Joan Krystopa, was a lifelong resident of Southington

Joan Krystopa, 73, of Southington passed away Friday, Aug 22, after a short illness at her daughter’s home in northern California.  She is survived by her daughter Robyn Bugas and her husband Jack Bugas, grandsons Chase and Daniel Bugas, her sister Dolores DeGumbia and brother Frank Mottola and his wife Joanne Mottola, as well as many special nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband Bob Krystopa and son Robert J Krystopa.
Joan was a lifelong resident of Southington. She and her husband Bob owned and operated Krys’ Plantsville Pizza for 40 years.
As restaurateurs, both she and her husband were heavily involved in the revitalization of the Village of Plantsville. The restaurant received a number of awards but was best known for offering the first home pizza delivery with custom made dune buggies in the late 1960’s.
She will be dearly missed by all of those who knew her.

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