Obituaries: Rose D. Fede

Rose D. (Ploszaj) Fede, 98, widow of John C. Fede, passed away Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Bristol Hospital surrounded by her loving family.  She was married to John C. Fede for 60 years prior to his passing in 1999.  She was born September 21, 1917 in Brooklyn, NY and was a daughter of the late Stanley and Catherine (Magda) Ploszaj.  She worked at the former New Departure and the former Superior Electric for many years.  Rose was a parishioner of St. Joseph Church and was a member of the Ladies Guild of the church.  She was loved by all who knew her.  She is survived by a daughter, Patricia Cane of Bristol, a granddaughter, Marley Rose Shea and her husband Sam Yosafi of Bristol, four sisters, Agnes Heath of Southington, Florence Blakeslee of Forestville, Marion Cavalieri of Southington, and Jean Beatty of Summerville, SC, and many nieces, nephews and friends.  Besides her parents and husband, Rose was predeceased by two brothers, John and Steven Ploszaj and a sister, Frances Pernal.  Her funeral will be held Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 9am from DuPont Funeral Home, 25 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, followed by a mass at 10am in St. Joseph Church, 33 Queen St., Bristol.  Burial will follow in ST. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol.  Calling hours will be held Wednesday evening from 5-7pm at the funeral home.  Rose’s family invites you to send a condolence message in her guestbook at