Marsha Woodtke, 74, of Inverness FL, passed away on September 5, 2017. Born in Meriden on November 29, 1942 to the late Joseph and Helen (Nitkowski) Soboleski. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert W. Woodtke Sr. and her daughters, Susan and Tammy Woodtke. Marsha will be remembered by her son Robert Woodtke Jr. and his wife Jennifer of Meriden. She will also be remembered by her grandchildren, Robert (Melissa) Woodtke III of Brown Mills, NJ, Shelley Siering of Enfield, Brandy Woodtke of Marlborough, MA, and Crystal Siering of Waterbury; great-grandchildren, Farrah, Christian, Yousaf, Jacob, and Emma; cousins, Jerry and Mark, and several nieces and nephews. Also, her longtime friends, Dawn Royce and her family of East Hampton and Donald and Eve Sands and their family of Meriden, who she loved dearly. Marsha lived most of her life in Meriden before retiring and moving to Florida with some of her close family 14 years ago. Besides working in several factories, like B.F. Goodrich in town, Marsha also helped her husband run Woodtke Brothers Paving for many years. When enjoying times of leisure, she was avid gardener and loved to cook. A Memorial Mass will be held in St. Joseph’s Church, 22 Goodwill Ave., Meriden, on Wednesday, October 11th at 10:00 a.m. followed by a burial in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Arrangements in care of Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave, Meriden.

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  1. I was deeply saddened to learn of Marsha’s passing. Although we seldom saw each other later in life the fond memories I have of her from our childhood will never leave me. In her youth she was always kind and helpful to her younger cousins and that is something one never forgets. With deep sympathy, cousin Mark (Stasiewski)

  2. I was very saddened to hear of cousin Marsha’s passing. Unfortunately, we did not really know each other until later in life. She was a very sweet person who I wish I could have known sooner. Rest in peace Marsha. May your memory be eternal.

  3. Miss Marsha- I was fortunate to know you and pray you are at peace. Happy you are reunited with those you loved and missed so deeply. My thoughts are with your family.

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