1942 – 2016
Putnam – Louella A. (Antonioli) Drea, 74, of Woodstock Ave., died Sunday, April 10, 2016 in Matulaitis Nursing Home. She was the loving wife of the late Edward H. Drea, Jr. Born in New London, she was the daughter of the late Bruno and Ruth (Frink) Antonioli.
Mrs. Drea was a school bus driver for the East Lyme Public Schools. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, antiques, oil painting and sculpting. She was a very talented and creative person in many ways.
Louella is survived by her son Daniel Drea of Jewett City; and her daughter Nichole Drea of Brooklyn.
Services are private and have been entrusted to the Gilman and Valade Funeral Homes and Crematory. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.