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Janet M. Dobush

December 14, 1924 ~ June 17, 2018 (age 93)

Janet M. Dobush,  93,  of  Columbia,  Connecticut  and  formerly  of  Willimantic,  Connecticut, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, June 17, 2018.  Born December 14, 1924 in Willimantic,  she  was  the  daughter  of  the  late  Dmytro  and  Mary  (Rusiecki)  Dobush.  She leaves a brother, John Dobush of Harwinton, Connecticut,  numerous nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews and an extended family of very caring ladies.  In addition to her parents,  she was predeceased by four siblings, Antonia Piasecki,  Stanley, Walter and Henry Dobush.  Ms.  Dobush,  a  graduate  of  Windham  High  School,  had  a  long  career  with  Southern  New England Telephone working the split shift for 38 years with perfect attendance and retiring in 1983.  In  the  early  working  years,  as  a  person  to  person  audio  operator,  Ms.  Dobush perfected  the  art  of  conversation  which  remained  one  of  her  favorite  daily  activities.  A communicant of St. Joseph Church in Willimantic, she participated in the Church’s Bell Choir for  many  years.  She enjoyed  national  and  abroad  travels,  snow  skiing,  bird  watching, antiquing with a special interest in the many varieties of antique clocks and was a Red Hat Society member.

The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated 11 AM Friday (June 22nd) directly at St. Joseph Church, 99 Jackson St., Willimantic.  The family will receive guests at St. Joseph’s starting at 10:30 AM.   Graveside Services  will  be  observed  12  noon  Saturday  (June  23rd)  at  the  New Willimantic Cemetery (located at the intersection of Routes 32 and 6).  In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Beckish Senior Center, 188 Route 66, Columbia, CT 06237.  Ms. Dobush’s Care of Arrangements has been entrusted to the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home of Colchester.

Donations may be made to:

Beckish Senior Center
188 Route 66, Columbia CT 06237
Tel: 1-860-228-0759

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