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Halliwell, Bernice (Reckmack)

October 1, 2012 by Ellen Jarus Hanley

Bernice (Reckmack) Halliwell, 93, of Southbury, formerly of Cheshire, died on Sept. 24 at Waterbury Hospital.

She was the widow of the late Richard T. Halliwell, Jr. of Fairfield. Mrs. Halliwell was born on Oct. 26, 1918 in New Haven, the daughter of the late John and Mary (Patton) Reckmack of Cheshire.

Mrs. Halliwell grew up in Cheshire and was graduated from Hillhouse High School and Stone Business College, both in New Haven. She worked at Southern New England Telephone Co. in New Haven as a classified advertising department supervisor. She later worked at Stouffer Chemical Co. in Westport as a sales coordinator.

Mrs. Halliwell was predeceased by her two children, Richard T. Halliwell, III of Fairfield, and Maura Joan Carlson of Wilmington, Del., as well as her two brothers, Raymond Reckmack of Allentown, Pa., and Robert Reckmack of Cheshire. She is survived by her sister, Therese Sataline of Cheshire and two grandchildren.

A private burial took place at St. Thomas Cemetery in Fairfield.

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