Leona E (Hackett) Surdam

August 4, 1924 ~ February 2, 2019 (age 94)

Leona E Surdam, 94, of Torrington, CT, passed away Saturday, February 2nd, at Valerie Manor surrounded by her family. She was the wife of 52 years of the late Irving Surdam.

Leona was born in Torrington, CT on August 4, 1924, a daughter of the late Mary (Gerin) and William Hackett and was a lifelong Burville resident. She had been employed by First National Grocery and later by Grossman's. She enjoyed crafts and cooking and card playing and was a member of the Winsted Senior Center.

She is survived by her son Irving "Buttons" Sudam and wife Joyce of Torrington and daughter Kathleen Michaud and husband Michael of Harwinton, 7 grandchildren. 16 great grandchildren and 15 great, great grandchildren. She was predeceased by brothers John, Daniel, and William Hackett, and sisters Mary Furlan, Honnour Ristau, and Angeline Killiany.

Funeral Services will be held at Phalen Funeral Home in Torrington Wednesday Feb 6 at 11 AM. Friends may call prior to the service from 10-11 AM. Burial will be in the Spring at Winchester Center Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Saint Jude's Childrens Hospital.

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