Elizabeth M. Burwell of New Milford, CT, passed away Tuesday June 5, 2018 in New Haven, CT, at the age of 57.
Elizabeth was born January 26, 1961 in Norwalk, CT, daughter of David and Barbara (Mendick) Stockpole of Brevard, NC. She graduated from Joel Barlow High School in Redding, CT, in 1979 and then received her bachelor’s degree from Keene State University in Keene, NH. On July 20, 1985 she married Robert Burwell in the Weston Congregational Church in Weston, CT. Elizabeth has lived in New Milford, CT, for the past twenty five years and was a school teacher for twenty five years at the Village Pre-School in Bethel, CT. She was also an avid Yankees fan.
Besides her parents Elizabeth is survived by her husband Robert Burwell of New Milford, CT, daughters Allison Elizabeth Burwell and Kaitlin Holloway Burwell of New Milford, CT, brother Mark Allan Stockpole and his wife Brenda of Poultney, VT, sister Susan Isham and her husband Jeff of Newbury, VT, grandson Aidan Hazel and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday June 9, 2018 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm followed by a funeral service at 6:00 pm at the Lillis Funeral Home, 58 Bridge Street, New Milford, CT. Interment will be private.
Contributions in Elizabeth’s name may be made to the Village Pre-School in Bethel, CT, or the New Milford United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Rd., New Milford, CT 06776.
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