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“I remember every day i spent with you! we were best friends at one point and I miss that relationship. We've had many trials and tribulations but i...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Melissa Galvin - East Hartford, CT

“You helped shape my life in so many ways. You trusted me with your most precious possessions. We did good. Our girls turned out amazing. I will...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Dionne Hurd - Webster, NH

“Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. Stay Strong! Love Joyce & Tyrell Girls- Linda, Teri, Kathy & our families. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Joyce, Linda, Kathy, Teri Tyrell - FL

“i am sorry for your loss. Please know my prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.Love to all God bless you and may He ease your sorrow....Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: beverly

“Melissa and Connor we are so sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers. Love aunt Kathy and uncle greg ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Kathy Gleason - Douglas, MA

“A person that departs from this earth never truly leaves, for they are still alive in our hearts and minds, through us , they live on. Please accept...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Holly Spedding

“i am so sadden by the loss of my best friends mother thank you so much for blessing me with mellissa and i hope you rip fly with the angels ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: nicole thorpe - vernon, CT

“With sympathy during this difficult time. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Ladd-Turkington & Carmon Funeral Home - CT

Surrounded by the love of her family, Donna Marie Spedding, age 51, of Vernon CT, passed away on Monday, August 22, 2016 at Manchester Memorial Hospital after a long illness. Born in Springfield, MA on September 6, 1964, Donna was the loving daughter of the late Thomas G. Spedding, Sr. and Eileen (Lawler) Spedding Rollins of Safety Harbor FL. A longtime resident of Vernon, CT, Donna grew up in Somers, CT and attended Somers and Rockville CT schools. She worked at area restaurants, Dunkin Donuts and The Garden Barn. Donna especially loved her family, her animals (Alex, Abby, and Katie), Christmas, the ocean, and gardening. In addition to her mother and step-father, William Rollins, Donna is survived by her cherished daughters, Melissa Galvin of East Hartford CT; Caroline Neffinger and her husband, Daniel Neffinger of Ware MA; and Allyson Carman and her husband, Samuel Carman, Sr. of Stafford Springs, CT. Also, her grandchildren, Lauren Lemieux, Brian Rawson, Tyler Messenger, Connor Galvin, Adella Carman, Samuel Carman, Jr. and Rose Marie Neffinger,; her brother, Thomas Spedding, Jr. and his wife, Tina Spedding; her sister, Christine Andwood and her husband, Stephan Andwood; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Also, her step-mother, Holly Spedding; her former husband, Sean Galvin; and her special best friend, Joseph Bachiochi. Donna's family would like to thank Atty. Keith Yagaloff, Dr. Nermina Bukalo, Rev. Lou Cremonie, Chaplain, Patty Albrecht, RN, and the staff at Manchester Memorial Hospital 2E for their care and compassion during Donna's illness. Calling hours at the funeral home will be held on Friday, August 26, 2016 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, at the Ladd Turkington & Carmon Funeral Home, 551 Talcottville Rd. (Rt. 83) Vernon. A prayer service will follow the calling hours at 7:00 pm. Donna's burial will be private at the convenience of the family in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Springfield, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations in Donna's memory may be made to the Connecticut Humane Society at 701 Russell Road, Newington CT 06111 or online. Please visit us at for online condolences and guest book.

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