Nellie (Faltnoski) Makuch, 94, wife of the late Andrew Makuch, died on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Westfield Care and Rehab. Born in Meriden on March 12, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (Biatowas) Faltnoski. She was a lifelong Meriden resident. In her early years, Nellie worked for Home National Bank and for twenty years, she worked for Macy’s. She was a parishioner of St. Rose of Lima Church. Nellie and Andrew were fortunate enough to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in December of 1996 before he passed. She was the last of the surviving Faltnoski family.
She is survived by four sons and daughters-in-law, Steven and Chris Makuch of Dayton, OH, Peter and Trina Makuch of West Kingston, RI, Bruce and Cindi Makuch of Phoenix, AZ and James and Heidi Makuch of Granby; eleven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Pauline Ferguson and her brothers, Thomas, Edward and Henry
The funeral will be held on Monday, March 12, 2018 at 10 a.m. from the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main Street, Meriden and at 10:30 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima Church for a Mass of Christian Burial. Burial will be in State Veterans Cemetery in Middletown. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Monday morning prior to the service from 9 to 10 a.m. Should friends desire, contributions in her memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice.