Virginia (Hawthorne) Wool

August 6, 1917 ~ October 18, 2018 (age 101)

Virginia (Hawthorne) Wool, “Ginny”, 101, of Amston Lake, Hebron, widow of the late Carl Wool, Jr., passed away Thursday (Oct. 18, 2018) at Middlesex Hospital in Middletown. Born Aug. 6, 1917 in Pelham, NY, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Frances (Achetsen) Hawthorne. She was ever devoted to her family and leaves her son, Carl and Joanne Wool, III of Amston; two grandchildren, Scott and Georgia Wool, and Jill and Sean Sisson; seven great grandchildren, Blake, Lucas, Jenna, Tara, Taylor, Alexandra and Sage; and her sister-in-law, Edith Wool; as well as numerous extended family. Throughout her life, Ginny enjoyed crafting in her spare time and had a warm smile and strong character, thriving independently even in her last days. The family will receive guests starting at 10:30 AM Wednesday (Oct. 31st) at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Road, Colchester before a Chapel Service at 11:30 AM.  Burial will be private in Forestville Cemetery, Bristol. Donations in her memory may be made to Save the Children, 501 Kings Hwy. East, Ste. 400, Fairfield 06825  ( For online condolences, please visit

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