Ellen I. Larson
- BORN: January 6, 1958
- DIED: November 2, 2016
- LOCATION: Deep River, Connecticut
Ellen I. Larson of Deep River, CT passed away November 2, 2016 at the age of 58 after fighting breast cancer with bravery. She was born in Cleveland, OH to Edwin and Margaret (Decker) Larson. She is survived by her husband Charles W. Hedge of Deep River, CT; sisters Elizabeth Larson Dills of Boston, MA and Margaret Ann Larson White (Douglas) of Charlotte, NC; nephews Alexander Dills and Edwin White; step children Heather Bean (Jeff), Holly Hedge, and Trevor Hedge; step grandchildren Kelly Bean, Lilly Bean, Jacob Palmieri, Abby Palmieri and Cassie Palmieri. Ellen attended Shaker Heights High, Colgate University receiving a BA, Phi Beta Kappa in 1980, an MBA from NYU and was a CPA and CFA. She spent her entire career in Manhattan and most recently as a Managing Director at FTI Consulting where she specialized in valuations allowing her passion of numbers and analysis to be utilized. Ellen continued to live in Bronxville, NY after she found her beloved weekend home in Deep River called Honeyspot. She fell in love with Chuck after he hand crafted a beautiful display case for her antique tea cup collection. Their love grew and they were married in 2003. Ellen enjoyed antique collecting, cooking, swimming and had a passion for gardening. She was known for her gracious style, generous ways, positive attitude and strength. A memorial service for Ellen will be held at 11AM on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at the Deep River Congregational Church, 1 Church Street, Deep River, CT. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the 'Ellen I. Larson, Class of 1980, Memorial Scholarship' fund at Colgate University, Attn: Stewardship Funds, 13 Oak Dr., Hamilton, NY 13346. To share a memory of Ellen or send a condolence to her family, please visit www.rwwfh.com. Arrangements by Robinson Wright & Weymer Funeral Home, Centerbrook, CT.