Rita (Galuska) Satagaj, 83, of Markham St., Middletown, wife of the late John Satagaj, died Wednesday May 30, 2012 at Middlesex Health Care Center.
She was born in Middletown, the daughter of the late Vincent and Stacia (Wisnieski) Galuska. Prior to her retirement, Rita was an expediter for Pratt & Whitney Aircraft. She is survived by her children, John Satagaj and his wife Julie Pastor of Leesburg, VA, Joyce Plaskiewicz and her husband Gary of Middletown, James Satagaj and his wife Vicki of North Branford, Robert Satagaj and his wife Melissa of Portland, Rita McKenna of Middletown, and Regina Satagaj-Orrock and her husband Tucker of Marblehead, MA; ten grandchildren, Peter Satagaj, Kyle Plaskiewicz, Kasey Plaskiewicz, Jordan Satagaj, Jaimie Satagaj, Jenny Satagaj, Shannon McKenna, Patrick McKenna, Max Orrock, Tanner Orrock, several cousins, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Mary Jane Charamut.
The family would like to thank the Middlesex Health Care Center and the Middlebrook Unit Staff for their care the last few years.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Biega Funeral Home, 3 Silver St., Middletown. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Middletown. Friends may call at Biega Funeral Home Monday from 9 to 10 a.m. prior to the services. Those who wish may send memorial contributions to Alzheimer’s Association, 2075 Silas Deane Hwy., Ste. 100, Rocky Hill, CT 06067 or St. Mary Church, 79 S. Main St., Middletown, CT 06457.