Edith H. Perrault

March 8, 1923April 6, 2014

Edith H. Perrault, 91, of East Hartford, beloved wife of the late Robert P. Perrault died Saturday, April 5th after a long battle with dementia. Edith was a caring sole who always put others before herself. Edith was predeceased by her son Robert W. Perrault. She will be dearly missed by her children, Elizabeth Perrault of FL, Richard and Penney Perrault of East Hartford, Jean and Stephen Merrick of East Hartford, Joan and Joseph Cloutier of East Hartford, Patricia and William Arcisz of East Hartford and Debra and Raymond Roy Jr. of East Hartford. She also leaves behind her 14 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Edith's family would like to express their deep gratitude to the Riverside Health and Rehabilitation staff for their care. Calling hours will be on Wednesday April 9, from 7 to 9PM, at Newkirk & Whitney Funeral Home, 318 Burnside Ave., East Hartford. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, April 10th at 11AM at the funeral home, friends and family are welcome to gather at 10AM at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Donations in Edith's memory may be made to Riverside Rehab Recreation Department. To leave an online condolence, please visit


  • Visitation Wednesday, April 9, 2014
  • Funeral Service Thursday, April 10, 2014

Edith H. Perrault

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April 14, 2014

Dear Jean and Joan and the Perrault family
Sorry to hear about your mother. What a large extended family she left behind. Our condolences to you.
Brian and Colleen Dermody Sample (your old neighbors on Hollister dr.)
Stuart, FL

Mary Ellen Wettemann

April 10, 2014

I'm so sorry for your loss. Edith sounds like such a wonderful person. You were blest to have her as your Mom and in your family. I'm sure she was a blessing to everyone she met. May you feel God's arms of comfort and love during this difficult time. Cherish all the good memories.

jessica orzech

April 9, 2014

i am so sorry for your loss my prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time

Debra Belancik

April 9, 2014

Our heart felt thoughts go out ot the family. May memories guide you into some happiness. You are in our thoughts and prayers,
Deb and Ben Belancik

April 9, 2014

Mom, We are all going to miss you so much. You are the one that was
here for all of us, all the time. I'm glad your not suffering anymore.
I hope Bobby isn't teasing you too much. We LOVE YOU.

Irene & Gary Zdrojowy

April 9, 2014

Our heart felt loss for the Perrault family'.kids,grandchildren and great grandchildren. Your Mom was a very loving mother, grandmother, greatgrandmother,and friend. I hope she is at peace and your family also.
Irene and Gary Zdrojowy

April 9, 2014

Our heartfelt condolences to all of your family. I've known your mother for most of my life. She was a fine woman.

Uncle Charlie