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Jean A. LaPreste, 85,

         Jean A. LaPreste, 85, of Milford passed away July 5, 2019 at the Countryside Healthcare in Milford. She was born in Milford, daughter of the late Augustino and Emma (Antelli) LaPreste and was a lifelong Milford resident. She was a graduate of the Milford High School class of 1952.           

         Jean was employed for many years as a supervisor at the Milford Regional Medical Center.

         Jean was a member of the Milford Trojanettes Basketball Team and enjoyed roller skating and dancing in her younger years. Later in life her favorite things to do were crocheting afghans, making puzzles, playing cards, scratching scratch tickets and any and all activities held in the Countryside rec room. She was known at Countryside as “the life of the party” and will be greatly missed by her many friends and caregivers there. She was also a very loyal family member, friend and caregiver who’s heart she forever touched.               

         She is survived by her brother Anthony ‘Buster” LaPreste and his wife Carol of Milford, many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.           

         Jean was predeceased by two sisters, Barbara Fitzpatrick and Mary Joy.           

         A funeral home service will be held Wednesday July 10, 2019 at 10 A.M. at the Consigli Ruggerio Funeral Home 46 Water St. Milford.           

    Calling hours will be held prior to funeral home services from 8:30 to 10 A.M. The burial will follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery

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dear buster and carol, i am deeply sorry for your loss. know that i keep you in my prayers . sincerely, brenda...oak tree / hillside
brenda mayhew

So sorry to hear about Auntie Jean. Jean was such a nice and kind person to everyone. Auntie Jean loved hosting us for special occasions and delighted in setting up her dinning room table - perfectly! We always had such special Christmas and Easter meals together with Jean, Grammy, Emily, Shane, Daniel, Bethann and me. Those were some wonderful times with Auntie Jean & Grammy. The kids were always so excited to see her, Auntie Jean had the best gifts and a great sense of humor too! Auntie Jean is credited with getting me started in brewing 27 years ago, a hobby I still enjoy today. She was and will always be remembered as a kind and generous caring person who touched the hearts and made better the lives of all who knew her. May God please watch over her and bring peace to those here who miss her so much.
John Polutchko

I met Jean last year when my dad became a resident at Countryside Nursing Home. I fell in love with her. She called herself "The mayor of the Smith Wing. I loved talking with her. She will be missed, but I know I will never forget her. She was a very special person.
Maureen Rogers

Auntie, you will forever be missed. You were the anchor of this family and I will cherish all the childhood memories. I am grateful that my girls were able to spend time with you and I pray that our family can continue making memories together. Love you dearly,

So many wonderful memories growing up of family gatherings full of love, laughs & great food! My heart goes out to the family and friends of aunt Jean. Remember the memories and how she touched so many of us with her warmth. Peace dale
dale Baker

Beth Ann and family I’m very sorry to here of the loss of your beloved Aunt I know she was a big part of your life and will be surly missed. My sincere condolences to you and your family. Love Georgia Ladeau
Georgia Ladeau

To my loving auntie,I love you and everything that you have accomplished in your life and you did accomplished everything that you wanted to do ,ill always will love you Jack
Jackie/ Maggie and family.

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