Michael J. Aldieri
BRISTOL - Michael J. Aldieri, 65, of 22 Glenview Drive, Bristol, husband of Doris (Laprise) Aldieri, died Monday, March 15, 1999, at home. Mr. Aldieri was born in Bristol on May 8, 1933, and was a son of the late Charles J. Aldieri Sr., and Antoinette (Cassella) Aldieri.
A lifelong Bristol resident, he was the founder of Aldieri Associates Inc., Real Estate Appraisers. He was a member of the Society of Real Estate Appraisers and the Appraisal Institute. He was a member of the Paul Harris Fellow of the Bristol Rotary Club and served as director of the Bristol Boy's and Girl's Club board, receiving the Humanitarian Award in 1996. He has served as a director and officer of the Bristol Chamber of Commerce and was a member of Chippanee Golf Club and St. Ann Church, Bristol.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Aldieri is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Carrie Aldieri, and David and Kristen Aldieri, of Bristol; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon and Kevin Sweeney, and Doreen and David Rackliffe of Bristol; two brothers, Robert J. Aldieri of Southington, and Charles J. Aldieri Jr., of Bristol; eight grandchildren, Sean and Maura Sweeney, Sarah and Andrew Dupont, Brian Rackliffe, and Eric, Zachary, and Rachel Aldieri; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 18, at 9 a.m. from Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, to St. Ann Church for a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul Catholic High School, 1001 Stafford Ave., Bristol, CT 06010, or to the Greater Bristol Visiting Nurse Association, 10 Maltby St., P.O. 2826, Bristol, CT 06011-2826.
MERIDEN - Sebastian "Fuzzy" Fazzina, 75, of 55 Willow St., husband of Marie (Wood) Fazzina, died on Sunday, March 14, 1999, at Westfield Care Rehab Center in Meriden after a brief illness. Born in Southington, Oct. 31, 1923, he was the son of the late George and Josephine (Amenta) Fazzina and had lived in Meriden for most of his lifetime. Mr. Fazzina was employed by Sweed's Auto Wrecking.
Besides his wife, Marie, he is survived by four sons, Dave, Richard, John and Christopher Fazzina; three stepsons, Peter, Richard and Mark Lawrence; several grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; four brothers, Paul, George Jr., and Salvatore Fazzina all of New Britain, and Carmen Fazzina of Florida; and by several nieces and nephews.
A private funeral and burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Friends may call at the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 E. Main St., Meriden, on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m.
Janet A. Seavey
DAYTONA BEACH - Janet A. Seavey, 77, died Sunday March 14, 1999. She was the wife of David L. Seavey. She enjoyed playing the organ, and will be dearly missed by her great-children.
Besides her husband she is survived by: two sons, Lloyd, and William Seavey, both of Port Orange, Fla; two grandchildren, Lisa and her husband, Timothy Korb of Meriden, and Mark Seavey of Orlando, Fla.; and four great-grandchildren, Timothy, Jonathan, Katelyn, and Melissa Korb.
Funeral services are under the directions of Volusia Memorial Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to Heritage Christian Academy in Wallingford.
William T. Tresselt
MIDDLETOWN - William T. Tresselt, 47, of Woodbury Circle, Middletown passed away on Saturday, March 13, 1999, at Yale-New Haven Hospital.
Born Feb. 11, 1952, in Southington, William was the son of the Kenneth Wade of St. Petersburg, Fla., and the late Mildred Goodwin Tresselt Wade. He was part owner of Quality Bakery of Meriden now Essy's Bakery in Yalesville. Most recently he was employed at the Davidson Co., of Cheshire. He was a graduate of Lyman Hall High School, class of 1970.
In addition to his father, Kenneth, is survived by his former wives, Estelle and Donna Tresselt; three sons, Sean Tresselt, Eric Tresselt, and Dustin Tresselt all of Meriden; two daughters, Jennifer Tresselt of Middletown, and Sarah Tresselt of Port Charlotte, Fla.; and one grandchild, Dylan Thomas Tresselt. He also leaves behind six brothers, John Tresselt, and Walter Tresselt of St. Petersburg, Fla., Kenneth A. Wade of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, Richard Wade of East Hampton, George Wade and Kenneth E. Wade Jr. of St. Petersburg, Fla.; and two sisters, Georgianna Gregorio of Bozrah and Ada Poland of Wallingford along with many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Mildred Tresselt.
Friends and relatives may call the Szymaszek-Taylor Funeral Home, 189 E. Main St., Meriden, Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. with a service beginning at 7 p.m. officiated by the Rev. Edward Sherman of the Family Christian Worship Center. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions for the children's education to the custodial account for Sean, Eric and Dustin Tresselt, c/o Fleet Bank, 400 E. Main St., Meriden, CT 06450. ATT: Debbie Murdock.
MERIDEN - Judith Alejandro, 52, of 55 Willow St., died Friday, March 12, 1999, at the St. Francis Hospital in Hartford.
Friends and relatives may call the Stempien Funeral Home, 450 Broad St., Meriden, Wednesday (TODAY) from 4 to 6 p.m. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
SOUTHINGTON - Sylvia (Campagnano) Alger, 85, of 26 Water St., died Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at Bradley Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of the late Russell Alger. Born May 23, 1913, in Southington, daughter of the late Fiore and Mollie (Forgione) Campagnano. She was a parishioner of St. Thomas Church.
She is survived by: two sons and their wives, Ernest and Ann Alger of Plantsville and Floyd and June Alger of Southington; two brothers, Frank and Alfred Campagnano of Southington; two sisters, Jennie Marenno and Vera Fisher of Southington; two grandchildren, Laurie Kobles and Christina DelBuono; and three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother Pasco Campagnano.
The funeral will be held Thursday at 8:15 a.m. from the Della Vecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., to St. Thomas Church at 9 a.m. Burial will be at St. Thomas Cemetery. Calling hours will be Wednesday (TODAY) from 5 to 8 p.m.
MERIDEN - Evelyn (Cote) Dittman, 93, formerly of 76 Butler St., wife of the late George Dittman, died Friday, March 12, 1999, at the Connecticut Baptist Home after a brief illness. Born in Stamford, April 1, 1905, she was the daughter of the late Stanislaus and Ophedie (Deschene) Cote, and had resided in Meriden her entire life. She had attended local schools and was employed by International Silver Co. for some 39 years, retiring in 1970. Mrs. Dittman was a parishioner of St. Joseph Church, a member of the Daughters of Isabella and of the Meriden Senior Citizens.
She is survived by several nieces, including, Marie Gardiner and Anita Bernier, both of Meriden; and several nephews; one brother, William S. Cote of Rocky Hill.
Mrs. Dittman was predeceased by three sisters, Rose Staschke, Albina Stark and Andrea Lane; and two brothers, Henry and Eugene Cote.
The funeral will be held on Friday, March 19, at 9:30 a.m. from the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 E. Main St., and at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph Church. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Friends may call the funeral home on Friday from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. prior to the Mass. Should friends desire, contributions in her memory may be made to the Connecticut Baptist Home, 292 Thorpe, Meriden, CT 06450.
Frances G. Eisenberg
MERIDEN - Frances G. Eisenberg, 88, formerly of 103 Lowe Ave., Meriden, died Saturday, March 13, 1999, at MidState Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Andrew C. Eisenberg.
She was born Sept. 11, 1910, in Philadelphia, the daughter of the late Walter and Josephine Glowinski. She lived in Connecticut for the past six years and was a former resident of Camden, New Jersey.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Jerome F. and Carol Eisenberg of Colchester; a sister, Stella O'Leary of Camden, N.J; two grandsons, Jeffrey Eisenberg of East Haddam, and C. Todd Eisenberg of Colchester; a great-grandson, Geoffrey Eisenberg of East Haddam and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sisters, Mary Haydon and Betty Orzechowski.
Private funeral services will be held at the Beecher and Bennett Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. Burial will be Linwood Cemetery, Colchester.
If desired, contributions in Mrs. Eisenberg's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 127 Washington Ave., P.O. Box 188, North Haven, CT 06473-0188.
David S. Ferguson
WALLINGFORD - David S. Ferguson, 74, husband of Helen Crumrine Ferguson, died Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at the Connecticut Hospice in Branford. He was born on Oct. 18, 1924, in New Haven, a son of the late James Fulton and Bertha Street Ferguson.
David was a member of the First Congregational Church of Wallingford and had been a trustee and sang in the church choir for many years. He ran the Cook Hill Orchards for many years before getting into the insurance business and later retiring having been the co-owner of the Ferguson-McGuire Insurance Agency.
He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He had been involved in Wallingford politics as 3rd Selectman, Borough Clerk, Chairman of the town council from 1961 to 1972. He was a past president of the Wallingford Rotary Club and was named Rotarian of the Year in 1983 and given the Paul Harris Fellow Award in 1990. He was an avid fisherman and was involved with many environmental organizations.
In addition to his wife Helen, he is survived by: a son, David S. Ferguson Jr. and his wife Marie of Wallingford; two daughters, Debra Ann Voelker and her husband Richard of Wallingford, Mary Elizabeth Glynn and her husband Michael, two step-daughters, Marilyn Ehler of Wallingford, and Carol Ehler and her husband Charles Wiecha of Lexington, Mass; one brother, Dr. James F. Ferguson of Wallingford; and a sister, Elizabeth Ferguson of Rawsonville, Vt.; seven grandchildren, Kathryn Voelker, Kristen Voelker, David P. Ferguson, Emily Ferguson, Jessica Glynn, Joshua Glynn and Matthew Wiecha. He was predeceased by his first wife Lois Latham Ferguson.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Wallingford, 23 S. Main St., with the Rev. Dean Warburton and Rev. Margaret Jay officiating. Burial will be private. Friends may call at the B.C. Bailey Funeral Home, 273 South Elm St., Wallingford on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. It is suggested that gifts in his memory be sent to the First Congregational Church of Wallingford, 23 S. Main St., Wallingford, or the Wallingford Foundation, P.O. Box 213, Wallingford, CT 06492.
MERIDEN - Felicia (DiCioccio) Forgetta, 95, of Meriden and Gulfport, Florida, widow of John J Forgetta Sr. died Monday, March 15, 1999.
She leaves two sons, John and his wife Gina Forgetta of Gulfport, Fla., and Thomas and his wife Patricia Forgetta of Wethersfield; two daughters, Mary Caruso of Bloomfield, Amelia and her husband Ralph Grieco of Meriden; a brother, Frank DiCioccio of Wethersfield; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Thursday, March 18, at 9 a.m. from the D'Esopo Funeral Chapel, 277 Folly Brook Boulevard.
Wethersfield, with a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, Bloomfield. Burial will be in Mount St. Benedict Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Chapel Wednesday, March 17, from 4 to 8 p.m.