Elfriede Posselt Waite
Elfriede Posselt Waite
  • September 12, 1933 - February 17, 2017
  • Storrs Mansfield, Connecticut

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Elfriede "Friede" (Posselt) Waite, 83, of Storrs, beloved wife of Edward C. Waite, passed away on Friday, February 17, 2017. She was born September 12, 1933 in Germany to Freda (Winkler) and Wilhelm Posselt.
Friede was devoted to her family and cherished the time spent with them. She was a supervisor in food service at University of Connecticut for 20 years retiring to Florida for 25 years. Returning to CT to be with family, where they stayed by her side until she peacefully passed away.
Friede will be dearly missed by her 4 children, Edward C. Waite Jr., Sharon Coutant and her husband Jeff, David M. Waite and his wife Terri and Heide Guerreri and her husband Nick. She also leaves 10 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. She is survived by her 4 sisters and 1 brother. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by several brothers and sisters.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Tuesday, February 21st, at 2:00PM, at Newkirk & Whitney Funeral Home, 318 Burnside Ave., East Hartford, CT 06108.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Friede's memory may be made to Alzheimer's Association www.alz.org.
To leave an online condolence, please visit www.newkirkandwhitney.com.