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Plantsville Funeral Home
Sunday November 28th, 2021
2:00pm - 4:00pm

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Monday November 29th, 2021

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Joseph Zawisza

Joseph Zawisza, 55, of Southington, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, November 22, 2021 at his home.

Joe was born on July 1, 1966 in New Britain to Ellen (Goodwin) Niles and the late Chester “Butch” W. Zawisza Jr. He graduated from Southington High School, Class of 1985 and owned and operated CZ Auto Upholstery. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, working on cars and gardening, but most of all spending time with his boys.

Joe is survived by his three sons, Joey, Michael and Zachary Zawisza, all of Newington; his mother Ellen Niles and her husband Quentin of Southington, his stepmother, Molly Zawisza of Southington; siblings, Robert Zawisza and wife Hope of Winsted; Chad Zawisza of Tolland, Tara Satkowski of Westfield, MA and his niece and nephews.

He is also survived by his former wife and mother of his children, Karen Zawisza of Newington, many aunts, uncles and cousins and his close friend, Billy Pulcini. He was predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Lavina and Carl Goodwin and paternal grandparents, Nellie and Chet Zawisza and his favorite aunt, Donna Pelletier.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Joe’s memory may be made to Bread for Life, 31 Vermont Ave, Southington, CT 06489.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 29, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. from the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St, Plantsville with a 10:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at the Immaculate Conception Church, 130 Summer St, Southington. Burial will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Southington. Calling hours will be held on Sunday, November 28, 2021 from 2 – 4 p.m. at the Plantsville Funeral Home. For online condolences and directions, please visit www.plantsvillefuneralhome.com.

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A candle was lit in memory of Joseph Zawisza

Ed Shaw Jan 6 2022 10:36 PM

Rob, Hope and boys, Hadn't finished my previous message! Our deepest sympathies, condolences and prayers sent your way as well. Joe will always be in our hearts. Wish we could have been there to comfort you. Love & hugs.

Jacci, Jay, Michael, & Emily Wagner and Virginia Pratt Dec 20 2021 1:05 PM

Joey, Michael, Zachary, Karen, Molly, Chad, Tara, et. al., Wish we could be there to comfort you. Joe will forever be in our hearts. Love and hugs to all.

The Wagner Family and Virginia Pratt Dec 20 2021 12:57 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Joseph Zawisza

Jacci, Jay, Michael, & Emily Wagner and Virginia Pratt Dec 20 2021 12:54 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Joseph Zawisza

Lisa Pack Dec 19 2021 10:37 AM

Rob, Hope and family. I am so sorry you lost your brother. Heartbreaking for you all. God bless you and bring you peace

Clarice and Rich Dec 14 2021 2:38 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Joseph Zawisza

Darrell and Sabrina Plunske Dec 2 2021 9:56 AM

My sincere sympathies to your family & may loving memories give you comfort during this sad time .

Jennifer Passarelli Nov 30 2021 12:48 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Joseph Zawisza

Jennifer Passarelli Nov 30 2021 12:45 PM

My deepest sympathy for the zawwisa family

John Spada Nov 29 2021 1:31 PM

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