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Ethelyn Positano

d. July 13, 2014

Ethelyn (DeVoe) Positano, 94 of 32 Grove St., Bristol passed away at her home on Sunday, July 13, 2014.
She was the widow of Dominic D. Positano.

She was born in Eagle Lake Maine on May 8, 1920 the daughter of the late Victor and Odile (Madore) Devoe. Ethelyn lived most of her life in Bristol and retired in 1984 from Plainville Electric Plating Company where she worked for 25 years.  She was a member of St. Anthony's Church.

She is survived by, two sons, Carlo Positano and his husband Ed Jabs of Bristol and Daniel and his wife Donna Positano of Burlington, sisters, Berdina Frechette of Bristol and Nola Beliveau of Thomaston, a brother, Everette DeVoe of Hampton Virginia. Four grandchildren, Thomas, Angela, Brian and Adam, and two great-grandchildren Keyarra and Vincent.

She is predeceased by her brothers, Victor, George and Roland DeVoe.

The family would like to thank Bristol Visiting Nurses Association and the Bristol Hospice.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 10:00 AM at St. Anthony's Church. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. Friends may call the Dunn Funeral Home 191 West St., Bristol, CT from 8:30 to 9:30 AM on July 17, 2014.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made St. Anthony's Church 111 School St., Bristol, CT 06010.
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