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Alfred R. Konesni

Posted By Bill On September 10, 2019 @ 3:59 pm In Obituaries | 14 Comments

1949 – 2019

Putnam – Alfred Konesni, 69, passed away Thursday, September 5, 2019, following a brief illness. He was the loving husband of Meredith Shaw Konesni for 47 years and devoted to his daughter, Kerensa Natasha of Putnam and his two “Texas Roses,” daughter, Courtney, and granddaughter, Mia. Al is also survived by his siblings, Bill Konesni and wife Judy of Pomfret; John Kone and wife Connie of Marietta, GA; JoAnne Mitchell and husband Andrew of Bloomfield; and sister-in-law Edith Konesni of Belfast, ME; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He had an especially close relationship with his nephew, Jon Preble. His siblings, Pauline and Andrew, and his beloved son, Christian Shaw Konesni, predeceased him.

The son of the late Erwin A. and Estelle Konesni, Al was raised in Pomfret. He graduated from Putnam High School in 1967 and UCONN in 1971, with degrees in Economics and Political Science. He retired as a partner in The Sanford F. Hall Agency, Inc., Avon, CT.

Al enjoyed home renovation, cooking, traveling, and caring for others. He had a secret soft spot for the elderly and anyone in need; cooking for them and visiting them, and in recent years was a Masonicare hospice volunteer. He and Merry also enjoyed time spent at home in Putnam, winters in Melbourne, FL, and summers in York Beach, ME.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on September 21, 2019 at the Living Faith United Methodist Church, Grove St., Putnam, CT followed by burial in Putnam Heights Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Red Cross of CT, 209 Farmington Ave., Farmington, CT 06032 or The Masonic Charity Foundation of Connecticut, P.O. Box 70, Wallingford, CT 06492.
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Condolences for the family of “Alfred R. Konesni”

Condolence from NANCY WOLFE on September 10th, 2019 5:40 pm

To Meredith, Kerensa, Courtney and the entire Konesni family… please accept our condolences for the loss of Alfred. He always took time to express his condolences for members of our family and also to include us in his mother’s birthday celebrations. And we also were recipients of his yummy meals! May happy moments help you get through these hard times. Sincerely, Scott and Nancy (Noon) Wolfe

Condolence from Stephanie Jarmolowicz on September 10th, 2019 10:21 pm

We will always miss you. You are in our thoughts. We will watch over your family.

Love your sister in law

Condolence from Pat & Rick Parkinson on September 11th, 2019 11:03 am

Pat and I were both shocked and saddened upon hearing of Al’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Condolence from Kristin Collins on September 11th, 2019 11:35 am

Uncle Al was such a fun and loving man. He will be greatly missed. Love to you all ❤️❤️

Condolence from Jon Preble on September 11th, 2019 11:22 pm

To one of the most special people my heart has ever held. Ill always love you, ill always miss you, and im so grateful for all the special times we’ve had together over the years. Thank you for everything and always being there. Your second son, Jonny boy.

Condolence from Paul and Lea Herrick on September 12th, 2019 12:52 am

Dear Meredith and family,

We were so saddened to learn of Al’s passing. Please know you remain in our thoughts and prayers.

Condolence from Peter & Betty Aucoin on September 13th, 2019 5:20 am

Our thoughts and prays are with you at this sad time.
May your memories help you through.

Condolence from John & Tina Hurley on September 13th, 2019 9:11 am

Dear Meredith and Family,

Our deepest condolences for the loss of Al. May the Lord God give you peace & comfort in this sad time.
We will miss you & Your ‘e always in our thoughts & prayer. ❤️

Condolence from Frank Griffin on September 13th, 2019 8:32 pm

To Bill, John and the Konesni family. You have my sincere condolences on Alfreds passing.
He’s in God’s hands now. May he rest in peace.

Condolence from Kerri and John Price on September 17th, 2019 1:22 pm

To Kerensa and the rest of the Konesni family. I am sorry to hear about your Dad Kerensa. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May he rest in peace.

Condolence from Ann Flagg on September 19th, 2019 10:12 am

So sorry to hear of your loss! My prayers go out to the whole family

Condolence from Mrs. Frederick Kamp on September 20th, 2019 5:47 pm

To the family of dear Al,

We were profoundly sorry to learn of this dear man’s passing; what a wonderful neighbor and friend he was! He, like his mother before him, was kind to a fault and ever so sweet. May God rest his soul and comfort yours in your tremendous loss.

With much affection,

The Kamps

Condolence from Judy S. Haines on September 21st, 2019 12:17 pm

I am so sorry to hear of Al’s passed. He was always a great guy.

Condolence from Dee Redlich on September 22nd, 2019 9:38 pm

Al was a wonderful man whom I had the pleasure of working with for many fine years. I will miss his wit and good heart. My condolences to his family.

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