Beverly Rozene (Hershatter) Tootell

Beverly Rozene (Hershatter) Tootell of Whitney Center, 200 Leeder Hill Road, Hamden, CT, formerly of Boynton Beach, Fl and Branford, CT (40 years) died June 17, 2013. Loving wife of the late William E. Tootell and previously married to the late Milton Arnold Hershatter. Daughter of Florence Rozene of Florida and the late Jack Rozene. Mother of Cheryl Hershatter Brown (James) of Guilford, CT and Diane Hershatter Sachs (Elliot) of New City, NY. Grandmother of Steven (Hillary) and Larissa Sachs, Evan Brown. She was born April 6, 1932 in Bridgeport, CT, Graduated from Adelphi College and received a Masters Degree from Southern Conn. State College. She taught third and fourth grades in Branford.
  Funeral service at the Branford Center Cemetery, Montowese St., Branford Thursday morning at 11. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Period of mourning will be observed at the home of Cheryl Brown, 191 Sperry Dr., Guilford following the funeral from 1 to 5:pm, minyan at 7:pm and Friday from 3 to 5:pm.
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  1. Nancy Talsky said,

    06.18.13 at 3:10 am

    Dear Cheryl & Diane, Condolences to you and your families on the loss of your beloved mother, Beverly. We were friends for the years we lived in West Haven, and I remember both of you when you were children. I enjoyed our time spent at the

  2. Nancy Talsky said,

    06.18.13 at 3:20 am

    Dear Cheryl and Diane, Condolences to you and your families on the loss of your beloved mother, Beverly. We were friends for the years we lived in West Haven, and I remember both of you as children. I enjoyed our summers spent around the bridge table at the Surf Club. Nancy Kasden Talsky and Jack

  3. Amie (Harrison) Hauser said,

    06.18.13 at 9:05 pm

    Dear Cheryl, Diane and Family,

    Your mom was so special. As a young child in Branford, I spent so much time at your house that she was like a second mother. Growing up she always made time to remember me and my family. The love she had in her heart will be remembered always.

    Much love, Amie, Rob, Jeff, Heather & Brian

  4. Andrea Kaye said,

    06.19.13 at 3:26 pm

    Dear Cheryl, Jim and Evan,
    Thinking of you during this time of loss. Hoping you find comfort in wonderful memories. Glad I got to meet Beverly at several fun events at your home. Let me know if you need anything.

  5. Sue Johnson said,

    06.19.13 at 4:34 pm

    Mrs. Hershatter (as I knew her) was my third and fourth grade teacher in the late 70’s. I remember her very fondly. When I graduated high school eight years after having had her as a teacher, she was very sweet to send me a card. I know she couldn’t possibly have done that for all her former students, so I was very touched by her kind gesture and for remembering me so many years later.
    To her family and friends–I am sorry for your loss. Mrs. Hershatter was a great teacher and a wonderful person.

    Sue Johnson

  6. Teri Vignola said,

    06.19.13 at 8:54 pm

    Diane & Cheryl —
    I am so sorry for your loss. She was a joy to speak to at Whitney Center. I tried to call her every night I worked and she was a special lady. She will be sorely missed by all who loved her and knew her. I will miss calling her.
    Words are not enough to express my sadness. She always expressed her love for her family and mother and grandchildren. So happy that she was able to see her grandson get married.
    Prayers to your family and thinking of you.

    Teri Vignola and family