1954 – 2018
Woodstock – Jane (Higgins) Conti, 63, of Harrisville Rd, died unexpectedly on August 7, 2018. She was the loving wife of the late Anthony Conti, Jr. Born in Worcester, Massachusetts she was the daughter of the late Walter and Rita (Cyr) Higgins.
Jane was a wonderfully talented Fabric Artist who enjoyed quilting. She belonged to the Golden Bees and the Interfaith Stitchers. Jane was also a volunteer who prided herself in helping the area homeless veterans. She volunteered at the P.A.W.S. cat shelter, where she was, “saving the world one cat at a time.” In addition to her passion for creating art and volunteering, Jane also enjoyed traveling with her husband and attending the theatre.
Jane is survived by her daughter, Elena Pratt and her husband Ted; step brother, Christopher Conti and his wife Kimberly; six brothers, Walter, Gary, Elliott, Peter, Ronald and Alan Higgins; three sisters, Judy Leforte, Maryanne Higgins, Margaret (Peggy) Counihan; and two grandsons Charlie and Cooper Conti.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Jane’s family for from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday August 18, 2018 in the Gilman Funeral Home and Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam. Memorial donations may be made to P.A.W.S, P.O. Box 248 Eastford, CT. 06242. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.