Obituaries

Theresa Pelletier (1935—2017)

STORRS, Conn. — Theresa Pelletier, 82, of Storrs, Conn., passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Fort Kent, Maine, she has resided in Connecticut since 1967.

She is survived by her eight children; Alan, Arlene, Lolita, Gary, Lucia, Corinna, Cynthia, Christine, and their spouses; 18 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren, and one sister, Lucille Roy of Fort Kent.

She was predeceased by her husband Robert Pelletier of 62 years. Her parents, Alfonse and Catherine (Blanchette) Charette. Besides her parents she was predeceased by one son-in-law and one grandson, sisters Elizabeth, Rita, and Cora and brothers Joseph, Patrick, Camille, Romeo, Louis, and David.

She had been employed by Pratt and Whitney before retiring in 1992. She was involved in “Life in the Spirit Prayer Group” of St. Josephs Church in Rockville and a very active member of St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Coventry.

Relatives and friends may join the family on Sunday, February 19, 2017, from 4-7 p.m. at the Tolland Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Merrow Road (Rt 195), Tolland, CT 06084.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, February 20, 2017 at 10 a.m., at St. Mary’s Church, Coventry.

Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Coventry.

Donations can be made in memory of Theresa to the HHC Hospice Care, https://hartfordhealthcare.org/giving/donate-now. or to mail your donations to Hartford HealthCare at Home, c/o Karen Pagliaro, 1290 Silas Deane Hwy, Wethersfield, CT 06109.

For online condolences, please visit www.pietrasfuneralhome.

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