Ann L. Lesinski Figat

March 22, 1946January 30, 2014
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Ann Barbara Lesinski Figat succumbed to a five year battle with cancer, surrounded at home by her loving family on Thursday, January 30. Born in Jednorozec, Poland on March 22, 1946, she was the daughter of Stanislaw and the late Czeslawa (Chudzik) Lesinski. She immigrated to the United States in 1948, growing up in Manchester, Hartford and West Hartford. She graduated from Bulkeley High School in 1964, attended Morse Business School, and in 1974 married Andrzej Figat, making her home in Newington and New Britain. She retired from the American Radio Relay League in early 2013. She served as secretary of the Polish National Alliance Lodge 2612. In addition to her father, she leaves behind her four children and their families: son Christopher and his wife Subrina (Persaud) Figat of Bristol, daughter Stasia and her husband Alex Rivera of New Britain, daughter Joanna and her husband Patrick Cistulli of Bristol, and son Paul and dear friend Sani Zanovic of New Britain. She also leaves adored granddaughters Veronica Rivera and Celina Cistulli, grandsons Jashua and Justin Rivera, her sister Christine with husband John Lussier of Randolph, Vermont, and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. She was predeceased by her mother in 2003. Funeral Services will be on Monday, February 3, 2014 at 9:00 AM at the New Britain Mmeorial-Sagarino Funereal Home, 444 Farmington Ave. New Britain, followed by the funeal liturgy at 10:00 AM at Holy Cross Church. Burial will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Sunday, Februay 2nd from 4-6PM at the funeral home, Directions: Exit 37 off I-84 take a right at the exit, funeral home is 1/12 miles on your right. In Ann’s own words just days prior to her death: “In the end, the only important thing is love”. To send a message to the family or share a memory, please go to


  • Visitation Sunday, February 2, 2014

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wendy lapierre

September 26, 2016

My Dear Ann, Just learning of ur passing..i am so sorry to hear this, Ann and I worked together at New Britain Herald, we had good times there..Ann a very caring and thoughtful, Smart lady she was..She loved her family they were important to her. Rip Ann, u will be missed by so many..Peace to ur family n, Wendy

Kathy Birchard

May 18, 2014

Dear Figat family, I'm so sorry for your loss. Your mom was such a dear friend of mine. She was loved, and will be missed so much. Ann R.I.P. I pray for comfort, strength, and peace over the family. I will remember all the good times that we had over the years. I love you Ann. I will miss you very much.

Lynne Gately

February 5, 2014

So sorry for your loss!
(from Chris' VT friend)

Robert Warsaw

February 3, 2014

Sincere condolences. She was such a wonderful person and a great mother to you all. So grateful to have had the privilege of knowing her. Very kind, loving and truly special.

Ann Mazur

February 3, 2014

To the Figat Family,
The Bulkeley High School Class of 1964 would like to send our deepest sympathy to all of you. Our 50th Reunion will be held in honor of all the classmates who have passed and we would like you to know that Ann will be honored that night with all the other classmates. Again we are so sorry for your loss.

Steve & Terri DesRoches

February 3, 2014

Dear Chris, John and family

We are so very sorry for your loss.

With Deepest Sympathies

Teresa Richard Goszczynski

February 3, 2014

The loss of someone so close is difficult to bear. We share your grief.

sam sullivan

February 2, 2014

I loved Mrs Figat! She was always so nice and kind. I'm so sorry she passed so young and had to leave behind an amazing family.

Leona Regalis

February 2, 2014

Ann was a special person, I worked with her then we became friends. I felt honored to be her friend, sorry for loss,
I will miss talking to Ann and being her friend.

Michael Minja

February 1, 2014

Dear Chris,

My deepest Condolences go out to you and your family on the passing of your beloved mother. May the Almighty Lord rest her soul in eternal peace.Amen.