Evelyn Griswold Todd, 1936-2022

Evelyn (Griswold) Todd. 86, passed away on Friday, June 10 in New Britain, CT. Evelyn was born in Hartford on May 11, 1936 to the late James Griswold and Helen Griswold Plucker. She is predeceased by her husband of almost 47 years, Raymond S. Todd Sr; her daughter, Rita (Todd) Nielsen and her brothers Glenn and James Griswold. She leaves behind four sons, Raymond Jr. of Springfield, Ronald (Kathy) of Coventry, Randolf (Cindy) of Windsor and Richard of Hartford; daughter, Ramona (Ambrose) Norman of East Hartford; brothers, Richard of Canton and Howard (Mary) of Southington; sisters, Glenda Robbins of San Diego, CA and Carol Hartz of Poland, New York; multiple grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Before retirement Evelyn worked as a school crossing guard for the city of Hartford for 34 years. She loved her job and went above and beyond her call of duty. She was a member of the United Methodist church in Hartford in which she volunteered for the Foodshare program and a knitting group that made hats for newborn babies. Evelyn was a resident at Autumn Lake Healthcare for the past five years where she was well loved and referred to as “The Mayor” because of her happy demeanor, always smiling and hugging the staff and other residents.

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