Obits pg 8 10-10-19

Jamison G. Lathrop,
Guard vet
SFC Jamison George Lathrop, 42, of Bozrah died unexpectedly Sept. 25, 2019.
He was born Oct. 30, 1976, in Norwich and grew up in Bozrah attending Fields Memorial School, where all his children have also attended. After graduating from Norwich Free Academy in 1994, he attended Three Rivers Community College and then UConn in pursuit of a degree in natural resources wildlife management engineering.
Dec. 1, 1995 Jamison enlisted in the CT Army National Guard, and he loved being a soldier. From 1995 to 2000 he was in Alpha Battery, 2/192nd Field Artillery as a Traditional Guardsman then transitioned to the Active Guard Reserve (AGR) program as a Recruiter.
He reclassified his specialty to Powertrain Repairer and Non-Destructive Testing Evaluator with the 1109th TASMG in Groton. During this assignment he was deployed overseas from 2008-2009.
Most recently he served as the Readiness NCO of Delta 1/169th Aviation where he served until his death. Previously, Jamison was involved in Boy Scouts, achieving the rank of Eagle Scout and he formerly volunteered with both the Bozrah and South Windham Volunteer Fire Companies. He liked to think he knew everything and shared his knowledge with everyone he encountered. His children share his love of the outdoors, camping, gardening, music and animals.
Jamison leaves behind his wife Andrea McGuire Lathrop; five children: Hannah McGuire, Jamison Jr, Julia, Abigail and Samantha Lathrop; parents, Earl and Charlene; brother, Brandon.
The Funeral Gathering was Oct. 4 at the First Congregational Church of Norwich. Donations: CT National Guard Foundation, Inc. at; or to the charity of your preference. Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam.

George N. Bakerlis,
Army vet
WEBSTER — George N. Bakerlis, 61, died Oct. 5, 2019, at home.
George was born March 31, 1958, in Worcester, son of George and Floris (Kuszewski) Bakerlis;  He served honorably in the U.S. Army.   George worked for many years at Imperial Distributors in Worcester; He liked to play horse shoes and enjoyed Kiss collectables.
He leaves his son: Sean Bakerlis of Oxford; two daughters: Jeanette Rousseau of Webster and Danielle Rousseau of Thompson; four brothers: Gary Robidoux of Pennsylvania, Norman Robidoux of Putnam, Mark Bakerlis of Sterling, Mass. and Daniel Bakerlis of Worcester; three sisters: Doreen Bakerlis of Tennessee, Linda Bakerlis of Webster, and Tara Bakerlis of Webster; three grandchildren.He was predeceased by a son Jason Bakerlis
A Celebration of George’s life will be announced later.
Donations: Webster-Dudley Veteran’s Council, 1 Veterans Way Webster, MA 01570. Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, Webster.

Marshall T. Mayo
WILLIMANTIC — Marshall T. Mayo, 63, of Vermont Dr., died Oct. 2, 2019.
  Born in 1956 in Putnam, he was the son of the late Leonard and Madeleine (Bailey) Mayo.
Marshall worked as a truck driver.  He enjoyed driving through the countryside and trying his luck at the casinos.
He leaves his daughters, Wendy Jajliardo and her daughter Josephine, of W. Hartford, and Shanon Mayo and her sons Talon and Kaden of Cranston, R.I.; family and friends. 
Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St, Putnam.

Rudolph ‘Rudy’ Conti,
WWII vet
WEBSTER — Rudolph “Rudy” Conti, 92, died Sept. 21, 2019, at home.
Rudy was born Feb. 10, 1927, in Dudley, son of the late Francis and Josephine (Pizzotti) Conti; He was a veteran of WWII where he served in the Pacific and on Okinawa in the U.S. Army as a T-5 Corporal.  Rudy worked for 19 years for Cranston Printworks and for 23 years as a supervisor for WEBCO, retiring in 1992.  Rudy was a member of the American Legion, Italian American Veterans Post No. 3 in Worcester, life member of the Elks Lodge No. 154, life member of the Boosters AC.  Rudy enjoyed sports, mostly the Red Sox and Patriots, and played in many bocce tournaments.
He leaves three daughters: Donna Kotowski (Chet) of Wilmington, Del., Judith Billings (Robert) of Danielson and Deborah Doyle (George) of Webster; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; his WEBCO family and lifelong friends Jimmy Williams, Mark Puliafico, and Jim Whitney. He was predeceased by his wife Evelyn P. (Columbus) Conti in 1994, and by his son Richard Conti in 1965, two brothers: Bernard Conti and William J. Conti, and his sister: Adele Grzelecki.
The Mass of Christian Burial was Sept. 28 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Dudley, with committal with military honors at the Calvary Cemetery in Dudley. Donations: St. Anthony of Padua Church. Shaw Majercik Funeral Home, Webster. T

Gloria Kochinskas
CHARLTON — Gloria T. (Gallien) Kochinskas, 81, died Sept. 26, 2019, at home.
Gloria was born Sept. 5, 1938, in Northbridge, Mass., daughter of the late Simon and Cecelia (Mahon) Gallien; she lived in Dudley prior to moving to Charlton in 2010.  Gloria was a lifelong member of the PACC where she tended bar for many years. She was also a member of the friends of Webster Senior Center and you would often find her on shopping adventures at JC Penney or the Dollar Store.
Being predeceased by her husband, Richard P. “Koko” Kochinskas, and her daughter Bonnie Breitschwerdt, she leaves three sons: Dennis DeSaulniers of Webster, John Kochinskas of Thompson, and Steven Kochinskas of Charlton; one daughter: Sherry Born of California; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.
Committal services at the North Woodstock Cemetery will be announced later. Donations: Central MA Hospice, 191 Pakachoag Street Auburn, MA 01501. Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, Webster.

Lucille Patterson
WEBSTER — Lucille J. (Normandin) Patterson, 85, of Webster Manor Nursing Home, died Sept. 25, 2019.
She was born Oct. 29, 1933, in Southbridge, daughter of the late Jeannette (Bouchard) and Eugene Normandin. 
She enjoyed singing with the church choir and was also an avid reader.
She leaves three sons, Gary Patterson (Deborah), Alan Patterson (Diane) and William Patterson; three daughters, Kimberly Nedzweckas (Todd), all of N. Grosvenordale, Cara Patterson-Vigneault (Leonard) of Southbridge and Kelly Keefe (William) of Webster; seven grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; two  sisters, Sandra McDonald and Erleen McCarthy; a brother, Roland Normandin. She was predeceased by her sister, Linda Normandin and her former husband, Leo J. Patterson.
A Funeral Mass was Sept. 30 in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Dudley. Donations: Hospice of Western and Central Massachusetts, 1325 Springfield St., Suite 12, Feeding Hills, MA. 01030. Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, Webster.

Donald A. Notis,
FABYAN — Donald A. Notis, 90, of Fabyan, died Sept. 21, 2019 in Day Kimball Hospital, Putnam.
He was born and raised in Fabyan, son of Costas and Christina (Mipa) Notis.  He graduated in 1947 from Tourtellotte Memorial High School.
Don proudly served his country in the U.S. Army later serving in the U.S. Navy. 
He was employed in the trucking industry as a financial analyst throughout his career until his retirement at the early age of 58.
Don enjoyed skydiving (completing more than 2,000 jumps), downhill skiing, backpacking, boating, fishing, hunting and motorcycle riding. He also maintained an exotic pheasant, quail and dove aviary.
His wife of 52 years Elinor E. (Prince) Notis died in 2005. He leaves his three children, John A. Notis (Kathleen) of Killingly, Diane C. Light (Lawrence) and Paul A. Notis (Melissa), both of Woodstock; five grandchildren, Amanda, Christopher, Kyle, Sarah and Keira.
Donations: St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital Fund, 501 St. Jude’s Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, Webster.


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