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2016 Cruising Calendar – Updated April 27, 2016

The 2016 car cruise season is nearly upon us. Some of the local car cruises happening in the Greater Waterbury area include the following. All available flyers may be accessed through our Flickr account link (right side of the home page) or from the top of our home page under “Event Flyers.” Monday Mark’s Auto Parts Cruise Night – 22 Russell Road – East Granby, CT. Every Monday night starting May 2 – 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm No cruise May 30, July 4, or September 5 May 9: Pontiac Night June 20: Corvette Night (Rain Date: June 27) July 11: Oldsmobile Night July 25: Tow Truck Night August 1: Mustang Night August 15: Volkswagen Night August 29: Street Rods & Rat Rod Night Largest weekly cruise in New England Trophies – 50/50 – Free Event – Weather Permitting www.markscruisenight.com North Haven Shopping Center Cruise “N” – Route 5 – North Haven, CT Every Monday Night starting May 9 – 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm Oldies Tunes by Frankie B. & Rockin’ Rosie – Cruiser Interviews Awards Every Monday night Doo Wop Cruisers Car Club For Info: www.doowopcruisers.com Gulf Beach Car Cruise –Gulf Street – Milford Every Monday night starting May 30 – 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Tuesday Wayback Burger – Cheshire Shopping...

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Anna Kasidas – 1912 – 2016 – mother of Ray Kasidas Sr.

Anna Paulikonis (Kachergis) Kasidas, Waterbury, 104 years of age, passed away peacefully on April 26, 2016, at Abbott Terrace Health Care, in Waterbury; she was the wife of the late Raymond C. Kasidas. She was born in Waterbury, January 18, 1912, the daughter of the late, Jonus and Marcella (Paulikonis) Kasidas, and she lived to be 104 years old. Anna attended Saint Joseph’s grammar school, where she was called, Anna paul by her teachers, she also graduated Wilby High School. Anna was a waitress at the Elton Hotel and other catering services in the area. She was the Cafeteria Manager at the Waterbury branch of the University of Connecticut for many years. Anna was a devoted catholic and a parishioner of Saint Joseph’s parish. She is survived by her two sons, Raymond J. Kasidas, James P. Kasidas and his wife Catherine all of Watertown, she also leaves four grandchildren, Raymond Jr. And his wife Vicky of Middlebury, Kristen Ariola and her husband Thomas of Middlebury, Karrie Kasidas of Oakville, and Christopher Kasidas of Watertown, and three great-grandchildren, Dillan, Kaitlin and Preston. Anna was predeceased by her daughter in-law, Marlene Kasidas. All services are private, and at the convenience of the family. Colasanto funeral home has been entrusted with all arrangements. To leave on-line condolences,...

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Joy Hartmann – 1943 – 2016 – mother of Jason Hartmann

WATERTOWN – Mrs. Joy P. Hartmann, age 72 of Watertown and formerly of Wanaque, New Jersey passed away peacefully on Monday April 25, 2016 at the Vitas Innovative Healthcare at St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury. She was the beloved wife of Arthur P. Hartmann. Joy was born on July 25, 1943 in Paterson, New Jersey and grew up in Little Falls, NJ, the daughter of the late Frederick and Josephine Reichel Diestler. She was employed at ACR Chemical and...

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Marlene Kasidas – 1942 – 2016 – wife of Ray Kasidas Sr.

Mrs. Marlene C. (Charette) Kasidas, 74, of Watertown, passed away on Thursday, April 7, 2015 at Waterbury Hospital after a six month courageous battle with Leukemia. She was the beloved wife of Raymond J. Kasidas Sr. Marlene was born in Waterbury, daughter of the late Alcide and Antoinette (Boucher) Charette. She graduated from Wilby High School. She was employed as an office manager for Charette, Makowski & Company accounting firm where she has worked for over 35 years. She...

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Joseph M. Yezierski Sr. – 1950 – 2016 – local area car cruiser

OAKVILLE — Mr. Joseph M. Yezierski Sr., 65, beloved husband of Rose (Grant) Yezierski, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 28, 2016, at the Vitas Innovative Care Unit at St. Mary’s Hospital. Mr. Yezierski was born on May 14, 1950, in Waterbury, the son of the late Henry and Mary (Szantyr) Yezierski. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam war. Joseph was also a member of the Oakville VFW. Besides his wife, he...

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St. Michael’s Knights of Columbus Car Show – Waterbury – May 22, 2016

The St. Michael’s Knights of Columbus presents its 4th Annual Car Show in May. Location: St. Michael Church – 62 St. Michael Drive (off Bucks Hill Road) – Waterbury, CT Date & Time: Sunday, May 22, 2016 – 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm $5.00 Donation per vehicle or motorcycle – spectators free Food – Music by DJ Jerry Covino – Trophies – Corvette Corral For more information:...

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Apple Rehab 16th Annual Cruise Night – Watertown – June 4, 2016

The Apple Rehab in Watertown is sponsoring its 16th Annual Cruise Night in Watertown. Location: Apple Rehab – 35 Bunker Hill Road – Watertown, CT Date & Time: Saturday, June 4, 2016 – 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Rain Date: Sunday, June 5, 2016 Bring the whole family for a night of food, fun, and fast cars Trophies – Music by DJ Peter Meskunas of Skyline Sounds – 50/50 Raffle Interested in displaying a car? Contact Rebecca at (860)...

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Immanuel Lutheran Church Classic Car Show – Oxford – June 25, 2016

The Immanuel Lutheran Church in Oxford is hosting its 9th Annual Benefit Classic Car Show on June 25. Location: Immanuel Lutheran Church – 25 Great Hill Road – Oxford, CT Date & Time: Saturday, June 25, 2016 – 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Rain Date: Sunday, June 26, 2016 Show Open to Classic Vehicles Pre-1990 Vehicle Registration Fee: $10.00 – Veterans Free – Spectators Free A portion of the proceeds to benefit the Spooner House Dash Plaques to the...

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Helen Mattei – 1923 – 2016 – mother of Nino Mattei Jr. and grandmother of Nino Mattei III

Mrs. Helen “Mimi” (Flammia) Mattei, 92, formerly of Easton Avenue, Lucille Street and Pine Crest Drive in Waterbury, passed away on Wednesday March 23, 2016, at the Lutheran Home of Southbury. She was the beloved widow of the late Nino Mattei Sr. Helen was born in Waterbury on September 2, 1923 daughter of the late Domenic and Maria (DiMangano) Flammia. She graduated from Walsh Grammar School and Waterbury Catholic High School. She worked at Worth’s Smiling Service Department Store...

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Barefoot Summer Fest & Classic Car Show – Oxford – August 28, 2016

The Barefoot Summer Fest & Classic Car Show is scheduled for August 28 in Oxford. Location: Colonial Tavern – Hawley Road – Oxford, CT Date & Time: Sunday, August 28, 2016 – 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Car show registration: $10 before July 1 and $15 after July 1 General Admission: $5 per person, kids 4 & under are free Burnout Pit – Door Prizes & Awards – Vendors – Foot Trucks – Beer Garden – Live Music –...

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Cartoberfest 2016 – New Hartford – October 2, 2016

The 11th Annual Cartoberfest is scheduled for October 2 in New Hartford. Location: Hurley Park on the River – 37 Greenwoods Rd (Off Route 44) – New Hartford, CT Date & Time: Sunday, October 2, 2016 (or the first Sunny Sunday in October) – 10:00 am – 3:00 pm For the 11th year, great friends are gathering with the cars, trucks, motorcycles, etc. to have a great time and benefiting the New Hartford Volunteer Fire & Rescue. All Welcome...

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Mary M. Majauskas – 1953 – 2016 – wife of Jim Majauskas

WATERTOWN — Mrs. Mary M. (Schiller) Majauskas, 62, passed away peacefully at Hartford Hospital on March 17, 2016 after a brief illness. She was the wife of James J. Majauskas. Mary was born in Waterbury, Sept. 27, 1953, daughter of Mary (Dolan) Schiller of Beacon Falls and the late Louis Schiller. She was raised in Naugatuck and was a graduate of Naugatuck High School, class of 1971. A resident of Watertown since 1975, she was a communicant of St....

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