Alma  Soyden

Obituary of Alma Soyden

Alma P. Soyden, 98, of Woodstock died December 24, 2020 at Westview Health Care Center in Dayville. Beloved wife of the late Peter Joseph Soyden, who died in 2003. She was born in Swampscott, MA, on June 4, 1922, daughter of the late Rufus and Hattie (Farnum) Hartford.

She worked as a Seamstress before raising her children. Alma enjoyed knitting, sewing and crocheting. She was a snow bird, spending many winters in Florida since the 80’s. She enjoyed scrabble, crossword and jigsaw puzzles. Alma loved her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She had a passion for cooking, especially for her family.

She leaves her children, Peter Soyden and his wife Jacqueline of Dracut, MA, Ronald Soyden and his wife Michele of Brooklyn, CT, Gail Renaud and her husband David of Woodstock, CT, sister Avis Howard of Wareham, MA and Florida, grandchildren Sharon Soyden-LaRoche, Tracey Dunn, Kristen Soyden, Stephen Soyden, Jennifer Soyden, great grandchildren Patrick Dunn, Jacob Hall, Ethan Dunn, Haylee Renaud, Timothy Engstrume, Zachary Renaud. She was predeceased by a grandson Trevor Renaud, he died in 2010 and her brothers Charles and Lyle, and sister Enid.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Westview Health Care Center, 150 Ware Road, Dayville, CT 06241.

Funeral Mass was private, with a graveside service to be held in the spring in Holy Cross Cemetery in Danielson. Share a memory at

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