Ginger Tullai, 55, of Colchester, passed away on October 17, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer. Her family was by her side.
Born in Manchester, CT on June 26, 1963, she was a daughter of Curtiss G. and Barbara A. (Ritter) Howard of Ridgeway, SC. Ginger had a career as a Dental Hygienist, working for several dental offices in the area. She was an avid horse enthusiast. Her love of horses kept her highly involved with several equine rescue groups, including Steed Reed. She was also a member of the CT Horse Council, CT Trail Rides Association and Friends of Machimoodus. Ginger was a phenomenal gardener and a great cook. She will be remembered most fondly for her hardy, infectious laugh and her warm and wonderful smile. Her loss will be mourned by many, including her son, Jarred Borges of North Carolina; a sister, Kristine Hunniford of South Carolina; a brother, Curtiss G. Howard II of Stafford, CT; dear friends, Kate Herlihy of Hebron, Waneta Lenk of Colchester, Ingrid Houle of Columbia and numerous extended family members and friends.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, October 28th from 1 – 4 pm at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Rd., Colchester. A memorial service will follow at 4 pm at the funeral home. Donations in her memory may be made to Friends of Sunrise – Machimoodus State Parks: www.friendsctstateparks.org.