Jane T. Fuller
- February 1, 1941 - August 11, 2012
- Chester, Connecticut
of Jane's Passing
First Congregational Church of Essex
6 Methodist Hill
Essex, CT 06426
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“I have warm, wonderful memories of Jane and the time I spent in her house as a guest. What a generous, joyful soul! She made me feel like one of her...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Jean Tafler - New York, NY
“Dear Jen and Betsy,
Your Mom was a great woman. She loved her family and cared about people. I will always remember her kindness and her...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Madeline Kibbe - Point Arena, CA
“Jennifer and Betsy,
I attended your mother's beautiful and moving funeral service yesterday with two other EHS pals of your Mom's: Judy Kesley and...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Joan Reichenbach - Essex, CT
“I have such fond memories of Jane at Haycock and in Meriden - she was kind and warm and bright, and I looked up to her so.
4 of 20 | Posted by: Wheaty Hall Bergen - Poultney, VT
“I have many fond memories of Coach Fuller and the fun, but demanding, way she lead our somewhat hapless field hockey team at Valley Regional High...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Morgean Milkofsky Hirt - VA
“I am so sorry not to be able to be with you this morning to pay tribute to your mother.
I value the wisdom she imparted to so many.
6 of 20 | Posted by: Cemmy Ryland - Essex, CT - friend
“Jen, Your mom was simply the best and I will always cherish the time I had with her. The hours we spent weaving at the Pratt House were so very...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Mary Beth Jung-Ganser - NC
“Jim and I are heartbroken that we can't be with you at this time.
We have so many wonderful memories with the Johnson's and Turtons. I will...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Pam & JimCruickshank - Ludlow, VT
“Jane was a pure smile for the soul, she always brightened my day in the midst of stress.
9 of 20 | Posted by: Mike Dussere - Canyon Lake, TX
“Betsy and Jen,
Condolences to you and your families. Your mom will be missed.
Peter and Jody, the Watson and Morse families
10 of 20 | Posted by: Peter and Jody Watson
“Jen, Jack, Sam and Max, We wish we could be with you today to honor Jane. She was such a warm and caring person who loved to laugh. Know that we...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Tom and Sandy Nickel - KS
“The glow from the sun will be dimmed a little with the passing of Jane. I will miss her smile and laugh, she was a joy to be near.
12 of 20 | Posted by: Chuck King - Meriden, CT
“The last time I saw Jane was when she came aboard The Lady Bug, and so enjoyed it!. The last few years have been very difficult for all, but even...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Betty Brewster - memphis, TN
“Jen- so sorry to hear about the passing of your mom, she was a wonderful, funny and warm woman-just like her fantastic daughter :) She was so easy to...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Jennifer Cerniglia - mystic, CT
“Jen and Betsy,
I am so sorry to hear about your mom. I have been thinking of her often since my mom saw her recently. My thoughts and prayers...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Debbie DeMaio
“Our thoughts and love are with you Jen, Betsy, Art, Tom and your families & John. Jane was a special person. I will always remember her laughter.
16 of 20 | Posted by: Debe & John Plummer - Grafton, VT
“Dear Betsy and Dzi, we deeply regret the passing of your Mom and Go-Go. Our deepest sympathies are with you and your family at this difficult time.
...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Tischelle, Idris, Gabriel & Zachary - NY
“Jen and Betsy, so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. She was a remarkable woman and had the most uplifting and positive spirit and outlook in life....Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Jason fuller - Pittsford, NY
“Am so very sad and sorry to hear of Turt's passing...I reunited briefly with her through Wendy Foster as well as during our 50th Reunion at Dana.....Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Barbara Lincoln - Marshfield, MA
“Betsy, Evans, Jen ,Jack & family. I am so sad to hear of your mother's passing. She was a great friend to me.
I will be out of town for her...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Pat McCarthy - essex, CT - friend
Jane T. Fuller, a long time resident of the Ivoryton area, died on August 11, 2012 from complications after a long battle with Dermatomyositis. She was 71. Jane's longtime companion, John Parker, has been by her side through her struggle with this disease.Jane was devoted to her family, friends, church, and community. She was a founding member of the Ivoryton Village Gardeners and a member of the Essex Historical Society. She was devoted to her work for the First Congregational Church in Essex and the Ivoryton Playhouse. Jane was a coach for many years and refereed field hockey and basketball at the high school and college level. She was a graduate of Dana Hall School in Wellesley, MA, Skidmore College in Saratoga, NY, and received her Masters degree from East Stroudsburg State College in Pennsylvania .Jane is survived by her caring daughters, Jennifer Nickel, her husband, Jack, and sons Samuel and Maxwell from Deep River; Betsy Fuller Matambanadzo, her husband, Evans, and son, Dzikamayi from Brooklyn, NY. She is also survived by her two, loving brothers, Thomas Turton, his wife, Catherine Turton from Tampa, Florida and Arthur Turton, and his wife, Pamela Turton of Williamstown, MA. She leaves a number of nieces and nephews with whom she shared many special moments. Her former husband, James M. Fuller and his wife Marge, continued to have a supportive role in her life. Visiting hours for Jane will be held on Tuesday, August 14th at the Robinson Wright & Weymer Funeral Home, 34 Main St. Centerbrook from 5-7pm. Funeral Services will be on Wednesday at the First Congregational Church, 6 Methodist Hill in Essex at 11am. Interment will be private. Donations in her memory may be made to the First Congregational Church,6 Methodist Hill, Essex, CT 06426 or to a charity of the donor's choice. To leave a condolence for Jane's family or for more information please visit rwwfh.com