Leola Damon

Leola Damon (Hailer)

Monday, February 13th, 1928 - Monday, July 6th, 2020
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It is with heavy hearts that the Damon family announces the passing of their mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, Leola (Hailer) Damon, 92, in the loving comfort of her family. Leola was born in Chicago, Illinois. The youngest child of George and Ruth (Bracht) Hailer on February 13th, 1928. She was educated in the local schools there. In 1948 she met and married Charles R. Damon Sr. and they moved to Enfield, Connecticut. They lived in Enfield for 45 years where thy raised their family. Lee (as her family called her) was employed at Western Auto as a bookkeeper and worked for Hallmark Card Inc. before retiring to Florida. She was a Christian woman with profound faith who always saw the best in everyone. She enjoyed traveling throughout the country with her loving husband, children and grandchildren.
She was an avid reader and always loved shopping. She also enjoyed going to the movies and spending time with her family especially during the holidays. She was predeceased by her husband Charles in 2009, and her son Charles Jr. in 2016.
Leola is survived by her children, Ruthann Bradley of Springfield, MA with whom she lived with for the past 10 years, Robert and his wife Cheryl Damon of Lebanon, CT, Lynn Mund of Bristol, CT, John Damon of Springfield, MA and Karl Damon of Enfield, CT. She is also survived by her four grandchildren and five great grandchildren who brought joy to her life. She will also be dearly missed by Ben Sherman the lifelong partner of her son Charles Jr. Thanks go out to Trinity Home Healthcare and Hospice of Greater Springfield, MA for their support and the kind and compassionate care give to Leola.
The family will receive friends at Browne Memorial Chapel, 43 Shaker Rd, Enfield, CT 06082, on Friday, July 10, 2020 from 4:00pm-6:00pm. Due to the health crisis, the state guidelines limits only 25 people in the funeral home at a time, mask and social distancing is required.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. The internment will be held in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL also at the convenience of the family.
In leu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 510 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or (800) 805-5856.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, July 10th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Friday, July 10th, 2020 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Browne Memorial Funeral Chapels
    43 Shaker Road
    ENFIELD, CT 06082
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  • Interment

    Florida National Cemetery
    6502 SW 102nd Ave.
    BUSHNELL, FL 33513
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    At the convenience of the family.
Memorial Service will be held at a later date.


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