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    Posted by elissa mondschein on Jun 19, 2021 at 6:16 pm

    THOMPSON — Theodore L. Fatsi, 76, of 80 Brookside Drive, died Tuesday, June 3, at home after a long illness.

    He leaves his wife, Mary (Teguis) Fatsi; a brother, Thomas Fatsi of South Glastonbury; two sisters, Florence Chanaca of Fairfield and Betty Carameta of Bradenton, Fla.; nieces and nephews. A sister, Dorothy Bebe, predeceased him. He was born in the North Grosvenordale section of Thompson, son of Leon and Lena (Cutina) Fatsi. He graduated in 1945 from Tourtellotte Memorial High School. He earned an associate’s degree from Nichols Junior College, Dudley, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Hartford. He attended graduate school at the University of Rhode Island, and received a master’s degree in guidance and counseling from Rhode Island College in 1963. He received a degree in 1965 from the University of Connecticut. He was an Army veteran of World War II.

    Mr. Fatsi began his teaching career as a mathematics instructor and guidance coordinator at H.H. Ellis Technical School in Danielson, where he worked from 1958 to 1962. He later was the guidance director at Tourtellotte Memorial Junior and Senior High schools, and served as principal of both schools from 1965 to 1973. He was principal of the high school from 1973 to 1989, when he retired. He was a member of the Cornerstone-Quinebaug 122 Lodge of Masons for more than 50 years. He was a member of Phi Delta Kappa, and a former member of the Thompson Lions Club and the church council of Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Webster.

    The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 5, from Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam, with a service at 11:30 a.m. in Sts. Constantine and Helen Church, Lake Parkway, Webster. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery. Calling hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Theodore L. Fatsi Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Citizens National Bank, 182 Main St., Putnam, CT 06260.

    Telegram and Gazette; Worcester, Mass. 04 June 2003: B4.

    SOUTH COUNTY Edition

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