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88 East Main St.
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Louise Reckert

Louise Ghezzi Reckert

Saturday, October 29th, 1927 - Saturday, July 20th, 2019
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Louise Ghezzi Reckert, 91, wife of the late Richard A. Reckert, died on July 20, 2019 at Masonicare of Wallingford.

Born in New Britain on October 29, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Domenic and Zuna (Gaviola) Ghezzi. Louise was a longtime resident of both Meriden and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She graduated from New Britain High School and was a parishioner of St. Rose of Lima Church. Mrs. Reckert was a Red Cross volunteer for over 25 years. She enjoyed knitting, baking and reading but her family and faith were most important to her.

She is survived by her two daughters, Nancy and her husband Mark Fontanella and Janet Reckert; her son John and his wife Monica Reckert; her five grandchildren, Michael and Dana Fontanella, Peter Bencivengo and Sabrina and Sophia Donato. Louise is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother Rudolph (Nick) Ghezzi and her sister Evelyn Proulx.

The funeral will be held on Tuesday, July 23rd at 10:30am from the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main St., Meriden, and 11:00am at St. Rose of Lima Church, 35 Center St., Meriden, for a Mass of Christian burial. Entombment will follow in the Sacred Heart Mausoleum. Family and friends may call at the funeral home before the Mass from 9 to 10:30 am. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the St. Rose of Lima Church.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 | 9:00am - 10:30am
    Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 9:00am - 10:30am
    John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home
    88 East Main Street
    MERIDEN, CT 06450
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  • Service

    Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 | 11:00am
    Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 11:00am
    St. Rose of Lima Church
    35 Center Street
    MERIDEN, CT 06450
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  • Interment

    Sacred Heart Cemetery Mausoleum
    250 Gypsy lane
    MERIDEN, CT 06450
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Susan Patton

Posted at 04:14pm
Janet and family,
It has been decades, but it is so easy to recall your mom fondly. I loved her smile, positive spirit and generosity that were always so present. As teens, we used to call her “sweet” and now I think it was simply genuine goodness. My condolences are with you.

Denise Carr

Posted at 02:20pm
Nancy and family, So sorry for your loss.

Nancy Fontanella Posted at 05:33pm

Thank you Denise

Steve Kaplan

Posted at 10:43am
I "ran away" across the street to the Reckert home around age 8 packing only my plastic dinosaurs. I was certain Mrs Reckert would provide breakfast and quickly figure out which room would be converted into my bedroom. Alas, Mrs. Reckert did not even provide a bowl of cereal knowing it would only prolong my exit. What amazing insight!
My condolences on your loss. I have only fond memories.

Janet Reckert Posted at 02:30pm

Steve - Thank you so much for this laugh!

Richard Carotenuti

Posted at 08:59am
Janet and family,
I'm so sorry to read of the loss of your beloved mother. Sending love and prayers for her and to you and your family at this difficult time.
-Rich Carotenuti

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