Marie Rita Klucznik
MANCHESTER, CT & ATTLEBORO, MA - Marie Rita (Laplume) Klucznik, 76, of Manchester, CT formerly of Attleboro, MA and Salt Lake City, UT beloved wife of the late Blais M. Klucznik passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2013 in Connecticut. Rita was born on July 9, 1936 in Central Falls, RI daughter of the late Herve and Alice (Perreault) Laplume. She was a sweet and gentle woman who enjoyed reading mysteries, doing crossword and jigsaw puzzles, and playing board games with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her two daughters, Karen Klucznik of Salt Lake City, UT and Jayzie Klucznik of Manchester, CT, her two sons, Michael Klucznik of Oleans, NY and Kenneth Klucznik and his wife, Janice Eklund of Glastonbury, CT, her former daughter-in-law, Margret Oethinger of Portland, OR, and her four loving grandchildren, Maggie, Jillian, Krystyna and Dean. Rita also leaves her two brothers, Herve Laplume of Providence, RI and Joe Laplume and his wife, Barbara of Pawtucket, RI, her two sisters, Yvette Muehlenkamp of Camp Douglas, WI and Rose Shaw of Pawtucket, RI, her sister-in-law, Dottie Laplume of North Situate, RI and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents she was predeceased by her sister, Eva Paquin and her brother, Moe Laplume.
There will be a private remembrance. Memorial contributions may be made to Palliative Medicine, Hartford Hospital, PO Box 5037, Hartford, CT 06101-9960. Watkins Funeral Home, Manchester, CT has care of the arrangements. To leave an online condolence please visit www.holmes-watkinsfuneralhomes.com