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Anthony J. Cofrancesco

Obituary for Anthony J. Cofrancesco

November 22, 2017
West Hartford, Connecticut

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather and Brother


Anthony J. Cofrancesco, 64 of West Hartford, formerly of Hamden died peacefully on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at Hartford Hospital with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of thirteen years to Gertrude "Trudy" Anderson Cofrancesco. Tony was born in Hamden on May 6, 1953, a son of the late George and Anastasia Petryk Cofrancesco and had resided in Hamden for most of his life before moving to West Hartford nine years ago. He was a 1971 graduate of Hamden High School and received his B.S.B.A. from Charter Oak University, New Britain in 2012. Tony was a mechanical engineer at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft for the past forty years. He was a loving husband and father, an avid musician, and loved guitars. In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Emily Cofrancesco of Wolcott, three step-children, Trudy, Alphonsus and Andreas Blamo of West Hartford, five sisters, Anna (Edward) Martini of Hamden, Angelina Blanchard of Killingworth, Mary (Peter) Rahe of Cheshire, and Rose Cofrancesco and Victoria (Douglas) Bray of North Haven, one brother, Robert (Linda) Cofrancesco of East Haven, and his most beloved grandson, Oneil Pike. He was predeceased by three brothers, James, George and William Cofrancesco.

Tony's family will receive relatives and friends on Friday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven. His funeral procession will leave from the funeral home on Saturday at 9:15 a.m. for a Mass of Christian Burial which will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 2819 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Middletown.

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