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Eleanor C. Lawton

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Eleanor C. Lawton Obituary
Lawton, Eleanor C.
Eleanor C. Lawton, 78 of Oakdale (formerly of Portland and Killingworth), wife of the late Henry Lawton died on Thursday (May 3) in Colchester. Born on September 3, 1939 in New Haven, daughter of the late William J. and Helen
(Southmayd) Colligan Sr. Eleanor was a long time member of Trinity Episcopal Church Portland. A former member and President of the Killingworth Volunteer Fire Dept. Auxiliary. A 50 year member of the I.O.R.M. Degree of Pocahontas where she held the highest office in the State.
Eleanor is survived by her loving family a daughter and son in law Cheryl and Robert Robishaw of Oakdale, a brother John Colligan of Tenn., a sister Areta Ruotolo of Glastonbury. Also several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a son, William Lawton.
Funeral services will be held on Monday (May 14) at 11 a.m. in the Trinity Episcopal Church, 345 Main St., Portland. Burial will be in the family plot in Trinity Cemetery Portland. Friends may call at the Trinity Episcopal Church on Monday morning from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. The Portland Memorial Funeral Home, 231 Main St., Portland is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Middletown Press on May 9, 2018
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