Catholic Transcript Magazine of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford Connecticut

Thursday, April 26, 2018

WATERBURY – Eleanor (O’Sullivan) Jette, 95, of Waterbury, was called home to God on Jan. 5, 2015.

She was the mother of Father Mark Jette, pastor of St. Lawrence and St. Paul Parishes in West Haven; Dr. N. Timothy Jette of Cincinnati, Ohio; Stephen Jette of Waterbury; Anne Dunn of Waterbury; and Mary LaMalfa of Portland. She also leaves a sister, Barbara Larese of Kensington; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband of 54 years, Norman. She was also predeceased by her son John; parents John and Lucy (Sanders) O’Sullivan; and four brothers and six sisters.

She was born in New Britain on Nov. 1, 1919, and was one of 12 children.

She attended St. Mary’s Hospital School of Nursing in Waterbury and worked as a registered nurse at St. Mary’s Hospital.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Jan. 9 at SS. Peter and Paul Church in Waterbury. Burial followed in Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Mrs. Jette’s name may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-9908.