Kathleen A. Jones
MERIDEN — Kathleen A. Jones, 31, of 80 Randolph Ave., died Sunday afternoon at the Hartford Hospital after a brief illness.
She was born in Southington, Aug. 1, 1967, a daughter and stepdaughter of Robert and Eva Jones of Southington and Linda Casey Lorenzo and Jose Lorenzo of Meriden. She was a resident of Meriden most of her life and attended Platt High School.
Besides her parents and stepparents, she is survived by three sons, Justin Jones of New Hampshire, Mario Small and Paul "P.J." Small, both of Southington; her maternal grandmother, Fern Stevens of Southington and paternal grandfather, Robert Jones, also of Southington; two brothers, John Jones of Southington and Shawn Riley of Meriden; three sisters, Jennifer Harran of Southington, Susan Calvanese of Middletown and Stacey Glemser of Meriden; her fiancee, James Chaloux of Meriden; and nine nieces.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours Wednesday evening, Nov. 18, 1998, from 4 to 8 p.m., in the Smith-Ruzzo Funeral Home, 226 W. Main St., with funeral prayers being offered that evening at 7:30 p.m. Interment will be held at the convenience of her family. Her family would appreciate assistance for her sons with contributions to the Kathleen A. Jones Memorial Fund, c/o Joyce Ragozzino, Lafayette American Bank, 30 E. Main St., Meriden, CT 06450.
Doris M. Marchisotto
WALLINGFORD — Doris M. DiDomenico Marchisotto, 85, of Cheshire Road, died Sunday, Nov. 15, 1998, in her home. She was the wife of Paul J. Marchisotto.
Born in Italy, May 23, 1913, daughter of the late Joseph and Pauline D'Amico DiDomenico, she was a Wallingford resident for 20 years. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima Church.
Besides her husband, she is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Joann (Mrs. Frank) Huntley and Paulette and Robert Taliento, all of Wallingford; three grandchildren, Kristen Huntley, Tracy Huntley and Craig Taliento; and several nieces and nephews.
Her family will receive relatives and friends in the Yalesville Funeral Home, 386 Main St., Yalesville section of Wallingford, Tuesday from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.m when the funeral cortege will proceed to Our Lady of Fatima Church for a Mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m. Interment will be in St. John Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, gifts in her memory may be sent to the American Heart Association, 5 Brookside Drive, Wallingford, CT 06492 or to the Connecticut Hospice Homecare Program, 61 Burban Drive, Branford, CT 06405.
Albert P. Reberio
MERIDEN — Albert P. Reberio, 61, formerly of 80 Hanover St., died on Sunday, Nov. 15, 1998, at Westfield Care & Rehab Center in Meriden after a lengthy illness.
Born in Mount Vernon, N.Y., on Aug. 25, 1937, he was the son of Mary Almedia Reberio of Meriden and the late Joseph Reberio. Mr. Reberio was a member of the Meriden Senior Citizens Center.
Besides his mother, he is survived by two daughters, Virginia White of Stafford, Va., and Cynthia Reberio of Middletown; six grandchildren; two sisters, Lucy Golden of Meriden and Doris Saucier and her husband, Roger Saucier, of Middletown; a brother, Joseph Reberio of Meriden; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends and relatives are invited to attend a funeral service to be held on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Cemetery
Chapel, with the committal to follow after the service. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are under the direction of the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 E. Main St., Meriden.
Raymond A. Corpaci
MERIDEN — Raymond A. Corpaci, 80, husband of Josephine A. Mazzone Corpaci of 38 Fourth St., died Tuesday morning, Nov. 17, 1998, in the Westfield Care and Rehab Center after a brief illness.
He was born in Floridia, Sicily, Italy. He was a resident of Meriden for the past 43 years. In 1957 he purchased Johnny's Grill, and renamed it Johnny's, on South Grove which he operated until his retirement in 1973. He was an avid golfer and was a member of both the Meriden Golf Club and the Wallingford Country Club. He was a member of the Meriden Unison Club.
Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, John A. Corpaci of Bristol; a grandson, Marc A. Corpaci of West Virginia; two sisters, Tina D'Amico and Julia Formosa, both of Stratford; several nieces and nephews.
There will be a memorial Mass celebrated at St. Joseph Church at a time and date to be announced. Interment will be private held at the convenience of his family. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Smith-Ruzzo Funeral Home, 226 W. Main St. His family would sincerely appreciate expressions of sympathy directed to the Hospice Community Services, 658 Broad St., Meriden, CT 06450.
Doris R. Guay
ALACHUA, Fla. — Doris R. Guay, also known as Joy Holiday, died Friday, Nov. 13, 1998, at her home from injuries sustained in an accident with her white Bengal tiger.
She was born in Biddeford, Maine April 14, 1939, a daughter of Joseph and Jeannette Lafargue Gagnon. She was educated in Biddeford schools and graduated from St. Andre's High School in the class of 1958. She became a professional dance partner and then life partner through marriage with Ronald Guay, also known as Ron Holiday, June 20, 1959, at St. Margaret's Church in Old Orchard Beach, Maine. She and her husband were adagio dancers and in 1968 became animal behaviorists and trainers, taking on the name, "Cat Dancers." They were internationally known professional entertainers.
Besides her husband of 39 years, she is survived by her mother, Jeannette Gagnon of Old Orchard Beach; two sisters, Therese Vigue of Old Orchard Beach and Mrs. Leo (Beatrice) Roy of Biddeford; one brother, Conrad O. Gagnon of Ansonia; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Michael and Carol Guay of Meriden; and several nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Cathedral Pines Funeral Home, 156 Saco Ave., Old Orchard Beach. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Friday at St. Margaret's Church, Old Orchard Beach.
CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Jennie Radnoczi Kish, 87, of Longdale Crescent, Chesapeake, died Monday, Nov. 16, 1998, in Chesapeake. She was the wife of the late Alex Kish.
She was born in Hungary. She was a resident with her husband, Alex, of Wallingford, Conn., for about 15 years.
Mrs. Kish is survived by a son and his wife, John and Jane Kish of Chesapeake; a sister, Helen Sargent of Lake Tahoe, Calif.; a brother-in-law, Frank Kish of Charleston, W.V.; two grandchildren, Jonathan Kish of Norfolk and Brian Kish of Chesapeake. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Linda Carol Kish.
A memorial service will be held Saturday at 4 p.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Chesapeake, with the Rev. Clarence Brown Jr. presiding. The Graham Funeral Home, South Norfolk Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Building Fund, St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 437 Providence Road, Chesapeake, Va. 23325. Following the service, the family would like to invite everyone to the home for a time of fellowship.
WALLINGFORD – Xavier DiCarlo, 83, of 32 Bonnie Court, died Tuesday, Nov. 17, 1998, at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford. He was the husband of Minnie Elionfante DiCarlo.
He was born in Wallingford, May 31, 1915, a son of the late James and Angela DiCarlo DiCarlo.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army, and had been a lifelong resident of Wallingford. Until his retirement, he was the second-generation owner of DiCarlo's Barber Shop, where he worked for more than 50 years.
He was a communicant of Most Holy Trinity Church, where he had been an usher on Sundays for many years. He was a member of the John M. Siedlicki Post No. 187, American Legion, for 50 years, and the Maj. Raoul Lufbery VFW Post 591, both of Wallingford.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, North Haven Deputy Police Chief James DiCarlo and his wife, Carol DiCarlo of North Haven; a daughter and son-in-law, Diane Warner-Martin and Walter Martin of East Hartford; four grandchildren, Kristin and Michelle DiCarlo and Jessica and John Warner.
He was predeceased by a brother, Joseph DiCarlo.
The funeral will leave the B.C. Bailey Funeral Home, 273 S. Elm St., on Saturday at 8:15 a.m. for a Mass of Christian burial at 9 a.m. at the Most Holy Trinity Church, 84 N. Colony Road, Wallingford. Burial will be at St. John's Cemetery, Wallingford. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 3 to 7 p.m.
If friends so desire, gifts in his memory may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5022, Wallingford 06492.
SAUSALITO, Calif. — Erick Eskenazi, 58, formerly of Wallingford, Conn., died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998, at home in Sausalito, after a brief illness.
He was born in Meriden on Aug. 20, 1940.
He is survived by two daughters, Dawn Eskenazi of Madison, Conn., and Lisa Eskenazi of Branford, Conn.; one son, Scott Kruczek of Moreno Valley, Calif.; one daughter-in-law; and two grandchildren.
Services were held in Sausalito.
Mabel T. Hubbell
WALLINGFORD – Mabel T. Hubbell, 91, of the Masonic Geriatric Healthcare Center, formerly of 6 Carafa Terrace, North Haven, died Monday evening, Nov. 16, 1998.
She was born in Hamden, Nov. 2, 1907, a daughter of the late Monroe and Julia Tuttle Hubbell.
Until her retirement, she was a bookkeeper for SNET for 45 years and was also a bookkeeper for the Woodbury Telephone Co.
She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America and had been an active member of the Grace & St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Hamden all of her life and had been their treasurer for many years. She was a past matron of Alice Chapter No. 76 Order of Eastern Star in Hamden.
She is survived by a niece, Geraldine (Gerry) Shaw of Bethany, two nephews, Cartwright P. Spencer of Branford and William Hubbell of Guilford; six grandnieces and nephews and six great-grandnieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Lewis Hubbell, and a sister, Florence Spencer.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 28, at 10 a.m. at Grace & St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 2927 Dixwell Ave., Hamden.
Burial will be private.
There are no calling hours.
If friends so desire, gifts in her memory may be made to the Masonic Charity Foundation, P.O. Box 70, Wallingford 06492.
The B.C. Bailey Funeral Home, 273 S. Elm St., Wallingford, is in charge of arrangements.