Louise A. Wight Norwich - Louise A. Wight, 83, died Saturday evening at the William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich with her family by her side. She was born in Berlin, New Hampshire on June 22, 1928 daughter of the late Dorsey and Hildred (Phillips) Arsenault. Louise worked as a telephone operator for many years in New Hampshire and with SNET and the Coast Guard Academy in New London, CT retiring in 1982. On October 20, 1947 she was united in marriage to Howard R. Wight in Gorham, New Hampshire. Mr. and Mrs. Wight enjoyed 60 years of marriage. Mr. Wight died June 8, 2008. In her retirement Louise and Howard loved vacationing in Sedona, AZ and Newport, RI. After the her beloved husband's passing Louise made her home with her daughters before living at the Eliza Huntington Retirement Home where she made new friends. Mrs. Wight is survived by her three daughters Marsha Lynch of Norwich, Gail and her husband Dennis Bettencourt of New London and Sylvia Laudette of Norwich, six grandchildren; Chad Wight ( Erika) of Georgetown, MA, Michael Ellison ( Amy) of Andover, MA, Thomas Ellison ( Meagan) of New Haven, CT, James Ellison ( Paula) of Georgetown, MA, Claudine Pfalzgraf of Enfield, CT and Danielle Christian ( Jose) of Willimantic, CT.; and eight great grandchildren. Louise was predeceased by one son Daniel Wight. A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, at 10AM at St. Mary's Church in Norwich. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Norwich. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her name to St. Mary's Church 70 Central Ave. Norwich, Ct 06360 or Eliza Huntington Home 99 Washington St. Norwich, CT 06360. An online obituary and to share a condolence with the family please visit www.cummings-gagnefh.com.
Thursday, April 19th, 2012 10:00am, St. Mary's Church Norwich
St. Joseph Cemetery
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