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Mary E. Willwerth

1927 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Mary E. Willwerth Obituary

Mary E. Willwerth, 86, of Colchester, passed away early Monday morning, February 24, 2014 at home, with her family by her side. Born May 7, 1927 in Somerville, MA, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Catherine (McCaffery) Kiley. She married Robert Day Willwerth on August 27, 1949. The couple shared 52 years of marriage before he pre deceased her on June 19, 2001. Mary was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed making clothing for her family, crocheting quilts, cooking, gardening and painting. She was a member of the CT Society of Decorative Painters and she was a communicant of St. Andrew Church where she formerly taught CCD. Mary will be sadly missed but always remembered by her beloved seven children and their spouses, Jeanne Coull of Norwich, John and Angela Willwerth of Cromwell, Joanne Hayden of Seattle WA, Janet and Mark Denley of Lebanon, Jayne and Ron Yuchniu k of Durham, NC, Jill and Robert Merrill of Colchester, Jennifer and Ralph DelSesto of Colchester; eighteen grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous extended family members and friends. Calling hours will be held at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home 167 Old Hartford Rd., Colchester on March 1st beginning at 12:30 with a memorial service following at the funeral home at 2:00 PM. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in St. Andrew Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Bacon Academy Scholarship Fund, 611 Norwich Ave., Colchester 06415. For online expressions of sympathy, please visit www.auroramccarthyfuneralhome.com.

Published in The Hartford Courant on Feb. 25, 2014
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