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.