Darlene Wartonick, 88, of Terryville, widow of William Wartonick, passed away peacefully December 26, 2021, at Cook Willow Health Center, with her family by her side. Darlene was born in Waterbury on August 27, 1933, the daughter of the late Vernon and Anna (Smail) Atwood.
She was a member of the Terryville Congregational Church, and served as secretary and treasurer for the church, and was a member of the choir for over 50 years. She was a member of the Terryville Rotary Club. Darlene loved the beach, cross stitching, traveling and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Darlene is survived by her sons, George Wartonick and his wife Debbie of Terryville, and James Wartonick of Bristol; her daughters, Deborah Wartonick of Terryville, and Lori Wartonick of South Windsor; her grandchildren, Nick Wartonick and his wife Sara, James Wartonick, Katie Pepe and her husband Steve; her great grandchildren Ryan and Aiden Wartonick, and Mason and Morgan Pepe; her sister Joan Gangloff and her husband William of Harwinton; and several nieces and nephews. Darlene is predeceased by her brother, George Atwood.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, January 8, 10 AM at the Terryville Congregational Church, 233 Main St. Burial will be at Hillside Cemetery, Terryville. Scott Funeral Home, 169 Main St., Terryville is in charge of funeral arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Terryville Congregational Church Book of Remembrance Fund. www.scottfuneralhomeinc.com
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