Carolyn (Spellman) Schaefer, 87, of Hebron, passed away Tuesday, (July 2 , 2013). Born Oct. 27, 1925 in Hartford, she was the last surviving of 12 children of the late Fredrick and Jennie (Preston) Spellman. Ms. Schaefer studied at Pierce College (UCLA) and had worked in medical administration for the federal government in California for 33 years before her retirement. She was a member of the Westchester Congregational Church, Past Matron of the OES and Past P.Q. of the Daughters of the Nile. Carolyn was also a lover of music, especially opera. She leaves numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members and friends.
A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, July 10 at 10 a.m. at the Westchester Congregational Church, 95 Cemetery Rd., Colchester, CT 06415 - those who wish, may make donations to the Church. Care of arrangements has been entrusted to the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home of Colchester. For online condolences, please visit www.auroramccarthyfuneralhome.com