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Vicki Hyde Wilson
B: 1964-03-06
D: 2018-06-14
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Joseph Dionizio
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D: 2018-06-08
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Virginia Starrett
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Diane Perkins
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D: 2018-06-04
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Salvatore Privitera
B: 1955-02-23
D: 2018-06-03
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D: 2018-06-02
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Anthony Amato
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Sarah Bellante
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Ethan Heng
B: 2011-09-29
D: 2018-05-28
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Richard Kupstis
B: 1940-09-25
D: 2018-05-28
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Kupstis, Richard
Francis Rodrigues
B: 1931-08-17
D: 2018-05-27
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Carolyn Winner
B: 1923-04-28
D: 2018-05-27
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Janetlee Kipphut
B: 1933-06-07
D: 2018-05-22
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Glenn Agnew
D: 2018-05-21
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Laurence Abele
B: 1942-02-11
D: 2018-05-19
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Douglas Wright
B: 1931-11-27
D: 2018-05-19
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Kathleen Tartaglia-Plunske
B: 1928-10-24
D: 2018-05-18
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D: 2018-05-16
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D: 2018-05-15
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Manuel Cardona
B: 1957-10-27
D: 2018-05-12
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William Ferry
B: 1929-04-14
D: 2018-05-10
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Ferry, William

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Obituary for Richard Kupstis

Richard J. Kupstis, 77, husband of Linda (Havican) Kupstis, passed away suddenly on Cape Cod, Monday, May 28, 2018. Born in Waterbury CT and was the son of Joseph and Alice (Lonergan) Kupstis.

Richard (Dick) (Kuppy), graduated from Sacred Heart High School in Waterbury. He received his BA from UCONN and his master’s from Central CT. He taught at Wolcott High School for 33 years, teaching History and Civics and later Art. In his teaching days he loved playing golf and tennis, and he was a past President of the high school Ski Club. He was also a past President of the Local Teachers Union. He was loved by students and faculty alike. He shared his love of art and nature with everyone he encountered. He was a man of many talents. Dick was an accomplished potter with the Wesleyan Pottery and was active with Gallery 53. In addition to his art, Dick wrote some wonderful poetry. He was an active member of the Meriden Y’s Men’s club, giving presentations, serving as President in past years, and obtaining speakers for their weekly meetings. He especially loved playing cribbage with his fellow Y’s men and his youngest granddaughter, Alex. Dick and his wife Linda lived in Meriden and travelled often to their second home in Dennisport on the Cape. He loved the outdoors, fishing and birdwatching.

He loved his family, especially his grandchildren. Besides his wife of 53 years, Linda, he is survived by sons Kevin and Kenneth and his daughter Kate, three grandchildren, Kaleigh and Kyle Kupstis and Alex Carabetta, also by his beloved white Husky, Kie. He is also survived by brother Robert (Judy) of Meriden and Joseph (Linda) of Waterbury, Brothers in Law, Gary (Peggy) Havican and Alan (Janet) Havican both of Prospect and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. from the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main Street, Meriden, and at 11 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Angels Church, Holy Angels Campus, 585 Main Street, South Meriden for a Mass of Christian Burial. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Family and friends may pay their respect at the funeral home prior to the service on Monday June 4th from 9 to 10:30. Donations may be made to The Meriden Humane Society, 311 Murdock Avenue, Meriden, CT 06450 or “Pay It Forward” because as his son Ken likes to say, “Every day is a Blessing”. For online condolences and directions, please visit www.jferryfh.com
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