Anita (Netzie) Sheridan Haley of Hebron, formerly of Colchester, passed away on Monday, September 30th, 2019. Born in December, 1929, she was the eighth child of Ellen Kirrane and John W. Sheridan. She is survived by sons Sean and Stephen Haley, daughter-in-law Deb, and grandsons Silas and Douglas. Anita is predeceased by her loving husband Joseph H. Haley, her sisters Helen, Theresa (Tess), Catherine (Terry) and Mary (Mae), brothers Peter, John, and Philip. She leaves behind many wonderful nephews and nieces.
Anita worked as a legal secretary at Shipman and Goodwin and at Day, Berry, and Howard, before retiring from Atlas and Hudon. She volunteered at Newington Children’s Hospital and served as a Eucharistic Minister at St Mary’s Parish in East Hartford and St Andrew’s Parish in Colchester. Her laugh was infectious; she spoke her mind and gave the best hugs on the planet. Calling hours will be held on Friday, October 4th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Belmont Funeral Home in Colchester. A funeral mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. St. Andrew’s Parish in Colchester on Saturday, October 5th with internment following at the New Hebron Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation https://www.alzinfo.org/ or the National Multiple Sclerosis Society https://www.nationalmssociety.org/ .
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