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Mary (Waterman) Weaving

May 15, 1934 ~ February 8, 2021 (age 86)


Mary “Polly” Weaving, age 86, passed away at Middlesex Hospital on Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, due to complications from COVID-19.  She was born May 15, 1934 in Summit, NJ to the late Mary (Britten Shelley) and Frank Dan Waterman, Jr.  Polly, (as she was called), attended Kent Place school in Summit, Greenwich High School, Lasalle Junior College and then Nursing school.  She became a nurse at Yale (Grace) New Haven Hospital where the maternity ward was her favorite assignment until she left to raise her own family.  Mary is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, William Weaving of Hebron and their four children: Catherine McSweeney (Stephen Steele) of Hebron, Donna Cobb (Chris) of Cheshire, Raymond Weaving (Michele) of Branford, and Shelley Dorst (Joseph) of Hebron.  She is also survived by her sister, Anne Waterman Sykes of Doyletown, PA.  In addition to her four children, she leaves behind five grandchildren: Maryellen and Melissa Weaving of Branford, Jessica McSweeney of Baltimore, MD, Ariana Nardella (Joshua Cothard) of Columbia, and Jade Dorst of Hebron.  She also has many nieces, nephews and well as grand nieces and nephews.  Polly was an avid NY Yankees and UConn Women’s basketball fan.  She loved to read, crochet, sew and watch cooking shows.  Walk through calling hours will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 17th from 4 – 6 pm at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Rd, Colchester.  Private Mass at Church of the Holy Family and burial in Holy Cross Cemetery will be held privately.  Donations in her memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association  For online condolences, please visit  

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February 17, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home
167 Old Hartford Road
Colchester, CT 06415


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P.O. Box 15829, Arlington VA 22215

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