Katie Rose “Denise” <I>Fusco</I> Pladl


Katie Rose “Denise” Fusco Pladl

Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
Death 12 Apr 2018 (aged 20)
New Milford, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Dover Plains, Dutchess County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 188786384 View Source

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Katie Rose Fusco Pladl, 20, died unexpectedly on Thursday, April 12, 2018 in New Milford, CT. Katie was born January 29, 1998 in Austin, TX, the daughter of Kelly Anne Fusco and Anthony Charles Fusco. She was a graduate of Dover High School Class of 2016 and a parishioner of St. Charles Borromeo Church in Dover Plains. She worked as a self-employed freelance artist. Katie was the mother of Bennett Kieron Pladl who was born on September 1, 2017 in Raleigh, NC.

Katie created beautiful art throughout her life and was in the process of pursuing a career using these talents and passions. Katie loved all animals with a special fondness for rescuing stray cats. Katie was also a superior drummer.

Besides her mother and grandmother, Lucille Marino Fusco of Waterbury, CT, she is also survived by her sister, Nicole Anne Fusco and her partner, Hy Carrel of San Francisco, CA; three uncles, Cary Gould and James Gould of Syracuse, NY, Lawrence Fusco, and six cousins. Her family also mourns the untimely deaths of her beloved father, Anthony Charles Fusco of Wingdale, NY, and her dear infant son, Bennett Kieron Pladl who was her world.

Calling hours for Katie, her father Tony Fusco and her infant son Bennett Kieron Pladl will be held from 4 to 8 pm on Friday, April 20, 2018 at the Hufcut Funeral Home, 3159 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY 12522. The following morning, a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 62 Mill St. in Dover Plains.

Katie and her baby, Bennett, her stepfather Tony Fusco, were killed by Katie's biological father, Steven Pladl. Afterward Steven turned the gun on himself. Katie's birth name was Denise. Her biological mother was Alyssa. Katie is survived by her adoptive mother Kelly Gould Fusco, biological mother Alyssa, two biological sisters and an adoptive sister, Nicole.

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  • Created by: Mary Cummins
  • Added: 13 Apr 2018
  • Find a Grave Memorial 188786384
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Katie Rose “Denise” Fusco Pladl (29 Jan 1998–12 Apr 2018), Find a Grave Memorial ID 188786384, citing Saint Charles Cemetery, Dover Plains, Dutchess County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Mary Cummins (contributor 48205043) Burial Details Unknown.