In Memory

Jim Verdolini

Vincent J. "Jimi" Verdolini, 58, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 at Hartford Hospital due to a motorcycle accident.

Born on June 5, 1960, he was the son of the late Lorraine (Wustrack) and Mario J. Verdolini Sr. Jimi was a longtime resident of Meriden and most recently Middletown. He worked as an auto technician at his family's business. Jimi was kind-hearted and a true friend. He had a great passion for riding and building motorcycles. Jimi enjoyed riding with his friends and living life to the fullest. He was known for his mischievous smile and free-spirited tactics that left memorable stories behind.

Jimi is survived by his three brothers, Mario Verdolini Jr. and his wife, Nancy, of New York, N.Y., Michael Verdolini, of Westbrook, and Kevin Verdolini, of Meriden; his girlfriend, Stephanie Pulk, of Middletown; his wife, Linda, from whom he was separated; stepdaughter, Tinesha Ziemba of Hartford; his cherished nephew and nieces, Alexander, Gabriella, Lydia, and Mikayla Verdolini; and his faithful dogs, Stoney and Lucky.

Family and friends are invited to pay their respects on Friday, Sept. 7 from 4 to 8 p.m. and attend his funeral service at 8 p.m. at the Stempien Funeral Home, 450 Broad St., Meriden. Burial will be private. To send an online expression of sympathy, please visit