Edythe Estelle Horton

April 1, 1925February 4, 2021

Edythe Estelle Horton 04/01/1925-02/04/2021 Gales Ferry

Horton- Edythe Estelle Horton of Gales Ferry passed away on Feb. 4, 2021 at Mystic Manor, Mystic. She was the daughter of the late George and Edythe Hatfield of St. John, New Brunswick Canada. Born April 1, 1925, she was a Saint John High School Graduate, Class of 1942. As a young woman, she was a member of the I.O.D.E. (Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire), an organization dedicated to supporting Canadian Armed Forces. She met and married Issac Horton in 1950, and had one child, Paul. She is survived by her son Paul Horton and her daughter-in-law, Gayle Horton of Tolland. She also leaves many friends in the Gales Ferry area. She was a wonderful, kind, caring, and charitable person with strong religious beliefs. She was a member of the Groton Church of Christ for many years. Visitation will be Thursday Feb. 11, 2021 from 11:00 A.M.-12:00P.M. at the Church and Allen Funeral Home 136 Sachem Street Norwich, with a service following at 12 P.M. Burial will be private. Please visit to leave an online tribute or condolence.. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Groton Church of Christ 1018 CT-12, Groton, CT 06340.


  • Visitation

    Thursday, February 11, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, February 11, 2021


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Susan Smith

February 13, 2021

Paul and Gayle, please accept our thoughts, prayers and comfort in the passing of your mom. I (Susan) lived in Groton for 10 years and appreciated the warmth and sincerity of her soft spoken words and smile. She was a sure fixture in our church family. God bless you in the days ahead.
Bruce and Susan (Landon) Smith