Category: Obituaries

Southington Observer Obituaries Section

Obituary: Alexander Adaskaveg Jr., 88

Alexander Adaskaveg Jr., 88, of Southington, passed away on Thursday May 26, 2016 at Apple Rehab Coccomo in Meriden. He was the beloved husband of the late Philomena “Fannie” (Venditto) Adaskaveg. Born in Naugatuck, on January 25, 1928, the son…

Obituary: Elisa Rose Zajac, 72

Elisa Rose (Cammarota) Zajac, 72, of Southington, daughter of the late Pasquale and Kathryn (Longo) Cammarota and wife of Steven Zajac for 49 years, passed away in comfort and peace on Monday, May 23, 2016 at the HCC of New…

Obituary: Dina Marie Altemus, 46

Dina Marie (Heverling) Altemus, 46, of Southington, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Cheshire Regional Rehab Center. She had been the loving wife of Charles S. Altemus III for 22 years. Dina was born on October 19, 1969…

Obituary: Mary Palazzo, 89

Mary (DellaVecchia) Palazzo, 89, of Southington, passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2016, in the comfort of her loving family. She was the wife of the late Louis E. Palazzo, who was formerly of  Bristol. A lifelong resident of Southington,…

Obituary: Joanne Cotugno, 77

Joanne (Secondo) Cotugno, 77, of Southington, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2016 at home.  She was the wife of the late Leonardo Cotugno. She was born September 27, 1938 in Castel Campagnano, Italy, the daughter of the late Giovanni and…

Obituary: Alemeda M. Lariviere, 76

Almeda (Ellie) M. Lariviere, 76, of Southington and formerly of North Port, FL, passed away on Saturday May 14, 2016 at The Alzheimer’s Resource Center in Plantsville, surrounded by her loving family.  She was the wife of the late Maurice…

Obituary: Alan C. Griffin, 69

Alan C. Griffin, “The Ol’ Ranger and his faithful dog Colt,” 69, of the Plantsville section of Southington, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury after a short illness. He had been the loving…

Obituary: Joseph Casale Jr., 97

Joseph Casale Jr., 97, of Southington, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Rose (Mauro) Casale for 63 years. He was born in Southington on…