Ethel Florence (Segar) Bradley 89, died peacefully on Sunday July 25, 2010 at Applewood Healthcare in Winchester after a period of failing health.
She was born the daughter of Charles and Christine Segar in Columbia, Connecticut on January 14, 1921.
Miss Segar was married to Mr. Raymond W. Bradley on July 4, 1953 in Scotland CT. They were married for 52 years before Raymond passed.
Ethel worked at Pratt and Whitney Aircraft in Connecticut for many years as an assembler.
She enjoyed the simpler things in life, having her family around was always something special for her as they all lived in different states. Mrs. Bradley loved fishing and did so even when she resided at the Applewood Healthcare with the help of her 2 sons Scott and Craig. Ethel’s sons would wheel her down to the pond to fish. This time will always have a special place in their hearts. Ethel also enjoyed swimming and did so into her mid 70’s. She enjoyed floating on her back just taking in the scenery. Ethel also enjoyed taking walks, going on Sunday drives any time, hunting, and cooking.
Mrs Bradley is survived by two sons Craig S. Bradley and his wife Toni, of Mt. Vernon, Washington, Scott J. Bradley and Jeanie Snow of Winchester, She leaves four grandchildren; Megan Bradley, Amanda Bradley, Justin Bradley and Eryn Bradley, She also leaves her brother Raymond Segar and his wife Anna Mae of Windham Ct. She is pre-deceased by three brothers Earl, John and Donald. Ethel will be re-united in death with her grandson, Joshua Bradley who passed in 2001. Her presence will be missed by her many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be held in Connecticut at a later date to be announced. in the family lot at Old Willimantic Cemetery, Willimantic, Conn. Donations can be made in memory of Ethel F. Bradley to the charity of ones choice. Services are under the direction of Cheshire Family Funeral Home, 46 S. Winchester St. Swanzey, NH. www.cheshirefamilyfuneralhome.com.