Elizabeth “Betty” A. (Matusiewicz) Pytel, 91, of Southington, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at HOCC New Britain. She had been the loving wife of the late John J. Pytel Sr. for almost 50 years.
Born on June 24, 1930 in Southington to the late Karol and Rose (Kazalski) Matusiewicz, she had been a longtime Southington resident.
Betty enjoyed her work as a hairdresser before staying home to raise her family. She was a longtime parishioner of the Immaculate Conception Church. Betty loved to entertain and was an excellent cook.
She is survived by two sons, John J. Pytel Jr and his wife Carol of Thomaston, and Robert Pytel of Plantsville, one granddaughter, Heather Pytel, of Southington and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by 4 brothers, John, Frank, Andrew and Joseph Matusiewicz.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Betty’s memory may be made to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 (http://www.cancer.org/) or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave, Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601 (https://www.alz.org/).
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at the Immaculate Conception Church, 130 Summer St, Plantsville. Burial will follow in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Southington. Calling hours will be held from 5 – 7 p.m. on Friday, July 9, 2021 at the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St, Plantsville. For online condolences and directions, please visit www.plantsvillefuneralhome.com.