Loretta was born in New Haven on Oct. 25, 1931, the daughter of the late Joseph Comfort and Rose Courville Comfort.
She is survived by her children; Joseph (Julia) Tyler, Dorri (John) Eilbeck, Dawn Yates, Duane (Karen) Tyler, Judy Taylor, Michael (Patti) Tyler & Jennifer (Paul) Ruggiero; her grandchildren Tara Stoker, Joseph Tyler, Denise Medeiros, Michael Eilbeck, Kelsey Tyler, Amber Tyler, Ryan Yates, Coty Taylor, Sara Greenwell, Lindsay Tyler, Emily Tyler, Michael Tyler & Jessica Ruggiero and her great grandchildren Marc, Alyssa, TJ, Jonathan, Michael, Faith, Kaileigh, Brianna, Caitlin, Zoey, Maddox & Micah.
She was predeceased by her brothers Alphonse & Richard and her sisters Rae, Rita, Blanche and Pannay.
She, along with her husband, were past presidents of the Hamden Promenader Square Dance Club. She was an avid UCONN Huskies Basketball fan.
Her family would like to thank the staff of Whitney Manor for the loving care they provided the last three years.
Friends may visit with her family on Monday July 25, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Beecher & Bennett Funeral Home, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden . Burial will be private with the family.