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Virginia M. Mosel

October 7, 1926 — April 11, 2021

Virginia M. Mosel

Virginia “Ginny” M. (Bauer) Mosel, 94, of the Plantsville section of Southington, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 11, 2021 at MidState Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family. She had been the beloved wife of the late Edward F. Mosel.

Born in Torrington on October 7, 1926 to the late Conrad and Edna (Smith) Bauer, she had been a longtime Plantsville resident.

Ginny graduated from Waterbury Hospital School of Nursing in 1946. After 16 years of hospital nursing, she continued her career as a private duty nurse before joining Waterbury VNA until her retirement. Ginny loved to camp, play solitaire and setback and most recently she enjoyed assembling jigsaw puzzles, even before the pandemic.

Family was the center of Ginny’s life. She is survived by four children, Edward Mosel (Carol) of Sanibel Island, FL, Richard Mosel (Elodie) of Cornelius, NC, Thomas Mosel (Linda) of Ansonia, CT and Diana Perosino (John) of Waterbury, CT. She is also survived by her sister, Marilyn Smedick (Daniel) of Port St. Lucie, FL and brother, Thomas Bauer (Eileen) of Wallingford, CT; 8 grandchildren: Michael, Jason, Sammi, Nicholas, Larry, Jason, John and Cathleen; 6 great-grandchildren, Bree, John, Jamilyn, Jacob, Nicole and Josh and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband Ed, Ginny was predeceased by her brothers, Conrad Bauer Jr, Robert Bauer and sister, Janet Dlugokinski.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ginny’s memory may be made to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Give more of yourself in a time of sadness and hold onto many good memories of times shared. This is what she would want of all of you.

To honor Ginny’s wishes, there are no calling hours but family and friends are welcome to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, April 19, 2021 at St. Aloysius Church, 254 Burritt St, Plantsville. Burial will follow in Old Pine Grove Cemetery, Waterbury. Face coverings and social distancing are required at all times. A recording of the funeral services, along with an online guestbook, will be available on Ginny’s tribute page at

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