Anna E. (Digan) Little

Anna E. (Digan) Little, 92, of Windsor, formerly of Windsor Locks and Hartford, wife of the late James E. Little, died peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at her home surrounded by her family.

Born on Sept. 8, 1920, in East Boston, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Maurice and Loretta (Brown) Digan. Anna was a graduate of Lowel High School and went on to graduate from the Boston Clerical School. After raising her family, she went to work for MH Rhodes, Inc. as an Assistant Purchaser, retiring in 1986. A kind, caring, and devoted mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, she will be greatly missed by all. She enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, most of them were completed in ink, playing Jeopardy, cards, Lottery tickets, and reading, most of all she enjoyed her family and followed each and every achievement of her "children, grands and greats" with great pride. She was a member of the Italian American Setback club in Windsor Locks.

She leaves her daughters, Jacqueline and husband John DiFronzo of Somers, Mary Anne Tobin of Enfield, Margaret and husband James Greene of Dummerston, Vt.; her son, John and wife Carol Little of Navarre, Fla.; a sister, Margaret Hanlon of Rowley, Mass.; her daughters-in-law, Gayle Little of Enfield and Sandy Little of Rapid City, S.D.; 18 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sons, James Little Jr. and Mark Little; her brother, John Digan; sisters, Loretta Kehoe and Mary Buccheri; her granddaughter, Shawna Little; and two son-in-laws, Rod Lyons and Ted Tobin.

Family and friends may gather on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, 9 a.m., at the Carmon Windsor Funeral Home, 807 Bloomfield Ave, Windsor, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m., at St. Joseph Church, Poquonock. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Windsor Locks.

Her family will receive friends on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, from 3 to 6 p.m., at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Masonic Charity Foundation of CT, P.O. Box 70, Wallingford, CT 06492.

Please visit us at www.carmonfuneralhome.com for online condolences and guest book.

Published in Journal Inquirer from Oct. 20 to Oct. 24, 2012