Antoinette C. Echols, 75, of New Britain, passed away peacefully, Jan. 30, 2021. Antoinette was born in Detroit, Mich. She worked at Corbin Russwin for 18 years. She also worked at Friendship Center in New Britain for over 10 years. Antoinette was a member of Spotswood A.M.E. Zion Church of New Britain.
Antoinette is survived by her daughter, Monique (Echols) Darakjian of New Britain, her son, Roger (Monica Risco) Echols of New Britain, stepson, Michael A. (Greta) Pierce Sr. of East Hartford, two sisters Sisters Gail Crockett of West Hartford, Ann-Lavern (Thomas) Calagary of Southington, three brothers, Theodore Crockett Jr. of Bristol, Leonard Crockett, of Wethersfield and Joseph (Yvonne) Crockett of Waldorf, Md., 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends.
Antoinette was predeceased in death by her husband Roger Echols of 56 years, her parents Theodore Crockett Sr. and Bernice Weiss, a son Eric L. Echols, a sister Ann Crockett, and a grandchild Leanna Echols.
A Walk-through viewing and visitation will be held Saturday, Feb. 13 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Spotswood A.M.E. Zion Church, 25 Crestwood Lane, New Britain. The Home going service will follow at 11 a.m. which will be private for immediate family only. The service will be held on-line from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST. atthespott.org.
Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Service of comfort provided by the Carlson Funeral Home, 45 Franklin Square, New Britain. www.carlsonfuneralhome.com