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Rita M. Wunsch

March 16, 1933 February 10, 2019
Rita M. Wunsch
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Rita M. Wunsch, 85, of Willimantic, wife of the late Vernon H. Wunsch, passed away Sunday, February 10, 2019, at Windham Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Joseph Napoleon and Yvonne (Gamache ) Gamache.

Born on March 16, 1933 in Chaplin, she was a life-long area resident. She lived in North Windham for 50+ years until recently moving to Willimantic. She was a Postal Worker for the Willimantic and Windham Center post offices for over 40 years until her retirement.

She is survived by two daughters, Michele (Wunsch) Cook (m. Mitchell Cook) and Tammy Wunsch, two grandchildren, Cory Cook and Brandi Cook, and two step-grandchildren, Mitchell Cook, Jr. and Jennifer (Cook) Coleman. Rita was predeceased by her siblings, Lucille (Gamache) Poudrier, Jeannine (Gamache) Sylvestre, Edward Gamache, and Irene (Gamache) Molochnick

Relatives and friends may call on Thursday from 5:00 to 7:00PM at Bacon Funeral Home, 71 Prospect St, Willimantic. Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 15, 2019, with a Mass of Christian Burial directly at 1PM at St. Joseph Church, 99 Jackson St, Willimantic. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Windham. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association 5 Brookside Drive, Wallingford, CT. 06492.

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5:00 PM 2/14/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/14/2019 7:00:00 PM
Bacon Funeral Home

71 Prospect St
Willimantic, CT 06226

Bacon Funeral Home
71 Prospect St Willimantic 06226 CT
United States

Funeral Mass




1:00 PM 2/15/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 2/15/2019 2:00:00 PM
St. Joseph Church

Jackson St.
Willimantic, CT 06226

St. Joseph Church
Jackson St. Willimantic 06226 CT
United States

Cemetery Details


St. Joseph Cemetery Final Resting Place

61 Club Rd
Windham, CT 06280

61 Club Rd Windham 06280 CT
United States

Memorial Contribution

ALS Association of CT

4 Oxford Rd
Milford, CT 06460

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