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Denise Peck (Dumore) Rush

July 16, 1953 ~ October 8, 2018 (age 65)

Denise Peck Rush, 65, of Colchester, passed away at home on October 8, 2018 with her family by her side. She endured a long battle with cancer.   Denise was born in Manchester on July 16, 1953, she was a daughter of the late Emerson and Mildred (Fletcher) Dumore.  Denise grew up in Colchester and graduated from Bacon Academy with the class of 1972.  Denise retired due to her illness but most recently, she had worked as a shift supervisor for Rite Aid in Colchester.  Her happiest moments in life included her family, friends and also her kitties.  Denise will be sadly missed but always remembered with love by her daughter, Heather Lemay; the love of her life, granddaughter, Maci Lemay; sister, Collette Varjenski, with whom she made her home for many years and throughout her illness, sister, Sandra Larson Buxton and her husband Christopher; brother, Edward Dumore; many nieces and nephews, including Tiffany and Ashley Varjenski, Jimmy Girouard, Josh Gondek, Emerson Dumore, III, Garrett Dumore; great nephew, Jameson Girouard; special friends, Frank and Ann Jackter; Jeff Peck, (father of Heather); granddaughter, Kaela “Bel” Jackter, and numerous extended family and friends. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by two brothers, Emerson “skip” Dumore, Jr. and Kenneth Dumore.  Calling hours will be held on Monday, October 15th, from 4 – 6 pm at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home 167 Old Hartford Rd., Colchester.  Donations in her memory may be made to Hartford Hospital Health Care at Home, 1290 Silas Deane Highway Ste. 4b, Wethersfield, CT 06109.

Donations may be made to:

Hartford Health Care at Home
1290 Silas Deane Hwy., Ste 4B, Wethersfield CT 06109

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