Caroline Hunt Obituary
 
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Caroline W. Hunt

September 9, 1925 - February 7, 2010
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Caroline Wheeler Welles Hunt was born September 9,1925, and succumbed to lung and heart complications on Jan. 7, 2010 at the age of 84. She was the daughter of C. Ralph and Helen (Graves) Welles of Stratford, CT, and was a direct descendant of Thomas Welles, Governor of Connecticut in 1656. Caroline graduated from Briarcliff Manor Jr. College. Her career encompassed 35 years in fashion retailing including department manager and buyer at Bloomingdales in Stamford, and for 17 years owner of " Cary Hunt-Country Clothes" in Long Ridge Village in North Stamford. Following that she worked in real estate for 25 years, primarily with Country...
Caroline Wheeler Welles Hunt was born September 9,1925, and succumbed to lung and heart complications on Jan. 7, 2010 at the age of 84. She was the daughter of C. Ralph and Helen (Graves) Welles of Stratford, CT, and was a direct descendant of Thomas Welles, Governor of Connecticut in 1656. Caroline graduated from Briarcliff Manor Jr. College. Her career encompassed 35 years in fashion retailing including department manager and buyer at Bloomingdales in Stamford, and for 17 years owner of " Cary Hunt-Country Clothes" in Long Ridge Village in North Stamford. Following that she worked in real estate for 25 years, primarily with Country Living Associates. Cary also served on the board of the Stamford Bd. of Realtors.
Cary was a 50 year resident of Stamford and a member of St. Francis Church in North Stamford also for 50 yrs. where she taught Sunday School in the '60s and served on the Vestry several times. She and her husband George, also served on the Advisory Board of the Stamford Salvation Army for 20 years including 4 years as Chairperson.
Cary is survived by George, her husband of almost 56 years; son Thomas Welles Hunt and his wife Linda of Palos Verdes, CA, daughters Gretchen Hunt-Weiss of Saratoga Springs, NY; Sarah Jarvis Hunt of Aspen , CO, ;Amy Munson Hunt of Santa Fe, NM and three granddaughters plus nieces and nephews .Cary is also survived by a sister, Mary Welles Delany of Stamford. She was predeceased by a brother, John C. Welles of Wrightsville Beach ,NC.
Cary loved the water and enjoyed her beach cottage in Old Saybrook, CT; winter bare boat sailing in the Virgin Islands, and her ski house in the northern Berkshires. Cary was an avid vegetable and flower gardener. She also loved to travel particularly around the country to visit her children and grandchildren .Cary and George moved to Old Lyme in 2004.
Cary was a very outward going, loving and caring person. She touched many people and was admired by all who knew her.
A memorial service will be held at 2pm on February 15th at St. Ann's Episcopal Church, 82 Shore Rd. (Rt. 156), Old Lyme, CT. A gathering will follow immediately after the service.

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