Theresa Paoletta

April 10, 1920October 30, 2018

Theresa (Blardo) Paoletta, 98, of Avon and formerly Simsbury, wife of the late Anthony Paoletta, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. Born in Lowell, MA on April 10, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Marie (Laprete) Blardo. Theresa worked for many years in the accounting department at Hartford Hospital. Born to shop, Theresa would definitely be considered a gold medalist, she could spot a mall from anywhere on the road. A loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Theresa will be forever missed by her four devoted children, Anthony Paoletta and wife Lynne of Granby, Patricia Tarca of Simsbury, Geraldine Violette and husband Carroll of Spring Hill, FL and Trina Gilbar and husband David of New Hartford; five adored grandchildren and ten cherished great-grandchildren. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and extended family members. Theresa was predeceased by her beloved grandson, Phillip Archambault and all five of her siblings, Nicholas Blardo, Peter Blardo, Catherine Blardo, Josephine Blardo, and Grace Reston. And a heartfelt thanks to the staff at Avon Health Care, especially her aide Khris.

Calling hours are Tuesday, November 6, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the D’Esopo Funeral Chapel, 277 Folly Brook Blvd., Wethersfield. Burial is private. Donations in Theresa’s memory may be made to Avon Health Center, 652 West Avon Rd., Avon, CT 06001. To share a memory of Theresa with her family, please visit


  • Calling hours Tuesday, November 6, 2018

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Gloria Powers

November 6, 2018

To the Paoletta family
So sorry to hear of your moms passing.
Please know my thoughts are with you at this time. Gloria and Michael

Marie Blardo Bull

November 5, 2018

Our Deepest Condolences to your Family at this time of sorrow. Your Mother was a wonderful women who will be truly missed. We wish you all much peace & comfort in the days ahead.

Love, Aunt Marie & family

Gina Blardo

November 5, 2018

It is with love and sadness that I leave this message and convey my condolences to the family. Theresa was my fathers sister and my God Mother, and held a very special place in my heart. She always greeted you warmly with the most beautiful smile, and she will always be remembered fondly. Rest in Peace Aunt Theresa, and please give my father a big hug from me in heaven.

Karen Dymersky

November 1, 2018

My thoughts and prayers go out to then entire family. GG was a wonderful person and defiantly will be missed. RIP GG.