Therese A. (Decoteau) Caswell, 87, of Suffield and Enfield, entered into Eternal Life on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at Suffield by the River (River’s Watch) Suffield, CT. She married Fred Irving Caswell on July 5, 1952 they had 44 wonderful years of marriage until Fred’s passing on June 1, 1996. Therese was born on Sept. 16, 1931 in Worcester, MA, a daughter of the late Ovila and Angelina (Lefebvre) Decoteau. She earned her Associates Degree in her 50’s. Therese had resided in Suffield for the past 4 years and in Enfield before that.
Prior to retiring in 1994 as a supervisor, Therese was employed with Milton Bradley Co. for 27 years. She was a member of St. Martha Church and was actively involved with her church, having served on the parish council, dedicated many hours overseeing the church chapel, a member of the Legion of Mary, having a passion for music she was an accomplished singer, soloist and member of the church choir, organized a trip for church member to Lourdes, France and volunteered for the Meals on Wheels program.
Therese is survived by her loving family; a daughter Nancy Walton, husband Steve of Meredith, NH, granddaughter Dr. Kelsey & husband Nathan Biczak of Bowdoin, ME, great grandson Wesley, granddaughter Allison Walton and Steve Boisvert of Grey, ME, great granddaughter Gwendolyn and great grandson Silas, grandson John Walton of Portland, ME, a son Fred I. Caswell, Jr. & wife Patti Locke of Enfield, CT, grandson Fred Caswell, III & wife Liz Cappielo of Enfield, CT, great granddaughter Leah, great grandson Justin, grandson Michael Caswell and Jackie Fontaine of Glastonbury, CT, great granddaughter Regan, great grandson Noah, granddaughter Heather Caswell of Worcester, MA, a son Robert Caswell and Jennifer DiBattisto of Enfield, CT, granddaughter Rachel Simmons & husband Matt of Granby, CT, granddaughter Sheryl Reynolds & husband Matt of Enfield, CT, great grandson Jack, granddaughter Morgan Caswell of Long Beach, CA, as well as many wonderful nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a sister Irene Poisson and three brothers Fr. Joseph Decoteau, Ed Decoteau and Raymond Decoteau.
Relatives and friends may gather with her family on Friday, June 28, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Browne Memorial Chapels, Enfield, CT. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, June 29, at 10:00 am in St. Martha Church (Please meet at church.) Interment will follow in St. Patrick’s King St. Cemetery, Enfield, CT.