NAUGATUCK — Beth A. Dudek, 60, passed away on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at Waterbury Hospital. She was wife of Anthony C. Dudek.
Mrs. Dudek was born in Waterbury on Nov. 11, 1953, daughter of Charles Percy Barker, Jr. of New Mexico, and the late Margaret (Booth) Barker. She was a longtime Naugatuck resident. She was animal lover, and she enjoyed collecting porcelain dolls and bells.
Besides her husband of 39 years, Beth leaves her son, Richard A. Atchison of Naugatuck; her two daughters, Dr. Brenda Romaniello of Waterbury, and Jo Lee Hughes of Naugatuck; two step-children, Antionette Dudek and Dr. Stacy Dudek; nine grandchildren, Brittany and Megan Romaniello, Kristi Atchison, Erica and Stacy Ruwet, Timothy and Savannah Sprague, Patrick Hughes and Joseph Weimer; eight siblings and several nieces and nephews. She had also raised her two nephews, Gary Barker, Jr. and Paul Barker, Jr. She was predeceased by three of her siblings.
Calling hours for Beth will be held at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main St., Naugatuck on Monday, May 12, 2014 from 5 to 7 p.m. Her funeral will be held on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Evergreen Cemetery, Watertown.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, 825 Brook St., Rocky Hill, CT 06067.
To send an online condolence, visit www.naugatuckvalleymemorial.com.