Obituary: Annie M. (Zakszewski) Bleau, 85

obituariesAnnie M. (Zakszewski) Bleau, 85, of Southington, passed away on Monday, July 18, 2016 at Cheshire Regional Rehab Center. She had been the loving wife of the late John E. Bleau for nearly 64 years.

Born June 19, 1931 in New Britain to the late Frank and Maryanne Zakszewski, she had been a longtime Southington resident.

Annie retired from Lori Lock after many years of service. She was a loving wife and a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her family will always have wonderful memories to hold in their hearts. Her delicious cheesecakes and peanut butter balls will never be forgotten.

She is survived by her son Gary Bleau and daughter Diane Peck and her husband George; 3 grandchildren: Kevin Bleau and his wife Jayne, Kimberly Bleau and her fiancée Michael Morrone and William Peck and his fiancé Alicia Daubert, all of Southington and 3 great-grandchildren: Ryan and Adam Bleau and Emily Morrone and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by 2 sisters and 3 brothers, Sophie, Genevieve, Stanley, Paul and Pete.

Annie’s family would like to thank the entire staff at the Cheshire Regional Rehab Center for their compassion and excellent care.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday July 21, 2016 at the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St., Plantsville. Burial will follow in St. Thomas Cemetery, Southington. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday July 20, 2016 from 4-6 p.m. at the Plantsville Funeral Home. For online condolences and directions, please visit

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