Meriden - Leslynn 'Mousey' Maniscalco, 46, wife of Mark Maniscalco passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 28, 2010 at home with her loving husband by her side. She was born May 3, 1963 in Portland, Maine a daughter of Clarice Guptal Grandy and the late Robert W. Foster. She is also the stepdaughter of Marlene Foster. Leslynn had worked for the Record Journal and most recently at home healthcare for the elderly. Besides her husband Mark, she is survived by two sons, Robert Dargan III of Middletown and Alberto Morales of Enfield, two cherished grandchildren; Shawn Dargan and Xavier Dargan, a special niece, Nateesha and two special great-nieces, Natalia and Nyalee; eight sisters, one brother, her cat Oscar and many extended family and friends. A Gathering honoring Leslynn's life will be held on Thursday, April 1, 2010 at the Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden from 6-8pm with a service at 7:30pm. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Meriden Humane Society, 311 Murdock Ave., Meriden, CT 06450.

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  1. Dear Mark, Lynn called to tell us of the sad news. I am sorry that Leslynn had such a short life and one that was filled with health challenges. I know you were a blessing in her life and that you cared for her to the best of your abilities. For that I am sure she felt cherished and loved. May you always remember the good times and know that you are always remembered in our hearts in a very special way. You will always remain family to us. In sympathy, Jackie & Fran

  2. mark,i am so sorry for your loss.if i can do anything please let me know.the hoffman family

  3. Mousey I can hardly believe it’s true. You made me laugh no matter how sick you were. I will miss you so much and wished you had gotten the chance to come to North Carolina for a visit. May god bless you my dear sister. I Love You

  4. My prayers are with all of you, Mousey was a good friend when we were younger. We were connected with each other through our older siblings. May god be with you all.

  5. To Mark, Bert, Bobby and the entire Foster Family – I am so sorry for your loss. Mousy was such a fun spirited person and always made me laugh. May it be a small comfort knowing she is with her dad.

  6. It has been many years since Leslynn baby sat me when I was kid in the Mills. Sorry to hear about her passing. For my brother Vincent, my Mother Mary, and myself I would like to pass our condolences to the Maniscalco and Foster families.

  7. Mark- I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I know it has been years since we were neighbors but we all still care about you very much and i can only pray that God will provide you the strength to endure. – Angela Plourde & the Plourde family

  8. My deepest sympathy goes out to my sister ‘Keke’, all my neices, my nephew, ‘Mousey’s’ husband Mark and all the extended family. This was so sudden. I can’t even begin to tell you how I feel or to fully know how you all must feel. Be there for each other and I will be there if you need me at any time. Love Aunt Jo

  9. With deep sympathy in this time of loss and sadness we send this message to you and your family. Daily may God (Ps.34:18) give you the comfort and strength needed to cope with such a deep loss. Leslynn touched the lives of others and will be sadly missed.

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