Margaret L. (Chaput) CableJanuary 29, 1939 ~ November 2, 2017 (age 78)
Margaret L. (Chaput) Cable, 78 of East Hartford and formerly of New London and Colchester, widow of the late John K. Cable, passed away peacefully on Thursday (November 2, 2017) surrounded by her loving family. Born January 29, 1939 in Windsor Locks, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret (Hunter) Chaput. She was a 1957 graduate of New London High School. Ever devoted to her family, she raised her children first before returning to school to pursue her passion to become a nurse. She worked as an LPN for 18 years at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital before her retirement. In her spare time, Margaret was an avid reader and enjoyed crossword and jumble puzzles. She also loved to cook, and was particularly well known for her skills in cake decorating. Survivors include three daughters; Kathryn Holowaty and her husband, Nicholas of East Hartford, Patricia Sullivan of San Diego, CA and Susan Sullivan of Uncasville; two stepdaughters, April Woodard and her husband, Derek of Uncasville and Veronica Arroyo of Uncasville; six grandchildren, Matthew Frates, Joshua and Vanessa Burton, Marcus and Jamie Sullivan and Makaila Kowalsky; two great granddaughters, Nora and Ruby; and numerous extended family and friends.
Care of private arrangements has been entrusted to the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home of Colchester. In lieu of flowers, and in honor of many family and friends who have battled cancer, donations in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 (www.cancer.org).