Constance “Tina” (Rustici) Main, 91, of Stonington, beloved wife of the late Maurice E. “Bud” Main passed away to be with Bud in Heaven on Friday, July 6, 2018 at her home. She was born in Stonington on March 30, 1927, the daughter of the late Carmalo and Beneditta (Lombardo) Rustici.
While her husband of 70 plus years worked on the farm, Tina was dedicated to raising her five children and did whatever it took to care for her family. Time with her family was the most important part of her life and she loved family gatherings and spending time with all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. When she did manage some free time, she enjoyed gardening, putting together flower arrangements, along with playing golf and bowling. She was a beautiful person on the inside and out and will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her five children; Sandra Main and husband Anthony Vignone of Florida, Robert and wife Kathleen Main of Stonington, Kenneth Main and fiancée Donna Starling of Stonington, Debra Dwyer and fiancé David Bunn of Brooklyn, CT, and Donna Jones of Westerly. Tina is also survived by five grandchildren; Jessica Linicus and husband David, Christopher Dwyer and wife Andrea, Sarah Gasparre and husband Gene, Rachael Jones, Kevin Dwyer and wife Alison, as well as 7 great grandchildren; Conner Dwyer, Colin Dwyer, Lila Dwyer, Nathan Linicus, Austen Linicus, Jake Linicus and Mason Gasparre; and her brother Joseph Rustici of Pawcatuck. Tina predeceased by her brother Charles Rustici and sisters Josephine Rustici, Minnie Dion and Anna Dykstra.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Tina’s memory may be made to Stonington Volunteer Ambulance P.O. Box 424 Stonington CT 06378.
Graveside services will be held at Union Cemetery, Route 49, North Stonington, CT on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 10:00a.m. Buckler-Johnston Funeral Home, 121 Main St. Westerly, RI 02891 is assisting the family with arrangements.
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