OBITUARY

Florence B. Baril

June 12, 1929November 23, 2021

Florence (Beaulieu) Baril, 92, former longtime resident of Newington, peacefully passed away, Tuesday, November 23, 2021, in Brookdale Assisted Living, South Windsor. Florence was pre-deceased by her husband Leonard Baril, as well as her former husband William Zapor, Sr. Florence was born June 12, 1929, and raised in East Hartford, one of thirteen children to the late Dionis and Mary (Maurais) Beaulieu. Prior to her retirement in 1986, Florence was a dedicated employee of the State of Connecticut, where she worked for 26 years in the Comptroller’s office. Florence absolutely loved her permanent home in Venice, Florida and thoroughly enjoyed all her travels with Len, but her most cherished time was spending it with her loving family. She will be deeply missed. Florence is survived by her daughter Elaine Kane of Coventry and son and daughter-in-law, William Jr. and Valerie Zapor, of Newington; her adored grandchildren, Stephanie Schumacher and husband Benjamin, Melissa Kjellquist and her husband Derek and Jonathan Kane; as well as two blended children, Peter Baril and wife Alice and Paula Foley and husband Christopher, from her marriage with Leonard; two sisters, Jane Petipas and Beatrice McAuliffe; great grand children, Brianna, Haley and Blake Kjellquist, Noah Schumacher and Marissa, Andrew, Christopher and Patrick Foley Along with her two husbands, Florence was pre-deceased by her precious grandson, Christopher Zapor along with 10 siblings, Cecile, Diane, Juliette, Bernadette, Alfred, Marshall, Giselle, Leo, Norman and Joseph. The family would also like to thank the entire staff of Brookdale, South Windsor for the loving care they provided Florence and to the Beacon Hospice group for keeping her comfortable in her final days. There is no visitation, but a Mass of Christian Burial celebrating Florence’s life will be Friday, December 10th at 11:30 in Holy Spirit Church of Annunciation Parish, 183 Church St., Newington. At a later date, Florence will be reunited with Leonard in Venice, FL. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to Alzheimer’s Association. The D'Esopo Funeral Chapel of Wethersfield is assisting the family with the arrangements. To extend online condolences, please visit desopofuneralchapel.com.

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Past Services

Friday, December 10, 2021

Mass of Christian Burial - please meet directly at Church