November 1, 1961 - July 1, 2013 Resided in South Windsor, CT
Michelle C. Halvorsen, 51, cherished wife of John J. Halvorsen, of South Windsor, joined her beloved son, Bobby, in Heaven, Monday (July 1, 2013). After a long and courageous battle with Breast Cancer she passed away surrounded by her loving family. Born in Manchester November 1, 1961, daughter of the late, Robert and Arlene (Coville) Croteau she had lived in South Windsor for most of her life. Michelle loved her position as a Manager for Hartford Investment Management Company (HIMCO). Michelle cherished the time she spent with her family. She also had a passion for golf and spent many weekends with her husband, on the course, where she consistently beat him. In addition to her loving husband of almost 33 years, she leaves her son, Jeremy Halvorsen of South Windsor; daughter-in-law, Erica Halvorsen of Ellington; her granddaughter, Madison Halvorsen, who was the love of her life; three sisters, Robin Bond and her husband Richard of South Windsor, Dee Yanaros and her husband Chris of Ellington and Nikki Crane and her husband Ed of East Hartford; and her nieces and nephews Michael, Katie, Ben, Jerod, and Logan. She was predeceased by her son, Robert (Bobby) Halvorsen.
Her family will receive friends, Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home, 419 Buckland Road, South Windsor. The funeral service will be held, Saturday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Wapping Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Helen and Harry Gray Cancer Center at Hartford Hospital, 80 Seymour Street, P.O. Box 5037, Hartford, CT 06102.