Obituary: Ann Kopka Frangione, 93

Ann (Askuntowicz) Kopka Frangione, 93, died on Tuesday, March 8, 2016.

Ann (Askuntowicz) Kopka Frangione, 93, died on Tuesday, March 8, 2016.

Ann (Askuntowicz) Kopka Frangione, 93 of Southington passed away on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at the Monsignor Bojnowski Manor in New Britain. She was the wife of the late Edward Kopka Sr. and Frank Frangione Sr.

Born October 23, 1922 in Southington she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Sophie (Losienkowa) Askuntowicz.

Ann is survived by two sons, Edward Kopka Jr. and wife Marlene of Southington and Kenneth Kopka and wife AnnMarie of Torrington; two step-sons, Frank Frangione Jr. and wife Kay of Southington and Ron Hiltpold of Chalfont, PA; a sister Sophie Mastrianni of Southington; ten grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three brothers, Vincent Arnol and John and Michael Askuntowicz; a sister Helen Emonds and a step-daughter, Jeanne Hiltpold. Ann’s family would like to thank Dr. Leonard Glaser and staff for all their care over the years, the staff at the St. Lucians Residence and the Daughters of Mary of the Immaculate Conception.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, at 10 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church, 130 Summer St., Plantsville. Burial will follow at the Immaculate Conception Cemetery. There are no calling hours.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 825 Brook St., I-91 Tech Ctr., Rocky Hill, CT 06067 or St. Lucians Residence, 532 Burritt St., New Britain, CT 06053. For online condolences and directions please visit,

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