|Birth: ||Feb. 22, 1942, Myanmar (Burma)|
|Death: ||Mar. 17, 2010|
Wendy Patricia Lamb Theriault completed her journey through the wonderful adventure of life on March 17, 2010.
She was born on Feb. 22, 1942 in the British Military Hospital at Maymyo, Burma. She was the daughter of Flight Lieutenant, Reginald Robert Lamb, of the Royal Air Force and Evelyn Somerville Lamb. On the night of her birth, she lay on her mother's belly under the hospital bed as the Japanese bombed the hospital. Within two weeks she and her mother were evacuated to the Crown Colony of India. She and her mother would spend the duration of World War II there.
Her father was killed in action on March 6, 1942. Her mother married Albert Deutsch at the end of the war and they moved to his home in New Britain. Wendy attended school in New Britain; held an associate's degree from Tunxis Community College and a bachelors from Central Connecticut State University. She retired from General Electric in Plainville after 31 years of service. Wendy's talents and accomplishments were many. She painted, quilted and arranged floral arrangements. Wendy was also an accomplished ballroom dancer. She was an avid gardener and was a past president of The Orchard Valley Garden Club. She was a life member of The Federated Garden Club of Connecticut and her proudest accomplishment was being a certified flower show judge and accomplished floral arranger. Her designs had won many awards at state and local competitions.
Wendy is survived by her husband, Derald Theriault; her son, David Vitale and his wife, Anna, of Southington. She also leaves a stepdaughter, Michele Hart, her husband, Kris; and granddaughter, Andie Caswell, of Plainville. She leaves four grandsons of Southington, Dennis Gervais, Daniel and Michael Vitale, Rick Barbour and Josh Barbour, of Meriden. She also leaves behind her granddaughter, Brandi Taylor, her husband, Jonathan; and her great-granddaughter, Lilyan Taylor, of Terryville. She was predeceased by her infant daughter, Lisa Vitale. Wendy also leaves two siblings, Melissa Sturgeon and her husband, David, of Stayton, Oregon; and her brother, Anthony Deutsch, of Southington.
Burial will follow at West Cemetery in Plainville.
Created by: Toby
Record added: Mar 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50060419
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