Annette Kashar
Annette Kashar
  • August 21, 1919 - October 17, 2016
  • Uncasville, Connecticut

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Annette (Neussbaum) Kashar, 97, of Uncasville, formerly of Reseda, California, passed away peacefully at home on October 17, 2016 surrounded by her family.

Annette was born on August 21, 1919 in Brooklyn, New York, to Samuel and Rose (Ulen) Neussbaum. She attended New York University and graduated with an Associates Degrees in Business. She fell in love and married Simon on August 8, 1942. They had a wonderful life together for 63 years until his passing on June 24, 2005 at the age of 91.

They had two children Marc and Fran, both born in Brooklyn, New York in 1947 and 1951 respectively. The family moved to North Hollywood in 1951 when Simon, who worked for Hickock Men's wear, received a transfer and a promotion to the Los Angeles, California area as District Manager.
Life was good for the family. Annette made a wonderful home, loved playing bridge with family and friends, enjoyed planning and having parties at our home, and was a wonderful mother. She always tried to make sure that nothing was lacking.

In later years, Annette became a caregiver to Sy as cancer took some of the fun out of life. She was there round the clock taking care of his needs for many years and to the wonder of his doctors, he made a full recovery and spent many extra years of enjoyment together traveling the world and visiting many European countries.

Annette leaves one sister, Ruth Schure of Lakeworth, Florida, her Son Marc and his wife Kathy of Uncasville, CT., Granddaughters Brittany Kashar of Portland, Maine, Melissa Velasquez of Uncasville, CT.,Amie Sonnichsen (Jerry) of Norwich, CT., Julie Perry of Norwich, CT., and Jennifer (Chris) Spencer of Norwich, CT. She also leaves two great grandsons and four great granddaughters and an extended family of nieces and nephews who will all miss her dearly. Annette was predeceased by her two sisters, Dotty and Gerry, one granddaughter, Stacie and her daughter Fran.

The family would like to give a special, heartfelt thank you to Orchard Grove Speciality Care Center, Lighthouse Homecare Services, Hartford Healthcare Hospice, Doctor Paul Deutsch, Kathleen Kashar, Jennifer Spencer, and Amie Sonnichsen for their dedicated love, care, and support of Nettie during the last years of her life.

The Montville Funeral Home of Church and Allen is in charge of arrangements. The family will be sitting shiva at the Kashar residence at 41 Richard Brown Drive in Uncasville, on Thursday, October 20, from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm with a prayer service at 7:00 pm: and on Sunday, October 23 from 12 Noon to 4:00 pm, with a prayer service at 3:00 pm. Friends of the family are also welcome to come and celebrate Nettie's life at this time.

Donations in Annette's memory can be made to a charity of your choice.

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