D'Esopo East Hartford Memorial Chapel

30 Carter Street, East Hartford, CT


Ella Michaud

November 24, 1924October 28, 2019

Ella (Cole) Michaud, 94, of East Hartford, loving wife of 29 years of the late Simon Michaud, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 28, 2019 at the Riverside Health Care & Rehabilitation Center, East Hartford. Born in Rockland, ME on November 24, 1924, a daughter of the late Carroll L. and Zelma (Randall) Cole, she had been a resident of East Hartford for the past 50 years. Prior to her retirement, Ella was employed for 34 years by Cigna Insurance Company in Hartford. A woman of strong faith, Ella was a long-time active member of South Congregational – UCC of East Hartford where she was a faithful member of the Monday Bible study and volunteered on many ministries. She was also a past member and deaconess at the Rocky Hill Congregational Church. Ella loved playing bingo at the East Hartford Senior Center, and enjoyed decorating and painting sweatshirts for her family and friends. Ella is survived by two daughters, Patricia Hughes Walworth and her husband, Mark Walworth, of Rocky Hill, Ruth Bell and her husband, Roy, of Manchester; a step-son, Robert S. Michaud and his wife, Lisa, of Stafford Springs; three step-daughters, Irene Ficara and her husband, Ronald, of Coventry, Linda Jeski and her husband, Dan, of South Windsor, Donna Broccolo and her husband, John, of Bradford, RI; a brother, Millard Cole of Rockland, ME; eighteen special grandchildren; fifteen adored great-grandchildren; three cherished great, great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, and dear friends. Funeral service will be Friday (November 1st) at 10 am at the South Congregational-UCC, 1301 Forbes Street, East Hartford with Rev. Fredd Ward officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Park, (Section #28), Elm Street, Rocky Hill. Ella’s family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday (October 31st) from 2 – 5 pm at the D’ESOPO-East Hartford Memorial Chapel, 30 Carter Street, East Hartford. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Ella’s name may be made to the South Congregational Church Memorial Fund, 1301 Forbes Street, East Hartford, CT 06118. For on-line expressions of sympathy to the family please visit www.desopoeh.com.


  • South Congregational Church Memorial Fund


  • Calling hours Thursday, October 31, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 1, 2019
  • Committal Service Friday, November 1, 2019


Ella Michaud

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October 31, 2019

Dear Mark and Elena,

I'm saddened to hear of the death of your mother-in-law /step grandmother. While I did not know her, I am sure that she appreciated the love you all shared. Please extend my condolences to her family.

Paul LaRocca

Cathy Martel/Hoffman

October 30, 2019

She was a very kind and wonderful person. After my mom passed away, she would always make a point of coming over to dad's to make sure he was ok. What a wonderful lady.

Charlene McGowan

October 29, 2019

Robert, Irene, Linda and Donna I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. Aunt Ella was a very special lady and I have special memories of all the weekends we spent together. You are in my prayers and thoughts. She is now at peace with your dad.

cousin Charlene

Art & Debbie Flamand

October 28, 2019

Pat and family,
We’re sorry to read of your loss of your mom and gmother.

Grampa Art and Debbie


October 28, 2019

Deepest sorrow for Ella's family. Amazing woman, loving. caring, sweet. Robert, Irene, Linda and Donna so sorry for your lost of this wonderful Lady who walked into your lives and loved you all very much. Heaven received a great Angel today.

All my Sympathy
Doris Roberge

Deborah Viola

October 28, 2019

Pat and family,

Our deepest sympathy on the passing of your mom. I remember her well, always smiling.

All our Love,

Debbie & John