STAMFORD, Conn. – Edna May Hallet, a former Stamford resident, died Sept. 28 of complications from Alzheimer's disease. She was 88.
The daughter of Pearl Sehnert Gaul and Henry A. Gaul, she was born Feb. 15, 1924, in the Bronx, N.Y. Hallet grew up in the Parkchester section of the Bronx and married Theodore Hallet in 1958. The couple moved into his home in the Springdale section of Stamford.
Prior to her marriage, Hallet served U.S. Navy WAVES during World War II. She also worked as a supervisor and comptometer operator at American Can Co. in Manhattan. In Stamford, she was a homemaker and mother. She enjoyed working in her garden and planning next year's growth during winter months.
She made many trips to the Stamford Ferguson Library and was an avid reader, especially of books concerning nature, gardening and travel.
Hallet is survived by two children, Vivian A. (Jim) Sabino, of Wilton, and Gary A. (Francesca) Hallet, of Springhill, Fla.; and three grandchildren. Her husband, Ted, predeceased her in 1998.
Funeral services will be private. Leo P. Gallagher and Son Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.