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Emiko Mary (Nagata) Willett

March 18, 1936 ~ October 10, 2018 (age 82)

Emiko Mary Willett, 82, of Colchester, passed away on October 10, 2018, after a courageous ten year battle with cancer.  Born in Kyushu, Japan on March 18, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Sadao and Suwako Nagata.  She will be remembered by her loved ones for her positive outlook on life, never complaining, and showering one and all with her warm and wonderful sense of humor.  Emiko is survived by her husband, Richard Willett; her children and their spouses, Richard and his wife Jan Gaudette of Glastonbury, Mary and her husband Mark Dube of Windsor; nine grandchildren, Tara Bruno, Porsche Gold, Trevor Gaudette, Nika Terrill, Rachel Scully, Natalie Gaudette, Molly Parker, Emily Parker, and Ethan Gaudette, (whom she raised and was very proud of); eight great-grandchildren, Luca and Rocco Bruno, Cooper, Logan, Hunter and Miles Gold, Emiko Demers, Brooklyn Gaudette; all of whom she adored and spoiled with homemade cookies.  She also leaves numerous extended family members and friends.  Emiko was predeceased by her daughter, Renee Gaudette several years ago.  Calling hours will be held on Friday, October 19th from 5 – 6:30 pm. at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Rd, Colchester, followed by a memorial service at the funeral home at 6:30 pm.  Burial will be private in Linwood cemetery.  Donations in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association

Donations may be made to:

American Heart Association

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

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