Janice (McCloud, Malone) Appelle, 58 of Rocky Hill, CT died Tuesday July 19th at Hartford Hospital after a long battle with COPD. She was the beloved wife of Alfred Appelle III who shared almost 23 years with. Born March 5, 1964, in Hartford CT, she was the daughter of the late James and Norma (Tuccitto) McLeod.
In addition to her husband, Al, Jan leaves behind her two children Trisha and Brad Malone of New Haven and her in-law family that she considered her own, Peggy and Michael Esposito (Mom and Poppy), Deborah Carpenter, Megan Whalen, Paul Appelle and Samantha Appelle. Jan also leaves behind many cousins and friends throughout CT and FL.
Jan grew up in Rocky Hill CT, and spent her childhood summers at Lake Hayward, in East Haddam CT. She raised her children in Rocky Hill and met Al when the children were 6 and 9 years old. Together they loved to ride motorcycles, spend time with friends, and enjoy the beauty of the plants they had growing on their porch and around the yard. They enjoy life to the fullest, until her illness took over. Jan had a deep love for animals, from her cats who would make her giggle, to Sweat-Pea her bird that would talk to her, and the horses that she loved to gaze at with every chance she had. Jan was known by all to have a loving heart and a contagious laugh that would make you smile.
Family and friends are invited to attend church services at 11:00am Friday July 29,2022 at St Andrews the Apostle Church, 331 Orchard St. Rocky Hill, CT Followed by a celebration of life in the church hall.
Abbey Funeral Home of Rocky Hill in care of arrangements.