Jeanette Ann Carlson
Jeanette Ann Carlson, age 87, of Quincy, IL went to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 27, 2019. She was born on January 28, 1932 in Torrington, CT, the daughter of John & Helen (Galaska) Novajasky. She married Charles J. 'Chuck' Carlson on November 28, 1953 in Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Torrington. Jeanette along with her husband Charlie retired to Bevard, North Carolina for several years, spent time in Florida, and then ended up moving closer to family in Quincy, IL. He preceded her in death on March 6, 2019.
Jeanette was an RN, working at the Charlotte-Hungerford Hospital in Torrington, CT for 41 years.
Jeannette was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church and was very active with the Ladies of Charity. Jeanette enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, bingo and gardening. Her life centered around her family and her faith.
She is survived by her children: Bruce Carlson of Newark, VT; Brian Carlson of Arlington, TX: Linda (Bryant) Burke of Quincy; Laurie Carlson and Carol Carey both of Torrington.
Six Grandchildren: Sarah, Keith, Amanda, Trevor, Samantha, and Jeffrey.
Four Great-Grandchildren: Niajasia, Manuel, Ella Jean and Nora.
One great-great-granddaughter, Ayrius.
Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings: Raymond Morton, Sr., John Novajasky, Jr. and Irene Terranova, a daughter-in-law: Lauri Carlson and a grandson Ryan Burke.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. in St. Francis Solanus Catholic Church. Inurnment will be at a later date in Nepaug Cemetery in New Hartford, CT. Visitation will be Saturday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of services at 11:30 a.m. at St. Francis. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Arthritis Foundation.
- Rest in peace in your husband's arms. He has been waiting for you..
Know that you raised a wonderful man in Brian, that is a reflection on how amazing both of you, you and your husband, are.