Constance “Connie” Orcutt

SOUTHWICK: Connie Orcutt, 71, (1949-2021) passed away on Friday, March 19, 2021, at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA.

Connie was born on November 14, 1949, in Bethesda, Maryland to Conrad Cimino and Virginia (Sisilo) Westfall.

Connie owned Catalyst, a stained glass, ceramics, and woodworking studio in Southwick, MA for over 18 years where she worked alongside her daughter Michelle. She also managed rental properties owned by her and her husband. In her spare time, Connie enjoyed gardening and was a huge lover of all animals. Through the years Connie and her family provided a loving warm home for Foster Children.

Connie is predeceased by her parents Conrad Cimino and Virginia Westfall.

Connie leaves her husband of 24 years Charles Orcutt of Southwick, MA, her son Edward Bushey and his wife Terry of Southwick, MA, her daughters: Michelle Dellagiustina and her husband Paul of Southwick, MA, Heather Bushey of Southwick, MA, Sandra Foster and her husband Michael of White Creek, NY, Sheila Dickinson and her husband Art of Roxbury, VT, Cindy Trask and her husband Doug of Randolph, VT, Linda Orcutt of Westfield, MA, Charlene Kareta and her husband David of Southampton, MA, and Susan Lopez of Westfield, MA; her sister Dyan Thomas of St. Johnsville, NY, 50+ grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, many great-great-grandchildren, her nieces Jenna Tattersfield and Candice Stout both of Florida, along with many other family members and friends.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation in memory of Connie to Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society, P.O. Box 6307, Springfield, MA 01101 Online donation may be made by visiting

A celebration of Connie’s life will be held in May. Service details will be announced.

To express condolences to the family, share memories or photos, please visit Connie’s memorial page at

Avalon Funeral & Cremation Services, 691 College Hwy, Southwick, MA 01077 is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

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