Winifred Louise Droney

January 15, 1926 - February 8, 2024
Winifred Louise Droney

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It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Winifred Droney, 98, on February 8, 2024 in Hendersonville, NC.

Born in New London, CT, on January 15, 1926, to Robert and Marion Baum, she was a 1944 graduate of New London High School. On July 3, 1947, she married the love of her life, George S. Droney. Her greatest love was helping others, and she enjoyed serving on the board of the Salvation Army in Danbury, CT as president.

Winifred is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 76 years, George S. Droney; her children, George R. Droney of Hendersonville and Pamela DaCunha of Murrells Inlet, SC; her grandsons, Jeffrey DaCunha, PHD (Brandi) of Austin, TX and Andrew DaCunha, DMD (Kristy) of St. Augustine, FL; her great-grandchildren, Croix DaCunha, Mattix DaCunha, Gabriella DaCunha, and Zoe DaCunha of Austin, TX; and several beloved nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Winifred is predeceased by her sister, Barbara Cody.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, February 16th at 2:00 pm in the Chapel at Shuler Funeral Home.


Memorial Service

Friday, February 16, 2024
2:00 PM

Shuler Funeral Home Chapel - Directions
125 Orr's Camp Rd.
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • February 16, 2024
    Linda Gimlin Sykes says:
    It was so much fun to visit Aunt Winn and Uncle George as a child. She was a gracious hostess. I’ll always hold fond memories of her.