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Lois Ellin Brough 1941-2021

Lois Ellin Brough (Cyester), age 80, of West Hartford, CT, formerly Saint Mary’s, GA, passed away on Saturday July 31, 2021.


She was born in Teaneck, NJ to the late John Cyester and Mary Fahy (Cyester) on July 30, 1941.Lois grew up in Maplewood New Jersey and attended Columbia High School in South Orange,NJ before attending Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, ID. Where she studied to be a dietician. After college Lois married her first husband, Harold Schaefer. They move to Connecticut and then to Massachusetts where they raised their two daughters and enjoyed many years of tennis, camping and canoeing. In 1992 Lois was remarried to Alex Brough. They lived in Marshfield for a short time and then retired to Saint Mary’s GA Lois and Alex remained very active in their retirement living in Saint Mary’s GA playing tennis, enjoying great friends in their Osprey Cove community, traveling the world on cruise ships, and many trips to Newport, RI. A few years after the loss of her husband Alex in 2016 Lois moved to West Hartford to be closer to her two daughters who she very much enjoyed spending time with taking walks, visiting with family and enjoying a glass of wine.


Lois is survived by her two sisters Barbara Roemmele and Diane Fike, her daughter Christine Lagoy and her husband Ed, her daughter Beth Ittleson and her husband Alan, and her step son Alex Brough and his wife Susan and her grand children Elizabeth, Jonathan, Andrew, Claire, Evan, Blake, Samantha, Alex, and Owen in addition to many nieces and nephews.


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