon, his three grandchildren, Jackson, Kayla and Ryan Beale, his sister-in-law, Linda Peters of Plainville, his brother-in-law, Frank Perez of Stonington and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Stephen Peters and his sister, Carol Perez. Graveside funeral services with full military honors will be held Thursday (Aug. 22) at 12:30pm in Riverside Cemetery, Farmington. Donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

O’Reilly, John A., Jr.

John A. O’Reilly, Jr. of Farmington passed from this life peacefully with his family by his side on August 16, 2013. He was born on September 7, 1941 in Hartford to the late Agnes (Daly) and John A. O’Reilly, Sr. John was a 1959 graduate of Wethersfield High School and a 1963 graduate of Fairfield University. John received his law degree from UCONN School of Law in 1966. He proudly served during the Vietnam War in the Panama Canal as a Legal Clerk in Garrison Company at Ft. Clayton, Canal Zone. He was honorably discharged in 1968. He joined the law firm of Arnold M. Schwolsky, later becoming a partner in the firm Schwolsky & O’Reilly. He was appointed as a part-time prosecutor in the Circuit Court in West Hartford and was appointed full time as Assistant State’s Attorney in 1987. John served on the Board of Directors of the Farmington Visiting Nurse Association and the Winding Trails Recreation Association of Farmington. He was a charter member of the Farmington Rotary Club, president from 1981-1982 and named a Paul Harris Fellow. He enjoyed teaching a Farmington Adult Education course for many years. John was named “Irishman of the Year” by The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in March of 2013. John retired after 40 years from the State of Connecticut in 2009. The West Hartford Police honored him with the only detective badge ever given to a civilian. After retiring, John worked as a volunteer in the Infusion Room at the Ray and Carole Neag Cancer Center at Dempsey Hospital for 3 1/2 years prior to his being a patient there. In addition to a daily habit of completing crossword puzzles in ink, John spent his free time golfing, playing his guitar, reading and attending the Goodspeed Opera House and the Warner Theater. Though their travels were many, John referred to one of his life’s seminal moments as floating in a gondola down the Grand Canal in Venice with Joan, a glass of newly produced red wine in hand, accompanied by a concertina and a wonderful tenor voice singing Italian classics. John is survived by his beloved wife, Joan I. O’Reilly; daughters, Kathleen A. O’Reilly of Ipswich, MA and Sharon E. O’Reilly of Willimantic, CT and son, Michael J. O’Reilly and Erin Ramondi of Torrington, CT; Joan’s daughters, whom he loved as his own: Christy and Joe Monroe of Wolcott, CT, Carlene and Paul Gordon of Stratford, CT, Laurie and Jay Dinunzio of Burlington, CT and Allison and Ron Kempe of Bristol, CT; a sister, Marybeth O. Walsh of West Hartford, and a brother, James F. O’Reilly of Newtown. He is survived by 9 grandchildren: Shane O’Reilly, Adrianna Antigiovanni, Brennan O’Reilly, CJ (Christopher) Monroe, Jake and Nick Gordon, Max and Tommy Dinunzio, and Sawyer Kempe. He leaves behind many extended family members and his loyal dog, Bailey. John’s lengthy illness did nothing to diminish his appreciation for the little things in life. He has always enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his wife. His fiercely loyal, jovial, generous and loving manner has inspired many. John did things simply because they were “the right thing to do.” Anyone who knew John knows that he had an amazing gift to make anyone in his presence feel special. His charming smile and clever wit will be sorely missed. Friends may call at The Ahern Funeral Home, 111 Main St., Rt. 4, Unionville on Thursday, August 22 from 2 – 4 pm and 6 – 8 pm. Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 23 at 10:30am at the First Church of Christ, Congregational, Newington, 1075 Main St. Newington, CT. Burial with full military and police honors will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Garden Street in Farmington. If you so choose, in lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to The Salvation Army, 217 Washington Street, Hartford, CT 06106, Farmington Valley Visiting Nurse Association, 8 Old Mill Ct., Simsbury, CT 06070, or the First Church of Christ Congregational in Newington.

O'Reilly, John

Smith, Donald R.

Donald R. Smith, 69, died peacefully at home in Burlington on Friday, August 16. Born November 12, 1943 in Stafford Springs, son of the late Donald Smith and Harriet Smith Mayes, he resided in Burlington for over 40 years. He attended Canton High School, Western Connecticut State University and Temple University. Don taught music for many years at Region 10 Schools. In 1981, Don took over the Farmington Valley Chorale and increased its size and quality over 26 years until he retired in 2007. His singers will always remember his wonderful stories of his dog Thatcher and his personal fondness for each member. Don served as organist and choir director at Burlington Congregational Church where he encouraged the congregational singing from his bench in the balcony. Don is survived by his siblings, Natalie Bean and husband Dana of GA; Debra Mayes of CT; Sara Kleemeyer and husband Bill of NJ; Peter Mayes and wife Debra of SC, and Paul Mayes and wife Elayne of NJ, his best friend John Mikolajcik, his aunt Jean Smith of Hazardville, numerous nieces and nephews and his wonderful friends and neighbors. He was predeceased by his brother, Jonathan Mayes. Friends may call at The Ahern Funeral Home, 111 Main St., Rt. 4, Unionville on Wednesday (Aug. 21) from 4:00-7:00pm. Funeral services will be held Thursday (Aug. 22) at 10:00am in the Burlington Congregational Church, 268 Spielman Highway, Burlington with Rev. Wendell Taylor officiating. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. Smith, Donald

Syzdek, Thomas John

Thomas John Syzdek, 76, of Unionville, passed away peacefully Tuesday, August 13th. Born in West Hartford, August 25, 1936, son of the late Stanley and Eveline (Arseneault) Syzdek. He was an Addiction Counselor and a friend of Bill W. He is survived by his life partner, Linda Barnhart of Unionville and his aunt, Sophia Andrychowski of Windham. Friends may call at The Ahern Funeral Home, 111 Main St., Rt. 4, Unionville on Tuesday (Aug. 20) from 5:00-7:00pm. The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated Wednesday (Aug. 21) at 10:00am in the Church of St. Mary Star of the Sea, Unionville. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Tunxis Hose Co. #1, P.O. 215, Unionville, CT 06085.

Turner, Helen Winalski

Helen Winalski Turner, passed peacefully to her final rest on August 12th, 2013 after a short illness. Daughter of Zygmund and Walentina Winalski (dec), beloved wife of George Anthony Turner (dec), mother of Susan Mary Turner, mother-in-law of Elissa Altman, youngest sister of and pre-deceased by Phyllis Jankoski, Stephanie Persson, Sophie Winters, Ethel Zekas, Mildred Gerath, Henry Winalski, Stanley Winalski, Joseph Winalski, and Kasmir Winalski. She also leaves many beloved nieces and nephews, including Barbara Hopkins of West Simsbury and Betty Podolak of Wethersfield. Born in Burlington and a longtime resident of Unionville, Helen was an employee of The Hanson-Whitney Company and Myrtle Mills. A voracious gardener, Helen also leaves behind scores of friends and neighbors who will remember her with affection and love. Friends may call at The Ahern Funeral Home, 111 Main St., Rt. 4, Unionville on Friday (Aug. 16) from 5:00-7:00pm. Funeral procession from The Ahern Funeral Home will be Saturday (Aug. 17) at 9:15am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at the Church of St. Mary Star of the Sea, Unionville at 10:00am. Burial will be in the family plot at St. Mary Cemetery, Avon.

Randall, Gary L.

Randall, GaryGary Leon Randall, 62, of Harwinton, beloved husband of Karen L. (Brigich) Randall, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, August 7, 2013. Born September 22, 1950 in Greenfield, MA, son of the late Donald L. and Norma Mary (Kelley) Randall. He graduated from Chelmsford High School in Massachusetts in 1968. He received his degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Haven, where he was an active alumnus and received his Master’s in Education from Southern Connecticut State University. Gary was a Project Engineer at Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals in Ridgefield for 25 years. He had a great love for vintage motorcycles and was both a collector and rider. His most beloved motorcycle was his 1946 Indian Chief. Gary attended numerous motorcycle events throughout the years and wherever he went he would rent a bike and ride. He was an avid bowler, participating in many leagues over the years, loved the Boston Red Sox, took tremendous pride in his lawn, was an excellent skier and was known for his dry sense of humor. Most importantly, Gary was devoted to his family and friends; he was the connector and center of every group. He had a very special connection with his only child, Mackenzie. Besides his wife of 26 years and daughter, he is survived by his brother, Donald Burton Randall and his wife Carol of Roxbury, VT, his two nephews, David Randall and his wife Sarah of Clinton, ME and Daniel Randall and his daughter Ella of Seoul, South Korea, his sister-in-law Patricia Ellis of Brewster, MA, his niece Isabel Galvin and her son Michael Dennis Clancy of Sandwich, MA, his father-in-law, Joseph Brigich Sr. and wife Delores, of Bridgeville, PA, his brother-in-law, Joseph Brigich Jr., and his partner Michael Tuchalski of Pittsburgh, PA, his sister-in-law Kathleen Sharkady and her husband Paul of Canonsburg, PA and their children Christopher and Brianna, his dog Fenway, his cat Ragz and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and many dear friends. He was predeceased by his twin brother, Dennis Michael Randall. Gary gave in death as he did in life through the gift of organ donation. Celebrations of Gary’s life will be held in the near future. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Gary’s life to Brain Injury Alliance of Connecticut at http://biact.homestead.com/index.html or Life Choice Donor Services at http://www.lifechoiceopo.org/.

Clubb, Stephen J.

Stephen J. Clubb, 63, of Farmington, beloved husband of Deborah Anderson-Clubb, passed away peacefully Friday, August 2, 2013. Born August 8, 1949 in Manchester, CT, loving son of Dorothy (Dougan) Clubb of Bonita Springs, FL and the late James M. Clubb. Stephen received his Bachelor’s degree from Central Connecticut State University and earned his MBA from Western New England College in Springfield, MA. Stephen spent 35 years at Alstom Power Inc., in Windsor most recently serving as Sourcing Manager, Global Pressure Parts. During his time at Alstom Power Inc., he traveled a great deal to Europe and Asia on business. Stephen was an avid bicyclist and served as president and was an active member of the Alstom Bicycling Club. He enjoyed golfing and was proud of his hole-in-one which he got at Keney Park in Hartford. He actively served his community volunteering at the Noah Webster House in West Hartford and First Church of Christ Congregational in Unionville. He also enjoyed traveling, spending time at the beach and UCONN Women’s Basketball. The most important thing to Stephen was his family and the close friendships he made. He was a veteran of the Army National Guard. Besides his wife and mother, he is survived by his two daughters, Marissa DeVaul and husband Donald of Constantia, NY and Meredith Clubb of East Granby, his brother, Jonathan Clubb and wife Anne of Bloomfield, his step-children, Kyle Haas and wife Jessica of NY, NY, Damon Haas of Watertown, and Jessica Edgell and husband Robert of Cos Cob. He also leaves his adored grandchildren, Joycelyn Mae DeVaul, Annabelle and Amelia Edgell and Roman Haas. Friends may call at The Ahern Funeral Home, 111 Main St., Rt. 4, Unionville on Tuesday (Aug. 13) from 4:00-7:00pm. A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday (Aug. 14) at 10:30am in the First Church of Christ Congregational, 61 Main St., Unionville with Rev. Cynthia Carr officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Church of Christ Congregational, 61 Main St., Unionville, CT 06085 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.Clubb, Stephen

Taylor, John L.

John L. (Lewis) Taylor, 74, of Enfield, CT passed away peacefully on Monday, August 5, 2013 at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center. John was born February 5, 1939, son of Lewis D. and Adele (Carini) Taylor. John grew up in South Glastonbury and lived most of his life in Windsor Locks and Enfield. John served in the United States Navy and worked many years at the Travelers Insurance as a Technical Computer Programmer. After retiring John enjoyed working at Woodland Farms, bringing him back to his roots. He was passionate about computers, gardening, wrestling and NASCAR. John is survived by Elaine Taylor, his children; Hope Martin, Lisa E. Taylor, Dawn E. Taylor and Robin E. Taylor; 5 grandchildren; Dante, Dominic and Johnathan Rossi, Jordan and Leanora Frechette; his brother and sisters, Bruce Taylor, Arden Teveris, Mary Lata and Elizabeth Taylor and many nieces and nephews. John was predeceased by his sisters, Holly Mott, Joyce Ethier and his brother Mark Taylor. Friends may call at St. Augustine Church, 55 Hopewell Road, South Glastonbury, CT on Friday, August 9, 2013, from 9–10:45 a.m. The Funeral Liturgy will follow in St. Augustine Church at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in St. Patrick Cemetery, Enfield, CT. Memorial donations may be made to The American Heart Association, 5 Brookside Dr., P.O. Box 5022, Wallingford, CT 06492 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Bozzuto, Michael N.

Michael N. Bozzuto, 58, born on April 24, 1955, died on August 3, 2013 after his courageous battle with cancer. Born in New Britain, he lived most of his life in Farmington, son of the late Pasquale and Edna R. (Jones) Bozzuto. He enjoyed NASCAR, football, restoring old cars, going to swap meets, car shows, races and time with his family and friends. He worked as a Mechanic at Dodge Village and Tufano’s and Gallagher Buick during his life. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Bozzuto, two daughters, Marie Aurigemma and her husband Joseph of Bristol and Pamela Bozzuto of Middletown, his grandchildren, Alyssa Tosado and Ethan and Amber Aurigemma, his sister, Sharon Reynolds of Manchester and his aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Friends may call at The Ahern Funeral Home, 111 Main St., Rt. 4, Unionville on Thursday (Aug. 8) from 4:00-8:00pm. Funeral services will be held in The Ahern Funeral Home on Friday (Aug. 9) at 11:00am. Burial will be private at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospital of Central Connecticut Cancer Center, Development Office, 100 Grand St., P.O. Box 100, New Britain, CT 06050-0100. bozzuto, michael