1924 – 2011
South Woodstock, CT – Elizabeth M. Bartkus, 86, of Shore Dr. died Saturday, February 12, 2011 at home. She was the loving wife of the late Ernest Bartkus who died in 1986. Born in Simsbury, CT she was the daughter of the late George and Eva (Yerma) Myketyn.
Mrs. Bartkus worked as a store manager for Simsbury Pharmacy. She also worked as a machine operator for Underwood Manufacturing during the war. She was a communicant of St. Mary Church of the Visitation and a member of the VFW Women’s Auxiliary. She enjoyed cooking and collecting cookbooks. An avid basketball fan, she rooted for the Celtics and the men’s and women’s Uconn Huskies teams.
She is survived by her daughters, Sharon Mulvey and Michele Koss, both of Woodstock; and her grandson, Michael Mulvey.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial for Elizabeth on Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 10:00 am in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St., Putnam. Burial will take place at a later date in Quassett Cemetery.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.