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Sebastian Tanasi

Sebastian Tanasi
Sebastian "Chic" Tanasi, 82, of Bristol passed away Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford. He was the husband of Joanne (Souney) Tanasi.

Sebastian was born on Feb. 26, 1931, in Hartford the son of the late Joseph and Anna (Mazza) Tanasi.

He was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the United States Navy. He worked for New Departure Hyatt Division of General Motors for 30 years before retiring in 1988.

Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, David and Steve Tanasi; three daughters, Deborah and her husband, Victor Delbon, Lisa Tanasi and Robin and her husband, Michael Duval; two sisters, Sally Blake and Angie LaPlante; eight grandchildren, Dario, Jenna and her husband, Rafi Gasner, Amanda, Jesse, Shawn, Tyler, Rilynn and Madison; plus numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a sister, Connie Camilleri.

A memorial service and military honors will take place on Aug. 9, 2013, at the Barnes Memorial Chapel West Cemetery Bristol, at 11 a.m.

Family may receive friends from 10 a.m., until time of service.

The Dunn Funeral Home, 191 West St., Bristol is in charge of the arrangements.


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Judy Tallman     E-mailjudytallman@att.net
Chic was one of my foremen at New Departure-Hyatt. He was a great boss and an all-around great guy. My sympathies to his family upon his passing.

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Wayne Boling     E-mailwlb1218@comcast.net
Lisa and Family, sorry for your loss, great man and funny

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Sandy Marino     E-mailsandystv@sbcglobal.net
Chic was the utmost example of a family man. He was always very respectful to me and I enjoyed doing chores and errands for Chic and Joanne. He will be missed by his family.

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Scott Britney     E-mailscottbritney@mac.com
I was very sad to hear that Chic had passed.I worked for him in New Departure for years in the Bristol Assembly Dept.Not only was he a great boss but I also considered him a friend.He was a very special man who loved his family very much and expressed that often to me.My sincere condolences.You are in my prayers. Scott Britney Eastham,Ma.

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM