1942 – 2021
Woodstock – Mary I. Vertefeuille, 78, of Route 169, died Thursday, July 15, 2021, in Matulaitis Nursing Home. She was the beloved wife of Ernest (Butch) R. Vertefeuille. Born in New London, she was the daughter of the late David and Harriet (Winchell) Mitchell. She was a graduate of the Killingly High School class of 1960.
Mary worked at Danielson Curtain for several years before she married and moved to Woodstock in 1971. Mary worked alongside her husband Ernest, on their chicken farm, as well as being a stay-at-home mom.
She was an avid reader and bought and donated countless books to the North Woodstock Library where she was on the board of directors. She loved puzzles, coloring and a good game of Bingo while a resident at Matulaitis. She was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Woodstock where she made many friends.
Mary is survived by her husband of forty-nine years and her children, Kathy Webber, her husband Bradley of Derry, NH and Andy Vertefeuille of Woodstock, CT.
Funeral services are private and have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT. Memorial donations in Mary’s memory may be made to the Church of the Good Shepherd, 12 Bradford Corner Rd., Woodstock, CT 06282. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.