Charlotte was born December 5, 1932 in East Hartford, CT to the late Alfred K. Hanmer, Sr. and Sarah C. (Moore) Hanmer. She spent most of her childhood on Fishers Island, NY before the family moved to Huntington, NY, where Charlotte attended and graduated from Huntington High School. She attended Canterbury College in Danville, IN. After Canterbury closed, she transferred to and graduated from Carthage College in Carthage, IL.
For 27 years, until she retired in 1995, she was a First Grade Teacher at Buttonball School in Glastonbury. She was a parishioner of All Saints’ Episcopal Church in East Hartford, as well their organist and choir director. She was an accomplished pianist. Besides making music she enjoyed swimming, the outdoors, puzzles of all kinds, summer vacations in Maine, and her family, immediate and extended.
Her family and friends will remember her kindness, generosity and unselfish nature. In addition to her husband Peter, Charlotte is survived, and will be dearly missed by her sons: Craig Miller of East Hartford, Paul Miller and his wife Sarah of Windsor; her daughter Saralyn Miller and her husband Kevin Knoer of Brooklyn, NY; her daughter-in-law Robin Miller of Ellington; her step-daughters: Andrea Hosier and her husband Anthony of Millbury, MA and Kim Muzeroll of Washington, DC; her step-son Mark Muzeroll of Swampscott, MA; her grandchildren: Cole Miller, Sean Miller and Jamie Hosier; and her dear friends at All Saints’. Charlotte is predeceased by her brother, Alfred Hanmer, Jr.; her sister, Mary Lou Moore; her son, Christopher Miller and too many beloved friends.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017, 11:00 am at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 444 Hills Street, East Hartford, CT. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial donations in her memory may be made to: FoodShare, 450 Woodland Avenue, Bloomfield, CT 06002-1342. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.newkirkandwhitney.com
Published in The Hartford Courant on May 14, 2017