Obituary: Bronisława “ Bernice” ( Swita) Filipkowski, 86

obit-bronislawa-filipkowskiBronisława “ Bernice” ( Swita) Filipkowski, of Southington, passed away peacefully at home  Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016. She was the wife of the late Hieromin Filipkowski.

She was born Jan. 6, 1930 in Kamionka  Dolna, Poland, the daughter of the late Józef and Katarzyna Swita. She had retired from General Electric.

She leaves her daughter Theresa Ragozzino and her husband Louis , 2 grandchildren, Elizabeth Ragozzino and Stephanie Colasanto ,her husband Kyle, and her great granddaughter Sophia Colasanto all of Southington. She also leaves a sister Julia Swistak of Meriden, and many nieces and a nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers and sisters.

The Funeral will be held Wednesday, October 5, at 10:15 a.m. from the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St. Southington to Mary Our Queen Church  248 Savage St. Plantsville for a mass  at 11 a.m. Burial will be at Immaculate Conception Cemetery. Calling hours will be Tuesday 6-8 p.m. For online condolences and directions please visit


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