Josephine C. Haagensen, 90, of Colchester and formerly of Hebron/Glastonbury, widow of Erling J. “Earl” Haagensen passed away peacefully on Monday March 20th at Apple Rehab in Colchester. Born March 19, 1933 in Hartford, CT she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Camilleri) Cocolla. Josephine worked as a Real Estate Agent for the Beazley Agency in Colchester, CT. She also enjoyed gardening and was a former member of the Country Gardeners of Glastonbury and a member of the Colchester Senior Center. She fiercely loved her friends and family. She is survived by her daughters Eileen Higgins (John) of East Hampton, Susan Haagensen (David Morgan) of East Hampton, Claudia Soprano (John) of Cromwell and daughter-in-law Missy Haagensen of South Windham; her six grandchildren, Jondahl (Jeff), Nathan (Lyndita), Jack (Amanda), Laura (Jake), Richard (Anna) and Ryan (Topher). Her eight great grandchildren were the light of her life, especially these last few years; Ana, Delilah, Juliet, Madeline, Trent, Kyleigh, Cameron and Brennie. She was predeceased by her beloved son Earl J. Haagensen. A sincere thank you to the staff at Apple Rehab Colchester for the heartfelt care you have given her during these past years. Friends may call at the Spencer Funeral Home, 112 Main St. East Hampton, on Monday April 3rd from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM. Private burial will be held Tuesday April 4th at Green Cemetery in Glastonbury, CT. Donations in her memory can be made to smiletrain.org or to the charity of your choice. To leave online condolences please visit www.spencerfuneralhomeinc.com
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