Ellen Sawn

Ellen Sawn (Prickett)

Friday, April 15th, 1932 - Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
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Ellen (Prickett) Sawn, 87, of Enfield, entered into Eternal Rest on Tuesday,October 1, 2019 at Johnson Memorial Hospital. She was born in Stafford on April 15, 1932, daughter of the late Roland and Lilly (Robinson) Prickett. Ellen grew up in western MA and during her early adulthood assisted her mother in operating the telephone switchboard for Hampden MA in her family home. She later moved to Enfield where she resided for 60 years. She was employed as a bookkeeper for many years, her last position at Diana’s Bakery until her retirement. In her spare time, Ellen loved to travel and shop, and enjoyed a good game of cards with her friends. She was also talented at needlework and was a member of the Enfield Red Hat Society.
Ellen is survived by her children, Carol S. Lorenzetti and her husband Joseph of Stafford, and George W. “Bill” Sawn, Jr. of Enfield; her grandchildren, Jonathan W. Sawn and his wife Karensa, Jacquelyn I. Sawn and her husband Robert Metzler, and Julie L. Lorenzetti and her great grandchild, Jackson W. Sawn. She also leaves a niece and a nephew. Ellen was predeceased by her brother, William W. Prickett and her sister Winifred P. Sawn.
Ellen’s family will receive relatives and friends on Monday October 7, 2019 from 10 to 11 am at Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels, 61 South Road, Enfield. A funeral service will be held after the visitation at 11 am at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Hampden, MA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Ellen’s memory may be made to the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Foundation, 282 Washington St., Hartford, CT 06106. To leave online condolences please visit
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Emma Wolf

Posted at 08:45pm
Sending you my condolences. I remember the time spent with your Mother when you guys lived in Vero Beach. I pray for peace and comfort for the family during this hard time. Love you all, Emma Wolf

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