She was the daughter of the late Arthur and Anne (Warren) Sewall of Bath, Maine.
She was the wife of 55 years to Chester S. Brett, Jr. who died in 2006.
She was a graduate of Scripps College class of 1948.
She was a longtime resident of Framingham and was a nursery school teacher in the Framingham-Natick area for 25 years. She was an active member of St. Andrews Church and Friends of Framingham Library for many years.
The family would like to thank Salmon Hospice for their compassionate and attentive care.
She is survived by her children, Pamela Brett Carpenter and her husband David of Worthington, Chester S. Brett, III and his wife Beth of Chester, David W. Brett and his wife Ilana of Lincoln, VT; 5 grandchildren, Sarah James and her husband Ryan, Samuel Carpenter, Camilla Brett, Turner and Eliot Brett; and her great-grandson Louie James. She is also survived by her sister Sallie Comey of Chapel Hill, NC.
She was the sister of the late Harold M. Sewall and Cynthia Coates.
Relatives and friend are invited to attend her funeral service on Friday, August 4, 2017 at 11 a.m. at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 27 Main Street in Southborough. Burial at Island Pond Cemetery, Harwich Center will be at the family’s convenience.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made to St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 3 Main Street, Framingham, MA 01702 or to the charity of one’s choice.