Arline Amber Jones Fuller, 98, passed away peacefully on June 13, 2022 at her home in Colchester. Born March 18, 1924 in Middlefield, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Nellie (Scranton) Jones. She grew up on Jones Street in Hebron. In 1941, Arline married the love of her life, Roy Fuller of Marlborough. Together they raised three daughters on Fuller Hill, Jones Hollow Road. Arline’s first, and most favorite job, was driving the Roy F. Fuller school bus during WWII through the 1950s. She worked as a Data Processor for Arbor Acres Farm in Glastonbury and the State of Connecticut Health Department in Hartford, retiring in 1987. Arline was a member of the Marlborough Congregational Church, Charter Member of the Marlborough Volunteer Fire Department Women’s Auxiliary, Charter Member of the Fowler-Dix-Park Post #5095 Women’s Auxiliary, American Legion Post #197 Women’s Auxiliary, the Marlborough Grange, and the Marlboro Moose #1826. She was cofounder of the Marlborough Jr Fife and Drum Corps. Arline and Roy spent their winters at Cypress Bend RV Resort in Estero, FL and traveled extensively around the US and overseas. Arline loved gardening, painting, camping, dancing, the ocean, boating, fishing, snowmobiling, having family gatherings, and quilting with her friends at the Marlborough Quilting Club. She was an avid fan of UConn Women’s Basketball, the New York Yankees, and most of all, her family. Arline is survived by her daughters Donna Lee Lester and husband Curtis of LaBelle, Florida, Marlene Fuller of Colchester, son-in-law Oscar David Hills of Gilead, brother-in-law Bernard McMaster of DeBary, Florida, grandson Daniel John Hills and wife Sonya of Vernon, granddaughter Jessica Rae Zamachaj and husband Alexander of Orange, many great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her daughter Susanna Mae Hills, grandchildren Amber Lee Miner, Jamie Lee Summers and David Roy Hills, three sisters and their husbands Gertrude and Bill McKinney, Laura and Frank Mund, Muriel and Harold Lord, and her brother Corporal Raymond Jones who was killed in Germany during WWII. A Memorial service will be held Thursday June 30th at 11AM in the Spencer Funeral Home 112 Main Street East Hampton. Family and friends may call at the funeral home from 10AM until the time of the service. Burial will follow in the family plot in Marlboro Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Roy B. Pettengill Ambulance Association P.O. Box 308 Marlborough, CT 06447. To leave online condolences please visit www.spencerfuneralhomeinc.com.
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