Obituary of Carole A. Maynard
Carole Anne Maynard (nee Russell), 90, of Glastonbury, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at home surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Francis H. Maynard Sr.
Born on August 20, 1931, she was the daughter of the late George and Gladys (O’Neil) Russell. She was a graduate of Mount Pleasant High School and met her husband Frank at Rhoades, a dance hall in Rhode Island. Carole worked for many years for the Town of Glastonbury as Executive Secretary for the Town Manager. She enjoyed the Rhode Island beaches (Misquamicut, Dunes and Scarborough), cooking and hosting dinner parties for her family and friends, as well as traveling. Ireland was one of the highlights of her travels, where she was able to visit her family roots. She was an avid UCONN Huskies Women’s Basketball Fan, attending many games. Carole was a founding member of the South Glastonbury Community Club, holding positions of President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary; forging lifelong friendships along the way. She was also active in the local election polls.
She is survived by her children Karen Maynard and companion Charles Rogers of North Grosvenordale, Lee DiNallo and her husband Randy of Glastonbury, Gladys Barry and her husband Sean of South Windsor, Kathy Niland and her husband Gregg of Shelton, Frank Maynard Jr and his wife Arlene of Glastonbury, and Glenn Maynard and his partner Linda Gray of Wethersfield, 10 cherished grandchildren; Mathew Dziedziak, David and Daniel Barry, Nicholas, Amanda and Andrew DiNallo, Kelly Niland, Andrew Maynard, Amber Lorenzini and Caitlin Bodamer, six great grandchildren; Mason and Jeremiah Barry, Zachary DiNallo, and Bella, Hudson and Audrey Lorenzini, along with all of her Nieces and Nephews and their children. She was pre-deceased by her beloved brother Glenn Russell Sr of Rhode Island, sister-in-law Ginny Russell, and Brother-in-law Gerard Maynard of Virginia. The family would like to give a special thank you to Dr Grise, and Nurse Practitioner Jenn, at Prime Healthcare as well as Vitas Hospice; their Team including Nurses Cathy and Michelle; and Carole’s caregivers Donna and Beverly.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, January 24, 2022 at 11:00 am at Ss. Isidore and Maria Parish at St. Paul Church, 2577 Main St., Glastonbury. Masks will be required. Burial will be in Green Cemetery. Friends may call on Monday, January 24, 2022 from 9:00 am to 10:30 am at Mulryan Funeral Home, 725 Hebron Ave., Glastonbury. The Mass will be livestreamed at https://youtu.be/gSok84v0dh4. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011 or Vitas Hospice 628 Hebron Ave Ste. 300, Glastonbury, CT 06033. For online condolences, please visit www.mulryanfh.com