Fulton-Theroux Funeral Service

13 Beckwith Ln, Old Lyme, CT


Jeannette Speirs

15 February, 19317 December, 2019

Jeannette C. Speirs, 88, of Old Lyme, passed away on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Gladeview Nursing Home, Old Saybrook.

Mrs. Speirs was born on February 15, 1931 in Hartford, CT to Nunzio and Carmelina Corsino. She was the beloved wife of James Speirs who predeceases her.

Jeannette was an elementary school teacher in CT for most of her career. She also taught 2nd grade during the time she and her family resided in Sarasota, FL for 5 years.

Mrs. Speirs is survived by her daughters, Alison Williams and Susan Delaney, both of Old Lyme; sons, James A. Speirs Jr. of Miami Beach, FL; Robert D. Speirs of Myersville, MD, as well as 9 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter. Besides her husband, she is predeceased by her sisters, Antoinette Corsino and Vincenzina (Corsino) Cultrerra as well as her brother, Francis Corsino.

A graveside service will be held in Duck River Cemetery in the Spring. Please visit www.fultontherouxoldlyme.com for tributes and more information.

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