Sandra (Pellett) Sexton, age 82, beloved wife of the late Kenneth Eugene Sexton, passed away peacefully Thursday morning, Aug. 3, 2017, at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield surrounded by family.
She was born in Hartford, Connecticut, on Oct. 20, 1934, to Milton and Dorothy Pierce Pellett Sr., the youngest of four children: Milton, Rodney and Patricia (Pellett) Watson. An ambitious student early on, Sandy excelled in academics, graduating from the University of Connecticut with honors. She received a Bachelor of Science in pharmacy and continued her career as a retail pharmacist for 50 years. Many people would remember her as the pharmacist at Thatcher’s Drug Store in the historic town of East Hampton, Connecticut, from 1962–1984 where she and Ken raised three children: Randall, Melanie and Todd. Most recently
Sandy resided in the Berkshires close to her grandchildren Zachary and Eliana (with Todd and Laura Sexton in Lee) and Garrett Glynn (with Melanie in Milford, Connecticut).
A private Celebration of Life is planned for Saturday, Sept. 16, in East Hampton, Connectciut, for family and friends. Memorial donations are encouraged to be sent to the “Arthritis Foundation” in c/o the Kelly Funeral Home, 3 Main St., Lee, MA 01238.
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