Obituary: Sharon Kim Blakeman Schoeller

Sharon Kim Blakeman Schoeller

MIDDLEBURY — Sharon (Pooky) Kim Blakeman Schoeller, 46, of Middlebury, beloved wife of George A Schoeller, Sr. entered into rest on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012 at Waterbury Hospital.

She was born in Derby on Aug. 22, 1965 daughter of the late Phillip, Jr. and Dorothy Smith Blakeman. She was a nurse’s aide at the Home Healthcare Associates of Southbury for many years. Pooky had previously worked at Schreiber’s Farm of Oxford. She was a graduate of Nonnewaug High School of Woodbury. Pooky enjoyed crafting, scrapbooking, Johnny Cash and UConn men’s and women’s basketball. She also loved knee boarding, being outside and bow hunting with her son George.

Pooky will be sadly missed by and her family and many friends. Her loving family in addition to her husband George includes her son George A. Schoeller, Jr. of Middlebury; her daughter Ashley Ann Schoeller of Middlebury; her four brothers, David Blakeman and his wife Sue of Ansonia, Richard Blakeman of Seymour, Donald Blakeman and his wife Debbie of Southbury and Brian Blakeman of North Carolina; her six sisters, Claire Beamer of Ansonia, Barbara Hyman and her husband Richard of Oxford, Susan Brooks and her husband Austin of Oxford, Carol Cyr and her husband Timothy of North Carolina, Jill Crisp and her husband Bruce of Southbury, Sandra Boudreau and her husband Gerald of Southington and Karen Blakeman of Waterbury, her dog Pepper and her cat Ozzy.

She was predeceased by her brother Phillip Blakeman, III.

Memorial services in celebration of Pooky’s life will be held on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of the Miller-Ward Funeral Home, 260 Bank St. (Route 67, across from Klarides Village) Seymour with Father John Donnelly, Rector of Christ Church Quaker Farms officiating. Friends and relatives may call at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the start of the service. Interment is private and at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Farm Aid, 501 Cambridge Street, Third Floor, Cambridge, MA 02141.

To leave online condolences or light a virtual candle, visit