Janet Wyllys Littlefield (Bull)

6 Apr 1921 - 16 May 2013

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6 Apr 1921 - 16 May 2013
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Old Lyme - Janet Wyllys (Bull) Littlefield, 92, formerly of Old Lyme and recently of Bride Brook Health and Rehabilitation Center, died Thursday, May 16, 2013.Mrs. Littlefield was born in West Hartford, on April 6, 1921, the daughter of Norris Langdon Bull and Mildred (Cooke) Bull of West Hartford.
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Janet Wyllys Littlefield (Bull)

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Stone Church Cemetery

144 Riverview Road
Niantic, New London, Connecticut
United States

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Contributor: oba Created : 7 years ago Updated : 7 years ago

Old Lyme - Janet Wyllys (Bull) Littlefield, 92, formerly of Old Lyme and recently of Bride Brook Health and Rehabilitation Center, died Thursday, May 16, 2013.

Mrs. Littlefield was born in West Hartford, on April 6, 1921, the daughter of Norris Langdon Bull and Mildred (Cooke) Bull of West Hartford. The family moved to the Hawk's Nest Beach area of Old Lyme in the 1930's with Janet graduating from W.M.I in New London in 1939.

She was recently predeceased by her brothers, Norris L. Bull Jr. of Marblehead, Mass. and Lewis Bonar Bull formerly of East Lyme.

Janet is survived by her sons, James Norris Littlefield and his wife, Georgia Lee, of Niantic and David Howard Littlefield and his lifetime companion, Elene Desillier, of Old Lyme. Also surviving are granddaughter, Heather Littlefield of Port Charlotte, Fla.; and great-granddaughter, Coral of Peru; grandson, Kevin James Littlefield and his wife, Diane, along with great-grandchildren, Daniel and Jamie Littlefield (all of Waterford); and granddaughter, Lanie Littlefield Loscoe and her husband, Peter Loscoe, of East Lyme. She is also survived by two sisters, Theodate Lockhart of Niantic and Altabelle Pflomm of Old Lyme.

Life timeline of Janet Wyllys Littlefield (Bull)

1921
Janet Wyllys Littlefield (Bull) was born on 6 Apr 1921
Janet Wyllys Littlefield (Bull) was 18 years old when World War II: Nazi Germany and Slovakia invade Poland, beginning the European phase of World War II. World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier. The vast majority of the world's countries—including all of the great powers—eventually formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most global war in history; it directly involved more than 100 million people from over 30 countries. In a state of total war, the major participants threw their entire economic, industrial, and scientific capabilities behind the war effort, blurring the distinction between civilian and military resources. World War II was the deadliest conflict in human history, marked by 50 to 85 million fatalities, most of whom were civilians in the Soviet Union and China. It included massacres, the genocide of the Holocaust, strategic bombing, premeditated death from starvation and disease and the only use of nuclear weapons in war.
Janet Wyllys Littlefield (Bull) was 24 years old when World War II: Hiroshima, Japan is devastated when the atomic bomb "Little Boy" is dropped by the United States B-29 Enola Gay. Around 70,000 people are killed instantly, and some tens of thousands die in subsequent years from burns and radiation poisoning. World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier. The vast majority of the world's countries—including all of the great powers—eventually formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most global war in history; it directly involved more than 100 million people from over 30 countries. In a state of total war, the major participants threw their entire economic, industrial, and scientific capabilities behind the war effort, blurring the distinction between civilian and military resources. World War II was the deadliest conflict in human history, marked by 50 to 85 million fatalities, most of whom were civilians in the Soviet Union and China. It included massacres, the genocide of the Holocaust, strategic bombing, premeditated death from starvation and disease and the only use of nuclear weapons in war.
Janet Wyllys Littlefield (Bull) was 35 years old when Disneyland Hotel opens to the public in Anaheim, California. The Disneyland Hotel is a resort hotel located at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, owned by the Walt Disney Company and operated through its Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products division. Opened on October 5, 1955, as a motor inn owned and operated by Jack Wrather under an agreement with Walt Disney, the hotel was the first to officially bear the Disney name. Under Wrather's ownership, the hotel underwent several expansions and renovations over the years before being acquired by Disney in 1988. The hotel was downsized to its present capacity in 1999 as part of the Disneyland Resort expansion.
Janet Wyllys Littlefield (Bull) was 43 years old when John F. Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas; hours later, Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in aboard Air Force One as the 36th President of the United States. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. He served at the height of the Cold War, and the majority of his presidency dealt with managing relations with the Soviet Union. As a member of the Democratic Party, Kennedy represented the state of Massachusetts in the United States House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate prior to becoming president.
1977
Janet Wyllys Littlefield (Bull) was 56 years old when Star Wars is released in theaters. Star Wars is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas. It is the first film in the original Star Wars trilogy and the beginning of the Star Wars franchise. Starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, David Prowse, James Earl Jones, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, and Peter Mayhew, the film focuses on the Rebel Alliance, led by Princess Leia (Fisher), and its attempt to destroy the Galactic Empire's space station, the Death Star.
Janet Wyllys Littlefield (Bull) was 62 years old when Michael Jackson's Thriller, the best-selling album of all time, was released. Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. Dubbed the "King of Pop", he was one of the most popular entertainers in the world, and was the best-selling music artist during the year of his death. Jackson's contributions to music, dance, and fashion along with his publicized personal life made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades.
Janet Wyllys Littlefield (Bull) was 70 years old when The World Wide Web is opened to the public. The World Wide Web (WWW), also called the Web, is an information space where documents and other web resources are identified by Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), interlinked by hypertext links, and accessible via the Internet. English scientist Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989. He wrote the first web browser in 1990 while employed at CERN in Switzerland. The browser was released outside CERN in 1991, first to other research institutions starting in January 1991 and to the general public on the Internet in August 1991.
2004
Janet Wyllys Littlefield (Bull) was 83 years old when Facebook, a mainstream online social networking site, is founded by Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California. Its website was launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.
Janet Wyllys Littlefield (Bull) died on 16 May 2013 at the age of 92
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