Rella Dickie passed on October 28, 2019 at her community, Cypress Cove Health Park, Fort Myers. Born in Manchester, CT, daughter of Margaret (Muldoon) and William J. Sinnamon. Graduated Bates College in English and Spanish. Taught in Maine and Connecticut, retired from West Hartford Schools.
Rella met her husband Donald Dickie at a canoeing party. They were best friends and companions for 50 years. They enjoyed square dancing and sailing Long Island sound, RV'ing across country, traveling to Europe and So. America, daily walking, entertaining. At Cypress Cove Rella was involved at the library and in active recreation.
Predeceased by her husband and her brother Willam Sinnamon, Rella leaves four nieces, Laureen Kamuda and Valerie Sinnamon of Vermont, Carol Carpenter of Groton, CT, and Linda Lumsden of Tucson, AZ. Also, Margaret Sinnamon and family of Connecticut, and special friend Dorothy Coughlin of Cypress Cove.
A remembrance gathering will be at Cypress Cove at 10 A.M. November 14th, with burial at First Presbyterian Church, Bonita Springs.
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Published by The News-Press from Nov. 6 to Nov. 9, 2019.