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Joseph Zawisza

July 1, 1966 — November 22, 2021

Joseph Zawisza

Joseph Zawisza, 55, of Southington, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, November 22, 2021 at his home.

Joe was born on July 1, 1966 in New Britain to Ellen (Goodwin) Niles and the late Chester “Butch” W. Zawisza Jr. He graduated from Southington High School, Class of 1985 and owned and operated CZ Auto Upholstery. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, working on cars and gardening, but most of all spending time with his boys.

Joe is survived by his three sons, Joey, Michael and Zachary Zawisza, all of Newington; his mother Ellen Niles and her husband Quentin of Southington, his stepmother, Molly Zawisza of Southington; siblings, Robert Zawisza and wife Hope of Winsted; Chad Zawisza of Tolland, Tara Satkowski of Westfield, MA and his niece and nephews.

He is also survived by his former wife and mother of his children, Karen Zawisza of Newington, many aunts, uncles and cousins and his close friend, Billy Pulcini. He was predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Lavina and Carl Goodwin and paternal grandparents, Nellie and Chet Zawisza and his favorite aunt, Donna Pelletier.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Joe’s memory may be made to Bread for Life, 31 Vermont Ave, Southington, CT 06489.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 29, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. from the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St, Plantsville with a 10:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at the Immaculate Conception Church, 130 Summer St, Southington. Burial will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Southington. Calling hours will be held on Sunday, November 28, 2021 from 2 – 4 p.m. at the Plantsville Funeral Home. For online condolences and directions, please visit www.plantsvillefuneralhome.com.

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Visitation

Sunday, November 28, 2021

2:00 - 4:00 pm

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Memorial Service

Monday, November 29, 2021

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Immaculate Conception Church

130 Summer St, Southington, CT 06479

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Burial

Immaculate Conception Cemetery

South End Rd, Southington, CT

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