Barbara Jeanne Molinary, 94, wife of the late Dante J. Molinary, died on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Born in Meriden on September 1, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Frances (Scheidler) Zielke and had resided in Meriden until 1988 before moving to Cheshire. Mrs. Molinary was a graduate of Meriden High School and Central Connecticut State University. She was a teacher in the Meriden School System for thirty years, retiring many years ago. She was a parishioner of St. Mary Church and a member of the Connecticut Retired Teacher’s Association.
She is survived by dearest loved ones, Beata and Eric Puka, who were like her grandchildren, dear cousin Gloria Burkhardt and her daughter Cathy Russo both of Southington. She was predeceased by her cousin-in-law, Donald Burkhardt.
A service will be held on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at the Walter Hubbard Chapel at Walnut Grove Cemetery, 817 Old Colony Road, Meriden, CT 06451 at 11 a.m. Burial will be in St. Boniface Cemetery in the spring and will be announced at a later date. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, 267 Finch Avenue, Meriden, CT 06451, the Meriden Humane Society, 311 Murdock Avenue, Meriden, CT 06450, or to St. Mary Church, 5 Sherman Place, Meriden, CT 06451.