Winifred C. (Sullivan) SEERY
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SEERY, Winifred C. (Sullivan) Winifred C.(Sullivan) Seery, 75, wife of Daniel J. Seery, died on Friday (January 29, 2010) at Hartford Hospital. She was born in Erie, PA, the daughter of Francis J. and Sarah (Davis) Sullivan. Winifred graduated with honors from East Stroudsburg College and received her masters degree from Penn State University. She taught at the University of Hartford for several years. Winnie greatly enjoyed writing and shared this love through teaching, writing, and publishing. She was working on a full-length comedy mystery novel. She was a member of the Mystery Writers of Americ a and Sisters in Crime. A lifelong lover of dogs, she was never without a biscuit in her pocket during her neighborhood walks. Winnie enjoyed the beauty and simple pleasures of creation, travel, food and friendships, and was always mindful of the needs of others. Besides her husband, Winnie is survived by her children, Daniel Seery of Manchester, Thomas Seery and his wife, Michelle, of Willington, and Eileen Keegan and her husband, Scott, of Glastonbury; by her grandchildren, Valerie Seery, Jonathan and Ryan Seery, and Paige and Dillon Keegan; by her brother, Francis Sullivan, and his wife, Joan Gallagher, of Elkins Park, PA; and by many nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, Feb. 6, at 10 a.m., at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Storrs with burial to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Glastonbury. Family and friends may call at the John F. Tierney Funeral Home, 219 West Center St., Manchester, on Friday, from 6-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please honor her memory with a donation to any Haiti relief fund or a charity of your choice.

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Published in Hartford Courant on Jan. 31, 2010.
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March 5, 2010
Dear Dan and Family
My deepest sympathy. I am deeply saddened by her lost and sudden passing. She was an inspiration to me and we share lots of fond moments during her trips in Antigua.
You will forever be in my thoughts and prayers.
May her soul rest in eternal peace

Love Always!

Trudi Munroe
Antigua. W.I.
Trudi Munroe
February 6, 2010
To the family,

I am sure Winifred will finish her comedic mystery and have the angels in stitches and suspense.

Terrie Moran, Sisters in Crime
February 6, 2010
As the president of the local chapter of Sisters in Crime, I'd like to express our deepest sympathies. Both as a writer and a Sister, Winifred was a special part of the unique community of mystery lovers. To alert our chapter at large, we've posted a notice at our website. (

We celebrate Winifred's contributions, and wish your family all the best at this difficult time.
Clare Toohey
February 5, 2010
Dear Dan and Family. I am so sorry to hear of Winnie's death. I know she has been ill lately. I'm sure she will be missed, but do know she will have no more pain. There must be a special place in heaven for someone like Winnie. I remember her smile, her kindness, her joy in her family and her writing. You all are in my prayers.
Mary Ertel
February 2, 2010

I'm very sorry to hear about your families' loss. Crista and I will be thinking of you and your family.
Doug and Crista Adamson
February 1, 2010
Dear Tom,
I extend my deepest condolence for your loss. We will keep you and your family in our prayers through these difficult times.
Gregory Sotzing
February 1, 2010
Dear Tom,
My deepest sympathy to you and your family at the time of this great loss.

Sadhan Jana
University of Akron
Sadhan Jana
January 31, 2010
Eileen, Scott and Dan. We are so saddened to hear of your mom's sudden passing. We are keeping all of you in our thoughts, each day. Love, Dean and Kristin Bourbeau
Kristin Bourbeau
January 31, 2010
Dear Dan and Family,

Just wanted you to know you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Phu Tran
Phu Tran
January 31, 2010

Dear Dan and Family: I am sorry for your loss. Winnie was a special lady and will be remembered in my prayers, Lillie Tierney
Fellow Parishoner at St. Thomas
January 31, 2010
dear dan and family,
our deepest sympathies go out to you.
may our lord guide you through these trying times and grant you the strenth to endure
tony keegan & sons
January 31, 2010
Dear Dan and family.
Our deepest sympathies To you and your family at the loss of your wife "Winnie"
She will be remembered in our prayers.
Ray and Kate Poitras
Ray Poitras
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