Obituary: Gertrude (Hubeny) Bafuma, 96

Gertrude (Hubeny) Bafuma, 96, of the Plantsville section of Southington passed away Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Louis Bafuma.

She was born Sept. 9, 1922 in Waterbury the daughter of the late Frank and Diana and (Norman) Hubeny.

She is survived by her children, Robert Bafuma and  wife Marie of PA, Barbara Beddingfield and husband Tim of NC, Laura Maringola and husband Bill and Elizabeth Cocchiola and husband Bruce all of Plantsville. She also leaves her 10 grandchildren and 8 great –grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her siblings and her son Michael John Bafuma.

She was a seamstress, enjoyed knitting and the UCONN Ladies Basketball Team. She was a parishioner of St. Aloysius Church.

The Funeral will be held Monday 9:15 a.m. from the DellaVecchia Funeral Home; 211 N. Main St. to St. Aloysius Church, 254 Burritt St. Plantsville at 10 am for a Mass. Burial will be at St. Thomas Cemetery. Calling hours will be Sunday from 3-5 pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hartford Healthcare Hospice, 30 Queen St. Southington, CT 06489.

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