Margaret (Vogel) Zethner, 80, of Somers, beloved wife of the late Reinhard Zethner passed away Sunday, November 24, 2019 surrounded by her loving family after a short illness. Margaret lived in Ellington for most of her life.
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She was born December 29, 1938 to the late Henry and Johanna Vogel. She worked at Sears before retiring. She enjoyed spending time with her family, knitting/crocheting, watching T.V. and bowling. She was the past President of the Ellington Junior Women’s Club.
She leaves behind her three children and their families: Henry and Karen Zethner, Erika Phillips, Joseph and Leona Zethner; her nine grandchildren and their partners, Genesis Powers, James Phillips, Natasha Watson, Bonnie Watrous, Joseph Zethner, Justin Bisson, Braden Zethner, Daniel Fitzgerald and Michael Zethner; and 13 great grandchildren. Margaret was predeceased by her brothers, Rudolph and Henry Vogel.
Relatives and friends are welcome to join the family from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at the Burke-Fortin Funeral Home, 76 Prospect St., Rockville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at St. Luke’s Church, 141 Maple St., Ellington. Burial will follow at Ellington Center Cemetery. For online condolences please visit www.pietrasfuneralhome.com