|Donald W. Lounder|
Donald W. Lounder, 72, of 415 Perkins St., Bristol, passed away Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011, after he lost his courageous battle to cancer at UConn Health Center in Farmington surrounded by loved ones. He was the husband of Valarie (Pilbin) Lounder. Donald was born in Bristol on Oct. 13, 1938, the son of the late Stephen and Martha (Gervais) Lounder. He served his country in the Army stationed in Korea being honorably discharged in 1963. He worked for 24 years at EGS Electric Co. in Terryville until he retired in 2001. He was a member of the Polish Club in Forestville and was an avid Red Sox and UConn basketball fan. He loved to play golf, cribbage, set back and was a former member of the Jaycees. Besides his wife he is survived by his son, Mark Lounder of Plainville; two step-daughters, Lori and her husband, Steven Ettel, of Florida and Cheri and her husband, Durand Tessier, of Bristol; six step grandchildren, Kaitrin, Abbey, Joshua, Nathan, Jonah and Karoline; plus his great stepgrandson, "his buddy" Shawn; his sisters, Laverne Bouchard of Bristol, Joan Nelson of Bristol, Cheryl Collar of Bristol and Nancy Fowler of Bristol; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a his first wife, Teresa (Maleo), Lounder; his daughter, Donna Lounder; and sister, Marlene Feaster of Ohio, Earl Lounder of Vermont and Richard Lounder of Clinton. The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thanks to the UConn Oncology staff on the 6th floor for all the wonderful care giving to Donald. Funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. Friends may call at Dunn Funeral Home, 191 West St., Bristol, on Thursday from 10 a.m., until time of the service. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to UConn Health Center Cancer Foundation, 263 Farmington Ave., Farmington, CT 06032. www.Dunnfh.com
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|Theresa K. Chapulis|
Mrs. Theresa K. (Woodard) Chapulis, 79, of Bristol passed away peacefully Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011. She was the widow of John Chapulis Sr. She was born in Bristol July 4, 1931, the daughter of late Archie and Susan (Lefebvre) Woodard. Theresa was employed at the Memorial Boulevard School in the cafeteria for 25 years. She continued to provide homemade goodies to friends and family well after her retirement. She also did volunteer work at local nursing homes. She was a wonderful wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend and she loved to cook and bake. She is survived by two sons, John and William Chapulis and her devoted daughter, Jan Chapulis, all from Bristol; a brother ,Archie Woodard of Burlington and five sisters, Madeline Politis of West Hartford, Susan Bilodeau of Colchester, Shirley Goulet, Beverly Strong and Charlotte Zapor all of Bristol; grandsons, Jason, Matthew and Scott; a godson, Mark Bilodeau of Colchester; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, WWII PFC Frederick Woodard, and two sisters, Louise Goulet and Dorothy Gomes. The family wishes to extend itsdeepest gratitude to the staff at Farmington Care Center and to a longtime friend Beverly Briatico. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Church. Friends may call at Dunn Funeral Home 191 West St., Bristol, Monday from 9 to 10 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Alzheimer Association CT Chapter, 2075 Silas Deane Highway, Suite 100, Rocky Hill, CT 06067
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|Philip F. Saglimbeni, Sr.|
Philip F. Saglimbeni Sr., 71, of 554 Wolcott Road, Bristol, died Friday, Dec. 31, 2010, at the Bristol Hospital after a short illness. He was the husband of Rose (Messier) Saglimbeni.
Philip was born in Limina, Province of Messina, Italy, on May 18, 1939, the son of the late Alfio and Lucia (Ragusa) Saglimbeni. He came to the United States in 1949, and was a Bristol resident since his arrival to this country from Italy.
He attended St. Anthony School. He was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the Army. Philip retired as a head chief from St. Mary's Hospital in Waterbury, where he worked for nearly 30 years. Besides his wife he is survived by; two sons, Alfio A. Saglimbeni and Phil U. Saglimbeni Jr.; a sister and brother in-law, Angela and Sebastiano Calabro; a brother and sister in-law, Jerry and Sharon Saglimbeni, all of Bristol; two grandchildren, Philip A. Saglimbeni III and Amanda Saglimbeni; plus several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, at 9 a.m., at Dunn Funeral Home, 191 West St., Bristol, to St. Anthony Church for a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. www.Dunnfh.com.
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