We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Holmes-Watkins Funeral Home
Annette McCall, 69, of Manchester, passed away on December 29, 2021, in Hartford after a long illness. She was born in Bridgeport February 16, 1952, to Michael and Agnes Chodan, where she grew up with her older brother Peter. She attended Saint Ambrose Elementary School and Notre Dame High School, then obtained degrees from Central Connecticut State University and the University of New Haven. Annette married Alan McCall of Lebanon, Connecticut in 1978 and they settled in Manchester, where they lived until her death.
She worked for many years in the State Department of Education in Hartford. Annette was very much into sports, favoring the New York Yankees, Boston Celtics, Dallas Cowboys and New York Rangers. She was an avid fan of NASCAR hero Dale Earnhardt. She played and coached softball for many years. Annette was rarely without a cat or a Volvo. She devoted many years of service to the Manchester Area Conference of Churches.
Annette was a devoted family person, and leaves behind her husband and their two children: Caroline McCall of Windsor and Michael McCall of Natick, Massachusetts, their spouses Cristofer Osden of Windsor and Emily Taylor of Natick, two treasured granddaughters, Emmaline Osden and Alice Taylor McCall, her brother Peter Chodan of Dunkirk, New York, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours will be held on Monday January 3, 2021, from 6:00 pm -8:00 pm at the Holmes-Watkins Funeral Home, 400 Main St., Manchester, CT. A Funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, January 4, 2021, at 10:00 am, with burial to follow in the East Cemetery, Manchester, CT.
Donations may be sent to the Parish of Saint Teresa of Calcutta, 80 Main Street, Manchester, or
the Manchester Area Conferences of Churches, 466 Main Street, Manchester. To leave a memory or message of condolence, please visit www.holmeswatkins.com