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Gladys A. (Webster) Peay

October 5, 1932 ~ November 18, 2018 (age 86)

Gladys A. (Webster) Peay, 86, of Colchester, passed away on November 18, 2018 at the Middlesex Hospital Hospice with her beloved family by her side.  Gladys was born on October 5, 1932 in Lebanon.  She was a daughter of the late Charles and Josephine (Murowski) Webster.  Gladys was a very hard-working woman.  Her accomplishments were many, including being the first woman constable in Colchester as well as serving on several Colchester town Committees.  She also worked for a time at Pratt and Whitney and finally retired from the State Health Department. Gladys was the owner and operator of several businesses including restaurateur, entertainment and retail.  She will be remembered for her quick, dry sense of humor and wonderful laugh.  Most importantly, she was fiercely devoted to her family, supporting them in every way she was able.  She was their greatest fan.  Gladys raised her children with strength of character, and instilled a strong sense of pride in their Native American heritage.  She leaves to mourn her loss, Laura and husband Brad Wheeler of New London, George Peay of Oakdale, Michael and wife Lisa Peay of Georgia, Rita Peay of New London, James and wife Denise Peay of Lebanon, Gregory Peay of Colchester, Kenneth Peay of North Franklin, Sandra and Scott Boyle of Oakdale; nine grandchildren, Jessica and husband Chris Pierce, Sara and husband Eric Rosado, Anna Peay, Olivia and Julia Peay, Emily and Elizabeth Peay, Jared and Adam Peay; three great grandchildren, Lucas, Lillian, Lincoln Pierce; two sisters, Nancy Sullivan of New London, Linda Niedojadlo of Colchester and numerous extended family and friends.  She was pre-deceased by two brothers, Charlie and Robert Webster.  A celebration of her life will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 20th from 4 – 7 pm at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Rd., Colchester.  Burial will be private in the Linwood Cemetery at a later date.  Donations in her memory may be made to the Middlesex Hospital Hospice 28 Crescent St., Middletown 06457 or to the food bank of ones choice.  For online condolences, please visit www.auroramccarthyfuneralhome.com

Donations may be made to:

Middlesex Hospice & Palliative Care
28 Crescent St., Middletown CT 06457
Web: https://middlesexhospital.org/donate-now/donate-now1

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