Obituary: Vincent Lulis, 90

FlagVincent Lulis, 90, of the Plantsville section of Southington, passed away peacefully on July 13, 2016 at Glastonbury Health Care. He was the loving husband of the late Wanda (Trojanowski) Lulis for 60 years.

Born on October 1, 1925 in Southington, to the late Adam and Jadwigia (Radaskewicz) Lulis, he had been a lifelong Southington resident. Vincent was the principal owner of V&T Form Concrete Company.

He was a veteran of World War II, Third U.S Army, where he earned several medals, including the Purple Heart under the command of General Patton during the Battle of the Bulge. Alongside other brave U.S. soldiers, he crossed the Rhine River into Germany. The U.S. Third Army, Company G, 347th infantry saw some of the fiercest battles in WWII and liberated several concentration camps.

He is survived by his three children: son, Robert Lulis and wife Mary of Broad Run, VA; daughter, Beverly Pacchioli and husband Stephen of Mechanicsburg, PA; daughter, Carol Dube and husband Joe of Coventry, CT and he also leaves behind nine grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation in Vincent’s name may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.

Funeral services will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday July 16, 2016, from the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St., Plantsville, with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10:00 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, 130 Summer St., Plantsville. Burial with full military honors will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery, Southington. For online condolences and directions, please visit www.plantsvillefuneralhome.com

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