October 5, 2022

Death Announced of Ethel Gordon Chatkin, 93, of Old Lyme, Longtime Musician

OLD LYME – Ethel Gordon Chatkin of Old Lyme, passed away July 22, 2022, at the age of 93. Ethel was born and raised in Minot, N.D., and moved to New England, subsequent to her attending Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa …

Ethel was a musician, beginning in grade school with violin lessons from Arturo Petrucci of Italy, who also taught an eminent Julliard professor Sally Thomas, also originally of Minot …

The family would like to pay tribute to Rabbi Marc Eckstrom and Dr. David Walker, Michele Snitkin and Martha Shoemaker for their support during Ethel’s struggle for healing …