Jayne “Duke” Satterlee Burwell Gustafson, 89, beloved sister, wife, mother, aunt, mother-in-law, grandmother, great grandmother and friend passed away peacefully March 29, 2022 at Keystone Place, Torrington, Ct. Formerly of Winsted, Jayne had been a resident of Keystone since 2019. She was born February 20, 1933 in Stamford, CT., the third daughter of John S. and Doris K. Burwell. The family moved to Winsted about 1938. She graduated from The Gilbert School and attended The University of Connecticut. It was during her freshman year at UCONN that she met Ralph, the love of her life. Their relationship had hardly begun when the Korean War intervened and Ralph was shipped overseas with the Army 1st Cavalry Division. She waited for him. “Duke” and “Rooster” were married on September 11, 1954 and spent 51 wonderful years together. She loved crossword puzzles, her pets, the Red Sox, Dancing With The Stars, Cape Cod and sunshine. But most of all she loved spending time with her family who she adored and who felt the same way about her. She is survived by her children Garth (Myrna), Kirk (Sher), Lynn Winn (Paul); grandchildren Brad Gustafson, Jack Gustafson, Derek Gustafson (Keri), Kyle Gustafson, Lindsay Gustafson Monahan (Steve), Abby Winn (Devin Cain)and Betsy Winn (Nick Lemieux); great grandchildren Elle Gustafson, Connor Gustafson, Rosalena Monahan, Ethan Cain, Mable Cain. She is also survived by her sisters Kay Stafford (Dick), Juliet King (Tom), and sister-in-law Roberta Burwell as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Ralph, son Kirby, her parents, sisters Anne Soldan, Doris St Onge, brother Jack Burwell. The family wishes to thank the staff at Keystone Place for their compassionate care. Funeral services will be at Maloney Funeral Home on Friday May 13, 2022 at 10:00 am. Following to Winchester Center cemetery for graveside service for Jayne Gustafson, Ralph Gustafson and Kirby Gustafson. Memorial contributions may be made to The Little Guild Animal Shelter, 285 Sharon Goshen Turnpike, West Cornwall, CT. 06796.
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