In Loving Memory of Ethel Mae Hornby

September 01, 1925
Bridgeport, CT
November 15, 2020
Fairfield, CT
Funeral Home

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824

Visitation

Spear-Miller Funeral Home, Friday 10:00AM- 11:00 AM

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield,
CT 06824

November 20, 2020

Service

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

Funeral Service (Social distancing and face masks are required)

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield,
CT 06824

Friday, November 20, 2020 11:00 AM

Cemetery

Oak Lawn Cemetery

1530 Bronson Road,
Fairfield,
CT 06824

November 20, 2020

Family Gathering

Charity

Charity of one's choice.



Ethel Mae Hornby

Ethel Mae Hornby, age 95, of Fairfield, beloved wife of the late George A. Hornby, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family Sunday, November 15, 2020. Born in Bridgeport, the daughter of the late Edward and Theresa Carlson, she had been a Fairfield resident since 1955. A 1943 graduate of Warren Harding High School, she worked for the Burritt Lumber Company, General Electric and Remington Shaver prior to becoming a full-time homemaker and raising her son, David. Ethel was a lifelong member of Summerfield United Methodist Church. She loved to cook and read daily newspaper and interesting novels. Later in her life, she served as a care-giver for many of her siblings. She will be dearly missed by her beloved son, David G. Hornby and his wife Betty-Jane of Shelton and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, and loving husband, George, she was predeceased by six brothers and sisters. A funeral service will be held Friday, November 20, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield. Interment will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Social distancing will be maintained and face masks are required. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice. The family expresses their thanks to H & H Homecare for the care and compassion provided to Ethel during the latter stages of her life. For information or to offer an online condolence please visit www.SpearFuneralHome.com

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3 Guestbook Entries for Ethel Mae Hornby

  1. So sorry for the loss of Mrs. Hornby, I am a long time friend of her son David. Mrs. Hornby was always kind to me. I will miss her. Condolences to her son David and his wife B.J. and the rest of her family.

  2. Our family will remember all the picnics and holidays we shared with Aunt Ethel and her siblings.
    She was a sweet lady who loved to hear about all her family members, especially the little ones.
    We love and will miss you dear Aunt Ethel. Love to David and B.J. always.