Kathleen M. Parsons (Jewett); age 70 of Berlin, CT; loving wife of Daniel G. Parsons; entered into eternal rest on Sunday, July 31, 2022 at The Hospital of Central Connecticut- New Britain Campus; surrounded by the love and comfort of her family.
Kathleen was born May 12, 1952 in New Britain, CT; the beloved daughter of the late Theresa Galasyn (Hughes).
Kathleen was a loving and dedicated wife, mother, sister, and friend to many. She proudly attended to her community as a registered nurse. Kathleen was employed for over 38 years at The Hospital of Central CT; previously known as New Britain General. She started her career in healthcare as a nurse’s aide, and later received her certification as a phlebotomist. She graduated from St. Joseph’s College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing; and worked as a registered nurse specializing in oncology and care coordination.
Kathleen was a parishioner of St. Paul’s Church in Kensington, CT. She enjoyed bowling, playing poker, shopping, watching UCONN Women’s Basketball, and spending time with friends and family. She will be remembered for her honesty, compassion, stubbornness, and unwavering ability to advocate for her many patients.
Along with her mother, Kathleen is predeceased by her: two sisters, Terri D. Parsons and Elizabeth “Betty” Jewett; niece, Kimberly Johnson (Heath); nephew, Bryan T. Heath; and many other beloved family members.
In addition to Daniel, her husband of 50 years, Kathleen is survived by her: son, Aaron T. Parsons & son-in-law Anthony Mathre of Berlin, CT.; daughter, Carrie A. Parsons of Middletown, CT.; three brothers, Casimer “Butch” Zoccoli, William Galasyn, and Joseph Galasyn; two nephews, Kevin Heath, and Carlos Jewett; many other beloved nieces & nephews; several grand-nieces & nephews; two adored dogs, Lily & Joy; and a host of extended family and friends who will cherish her memory.
Friends may greet the family on Friday, August 5, 2022 from 9:00AM – 11:00AM at Luddy-Peterson Funeral Home, 205 South Main Street, New Britain, CT. 06051. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:30AM at St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, 461 Alling St. Berlin, CT. 06037. Interment will immediately follow to St. Mary’s Cemetery, New Britain, CT.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial donation in Kathleen’s name to the CT Humane Society. Share a condolence or special memory of “Kathleen” at ww.luddyandpetersonfh.com.
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