August 11, 1918 ~ October 29, 2017
Fay K. (Mullen) Shimeld, age 99, of Hamden, passed away on October 29, 2017. Fay was born in Norfolk, Virginia on August 11, 1918, the daughter of the late Byrd & Mattie (Allard) Mullen. Fay was the widow of John W. 'Jack' Shimeld, Jr. She is survived by her daughters, Susan Iannucci of Hamden and Shelley Wilson of Summerville, SC; her son, Richard Fowler & his wife Cindy of Virginia, 5 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her brother, Dr. E. Eugene Mullen, and son in-law Larry Wilson. Fay was a former payroll clerk at the former Winchester Repeating Arms Company and was employed at the former Sears Store in Hamden. She was a member of the Paradise Country Club and Christ Church in New Haven. Her family would like to thank Connecticut Hospice for her care in her time of need, and also a special thanks to her longtime caregiver Brenda Jones. Friends may visit with her family at BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden on Wednesday, Nov. 1, from 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM and may attend her Funeral Service that will begin at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow in Hamden Plains Cemetery. Contributions in Fay's memory may be made to Christ Church, 84 Broadway, New Haven, CT 06511.