Apr 5 1917 - Mar 3 2004
KASAVAGE, Julia (Padelskas) Julia (Padelskas) Kasavage, 86, of East Hartford passed peacefully from this life on Wednesday, (March 3, 2004). She was the devoted wife of the late John Kasavage for 65 years. She is survived by her son, Kenneth Kasavage and his wife, Sandra of East Hartford; and her daughter, Suzanne Thompson and her husband, Norman Brace of Denville, NJ. She is also survived by her brother, Leon Padell of Hillsborough, FL. Julia also leaves her three grandchildren, Kimberly Gumkowski of San Jose, CA, Kenneth J. Kasavage Jr. of East Hartford and Darcy Gumkowski of Old Saybrook; along with her six great-grandchildren, Zachary and Tucker Gumkowski, Bethany and Jacob Kasavage and Paige and Priscilla Gumkowski; and her sister-in-law, Agnes House of East Hartford. Julia was predeceased by her two brothers, Joseph and Anthony Padelskas and by her sister, Agatha Padelskas. Funeral services will be held TODAY, March 6, at 9 a.m. from the Newkirk & Whitney Funeral Home, 318 Burnside Ave., East Hartford, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. at St. Rose Church, 33 Church Street, East Hartford. Interment will be in St. Marys Cemetery, East Hartford. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care Connecticut V.N.A., 111 Founders Plaza, East Hartford, CT 06108. Please visit www.mem.com for a Dignity Memorial Announcement.