Obituary: Michele (Buono) Bedat


NAUGATUCK — Michele (Buono) Bedat, 54, of Naugatuck, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at her home.

Michele was born in Bridgeport on Nov. 9, 1956 a daughter of the late Leonard and Laura (Green) Buono. She has worked as a clerk at the Dunkin Donuts on South Main Street in Naugatuck for the past 13 years.

Michele is survived by a daughter, Stacey Bedat of Naugatuck; four sons, Michael Hand of Naugatuck, J.R. Bedat of Stratford, Steven Bedat of Naugatuck and Nicholas Bedat of Naugatuck; a sister, Lourie Hackett-Buono of Virginia; a brother, Leonard Buono of Waterbury; eight grandchildren, Jasmine, Noah, Elijah, Breanna, Kevin, Kobe, Cameron and Alexia, her former husband Edward Bedat Sr., and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a sister, Yolanda Watson.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, Nov. 10, at 6:15 p.m. at the Buckmiller Brothers Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, Nov. 10, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Michele’s family requests that contributions in Michele’s memory please be made to help the family with her funeral expenses. Memorial contributions may be made c/o Buckmiller Brothers Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., P.O. Box 553 Naugatuck, CT 06770.

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