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Mildred Tolles Obituary
Mildred H. Tolles
Mildred H. Tolles, age 94, beloved wife of the late Harold H. Tolles, passed away at home comforted by her family. She was born on January 5, 1924, and was a daughter to the late John and Amy Lawrence Henry. Mildred was a graduate of Norwalk High School then worked at Nash Engineering as a secretary where she met the love of her life Harold. when he returned from his tour of duty.
She devoted her life to volunteering and caring for others. She had an impact on many lives in countless ways. Mildred had a passion for writing poetry and short stories. Her poem, Mount Up as Eagles, was published and is now in the Library of Congress. Mildred was a woman of great faith that helped her weather the storms of life.
Mildred is survived by her loving daughter, Laurel Jayne of Wilton; two sons, William Tolles of Wilton and Robert Tolles and his wife Nancy of PA; grandchildren, Michael, Steven, Daniel, Nicole, Zach, Holly, Lindsay, Alyssa and 6 great-grandchildren and one on the way.
Friends and family are invited on Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 10 -11 a.m. followed by a memorial celebration of Mildred's life at Hoyt-Cognetta Funeral Home, 5 East Wall Street in Historic Norwalk. Interment will be at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to STAR, Inc. 182 Wolfpit Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851. Please visit www.norwalkfh.com for the family and for more information.
Published in The Hour on Sept. 11, 2018
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