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“I am so sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. ”
1 of 17 | Posted by: Donna Krusinski - Branford, CT

“To all the Schaller Family, we have you in our thoughts and hearts. Your Mom,Grandma, Great Grandma was a caring person who always made us feel like...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Vicki Vogt - Rocheser, NY

“Dear Rich & Family: I am so sorry to hear about Audrey's death. She was a super lady. We loved her dearly. My Mom lost her best friend. Please...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Barry Flees - Highland, MI

“My heartfelt prayers and sympathy goes out to the whole Schaller family in this difficult time. To this day, I carry many fond memories of visiting...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Lynn Curl-Bellinotti - Pittsburgh, PA

“Dearest Schallers, one and all - My mom and I were clients way back when and enjoyed hearing Audrey keep us up to date on goings on in the family....Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Lucille Gioello - West Hartford, CT

“We're so very sorry to all the Schallers for your loss of Grandma Schaller. What a wonderful person she was. We always enjoyed visiting with her at...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Ralph and Peg Taddeo - CT

“Dear JoAnn,We are saddened by your mothers passing.AnneMarie&Mario "MrD",DeCapua. ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: mario de capua - wethersfield, CT

“Uncle Richy and Family, Our deepest condolences at this difficult time. Aunt Audrey will be missed. ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: Terri (Britton) Stanford and Family - FL

“Dick & the entire Schaller family: Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. She was a wonderful woman who will be missed by...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Bryan & Sharon Nelson - Berlin, CT

“Our sympathy are with you all . She will be miss by so many of us. ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: George&Jackie - Vero Beach, FL

“Aunt Audrey was the most generous person, so loving and caring. Our prayers are with you. Peace,Love and Blue Skies. ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Gary Barrett - South Windsor, CT

“Guy Schaller and Family, Deeply sorry about the loss of your loved one. ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: George & Jean Bentley - Conway, SC

“Dear Sandy and Schaller Family: My deepest sympathy to you and your family at this difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Donna Myjak ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Donna Myjak - Cheshire, CT

“Richard and Schaller family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during his difficult time. Sorry for your loss. ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Greg Hayes - Southington, CT

“Joann my condolences to you and your family on the lost of your mother.The times that I met her, she always greeted me with a smile. ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: Hilda Kilpatrick - New Haven, CT

“To Rich and the entire Schaller family, Audrey always held a special place in my heart. Her kindness and sweet spirit was valued from my childhood...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Durlene Mikkelson - CT

“Joann and Sandy, My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time; may she rest in peace. ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: Tom Trocchio - New Haven, CT


Audrey M. (Barrett) Schaller, 81, of Newington, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, at Hartford Hospital, after a courageous, 30-year battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife for 62 years of Richard Schaller. Born and raised in Manchester, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Beatrice (Sipples) Barrett, and a graduate of the Mount St. Joseph Academy in West Hartford, CT. She was a Newington resident for 52 years. In her early years, she worked from her home as an electrologist. Audrey was a devoted member of the Church of the Holy Spirit, Newington. She loved to travel and loved spending time at the beach, especially floating in the water, therefore enjoyed her homes in Point-O-Woods Beach, CT, and Ft. Pierce, FL. She also loved her trips to the casino and was a remarkable pie maker. She was especially known for her apple pie and her pork and sauerkraut. She was the happiest when surrounded by her family, and her grandchildren and great grandchildren were her greatest love. Always devoted to her six children, she leaves Richard Schaller and his wife Kathy of Rocky Hill, Gustave Schaller of Newington, Greg Schaller and his wife Nancy of Berlin, Audrey Caruso and her husband Johnny, and Sandy Petela and her husband Gregory, all of Wallingford, and Joanne Schaller and her partner Sandra Tullius of Durham; her loving grandchildren, Scott Schaller and his wife Tammy, Heather Wenzel and her husband Derek, Renee Balda and her husband Brian, Dana Sirois and her husband Joshua, Kelly Cooper and her husband James, Kevin Schaller and his wife Lindsey, Keith Schaller, Rebecca and Matthew Caruso, Eric and Kirstin Petela; great grandchildren, Olivia and Bryce Schaller, Nicole and Colleen Balda, and Everett Sirois. She also leaves two sisters, Cynthia Britton and her husband Walter of Vero Beach, FL, and June Barrett of Manchester; her sister-in-law Betty Barrett of Port St. Lucie, FL; and many nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by her brother Bernard �Sonny� Barrett. Her family would like to express its heartfelt gratitude for the wonderful care provided by the doctors, nurses and staff at the Helen and Harry Gray Cancer Center and Hartford Hospital. Her funeral service will begin with a Family Eulogy on Wednesday, promptly at 8:45 a.m. at the Newington Memorial Funeral Home, 20 Bonair Ave., Newington, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at the Church of the Holy Spirit. She will be laid to rest in West Meadow Cemetery, Newington. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Newington Memorial. Memorial donations may be made to Hartford Hospital, Helen & Harry Gray Cancer Center, Attn: Fund Development, P. O. Box 5037, Hartford, CT 06101-9960 or the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation (JDRF) 20 Batterson Park Rd., 3rd Floor, Farmington, CT 06032. To express your sympathy and to share a memory, please visit us at www.newingtonmemorial.com.