1940 – 2019
Pomfret Center – Arlene J. (Thielbar) Tedesco, 79, formerly of Putnam Rd, died Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at New Britain Hospital. She was the wife of William Tedesco. Born in Pekin, IL, she was the daughter of the late George and Stazia (Mularoni) Thielbar.
Arlene grew up in Pekin, IL, and graduated from the Pekin Community High School in 1958. She was employed as a dental receptionist and assistant, billing clerk for a large department store, and in the data processing department of Keystone Steel & Wire Company.
In 1972, she married William “Willy” Tedesco of Southington, CT after which they moved to Thompson. During her years here in CT she worked in the Data Processing Department of Rogers Corporation and at the apple stand of Putnam Heights Orchard. Arlene was also the secretary and bookkeeper for her husband’s business Tedesco Construction.
Arlene is survived by her husband; a daughter, Gina Stone and her husband Ray of Pomfret Center; a brother, George Thielbar and his wife Shirley of Paw Paw, MI and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Janice Rickgauer, her grandparents, and several aunts and uncles.
Funeral arrangements are private and have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.