Marianne E. (Hellmann) Klewin, 84, of Westerly, beloved wife of the late Charles F. Klewin, passed away Sunday, Dec. 23, 2007, at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital.
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Born in Besseringen, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Matthew and Magdalena (Schneider) Hellmann and lived in Westerly the past five years, previously residing in Norwich for most of her life.
Marianne had devoted her time as a volunteer at Backus Hospital for many years. She also enjoyed the opera and loved to read.
She leaves her four children, Inge Ritchie of Taftville, Conn., Marika Maeder and her husband, Walter, of Frankfurt, Germany, Charlie Klewin of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and Marianne Klewin of Niantic and her companion, Brian Maurice, of Essex; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; and her former daughter-in-law, Nancy Apthorp.
Funeral services and burial are private. There are no calling hours. The Mystic Funeral Home, Route 1, Mystic, has charge of arrangements.
The family invites you to visit www.mysticfuneralhome.com for our online guest book.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 120 Wall St., 19th floor, New York, NY 10005.
Mystic Funeral Home - Mystic
Route 1 51 Williams Ave.
Mystic, CT 06355
Published in The Westerly Sun on Dec. 26, 2007