Ann Pote Blauvelt

Ann Pote Blauvelt, age 95, passed away Thursday May 11, 2017 at Bethel Health Care Center in Bethel.  Ann was born October 19, 1921 in Crabtree, PA the only daughter of  the late Anthony and Mary Pote.  She was predeceased by her husband Francis Blauvelt.

Ann worked her entire career as a Certified Nurse's Aid at Norwalk Hospital.  She enjoyed gardening and preparing homemade meals for her family.  Her favorite holiday was Easter and making Easter Bunny cakes.  Ann especially enjoyed spending time with her Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.  Her family was her heart.

Ann is survived by her loving daughter: Linda Chieffalo; her granddaughter, Annmarie Alvarez and her husband Poli, and their children Alex and Alyssa; her grandson Frank Chieffalo and his wife Colleen, and their children Frankie and Kelly; her granddaughter Lori and her daughter, Lauren Nicole; her granddaughter Jennifer Blauvelt and her life partner, Nago; and her daughter-in-law Leslie Blauvelt and her partner, Kevin Pfau; and several nieces and nephews.  Ann was also predeceased by her son, Robert Blauvelt, her 8 brothers, and her son-in-law, Frank Chieffalo.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 11am at St. Edward the Confessor 21 Brush Hill Rd in New Fairfield.  The family will receive friends at the Cornell Memorial Home, 247 White Street, Danbury on Monday, May 15, 2017 from 6-8pm.

Ann's family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff at Bethel Health Care Center for the wonderful care provided to Ann over the past 4 years and the many residents and family members of the residents who treated Ann as family.  Ann considered the staff her second family.

Memorial contributions in Ann's honor may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis,TN 38105.