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Jean Cross Stevens Handfield
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Birth: Jan. 23, 1926
Connecticut, USA
Death: Feb. 18, 2004
Connecticut, USA

Jean Cross (Stevens) Handfield, 78, of Friendship St., Willimantic, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, (February 18, 2004) at the Haven Health Center with her family at her side. She was born in Litchfield, on Jan. 23, 1926, the daughter of Millicent and Ernest Stevens and graduated from Ansonia High School. She was married to Robert T. Handfield on April 17, 1948, in Willimantic and was a devoted mother to her three daughters, Mrs. Donna of Manchester, Mrs. Gail of East Lyme and Mrs. Sheree of Lebanon. Jean was previously employed by Southern New England Telephone in Derby and as a Certified LPN at Windham Hospital and Roncalli Health Center in Willimantic. She was actively involved with the Girl Scouts of America. She was a wonderful homemaker and enjoyed craftwork. She was predeceased by brothers, Arthur Stevens, Ralph Stevens, Joseph Stevens, and sisters, Mrs. Eva Norton, Mrs. Adeline McCall, Mrs. Evelyn Welton and Mrs. Charlotte Henriques. In addition to her husband and daughters, Jean is survived by her sister, Mrs. Mildred of Newington; and four precious grandchildren, Stacy, Paula, Sarah and Christina. Her family will receive friends at the Potter Funeral Home, 456 Jackson St., (Rte. 195) Willimantic on Saturday, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. prior to her 11 a.m. Funeral Mass at St. Mary's Church, Valley St., Willimantic. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Windham. In lieu of flowers, her family suggests memorial donations to either the Hebron Volunteer Fire Dept., 44 Main St., Hebron, CT 06248 or to St. Mary's Church Repair Fund, 80 Maple Ave., Willimantic, CT 06226. Please visit at for online expressions of sympathy and directions.

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  Ernest J Stevens (1872 - 1937)
  Millicent Chase Stevens (1886 - 1957)
  Robert T Handfield (1922 - 2009)*
  Henry Stevens*
  Ernest Stevens (____ - 1926)*
  Joseph Thomas Stevens (1896 - 1918)*
  Eva Julia Stevens Norton (1906 - 2002)*
  Adeline O Stevens Russo (1907 - 1972)*
  Evelyn Betsey Stevens Welton (1911 - 1992)*
  Ralph A Stevens (1919 - 1983)*
  Arthur E Stevens (1920 - 1989)*
  Charlotte Lavinia Stevens Henriques (1922 - 1969)*
  Jean Cross Stevens Handfield (1926 - 2004)
*Calculated relationship
Saint Joseph Cemetery
Windham County
Connecticut, USA
Created by: Pebbles
Record added: Sep 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77255300
Jean Cross <i>Stevens</i> Handfield
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Jean Cross <i>Stevens</i> Handfield
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