Dorothy K. (Lanzarotta) Sepa, of Bristol, passed away peacefully early Monday morning, Jan. 29, 2018, at Bristol Hospital. She was the wife of the late Gus Lanzarotta and the late Roland Sepa.
Dorothy was born in Bristol, the daughter of the late Emanuel and Agnes (Nazarian) Kasparian and was a lifelong city resident. She began working for the City of Bristol Health Department in June 1969. She retired as Director of Personnel for the City of Bristol in May of 1983. Dorothy was a member of St. Joseph Church and was an avid fan of the UConn Women’s Basketball and the New York Yankees.
She leaves her niece and nephews, Kim Kasparian, Kerry and his wife, Kim, Kyle and his wife, Mary, Armand and Michele Kasparian; grandnephews, Jason and his wife, Justine, and their daughter, Alyssa, Jeffrey and his wife, Kristen, and Craig and his wife, Amanda Kasparian, and their daughter, Ella; special cousins, Dennis and Natalie Hartunian; and sister-in-law, Marjorie Kasparian.
Dorothy was predeceased by her brothers, Samuel and Armand Kasparian; sister-in-law, Barbara Kasparian; and by her beloved Jack Russell Terrier, Lucy.
Dorothy’s family wishes to give special thanks to her caregiver, Anna, and her friends, Vinnie, Debbie and Sue.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Church, 33 Queen St., Bristol. Family and friends are asked to go directly to the church. Committal service and interment in West Cemetery, Bristol will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, 103 Vision Way, Bloomfield, CT 06002 ( www.fidelco.org ).
To leave an online message of condolence, share a memory or a photo, visit Dot’s memorial webpage at www.OBRIEN-FUNERALHOME.com .