Gladys Leola (Etheridge) Fields died peacefully surrounded by her family on January 10, 2021. She was predeceased by her beloved first husband Beverly “Skip” Tower. She leaves behind her beloved second husband, Roland Fields of Middlefield, Connecticut and her daughter and son-in-law, Debbra and Daniel Wheeler of Middlefield, Connecticut. She also leaves behind three step-children and their families, Mark Fields of Old Lyme, Connecticut, Darrell Fields of Deerfield Beach, Florida and Heidi DiNino of Lighthouse Point, Florida. Lastly, she leaves behind five grandchildren, Kelly Therrien Rybak (and husband Scott Rybak), Jaclyne Therrien (and partner William Lowe), Beverly Therrien, Daniel Craig Wheeler, Jr. “DJ” (and wife Hannah Doolittle Wheeler), and David Wheeler. She also leaves behind three great grandchildren, Jaden Bartolotta, Jessica Rybak, and Kylie Rybak. In addition, she has left behind a sister and three brothers with their spouses as well as a large extended family for whom she has always dearly loved.
Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Gladys’s memory may be made to the Middlefield Volunteer Fire Department, 406 Jackson Hill Road, Middlefield, CT 06455. To share memories or send condolences to the family, please visit www.doolittlefuneralservice.com.
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