|Birth: ||Nov. 5, 1925|
|Death: ||Dec. 23, 2010|
Joseph V. Cardini, 85, of South Windsor, widower of Celia (Smigiel) since 2002, entered into God's care on Thursday, December 23, 2010 at South Windsor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.
Joseph was born in Brockton, Massachusetts, son of the late Quinto and Ethel (Coughlin) Cardini, and previously resided in East Hartford.
Joseph proudly served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and was a parishioner of St. Francis of Assisi Church and member of its Men's Club, the American Legion and a lifetime member of the VFW, Post #10251. He had been employed by Stanadyne of Windsor as a tool maker until his retirement. He most enjoyed spending his time with family and friends, loved music and wrote poetry.
A devoted and loving father and grandfather, he is survived and will be dearly missed by; his two daughters: Doreen Blondin and her husband John of South Windsor and Deborah Cardini Motola of East Hartford and two sons: Alan Cardini of East Hartford and Gary Cardini and his wife Bobbi of Florida. His dear seven grandchildren: Adam, Kyle, A.J., Catherine, Jennifer, Kenneth, and Nicole and two precious great-grandchildren: Nina and Ka-lel. He is also survived by a brother, Leon Cardini and his wife Lucy of Arizona and many dear nieces, nephews, and friends. He was also predeceased by two sisters: Eunice and Cecelia and three brothers: James, Francis, and his twin, John.
Funeral Services will begin on Tuesday, December 27, 2010 at 8:45 a.m. from the Newkirk & Whitney Funeral Home, 318 Burnside Avenue, East Hartford, followed by a 10:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Francis of Assisi Church, South Windsor.
Burial with full military honors accorded will follow in St. Augustine Cemetery, South Glastonbury.
Calling hours will be held on Monday (December 26, 2010) from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home.
Published in The Hartford Courant on December 26, 2010.
Celia Smigiel Cardini (1925 - 2002)*
Saint Augustine Cemetery
Created by: Ryan Curtis
Record added: Dec 27, 2010
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