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Jessie (Schultz) Sjoblad

March 24, 1923 ~ March 9, 2024 (age 100) 100 Years Old
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Jessie Sjoblad Obituary

Jessie Schultz Sjoblad, age 100, passed away peacefully on March 9, 2024 with family by her side. Born in Hartford, CT on March 24, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Annie Fiala Schultz. She was married to the late Carl Frederick Sjoblad for 57 years. Jessie graduated from East Hartford High School in the class of 1940. She worked at Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Company and Pratt and Whitney during the war years. She and Carl raised their family in East Hampton, CT. She leaves her daughter Lynda Allen and husband Gordon of Wilbraham, MA and her son Steve Sjoblad and wife Rita of Glastonbury. She also leaves her joyful and caring grandchildren Nathan Allen and wife Alice and great grandchildren Thomas, James and Emily of New Orleans, LA; and Heidi Maserati and husband Michael and great grandchildren Olivia, Elizabeth, Caroline and Madeline of Wilbraham, MA. She also leaves several nieces and nephews and cousins. Jessie was predeceased by her brothers Edward Schultz and Harry Schultz both of Glastonbury. Jessie had many caring and loving friends and associates, especially her special friends in her bridge club of many years. She retired from Middlesex Memorial Hospital after 28 years and went on to volunteer for many years. She received the Presidential Letter and pin for her many hours of service. She was a communicant of St. Patrick Church and a charter member of the St. Patrick Guild being very active in church activities. Many will remember her as the Jewelry Lady at the annual church bazaars. A friend of the East Hampton Library and member of the former East Hampton Homemakers Club, she was also a member of the East Hampton Seniors and always enjoyed their many activities and programs. She enjoyed traveling with Carl, reading, playing bridge, attending high school concerts and plays and spending time with her family. She especially loved working in her gardens and enjoying their beauty. In 2020 Jessie left her home in East Hampton after 75 years and moved to the Arbors of Hop Brook in Manchester, CT. where the community of residents and staff added her to their extended family. Jessie’s final months were spent at Manchester Rehab and Healthcare Center where she was cared for with dignity and respect. Jessie will be remembered as a wonderful mother and grandmother whose family made her life beautiful and complete. “One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.” Friends may call at the Spencer Funeral Home 112 Main St. East Hampton on Tuesday March19th from 10:00AM until 11:00AM. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00AM, followed by burial in Lake View Cemetery .In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the East Hampton Food Bank, 43 West High Street, East Hampton, CT 06424.

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Visitation
Tuesday
March 19, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Spencer Funeral Home
112 Main Street
East Hampton, CT 06424

Funeral Service
Tuesday
March 19, 2024

11:00 AM
Spencer Funeral Home
112 Main Street
East Hampton, CT 06424

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