Obituaries for the Aug. 7 edition


The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Southington Observer. For more information, look to Friday’s print or e-editions:

Dr. Alexander Clarke, 70, formerly of Southington, died at home on Tuesday, June 16 after a battle with cancer. He was married to Linda Clarke for 42 years.

Louis G. Coscia, 87, of Southington died on Monday, July 27 after a brief illness. He was the husband of Rose Marie (Foley) Coscia for 62 years.

Olivia Helene Fusco, 14, of Southington died on Tuesday, July 28. She was the daughter of John Fusco and Lucinda Fusco of Southington.

Janet Paskowski Hillier died on July 4.

AnnMarie “Annie” Angelina Olender, 16, of Southington, died on Tuesday, July 28.

Geraldine (Fiorillo) Roehl, 89, of Southington died on Tuesday, July 28 at the Westfield Care and Rehabilitation Center in Meriden. She was the wife of Charles Roehl.

Immacolata Salvati, 86, of Italy, died on Tuesday, July 21 in Monsummaro, Tuscany, Italy. She was the wife of the late Michele Salvati.

Helen (Surawski) Samulenas, 95, of Southing-ton, wife of the late Matthew Samulenas for 58 years, died on Saturday, July 18 at Southington Care Center.

Philomena (Ogonowski) Sepko, 102, died with her children by her side on Monday, July 27 at the Southington Care Center. She was the wife of the late Vincent E. Sepko Sr.

Roy E. Staschke, 90, of Southington, died on Sunday, July 26. He was the husband of Genevieve (Janiec) Staschke.

Do you have an obituary that you would like printed in The Southington Observer? Send the information to The Southington Observer, care of the editor John Goralski at, mail it to The Southington Observer, 213 Spring St., Southington, CT 06489, or fax it to The Southington Observer at (860)621-1841. Deadline is noon on Friday for the following week’s edition. The editor reserves the right to edit all notices for clarity, length, grammar, and style.

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