CT Women of HOPE
Wendy Lee Kirkland
Wendy was an artist, a writer, a knitter, a reader, an avid gardener, cook, and baker. Wendy was a strong advocate of animals and loved her dog and cat deeply. her favorite place in the world was her church at Camp Calumet Lutheran in West Ossippee, NH. Wendy became a Teal Angel at the young age of 73.
"Elisa had a strong desire to work with animals all her life, finally realizing her dream in 2007, when she became a receptionist at a local animal hospital in Middletown, Connecticut. Elisa served the community faithfully with her time, treasure and talent."Elisa became a Teal Angel at the young age of 52.
Melinda S. Cosman
Melinda lived most of her life in Manchester, graduating from Manchester High School Class of 1998. She was employed at the Portland Care and Rehabilitation Center. "Melinda Cosman is a real angel, so sweet and a devoted mother". Melinda touched the lives of so many people. She was a fighter. Melinda became a Teal Angel at the young age of 38.