- Monday, January 13, 2014
Sheila Parkington Pinckney, 85, of Sandy Hook died January 9 at Masonicare in Newtown. She was the loving wife of Warren J. Pinckney, her husband of 62 years. The daughter of the late Betsy (Ellison) and John Parkington, she was born November 12, 1928, in Cherry Tree, Lancashire, England.
Along with her parents, a sister Marjorie, and brothers Tom and Harry, she immigrated to the United States in the fall of 1929 and settled in the New Canaan area. After graduating from New Canaan High School, she worked as a legal secretary.