In Memory of




Obituary for Mary Ellen Levy

Mary Ellen (Martindale) Levy, 88, of Simsbury, died Saturday, November 27, 2021 at Cherry Brook Health Care in Canton. She was born July 17, 1933 in Norwalk, daughter of the late Jonathan William Strong and Alice (McMahon) Martindale and had lived in Orange and Hamden prior to moving to Simsbury. Mrs. Levy was a Personal Consultant for many years prior to her retirement, and before that worked at St. Raphael's Hospital as an Emergency Room registrar.  Mary Ellen loved to rescue cats, enjoyed genealogy and history and loved to travel; her favorite destinations were Ireland and the UK.

She is survived by her children, Robert Stephens and his wife Eleanor of Orange, Jonathan Stephens and his wife Robin of Abbott, ME, Bridget Huber and her husband John of Simsbury and David Levy and wife Debra of Trumbull; ten grandchildren, Christopher, Caitlin, Michael, Maureen, Jenna, Erin, Kelley, Killian, Maurin and Emerson and three great grandchildren, Jackson, Cora and Julian. 

Services will be private. Donations in her memorial may be made to the Connecticut Humane Society, 701 Russel Road, Newington, CT 06111. Please visit Mary Ellen’s “Book of Memories” at for online tributes.