1926 – 2013
Putnam – Julia K. Artiaco, 86, of Sabin St., died Thursday, April 11, 2013 in the Matulaitis Nursing Home. She was the loving wife of the late Progulo Artiaco. Born in Moosup and raised in Killingly, CT, she was the daughter of the late Adam and Julia (Pietras) Krajewski.
Mrs. Artiaco started working on her parents’ farm in Killingly, and then worked for Acme Cotton, W.T. Grant, Bates Shoe and retired as a packer for Glass Container. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, playing cards, puzzle making, feeding the birds, reading poetry and keeping up with the news. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family.
Julia is survived by her sons, William Artiaco of Putnam, and Edward Artiaco and his wife Carol of Putnam; her daughters, Geraldine Peyton of Woodstock, and Michaela Davis and her husband Jim of Danielson; nine grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. She was the youngest of ten children and was the sister of the late Mary, Benny, Stephen, Helen, Adam, Jennie, Henry, Alice and William.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Julia’s family from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Tuesday April 16, 2013 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam, followed by a Funeral Service at 7:00pm in the funeral home. Burial will be private. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.