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Barbara E. (Hatt) (Lahey) Zdanoski

January 17, 1929 ~ October 4, 2017 (age 88)
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Naugatuck-Barbara E. (Hatt) (Lahey) Zdanoski, age 88 , beloved widow of John A. Zdanoski, passed away at Masonicare of Wallingford surrounded by her loving family.


She was born in Biddeford, Maine on January 17, 1929, daughter of the late Chester and Rachael (Goldstone) Hatt.  A longtime Naugatuck resident, she had retired from Meriden Dress Company.   Barbara enjoyed spending her summers in Maine with her family, and loved flowers, gardening,  dancing and her grandchildren.  She had a zest for life and made a lasting impression on everyone she came in contact with.



Barbara leaves her children, David Lahey of Westbrook, Maine, and loving daughter Lynnea Taylor and Joseph of Meriden; her six grandchildren, Hilda, Alicia, Richard, David, Alyssa, and Ariana; her four great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.  She was predeceased by her son, Peter Lahey and her five siblings; Chester Hatt, Pauline Hatt, Dorothy Lowell, Althea Coffin, and Patrcia Lusier.


Her funeral will be held on Monday  October 9,  2017 at 9:30 a.m. from the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main Street, Naugatuck, to the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, 74 West Main Street, Waterbury, for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m..  Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Naugatuck.   Calling hours will be held at the funeral home on Monday morning from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.  To send an on-line condolence, please visit

 Service Information

October 9, 2017

8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Naugatuck Valley Memorial - Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home
240 North Main Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

Mass of Christian Burial
October 9, 2017

10:00 AM
Basilica of the Immaculate Conception
74 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702

Interment following funeral service
October 9, 2017

St. James Cemetery
Cross Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

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