Ethel (Stevens) Espitee, 89, of New Fairfield, formerly of Danbury and New Milford, died Oct. 31 at Danbury Hospital. She was the wife of the late Charles F. Espitee.

She was born March 20, 1924, in New Milford, where she was raised, graduating from New Milford High School. She moved after her marriage in 1945.

She was a homemaker who enjoyed duckpin bowling, game shows and puzzles. She most especially enjoyed the time shared with her family.

She is survived by a son, Wayne A. Espitee, and his wife, Linda, of New Fairfield; and her four grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a son, Ronald Espitee, and a daughter, Patricia Bennett Espitee.

Burial was at St. Peter Cemetery in Danbury.

Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home in Danbury was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Nelson A. Gelfman Kidney Dialysis Unit, Danbury Hospital Development Fund, 24 Hospital Ave., Danbury CT 06810.