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Ethel L. O'Meara

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Ethel L. O'Meara Obituary

Ethel L. O'Meara, 94, of West Hartford, the loving wife of the late Raymond J. "Rex" O'Meara, passed away on Saturday, July 12th, 2014 at Seabury Retirement Community in Bloomfield. Born in Hartford, daughter of the late John Alfred and Pearl Hazel (Murphy) Johnson, she was a lifelong resident of Hartford and West Hartford. Ethel and her husband "Rex" owned Rex O'Meara's Flower Shop in West Hartford for many years where she worked as the bookkeeper. She was an auxiliary member of the Hannon-Hatch VFW Post 9929 in West Hartford for many years. Ethel leaves her son Raymond J. O'Meara Jr. and his wife Marlene of West Hartford; her grandchildren, Jeffrey O'Meara and his wife Abigail, Brenda Greatorex and her Husband Thomas, and Michael Vartuli and his wife Sarah and Andrea Vartuli and several great-grandchildren; her sisters Gladys Courtemanche of Farmington and Gertrude MacWilliam of Bloomfield. In addition to her husband "Rex", she was pre-deceased by her brother John Edwin Johnson. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, July 15th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Fisette-Batzner Funeral Home at Newington Memorial, 20 Bonair Ave. in Newington with a funeral service to begin at 8:00 p.m. with Dr. Bruce Fletcher officiating. Interment will take place privately in Fairview Cemetery in West Hartford. Memorial Donations in Ethel's name may be directed to the 825 Brook St. I-91 Tech Center #3, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-3405. To share a memory with her family, please visit us at

Published in The Hartford Courant on July 14, 2014
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