In Woodbridge, April 25, 2006, Martha Adelizzi Uihlein of 45 White Oak Lane, wife of George Burwell Uihlein. Born in Norwich, CT on December 8, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Joseph M. and Alma Schultz Adelizzi. She spent her childhood in Poughkeepsie, NY. She studied at Connecticut College in New London, graduated from the Katharine Gibbs School in Boston, and worked briefly at Wiggin & Dana in New Haven. A resident of Woodbridge for many years, she was an active volunteer at the Woodbridge First Church of Christ, the Dixwell Community House, New Haven Colony Historical Society and the Yale New Haven Hospital Auxiliary Board. She will be missed by her adoring family: her loving husband of fifty-five years, and her children, Eric Edward Uihlein of New Fairfield, Roger Joseph Uihlein, and his wife Shula, of New Haven, James Burwell Uihlein, and his wife, Ann Marie of Westbrook, and Lisa U. Swain, and her husband, John of Newtown, her brother, Joseph M. Adelizzi, and her sister, Margaret Louise LaVin, both of New Haven and her seven grandchildren. She was predeceased by her sister, Vita C. Shugrue. Marti enjoyed spending more than fifty summers at Mansfield Grove with her family and good friends. The family will be celebrating her life at a private gathering at Beaverdale Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Angel Charitable Trust, PO Box 1013, Old Lyme, CT 06371. Arrangements under the direction of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE., HAMDEN.

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  1. Dear George and Family; We will miss Marti’s beautiful smile and presence in the neighborhood. Our thoughts and prayers are with you always. Sincerely, The Cocco Family – Lynn, Michael, John and Allie

  2. Dear George, I was terribly saddend to read of Marti’s passing in the newspaper. I always looked foward to seeing her, and helping to care for her. She brightened up my day, no matter what was bothering her or how she felt. Simply, she was just that type of person, but you know that! May her memory be a blessing. Please let me know if I can be of any help to you. Evan Ginsberg

  3. Dear Jimmy, I’m so very sorry for your loss. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. With sympathy, Mo

  4. Dear Podie & Family:We are deeply saddened to learn of Marti’s passing but happy we were able to see you both last Fall for a couple of hours.We have some very fond memories with our families growing up and spending time with you at Mansfield Grove.Our sincere condolences to you and the entire family.Sorry we can’t be there in person. Please stay in touch, Love, Claire & John Simpson

  5. Dear Podie and Family, I will miss my neighbor, being able to talk with her during the summer, standing on our decks, speaking of our children and grandchildren and what was happening in our lives. Summers will not be the same at Mansfield Grove. My thoughts are now with you and I offer you my condolences. With sympathy, Georgeanne Flanagan

  6. George (and family), My sincerest condolences on Marty’s passing. She was a wonderful, vibrant woman, whom I so enjoyed talking with any party I saw her at! She was a good friend of my mother’s, and like those who have gone before her, it is a loss to us all when another Woodbridge Mom from that generation leaves us. They were/are a unique group of ladies who did so much for our community, church, and families. There is a void that will never be replaced. I cherish all those years with Marty and the rest!! I miss my mother, and I will miss Marty….. All my love.

  7. George, I don’t know if you remember me from the Gas Company. I was very sorry to hear of Marti’s passing. I worked with her on the Dixwell Q House board. She was a very lovely person. We got along very well. My prayers are with you and your family. God Bless.

  8. I adored her spirit and knew that she was the kind of woman I would like to be. I will miss her and share in your loss. There are many who will be praying for you and your family. Love. Grace

  9. I only knew her briefly at the circle meetings in the last year or two, but her beautiful smile and positive personality are etched in my memory. We will surely miss her. I am glad to have known her even if for a short time. Jinny We extend our sincerest sympathy, Jinny and David Schneider

  10. I wish to express my condolances for the passing of Marty. So many times she would come into the Parish House with a smile on her face and a pleasant greeting for me. She would always stop to chat before meeting with the ladies for lunch and to work on the mailing of the newsletter. I will greatly miss Marty.

  11. Podie and Kids – our thoughts are with you all – Marti was a great lady and we remember her with such fond thoughts – Hopefully, like they say, time will lesson the pain of loss though there is always an empty spot. Love, Len / Lyn / Bob / Barb

  12. Podie, Rick, Roger, Jimmy, Lisa and families, I am so sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed Aunt Marti. I had only seen her twice in the last several years. Once at Kristen’s baby shower and once this past summer at the shore. She always had a warm greeting for me and everyone. I remember many Christmas eve’s in Woodbridge. Always a good time. She will be missed. Sincerely, Janet Norback

  13. To Podie,Rick,Roger,Jimmy, Lisa,and families, we offer our deepest condolences. Marty will be with all of us at Mansfield Grove in our hearts forever. Kathie, Jim, Kellie, Rob, and Scott Towers

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