82 Fairview Ave.
Naugatuck, CT 06770
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Wendy Bendler

Wendy L. (Wilde) Bendler

Monday, June 3rd, 1963 - Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
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Wendy L. (Wilde) Bendler
1963 - 2019

Oakville, CT Wendy L. (Wilde) Bendler, 56, wife of Chuck Bendler, died peacefully on June 11, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Wendy was born on June 3, 1963 in Waterbury, CT daughter of Carol (Troski) Rybinski and the late Peter P. Rybinski. Wendy graduated from Watertown High School and worked for many years as a waitress at Maple’s and Rozzi’s. She showed her love for life through her infectious smile.

In addition to her husband Chuck and her mother Carol, Wendy is survived by her children, Kelly Bendler(Chelsea), CJ Bendler(Catie) and Erin Bendler(Steve); her siblings, Darlene Corbett (Bob), David Wilde (Cheryl), Lori Rotella (Joe), Donald Rybinski, Sherri Messina (Vin), Ronald Rybinski and Brian Rybinski; her mother in law, Rita Bendler (Bob), her brothers in law, Paul Bendler (Tammy) and Robert Bendler (RaeGina) and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Wendy was predeceased by her father, Peter Rybinski, her brother, Peter Rybinski, Jr. and her father in law, Paul Bendler, Sr.

Calling hours are Monday from 9:00am to 11:00am at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Avenue, Naugatuck. Graveside services and burial will immediately follow in St. James Cemetery, Naugatuck.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, June 17th, 2019 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    Monday, June 17th, 2019 9:00am - 11:00am
    Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home
    82 Fairview Avenue
    Naugatuck, Connecticut 06770
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  • Interment

    Monday, June 17th, 2019 |
    Monday, June 17th, 2019
    St. James Cemetery
    Cross Street
    Naugatuck, Connecticut 06770
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Lisa and Tony Mottillo

Posted at 08:31pm
An unbelievable person with a big heart gone too soon.
To the family:
May the light of hope shine within you and in time may your heart hold only the dearest memories. Our warmest thoughts and deepest sympathy.
Lisa and Tony Mottillo

Nikki Wyllie

Posted at 10:40am
I met Wendy less than a year ago. She was a wonderful spirit of love and light. I enjoyed her company, conversation, and her smile. I’m sure she left an impact on the lives of countless people that will resonate forever. I am both grateful and blessed to have known her. Nikki Wyllie

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Posted at 06:37am
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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The Chapman Family

Posted at 08:32pm
We are so sorry for your loss. May God comfort you during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
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Susan Strong

Posted at 05:14pm
A beautiful smile and kindness for everyone.

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