Winifred Ruth HORSMAN

Obituary Condolences

HORSMAN, Winifred Ruth Winifred Ruth (Hatch) Horsman, 87, of Tolland, beloved wife of the late Howard F. Horsman, passed away on Friday (November 5, 2010) at her home. Winnie was born June 21, 1923 in Stafford, daughter of the late Royal Bliss and Ruth Lee (Andrews) Hatch. She was formerly a resident of Stafford before moving to Tolland, where she resided for more than 50 years. She was a graduate of Baypath Business School, a secretary in the Tolland school system, and an active member of the United Congregational Church of Tolland. She enjoyed her active lifestyle, her volunteer work, watching her beloved Husky Women and classical music. She is survived by her daughters, Jane Horsman-Potter and her husband Tom of Storrs, Beth Villodas of Stafford, Carol Welz of Vernon, and Heidi Horsman of Tolland. She also leaves her brother Harold Hatch of Stafford and Port Richie, FL, her sisters-in-law Lucy Hatch, Marcia Hatch and Vivi Hatch, and her in laws by marriage Shirley and Richard Edwards and Randall and Ann Horsman, her grandchildren Kristi (Villodas) Gagnon and her husband Paul, Catherine Welz, Christopher Welz and his significant other, Tasha Owens, and Archer Villodas, as well as many nieces and nephews, cousins, and dear friends. She was predeceased by three of her brothers and one sister. A Memorial Service will be held at the United Congregational Church of Tolland, 45 Tolland Green, Tolland on Saturday (December 4, 2010) at 11 a.m. Burial will be held at a later date. The arrangements have been entrusted to the Tolland Memorial Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the VNA Hospice of Vernon, 8 Keynote Drive, Vernon, CT 06066 or the United Congregational Church of Tolland, 45 Tolland Green, Tolland, CT 06084. For online condolences, please visit www.pietrasfuneralhome.com

Published in The Hartford Courant on Nov. 9, 2010
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