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88 East Main St.
Meriden, CT 06450
Phone: (203) 235-3338
Fax: (203) 686-1676
Donald Bacha

Donald A. Bacha III

Monday, May 25th, 1987 - Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
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Donald A. Bacha, III, 31, gave his final salute in full-dress uniform on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at home. He was born in Meriden on Memorial Day, May 25, 1987 to Donald A. and Pamela (Paresi) Bacha, Jr. Donald was educated in schools in Connecticut, Oklahoma, and Texas where he became a member of the ROTC and the school band where he loved playing his trumpet. He became a member of CAP, Civil Air Patrol, where his love for the military started. He joined the U.S. Air Force as an E3 after graduation with the years in CAP. Completing seven years, he went on to work for the Department of Corrections in Georgia. He came back to Connecticut and attended MXCC for criminal Justice. Donald joined Allied Universal Securities in Hartford where he was just promoted to supervisor.

Besides his parents, he leaves behind the love of his life his daughter, Isabella Rose of Butler, Georgia; brother, Patrick James, along with his children, Aiden and Gianna; his paternal grandmother, Katherine Hurlbut of Wallingford; many, many aunts, 2 uncles, and cousins. Donald also leaves behind his second families in Oklahoma: The Martins, the Pecks, the Embreys. He's predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Robert and Norma Paresi; paternal grandfather, Donald A. Bacha, Sr.; uncle, Paul E. Bacha; and cousin, Zachary Paresi. Donald was a country boy at heart. You could always hear him coming with his boots on. He loved going line dancing and singing karaoke. Donald had a hat for every outfit.

Friends and relatives are invited to attend a funeral service to be held on Friday, May 3rd at 7 p.m. at the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main Street, Meriden, CT 06450. Friends may call at the funeral home prior to the service from 4 to 7 p.m. Burial with military honors will be private. In lieu of flowers,
contribution in Donald's memory may be made to the Newington Campus V.A. CT Healthcare System "Suicide Prevention" 555 Willard Avenue Newington, CT 06111
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, May 3rd, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Friday, May 3rd, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home
    Address
    88 East Main Street
    MERIDEN, CT 06450
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  • Service

    Friday, May 3rd, 2019 | 7:00pm
    When
    Friday, May 3rd, 2019 7:00pm
    Location
    John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home
    Address
    88 East Main Street
    MERIDEN, CT 06450
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  • Interment

    Location
    State Veterans Cemetery
    Address
    317 Bow Lane
    MIDDLETOWN, CT
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We must end veteran suicide. I am tired of losing brothers and sisters, they deserve to live. Rest In Peace Brother, Alex
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Carla Cerino Trentini

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Donald was a student of mine at Middlesex Community College. He brought such creativity, hard work and a contagious positive attitude to the classroom. He was an inspiration to me and to his fellow students. I enjoyed reading his innovative essays as they gave me insight into his kind and insightful intellect. I enjoyed every moment of his presence on campus. Please accept my deepest condolences.
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Bless you, Donald. You brought light to the world.
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Korin Gaity

Posted at 11:27am
Cowboy hat, boots, belt buckle and TIGHT jeans/shirts...You know what they say, "Everyone's crazy about a sharp-dressed man" Don was THAT guy, so iconic. Don, You will forever be in my heart and missed by SO many! Everyone in the "Zen family" adored you. Such a sweet, goofy,kind and gentile soul. I will never forget how I would text him if I needed singers (I hosted karaoke for a while at Zen) Don was always there, ready to sing for me. I will never be able to listen to "Amarillo Sky" or "I've got friends in low places" the same ever again. I was going though our old messages and you requested a song though there instead of signing the paper(because you wanted to "jump the line", which I always did lol) You requested me to play "My Guardian Angel" by The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus...I now cannot stop listening to that song. Rest well now my friend, may you be at peace. Heroes are remembered,but legends never die.
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