Suddenly at her daughter’s home in Branford June 10, 2001, Mary Ann Hadden Zimmerling of Ft. Myers Beach, FL, formerly of Branford. She was pre-deceased in May by her husband of 45 years, William Pitt Zimmerling.
A devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother, she was born May 24, 1929 in West Haven, daughter of the late William L. and Mary McNamara Hadden. She attended the University of Connecticut and graduated from the University of Miami with a degree in Sociology. She was a former member of the St. Mary Ladies Guild,
Branford Women’s Club, a communicant of St. Mary Church and a member of the Pine Orchard Yacht & Country Club. She was very active in the Branford School System, serving on the PTA and as a room mother for several years. She also volunteered in FT Myers, as a driver for the elderly, and recorder for the blind. She enjoyed bicycling, walking, golf and travel.
She is mother and mother-in-law of William H. and Sara Boyd Zimmerling of Lakewood, CO, Patricia and John Wynne of Branford, and Amy Zimmerling of Washington, D. C. Sister of the Honorable William L. Hadden, JR of Hamden and David C. Hadden of Milford. Grandmother of Devon and Aubrey Zimmerling and Kenneth and Ryan Wynne.
Also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral from the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 504 Main St., Branford Friday morning at 9:30 with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary Church at 10 AM. Burial will be private. Friends may call Thursday from 4 - 7 PM
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