obits pg 8 12-6-18

Joseph Ray Wolter II,
Vietnam war vet
STORRS — Joseph Ray Wolter II, 80, of Warren Circle, died Nov. 29, 2018, at Mansfield Center for Nursing.  Born in 1938 in Indianapolis, he was the son of the late Joseph Ray Martz, I and Evelyn Louise (Crostreet) Wolter. His stepfather was the late Adolph Gustav Wolter.
Joseph was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Vietnam war. He then became a self-employed artist and worked as a print operator for several printing companies.
He leaves his daughter, Elizabeth Wolter of Storrs; two grandchildren, Zoe and Alec Stephen; his niece, Annie Tillie Grossman; and his nephews, Brian and Keith Grossman.
Gilman Funeral Home and Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam.

Arlene C. Carbone
BROOKLYN — Arlene C. Carbone, 71, of Brooklyn died Nov. 25, 2018, at home. She was born Nov. 26, 1946, in Putnam, daughter of the late Vincent and Lena (Dandeneau) Espinosa.
Arlene loved to spend time with her daughter and granddaughters.
She leaves her daughter Gina Carbone of Brooklyn; brother Fr. Donald Espinosa of Boston; granddaughters Kayleigh and Mia.
There are no services. Gagnon and Costello Funeral Home, 33 Reynolds St., Danielson.

Carolyn Hughes
DAYVILLE — Carolyn Hughes, 77 of Dayville, died Nov. 27, 2018, at home.
Born Jan. 28, 1941, in Putnam, she was the daughter of the late Lester and Betty Adams.
Carolyn was the wife of Arthur Hughes. They were married on April 26, 1958. Carolyn devoted her life around her family and loved to travel the world.
Besides her husband of 60 years Arthur, she leaves her daughters Linda Allen of Dayville, Debra Thurlow of Dayville and Brenda Caron (Ronald) of Dayville; grandchildren Christine Farner (Andrew), Peter Thurlow (Jaclyn), Jenna Allen and Brittany Carr (Scott); great-granddaughter Kaydence Chloe Farner; her great-grandson Finn Hughes Thurlow; sisters Dottie Berube and Jackie Hart. Carolyn was predeceased by a sister Anne Adams.
Private services were held at Gagnon and Costello Funeral Home, 33 Reynolds St., Danielson.

Daniel S. Noren
WOODSTOCK — Daniel S. Noren, 46, of Rt. 198, died Nov. 27, 2018, at home. Born in Putnam, he was the son of Barbara (Paquette) Noren of Putnam and the late Edward Noren.
Mr. Noren worked as a parts salesman at Coutu Truck Country and prior to that Putnam Ford. Daniel enjoyed spending time is his pool, fishing, snowmobiling, and quadding. He will be remembered as a “Consummate Salesman.” He leaves his mother; a son, Charles E. Noren and his mother Rebecca (Willich) Gould of Woodstock Valley; two brothers, Bruce A. Noren and Glenn E. Noren (Dineen), all of Woodstock; a nephew, Jeffrey Noren of Dayville and a niece, Janel Noren of Knoxville. The Funeral was private. Donations: Covenant Soup Kitchen, 220 Valley St., Willimantic, CT 06226. Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam.

Raymond Rohrig Jr.
DANIELSON — Raymond G. Rohrig Jr., 88, of Danielson, died Nov. 28, 2018, at Hartford Hospital. Born Feb. 23, 1930, in Providence, he was the son of the late Raymond and Aurore (Desrosiers) Rohrig Sr.
He was predeceased by his first wife Eva (Stanley) Rohrig. On Sept. 12, 2004, he married Georgette (Voisine) Rohrig in St. James Church in Danielson.
Raymond was an avid outdoors man. He enjoyed saltwater fishing, hunting, hiking and fishing in the beaver ponds in the White Mountains. He was a member of the Danielson Lodge of Elks #1706. Raymond was a supervisor at Anchor Glass working there for 22 years.
Besides his wife Georgette, he leaves his children Raymond Rohrig, Eva Tolani, Carol Geary, Shirley Martin and Leah Meladossian; his stepchildren Juliette Centore and Philip Centore; his sister Jean Schaarschmidt; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and two great- great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his sisters Jannette Brown, Shirley Roy and a granddaughter Keloha Rohrig.
A Memorial Service will be at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 6 at Gagnon and Costello Funeral Home, 33 Reynolds St., Danielson, with burial at a later date in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston, R.I.

Victor J. Wonoski Sr.,
WWII vet
DUDLEY — Victor Joseph Wonoski Sr., 94, died Nov. 26, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester.
Born Oct. 8, 1924, Victor grew up in Dudley on his parents’ farm and fell in love with the town he would return to as an Army veteran of WWII, who served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theatre.  
It was in Dudley, where Victor met and married the love of his life, Gertrude L. (LaFerriere) Wonoski.
Before retiring in 1986, Victor worked as a grinder at Webster Lens Company for more than 10 years, a shipping manager at Preferred Plastics in N. Grosvenordale for several years, and then finished his career by working at Danco Manufacturing in Putnam for 15 years.  
In addition to his wife, he leaves three children, a son, Victor J. Wonoski Jr. (Joyce) of Dayville, daughters, Sandra A. Wonoski of Dudley and Nancy C. (Wonoski) Voutour of Uxbridge, Mass.; his granddaughter, Victoria N. Voutour of New York City, and his grandson, Joshua Henries of Dayville. He was predeceased by his parents Anthony and Bernice (Archacka) Wonoski; brothers, Louie, Henry, and Teddy; and sisters, Winnie Frolich and Irene Seraphin.
Victor was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Church, Dudley, where a Memorial Mass will be held at noon Dec. 22.  
Donations: Second Chance Animal Shelter, 11 Young Road, East Brookfield, MA 01515 or
Sitkowski & Malboeuf Funeral Home, Webster.

Paul Brinkley Sr.
WILSONVILLE — Paul W. Brinkley Sr., 67, died Nov. 30, 2018, at home after a long illness.  
He was born in Hartford, son of the late Paul Brinkley and Margaret (McConnell) Brinkley and lived in Thompson most of his life. Paul was a respiratory therapist and worked for many years at the Hubbard Regional Hospital, Webster. He was an avid New England Patriots and Red Sox fan.  One of his great joys was his Harley Davidson.
He leaves his wife of 47 years, Helen A. (Dungel) Brinkley; three sons, Paul W. Brinkley Jr. of Foxboro, Mass. Daniel Brinkley (Maria) of Wilsonville, and Scott Brinkley (Ayesha) of Tampa, Fla.; five grandchildren, Jared, Kyle, Daniel, Ella and Aiden and one great-grandson, Cooper; two sisters-in-laws, Maryann Dungel of Webster and Betty Soule of Anchorage. He was predeceased by one brother-in-law, John Dungel.
Donations: Hospice and Palliative Care of Day Kimball Hospital, Putnam, CT. 06260. Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, Webster.


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