Andrea M. Hinde, 47, left this world and passed into the loving embrace of God on Thursday, March 8, 2018 after a lengthy illness. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Jim on December 29, 2017. Born in Hartford on August 24, 1970, she was the daughter of Mary Pakulski and the late Norman Bissett. Andrea graduated from the Gilbert School, Winsted, CT. She worked as an emergency room staff at Hartford Hospital, as a certified nurse aide and cared for disabled children and the elderly. Andrea enjoyed the many trips with her family
including her late grandparents, Joseph and Rose Pakulski to Cape Cod and loved the ocean immensely. She celebrated her 40th birthday at Cape Cod with her mother and family.
She will be remembered for her hearty laugh, generosity and above all, she loved being the mother to her children, Nathan and Caitlin. Her dog, Daisy, was a constant companion for her.
Besides her beloved children, she leaves her beloved mother, Mary Pakulski, her beloved brother, Jonathan, her uncle, Felix and family, her aunt, Patricia Geminiani and family in MA. She leaves many cousins and good friends including her late cherished friend, Erica.
She is also survived by her in-laws, Marie and John Bernier and family and special friends, Bill and Mary Ellen Ginter.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be held on Saturday, March 17th at 11 a.m. at St. Stanislaus Church, 82 Akron St., Meriden, CT 06450. Everyone is asked to meet directly at church and use the side door on Olive Street to enter the church. Burial will be private and there are no calling hours. Contributions in her memory may be made to any Animal Rescue of your choice.