Daria G'Winn Thompson
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    40 Clifford Street
    Hartford, CT 06114
  • Middlesex Hospital Home Care Hospice
    28 Cresent Street
    Middletown, CT 06457

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“I am so sorry about your loss. Daria and I went to school together in Slippery Rock. We had just connected to Facebook not too long ago. She was a...Read More »
1 of 29 | Posted by: Patti Anderson - Louisville, TN

“Dear Family & Friends, I encountered Daria a short time before she passed - just one or two weeks prior. She'd written the bookstore I work for to...Read More »
2 of 29 | Posted by: Justin D. Good - Unionville, CT

“WE HAD NOT SPOKE UN TWENTY YEARS, WE BOTH HAD GONE OUR WAY. BUT AS WE SPOKE, PAST YEARS ROLLED BY UNTIL THE PRESENT DAY. SHE DID NOT TELL ME SHE WAS...Read More »
3 of 29 | Posted by: TIMMY WEBB - SOUTHBURY

“Bryan and family,Laura and I saddened by the loss of your sister and loved one. ”
4 of 29 | Posted by: Bill & Laura Achilles - CT

“You have my deepest sympathy. May good memories provide solace for your family during this challenging time and may God provide you with the...Read More »
5 of 29 | Posted by: Pat - GA

“The Middlesex Hospital OPC Radiology Department is sorry for the loss of such a great lady. ”
6 of 29 | Posted by: Carol Schweitzer-Schilling - CT

“Donna, Michael and Family I am so sorry to hear of Daria's passing. She is at peace now enjoying her new Home. Just know I carry you in my heart...Read More »
7 of 29 | Posted by: Patsy Daly - enfield, CT - friend

“Dear Fran and family: My deepest sympathy and love go to you all on the loss of Daria. My prayers go to all. May she be with the Angels. Love ...Read More »
8 of 29 | Posted by: Angela Armstrong - Fairfield, CT

“Many years ago I was a student at Tomlinson Junior High in Fairfield. One day I found myself caught up in a rush of students with myself on crutches...Read More »
9 of 29 | Posted by: Suzanne Howard - Ivoryton, CT

“Sharon and family. We are remembering Daria and praying for your hearts and ours to be comforted in the memories and spirit of such a wonderful,...Read More »
10 of 29 | Posted by: A friend

“Sharon, I am grieved in learning of the passing of such a strong, compassionate individual.Her loyalty and confidence in my ability, has been an...Read More »
11 of 29 | Posted by: A friend

“Sharon I was sad to hear of Daria s passing. I grateful I had the opportunity to spend some quality time with her about a year ago and was able to...Read More »
12 of 29 | Posted by: A friend

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
13 of 29 | Posted by: Julie Testani - Bpt.,, CT

“Dear Sharon, I was saddened to hear of Daria's passing. She was such a special person. In time I know your sadness will diminish and you'll be left...Read More »
14 of 29 | Posted by: A friend

“My most sincere condolences go out to Daria's family and friends. Unfortunately, I am in Maine and will not be able to attend the services, but...Read More »
15 of 29 | Posted by: Pat Harries - Shelton, CT

“Daria, you touched so many lives with your kindness, generosity, love of nature, love of life and people's happiness. You are in my thoughts and...Read More »
16 of 29 | Posted by: Martha McLaud Tonucci - CT

“I am so sorry to hear of your family's loss. I know how much it meant for Daria's nieces and nephews to connect with her recently. And I am sure,...Read More »
17 of 29 | Posted by: Shari Van Ness - Midddletown, CT

“Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep I am not there, I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow; I am the diamond glints on snow; I am the sunlight...Read More »
18 of 29 | Posted by: Sabine - Haddam

“I am so sorry to hear of your family's loss. I know how much it meant for Daria's nieces and nephews to connect with her recently. And I am sure,...Read More »
19 of 29 | Posted by: Shari Van Ness - Middletown, CT

“My sincerest and deepest sympathy goes out to Sharon and Daria's family. I am honored to have known Daria and to have shared and witnessed her...Read More »
20 of 29 | Posted by: Sue Costa - Haddam, CT

“We're happy to have met Daria last summer... we knew right away what a special person she was. Our hearts go out to you. Our thoughts and prayers...Read More »
21 of 29 | Posted by: Adam and Valerie Taloni - FL

“To Sharon and family, I am deeply saddened by your loss. Daria was a very kind, loving, generous, funny, witty and sassy gal which I feel so blessed...Read More »
22 of 29 | Posted by: Jean Koepfli - Shelton, CT

“Our prayers & thoughts are with you, Thompson family, in this, your time of grief. We luv u... Deb & Tom Riley ”
23 of 29 | Posted by: A friend

“God bless you and your loved ones ~ Rest in peace. ”
24 of 29 | Posted by: Jane Dowling - Waterbury, CT

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Susan & Brian Casey ”
25 of 29 | Posted by: Susan & Brian Casey - Stratford, CT

“My heart goes out to your entire family during this very difficult time. Daria has left behind a legacy of good works which will survive all of us. ...Read More »
26 of 29 | Posted by: Mary Hickish - Higganum, CT

“Daria was a truly special person and we are so thankful that we got the chance to know her. She was kind and gentle, had boundless energy, and loved...Read More »
27 of 29 | Posted by: Marissa & Adam Lehmacher

“I am so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you in your time of sorrow. May you let God's Word comfort you when it reads, If an able-bodied...Read More »
28 of 29 | Posted by: Keith - GA

“I'm so sorry to the family of Daria to learn of her passing. Daria and I would spend the night at each others house, talk about school and homework...Read More »
29 of 29 | Posted by: Barbara Keaney - Westwood, MA


Daria G'Winn Thompson, 53, passed away peacefully at her home in Haddam on September 25, 2013 with her partner and her family by her side after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Wilmington, Delaware, she moved to Fairfield, Connecticut in 1965. After graduating from Roger Ludlowe High School in 1977, she attended Slippery Rock University in PA. Upon returning to Connecticut, she was employed in banking for many years and in horticultural therapy for disabled adults and teens-at-risk. In 1998, she began working at Open Solutions in Glastonbury as a contract specialist finding great satisfaction in this position. Daria loved photography, kayaking, gardening, bird-watching, and all animals great and small, especially her beloved cats and dog, Blaze. Daria was adamant in her support of all causes dedicated to Conservation and those in need or oppressed. Besides her partner, Sharon Bailey, she is survived by her father, Robert H. Thompson and his partner Jane McGovern of Naples, FL, her mother Frances Thompson of Fairfield, her sister Donna Tierney and her husband Michael of Fairfield, her sister Paula Ramos-Cowling and her husband Gregory Cowling of Evans, GA, her brother Bryan Thompson and his wife Virginia of Fairfield, her sister Pamela Taylor and her husband Robert of Clarksville, VA, her sister-in-law, Lucinda Moses and her husband Joseph Richards of Westminster West, VT, and her sister-in-law, Rebecca Moses of Torrington. She is also survived by several beloved nieces and nephews, and many special friends. Daria was predeceased by her brother, Robert B. Thompson. Friends and relatives are invited to attend a time of visitation at the Robinson, Wright and Weymer Funeral Home at 34 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT, on Monday, September 30, 2013 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 14 Prospect Street, Essex, CT.