In Memory of




Obituary for Elaine Barrett (Edmonds)

Elaine Clare Barrett, age 79 of Oxford, passed away peacefully on December 22, 2021 at Waterbury Hospital.

Elaine was born November 3rd, 1942 to Robert and Clare Edmonds of Bayside, NY where she was born and raised. They predecease her.

A retiree of Avco Lycoming, Elaine enjoyed gardening, traveling, playing cards with friends, going to the Oxford Senior Center, and spending time with her family.

Nan, as she was affectionately known, is survived by her children, Catherine (Phil) Giaquinto and their sons Christopher and Matthew of Beacon Falls; William Barrett of Shelton; and Michael (Dawn) Barrett and their daughter Sara of Stratford. Elaine also has a brother, Robert Edmonds (Lois) of Middleton, NY and sister, Susan Doulos, of Hampton Bays, NY. Elaine was very blessed with many cousins, nieces, nephews as well as great nieces and nephews who she absolutely loved and adored not to mention her beloved dog Luna.

Grandma Dynamite, just last year, jumped out of an airplane with grandsons Chris and Matt. She loved adventure and was a lifelong thrill seeker. Nan also leaves behind three very special children Luke, Julia and Ginny Galasso and their parents Stacey and Mark of Beacon Falls.

A celebration of life will be held on January 15, 2022 at Ralph E. Hull Funeral Home, 161 W. Church St., Seymour, CT 06483 at 12:30pm Guests may arrive at the funeral home at 12pm.

The family kindly requests anyone attending to wear purple in Elaine’s honor.