Louise Audrey (Poisson) Wygonowski, 89, of Skipper Lane, Southington, passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at home after a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of 64 years of Joseph Thomas Wygonowski.
Louise was born on June 1, 1933 in Livermore Falls, ME, one of four children of the late Henry and Doris Poisson. Louise moved to Rocky Hill, CT in 1937. After graduating from Wethersfield High School, she worked at the Aetna in Hartford in CT. Louise married Joseph Wygonowski in 1957. They resided together in Southington for the next 65 years. She was a fan of all Boston sports teams, but her true allegiance was to the Boston Red Sox. Louise was most happy to volunteer at little league baseball games to serve food and snacks, and on occasion partake of a well-done hot dog herself. She and her husband enjoyed going around the state of CT to see their sons play baseball and softball, making new friends and cheering the teams on.
Louise was an avid bowler who enjoyed the friendly competition. As a member of the First Congregational Church of Southington, she was a regular attending church and volunteering at church events. Louise was a long-time active member of the Orchard Valley Garden Club of Southington. She also volunteered at Bread for Life and the Calendar House for many years. Louise loved her chocolates and was well known for making highly praised chocolate cakes.
Louise was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Wygonowski. She is survived by her son Ronald Wygonowski and his wife Pamela of Southington CT and her son Steven Wygonowski and his wife Sharron of Cromwell. Louise leaves behind her sister Rachel Robbins of Cromwell, four grandchildren, Alex Harken; Thomas, Heather and Kendra Wygonowski; as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, Mark Poisson, and her sister, Rowene Kendall.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to her caregivers, Anita Skrzypczak and Hania Grabowska from Euro American Connections & Homecare, for their compassion and excellent care they provided. Louise was able to enjoy many great moments at home with family and friends.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 9th, 2022 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main Street, Plantsville. A funeral service will be held on Friday, June 10, 2022 at 11:00 AM at the First Congregational Church of Southington, 37 Main St, Southington. Private burial will be at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Southington.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Congregational Church of Southington, 37 Main St, Southington, CT 06489 or Macular Degeneration Association, 5969 Cattleridge Boulevard, Suite #100, Sarasota, FL 34232. For online condolences and directions please visit www.plantsvillefuneralhome.com.