Leona M. Mocek
LEONA M. MOCEK 1920 - 2016 Norwich - Leona M. Mocek 96, of Norwich died Tuesday afternoon at Orchard Grove surrounded by her family. She was born in Taftville on August 11, 1920, the daughter of the late Wilfred and Anna (Lavigne) Beauchemin. Leona dedicated her life to her family as a homemaker. She also helped her brother operate Joe's Variety in Taftville for a number of years. She was a communicant of St. Peter & Paul Church in Norwich. On November 28, 1940 she married John Mocek at Sacred Heart Church in Taftville who died on April 1, 2005. She is survived by one son: Robert Mocek and his wife Susan of Taftville, one daughter: Carol Ann Ninteau of Uncasville, 6 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by five brothers and five sisters. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 10:00 A.M. at St. Peter & Paul Church in Norwich, meeting directly at Church. Interment of cremains will follow at St. Mary's Mausoleum in Norwich. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 825 Brook St., I-91 Tech Ctr., Rocky Hill, CT 06067. Guillot Funeral Home, 75 South B Street, Taftville is in charge of arrangements.
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