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Ivy Shelby (Sklar) Elson

November 30, 1947 ~ March 18, 2021 (age 73)


Ivy Shelby Sklar Elson, age 73, passed away at her home in Manhattan, NYC on March 18, 2021.  Born in New York City on November 30, 1947, she was a daughter of the late Sol and Sylvia (Gottlieb) Sklar.  Ivy grew up in Colchester and graduated as salutatorian of her class at Bacon Academy.  She then went on to earn her BA degree from UConn.  Ivy retired several years ago having worked alongside her uncle, cousins and friends in Grand Central Station in jewelry sales and repairs.  She will be sadly missed but remembered with love by her step children, Sarah and Michael Weinberger, Jessica Elson, all of Denver, CO; a sister, Tina Sklar of Colchester; a brother, Malcolm Sklar of Redding Ct.  She was a loving grandmother of Zachary Weinberger, and she leaves numerous extended family members and friends.   In addition to her parents, Ivy was predeceased by her beloved husband, Steven Elson. The couple shared 30 years of marriage together before he predeceased her in 2016.  A graveside funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 23rd at 1:30 pm at the Ahavath Achim Cemetery, Taintor Hill Road, Colchester  The Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home of Colchester has been entrusted with care of arrangements.  In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to made to Beth's Furry Friends Foundation    For online condolences, please visit  


Graveside Service
March 23, 2021

1:30 PM
Ahavath Achim Cemetery
Taintor Hill
Colchester, CT 06415

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