Adele O. Weted, 86, of Branford died Thursday May 16, 2013 at Connecticut Hospice.
Miss Weted, who was affectionately known as "Tups" or "Jet", was born July 22, 1926, daughter of the late Sied and Amelia Zogby Weted. She was a lifelong resident of Branford and a communicant of St. Mary Church.
She worked for SNET for 43 years until retiring. While at SNET she played basketball and softball for the Tel-Belles from 1946 – 1954.
She was an avid athlete in Branford, having played volleyball at BHS and was a BHS cheerleader. Adele played in the Branford Rec Women's Softball League for many years, being coached by her beloved brother Nick. She also played golf for many years and was still bowling up until 3 months ago. She was elected to the Branford Sports Hall of Fame in 1991 and the New Haven Tap-off Club in 1989.
Adele was a fan of the Red Sox and UConn Women's basketball team. She also traveled extensively and loved the islands, especially Aruba. Adele was an animal lover and was especially fond of her friend Sue's dogs, Ashley and Mikey.
Adele is survived by her nieces and nephews, Barbara Fay, Nicholas Weted Judy Weted, Dan Corbin, John Weted, Joann Lewin, Sharon Mrowka, George Weted, and Lynn Hozjan; and many grand nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers, Nicholas, George, Edward, and John Weted, a sister Jean Corbin and a nephew Bill Corbin.
Her funeral will leave the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main Street, Branford, Monday morning at 9:30 for a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary Church at 10:00. Burial will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday from 3 – 6 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the Nick Weted Scholarship Fund, c/o Judith Weted, 7 Beach Place, Branford, CT 06405.
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