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Eva Hallen Sheets, 89, loving wife of the late Lawrence H. Sheets, formerly of Bristol, died Wednesday, September 20, 2006 at New Britain General Hospital. Born in Oslo, Norway, March 13, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Fritz William and Hjordis Hallen. Mrs. Sheets graduated from New England Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, Melrose, MA as an R.N. and retired from New Britain General Hospital after 30 years of service. She leaves her daughter, Eva Jean Sheets, of West Hartford; four grandchildren, Eva Jean LaBonte, Heidi Liv Santiago, John Henry Tompkins, Scott Charles Tompkins. She was pre-deceased by her son, Harald D. Sheets. Eva was an accomplished pianist, and enjoyed entertaining her friends at Brittany Farms Health Center, where she was a resident for the last year and a half. A memorial service and reception will be held on Saturday, November 4th, 6:00 p.m. at Church of Christ, Congregational, 1075 Main St., Newington. Memorial donations may be made to Three Angels Seveneth-Day Adventist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 330714, West Hartford, CT 06133. Newington Memorial Funeral Home, 20 Bonair Ave., Newington is serving the family. To share a memory with the family, please visit us at