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Angela "Nellie" T. Zawisza

November 28, 1921 — October 5, 2014

Angela "Nellie" T. Zawisza

Angela "Nellie" T. (Gwara) Zawisza, 92, of Southington, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, October 5, 2014. She had been the loving wife of the late Chester Walter Zawisza Sr. for nearly 50 years. She was predeceased by her son Chester Walter Zawisza Jr. and her daughter Barbara Ann Zawisza.

Born on November 28, 1921 in Meriden to the late Stanley and Bernice (Galonska) Gwara, she had been a lifelong Southington resident.

Angela was a longtime member of the Immaculate Conception Church. She loved the Red Sox and betting on the horses. She enjoyed spending time in her garden and vacationing in New Hampshire, but most of all she loved spending time with all of her grandchildren.

Angela is survived by her daughter Emily Indomenico of Southington and 6 grandchildren: Maria (Fusco) Indomenico of Southington; Joseph Zawisza and wife Karen of Newington; Robert Zawisza and wife Hope of Winsted; Paul and Tanya Indomenico of Southington; Chad Zawisza and wife Jamie of Chester and Tara Satkowski and husband Tim of Westfield, MA and 11 great-grandchildren: Mark, Shane and Talia Fusco; Rylee, Mya, and Mason Indomenico; Joseph, Michael and Zachary Zawisza, Dylan and Colton Zawisza and Mia and Jake Satkowski. She is also survived by her brother John Gwara and his wife Flavia of Meriden, her sister Victoria Slowkowski of Meriden, her daughter-in-law Molly Zawisza of Southington, her very dear friends, Elaine Raymond of Meriden and Joseph Fournier of New Britain and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by 6 siblings: Stanley, Anthony, Benjamin and Edward Gwara and Helen Ticino and Alice Victor.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Angela's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

Funeral services will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, October 10, 2014 from the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St., Plantsville with a 10:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Immaculate Conception Church, 130 Summer St., Southington. Burial will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Southington. Calling hours will be held from 5 - 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at the Plantsville Funeral Home. For online condolences and directions, please visit www.plantsvillefuneralhome.com.

FUNERAL SERVICES

In lieu of flowers, donations in Angela's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

Funeral services will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, October 10, 2014 from the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St., Plantsville with a 10:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Immaculate Conception Church, 130 Summer St., Southington. Burial will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Southington. Calling hours will be held from 5 - 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at the Plantsville Funeral Home.

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