Ethelyn Wierdak

Obituary of Ethelyn A. Wierdak

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Ethelyn A. Wierdak.  99, of Glastonbury died peacefully on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 with her family by her side.  She was born on March 3, 1922 in Old Saybrook, CT, the daughter of the late Walter E. and Myrtle L. (Clark) Hubbard.

She graduated in 1941 from the State Trade School of Hartford as a Beauty Culture Operator.  She worked in Glastonbury where she met and married George J, Wierdak on August 5, 1942.  After George returned from serving in World War II, they settled in Glastonbury.  They raised two children Kathleen Ann and Paul George Wierdak.  Upon his retirement they moved to Myrtle Beach, SC.  George passed away on August 21, 1994, they had been married for 52 years.

Ethelyn moved back to Glastonbury to be closer to family. She enjoyed cooking, family and grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughter Kathleen and son in law, Arnold Waterman of Glastonbury.  Two grandchildren; Chad Waterman (Jennifer) and their two children, Alyssa and Colton of Colchester, CT.  Courtney Dussault (Gary) and their two children Camden and Nicole of Glastonbury.

Besides her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her son, Paul George Wierdak formerly of Walnut Creek, CA and four sisters, Maureen, Hazel, Jean and Madge. 

A private funeral service was held at Mulryan Funeral Home.  Ethelyn was laid to rest next to her husband in the Veteran’s section of Neipsic Cemetery, Glastonbury. 

The Waterman family wishes to thank the Apple Rehab of Colchester for their exceptional care and kindness  given to Ethelyn during her illness.

For those wishing to make a donation in Ethelyn’s name.  A donation to the Glastonbury Volunteer Ambulance Association, Inc., 2112 Main Street Glastonbury, CT 06033, would be appreciated.

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