Kimberly Laura Apel

July 11, 1980April 19, 2012

Kimberly Laura Apel, age 31, of Clinton passed away on April 19, 2012 after a brief illness. Kimberly was born on July 11, 1980 to Patricia and Raymond Apel. She was predeceased by her grandmothers Helen Apel and Mary Chafee, and by her uncle Andy Apel. In addition to her parents, Kimberly is survived by her brother Christopher Apel of Clinton; her maternal aunt and uncle, Debbie and Paul Griswold of Killingworth; her paternal aunt and uncle Karen and Mike Rand of Westbrook; cousins Jill Griswold of Killingworth, Andrea Marland of Orlando, Florida, Wendy Malo of Round Rock, Texas, and Liz Bowker of Old Saybrook. She was predeceased by her cousin Michael Rand of Killingworth. She also leaves her best friend Joe Mclaughlin and her beloved animals, dogs Katie and Murphy and her cat, Kitty, as well as many other friends, co-workers and relatives. Kimberly was a 1999 graduate of the Morgan School in Clinton and a graduate of Branford Hall Career Institute where she obtained a degree in computer Networking Administration. For the past six and a half years, Kimberly worked as a Technological Paraprofessional in the Madison School System where she loved interacting and working with the children. A memorial service will take place on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Swan Funeral Home, 80 East Main St., in Clinton. Burial will be private. Friends may leave messages of condolence online at In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Kimberly’s name to the Myocarditis Foundation, 2201 River Road, #3401, Point Pleasant, NJ 08742.


  • Funeral Service Thursday, April 26, 2012

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Ted Doucette

May 27, 2012

To the Apel Family - Very sorry about the loss of Kimberly. Our thoughts and prayers are with you guys during your time of sorrow. I'll always remember Kim as a smiling and happy person. May God be with you and may he Bless you in this tough time. Ted Doucette and Family.

May 26, 2012

Pat, Ray and Chris: My condolences. I remember your joy when Kimberly came into your life and my heart goes out to all of you at this time. Your are in my prayers. Marla DeMusis

Kristin Vynalek - Crete

May 3, 2012

Dear Aunt Patty, Uncle Ray and Christopher, The time has gone bye to fast since the last time I seen Kimmy, Wish there was something I could do or say to make everything all better...Kimmy will live forever in our minds and hearts... With deepest sympathy, Kristin M.Vynalek - Crete (Higganum, CT.)

April 28, 2012

Dear Pat, Ray and Chris,

We are deeply saddened by the loss of your precious daugher, Kim. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

With sincere sympathy,
John and Joan Carter

April 28, 2012

Dear Pat and Ray, We are so sorry to hear of your loss of your daughter, Kim. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad and difficult time. Our most sincere and deepest sympathy.
Ron and Kathy St. Pierre, Killingworth, CT

Frances Taddei

April 27, 2012

All my deepest Sympathy Fran Taddei

Kimberly Apel

April 27, 2012

All my Sympathy Fran Taddei

Krista Fay

April 27, 2012

So sorry for your loss. Sincere condolences to your family.

Tracey (King)Foreman

April 27, 2012

Dear Ray, Pat and Christopher: I just learned today of Kimberly's passing. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers; I am so very sorry.

Nicole Sypher

April 27, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with the Apel family. Kim was such a sweet woman and always had a smile that was contagious! There will forever be a void in this world without you Kim!