Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Essex Obituaries

Obituaries • Published Oct. 20, 2021 12:46 p.m.

Shirley Baker Cannon

Shirley Baker Cannon, formerly of Leawood, Kansas, passed away on Oct. 12 in Essex, at 96 years old.Shirley was born May 21, 1925, to Helen and Quin Baker in Sapulpa, Oklahonma. She was...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 20, 2021 12:44 p.m.

William H. Grover

William H. Grover, 83, passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 19. Bill will be remembered by his family and friends for his down-to-earth charm, humility, wry sense of humor, creativity, and...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 13, 2021 04:16 p.m.

Theresa K. Butler

Theresa K. Butler, 86, of Essex, beloved wife and precious mother, passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 29, surrounded by her family who love her dearly and carry her still in their hearts and...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 06, 2021 03:46 p.m.

Brian Willis

Brian Willis, 89, of Essex, beloved husband of Rosemary Willis, died in his home on Sept. 30. Born in London, England, on Jan. 22, 1932, he was the son of Reginald and Violet Emily (Schnell)...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 29, 2021 04:39 p.m.

Aaron White Foster

Aaron White Foster, 35 years young, passed away unexpectedly on the evening of Sept 11. He was born Jan. 10, 1986, in Middletown, to Mark Mitchel Foster and Wendy Berggren Foster. He grew up in...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 29, 2021 11:04 a.m.

Carol M. Phillips

ObituaryCarol M. PhillipsIvorytonCarol M. Phillips of Ivoryton passed away on Aug. 24. Carol celebrated her 85th birthday on July 10. She was a city girl, born in Manhattan,...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 29, 2021 11:03 a.m.

Judith Day Kells

Judith Day Kells, 76, formerly of Ivoryton passed away peacefully on Sept. 21, surrounded by her children after a courageous battle with cancer at her home in Essex Meadows. A remarkable lady with ...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 29, 2021 11:03 a.m.

Dr. Peter Edward Pool, DMD

Dr. Peter Edward Pool, DMD, of Essex, loving husband to his wife Robin, phenomenal father, fun-filled grandfather, dedicated friend, and faithful brother passed away on Sept. 18. Born in Buffalo,...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 21, 2021 04:27 p.m.

Wanda Haney

Wanda Haney died peacefully at her home of 66 years in Essex on Sept. 16, with her family by her side. Born to Sophie and Peter Wollock in 1924, she was the youngest of seven children. She lived...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 16, 2021 05:38 p.m.

Elizabeth Reed Godsman

Elizabeth “Betsy” Godsman, 77, of Essex passed away on Sept. 11, after a hard-fought battle with cancer.Betsy was born to Barbara and Henry Reed on Dec. 13, 1943, in...

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 24, 2021 01:28 p.m.

Jennie Mae Thorpe

Jennie Mae Thorpe, 32, of Ivoryton, passed away peacefully on Aug. 18, surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 5, 1989, to Frank Thorpe of Ivoryton and Jacqueline Casey of Branford....

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 17, 2021 03:49 p.m.

Joanne Vernon Kottke

Joanne Vernon Kottke, 89, passed away peacefully Aug. 7, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Sad as this loss is, we are comforted to know she has been made whole in heaven....

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 11, 2021 12:40 p.m.

Richard E. Pierce

Richard “Dick” Pierce of Ivoryton passed away peacefully on Aug. 4. Richard was born in Barton, Vermont, Aug. 26, 1927, to Cedric E. and Julie (Deos) Pierce. Growing up in Barton,...

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 05, 2021 09:25 a.m.

Andrew Masiukiewicz

Andrew Masiukiewicz, 70, of Essex passed away unexpectedly on July 25, while visiting family in Poland.Andrew was born March 29, 1951, in Poland to Irena and Wladyslaw Masiukiewicz. He was...

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Obituaries • Published July 15, 2021 01:47 p.m.

Ethel L. Hanks

Ethel L. Hanks, 94, of River Road, Essex, died at Hartford Hospital on July 9, after a brief illness. She was born in Bronx, New York on March 22, 1927, the daughter of the late Dr. Howard W. Long ...

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Obituaries • Published July 15, 2021 01:46 p.m.

Charlotte Riker Perry Barringer

A memorial service will be held for Charlotte Riker Perry Barringer, who passed away at Essex Meadows on Aug. 16, 2020.She was the wife of the late Rufus Barringer and mother of Susan, Paul,...

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Obituaries • Published July 14, 2021 01:27 p.m.

Ralph Joseph Monaco

Ralph Joseph Monaco was an amazing husband, father, uncle, brother, and friend. He left this world suddenly on July 10, at the age of 54.He was born to Louis and Louise Monaco on June 17,...

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Obituaries • Published June 30, 2021 03:20 p.m.

Barbara Shildneck

Barbara Shildneck, 88, passed away June 26 at the Essex Meadows Health Center in Essex. She was the beloved wife of Donald Shildneck and the devoted mother of Douglas Shildneck (Didi), David...

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Obituaries • Published June 09, 2021 02:32 p.m.

Matthew Patrick ‘Coop’ Cooper

Matthew Patrick “Coop” Cooper, 51, of Ivoryton was received by God on June 4. Matt was born in Pennsylvania and raised in Madison, a childhood he treasured and spoke about with pride....

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Obituaries • Published May 26, 2021 10:43 a.m.

Darcy (Gorham) Chmielewski

Darcy (Gorham) Chmielewski of Ivoryton passed away on April 25 at the age of 57. She was born in Natick, Massachusetts, the daughter of Francis “Skip” and Marcia Gorham. The family...

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Obituaries • Published May 13, 2021 12:33 p.m.

Julia A. ‘Nan’ Crowell

Julia A. “Nan” Crowell, 71, of Seminole, Florida, passed away peacefully on May 6 with her loving family at her side. She was born on April 5, 1950 in Ashland, Maine, daughter of the ...

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Obituaries • Published May 06, 2021 11:01 a.m.

James John Eastland, Jr.

James John Eastland, Jr. died peacefully on April 19. Jim was born July 6, 1934, in Middletown, the son of James John Eastland and Ruth Evelyn Dahlstrom Eastland. Jim grew up in Westbrook and was...

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Obituaries • Published May 06, 2021 10:59 a.m.

Kathleen McLean Bannister

A visitation and graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 22 for Kathleen McLean Bannister who passed away peacefully on Feb. 23, 2021.Kathleen was the mother of Beth-Ann A. Hull of...

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Obituaries • Published April 27, 2021 03:52 p.m.

Michael Adams

Michael Adams, 59, devoted husband and father, passed away on April 21, after a long battle with cancer. Michael grew up in the Stonington area, but lived with his wife, Melissa, the love of his...

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Obituaries • Published April 08, 2021 11:40 a.m.

Edward B. Potter

Edward Barrie “Ted” Potter, 62, adored husband, father, brother, and friend, died on April 2. Ted was one of a kind and will be deeply missed by everyone who knew him. He was a...

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