‘COVID Has Taken a Lot'; Family of First Hartford Resident to Die of COVID-19 Makes Plea to Public

One year ago on this date, the city of Hartford marked a grim day as the first resident of the capital city succumbed to a COVID-19-related death. Lorraine Whalen, a 93-year-old grandmother of 10 and great-grandmother of 25, was the first resident of Hartford to die a coronavirus-related death. She died alone in a hospital room with no family by…