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 Eleanor Doris <I>Gaudet</I> Dexter

Eleanor Doris Gaudet Dexter

Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 9 Apr 2002 (aged 81)
Connecticut, USA
Burial West Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 153862868 · View Source
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Eleanor (Gaudet) Dexter, 81, of Bolton, formerly of Windsor and West Hartford, widow of Harold E. Dexter died Tuesday (April 9, 2002) at a local convalescent home. Born in Hartford, she was raised in Windsor and lived in West Hartford for many years before joining her son Barry's family in Bolton.

She managed an insurance agency for many years, and in her 50s she accepted the challenge of learning computer systems and joined the Aetna where she retired in 1985 as a system liaison administrator.

Mrs. Dexter served on the West Hartford Board of Education and many years on the Board of Directors of the National Federation of Republican Women. She was a past president of the West Hartford school's PTA and headed a March of Dimes Connecticut statewide campaign.

She leaves her son and his wife, Barry and Marie Dexter and her granddaughter, Melanie Dexter all of Bolton; three brothers and their wives, Allen and Edith Gaudet of Bloomfield, Norman and Anne Gaudet of Newington, and Harold and Pat Gaudet of Stafford Springs; her sister, Dorothy Christensen of West Hartford; and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews who were important to her. She was predeceased by her sister, Beatrice Potz.

The funeral will be Friday April 12, 11 a.m. at St. James Episcopal Church, 19 Walden Drive, West Hartford. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, West Hartford. Her family will receive friends Thursday from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Carmon Windsor Funeral Home, 807 Bloomfield Avenue, Windsor. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P0 Box 1004, Meriden, 06450. Published in The Hartford Courant on April 10, 2002.

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  • Created by: Lisa Christensen Petersen
  • Added: 17 Oct 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 153862868
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Eleanor Doris Gaudet Dexter (15 May 1920–9 Apr 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 153862868, citing Fairview Cemetery, West Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Lisa Christensen Petersen (contributor 48866469) .