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Byles Groton Memorial Home

310 Thames Street
Groton, CT 06340
(860) 445-4844
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Mystic Dinoto Funeral Home

17 Pearl Street
Groton, CT 06355
(860) 536-2368
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Shea Williams Funeral Home

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Groton, CT 06355
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Obituary: Clarissa A. Matthewson, 81, of Groton - Patch.com

Monday, March 13, 2017

Information via Dinoto Funeral HomeClarissa A. Matthewson, 81, of Groton, died Friday, March 3, 2017 at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London.She was born on February 16, 1936, in Groton, the daughter of Albertus and Pearl (Edwards) Prentice. She worked for many years as an assembler at Acme Wire in Mystic.She is survived by her beloved grandchildren, Kevin Matthewson and Ashanti Matthewson.All services and burial will be private for the family. To share a message of condolence or remembrance with her family, please click the link. Get free real-time news alerts from the Groton Patch.

Obituary: Helen Poe Goodrich, 100, Atria resident, loved sailing, devoted mother, grandmother - Darien Times

Monday, March 13, 2017

D.C. so much they stayed another 17 years, commuting between Maine and Washington. In 1982, Helen was made an “honorary submariner” and served as the sponsor at the launching of the USS Portsmouth in Groton, CT.  In 2004 Helen and Jim moved back to Maine permanently where they continued to live in their home in Cumberland Foreside and then Ocean View At Falmouth which allowed them to spend wonderful times with their son John, his wife Corey and their children.  After Jim’s death Helen moved to Darien, CT. to be near daughter Nancy, her husband Terry and their family.    In these last years she relished her time with loving grandchildren and great grandchildren.Helen was pre-deceased by her husband, mother, father and brother, Robert Burns Poe, Jr.  She is survived by son James P. Goodrich and wife Marilyn of St. Helen, OR; Dr. John F. Goodrich and wife Corey of Cumberland, ME and daughter Nancy G. McGraw and her husband Terry McGraw of Darien, CT.  She also leaves grandchildren Shane, Chad and Travis Goodrich, Kate Day (Adam), Ryan Goodrich (Mary), Dary Goodrich (Cat), Whit McGraw (Camilla) and Megan Mozingo (Clayton) as well as 12 great grandchildren, brother David Poe and brother in-law William Goodrich.  Helen kept a special lifelong friendship with Charlotte Hutton of Seattle, WA. The family would like to thank Helen’s wonderful caregivers in Connecticut, especially Ann, Brigitte, Charmaine, Christine, Keight and Woodland.   The family would also like to thank Homepartners in Maine. They made the last years of her life full of laughter and loving care.A private family memorial service is planned at the Noroton Presbyterian Chapel on March, 26th in Darien, CT.  A summer celebration of her life will take place in Maine where she will be buried next to her husband in Falmouth, Maine. www.lawrencefuneralhome.comThose who desire may make donations in Helen’s memory to : Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland   217 Westbrook St.  Westbrook, ME 04092 or Navy-Marine Corp Relief Society Attn: Development   875 N. Randolph St Ste 225 Arlington, VA 22203...

Eugene 'Gene' Meyer - Quad City Times

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Softball Congress Tournament schedule.Survivors include his daughter, Annette (Ralph) Hughes of Blue Grass (and their children, Jackson and Samuel Hughes); sons, Captain Roger (Leslie) Meyer of Groton, Connecticut, (and their children, Michael Meyer and Jaden Bruns); and Marty (Lora) Meyer of Cedar Falls, Iowa, (and their children, Ethan, Ellie and Emily Meyer); brothers, Duane (Bernice) Meyer of DeWitt, Iowa, Ronald (Nancy) Meyer of Eldridge, and Jerry (Vicki) Meyer of Davenport; sister-in-law, Judy Meyer of LeClaire; and brother-in-law, Tom Roman of Prophetstown, Illinois. Sign up to get each day's obituaries sent to your email inbox .whatcounts-form-container.well { padding-bottom: 5px; } .whatcounts-form-container .left-col, .whatcounts-form-container .right-col{ float: left; width: 100%; max-width: 345px; } .whatcounts-form-container .left-col{ margin-right: 20px; } .whatcounts-form-container .whatcounts-min .left-col{ max-width: none; margin: 0; } .whatcounts-form-container .disclaimer { font-size: 13px; line-height: 14px; margin-bottom:10px; clear:both; } .whatcounts-form-container .input-group-addon.wc-addon-captcha{ padding: 4px 10px; border-left: 0; } In addition to his wife and parents, Gene was preceded in death by his sister, Lynn Roman, and brothers, Jimmy Meyer and Kenny Meyer.The family would like to give special thanks to Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, the extended Hass, Meyer and Claussen families, his many friends, as well as those who always supported Gene in all of his life’s endeavors.Online condolences may be left for the Meyer family by visiting Gene’s obituary at www.weertsfh.com.

Joyce Funk | 1929-2016 - Wyoming Tribune

Monday, November 07, 2016

Aberdeen, S.D., to Edward and Emily (Lundman) Samuelson, who farmed near Stratford, S.D.Joyce attended country school in Rondell Township for seven years before boarding in town while she attended Groton High School in Groton, S.D.  She graduated with honors in 1946. She met Gene Funk in 1945 while they were both attending high school. Joyce attended business school in Mitchell, S.D., while Gene was in the Army.Joyce and Eugene Jacob Funk were married Oct. 28, 1947, in Groton. Over the years they lived in Groton, Minneapolis, Grand Forks, N.D., Fergus Falls, Minn., and then Cheyenne.For Joyce, her family was her life. She felt blessed to have three children, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with them.Joyce also enjoyed spending time with her friends, and she and Gene enjoyed getting together with other couples. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and cross stitching. She played bridge and liked doing the daily crossword puzzle and Jumble in the newspaper. Joyce’s favorite way to travel was in their motor home, and she wrote, “We finally got into something I really enjoyed. What a way to see so much that is out there … and still be at home.”Joyce was a member of the Ladies Circle at both Federated Church in Fergus Fal...

'Lots of prayer' as Pocomoke mourns murder victims - Delmarva Daily Times

Monday, October 10, 2016

Marvin W. Purnell with children Marvin D. Purnell, Karen Purnell (center) and Renee Purnell Cooper. This photo was shared on Facebook. (Photo: Staff Photo by Megan Raymond)Buy PhotoGroton Road in Pocomoke City is a short connector road that stretches between Carter Avenue and Worcester County Highway, lined with quaint single-story homes."You only see about three cars a day come through here," said resident Janice Elliott.But Tuesday morning, there was a steady trickle of cars, a lot more than Elliott's seen in her 35 years at her residence. It might have something to do with what happened across the street the day prior on Sept. 12.Maryland State Police said 46-year-old Marvin Purnell Jr. shot to death his sister, 52-year-old Karen Purnell, and his father, 78-year-old Marvin Purnell Sr. The Pocomoke City man then took his own life after being surrounded by Worcester County sheriff's deputies, who were called to check on Karen after she failed to report to work at St. James United Methodist Church AME in Salisbury.Buy PhotoNo trespassing signs have been placed at the residents on Groton Road in Pocomoke City, Md. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, where an apparent murder suicide took place yesterday. (Photo: Staff Photo by Megan Raymond)"I heard it come over the scanner," Elliott said. "Then I saw a Worcester County sheriff show up and he walked aro...

Adam J. Healey, age 32 - DesMoinesRegister.com

Monday, September 12, 2016

Adam is survived by his father, Ed Healey of Victor; mother, Becky Sheppard of Brunswick, Georgia; two brothers, Andrew (Kate) Healey of Orlando, Florida and Ryan (Jenna) Healey of Groton, Connecticut; his dog, Bowser; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.He was preceded in death by his sister, Brooke Healey; paternal grandparents, Harry and Lucille Healey; maternal grandparents, Wayne and Doris Butler; aunt, Wendy Butler; and uncle, Ken Butler.Read or Share this story: http://dmreg.co/2c7SMEX...

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Obituary: Clarissa A. Matthewson, 81, of Groton - Patch.com

Monday, March 13, 2017

Information via Dinoto Funeral HomeClarissa A. Matthewson, 81, of Groton, died Friday, March 3, 2017 at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London.She was born on February 16, 1936, in Groton, the daughter of Albertus and Pearl (Edwards) Prentice. She worked for many years as an assembler at Acme Wire in Mystic.She is survived by her beloved grandchildren, Kevin Matthewson and Ashanti Matthewson.All services and burial will be private for the family. To share a message of condolence or remembrance with her family, please click the link. Get free real-time news alerts from the Groton Patch.

Obituary: Helen Poe Goodrich, 100, Atria resident, loved sailing, devoted mother, grandmother - Darien Times

Monday, March 13, 2017

D.C. so much they stayed another 17 years, commuting between Maine and Washington. In 1982, Helen was made an “honorary submariner” and served as the sponsor at the launching of the USS Portsmouth in Groton, CT.  In 2004 Helen and Jim moved back to Maine permanently where they continued to live in their home in Cumberland Foreside and then Ocean View At Falmouth which allowed them to spend wonderful times with their son John, his wife Corey and their children.  After Jim’s death Helen moved to Darien, CT. to be near daughter Nancy, her husband Terry and their family.    In these last years she relished her time with loving grandchildren and great grandchildren.Helen was pre-deceased by her husband, mother, father and brother, Robert Burns Poe, Jr.  She is survived by son James P. Goodrich and wife Marilyn of St. Helen, OR; Dr. John F. Goodrich and wife Corey of Cumberland, ME and daughter Nancy G. McGraw and her husband Terry McGraw of Darien, CT.  She also leaves grandchildren Shane, Chad and Travis Goodrich, Kate Day (Adam), Ryan Goodrich (Mary), Dary Goodrich (Cat), Whit McGraw (Camilla) and Megan Mozingo (Clayton) as well as 12 great grandchildren, brother David Poe and brother in-law William Goodrich.  Helen kept a special lifelong friendship with Charlotte Hutton of Seattle, WA. The family would like to thank Helen’s wonderful caregivers in Connecticut, especially Ann, Brigitte, Charmaine, Christine, Keight and Woodland.   The family would also like to thank Homepartners in Maine. They made the last years of her life full of laughter and loving care.A private family memorial service is planned at the Noroton Presbyterian Chapel on March, 26th in Darien, CT.  A summer celebration of her life will take place in Maine where she will be buried next to her husband in Falmouth, Maine. www.lawrencefuneralhome.comThose who desire may make donations in Helen’s memory to : Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland   217 Westbrook St.  Westbrook, ME 04092 or Navy-Marine Corp Relief Society Attn: Development   875 N. Randolph St Ste 225 Arlington, VA 22203...

Eugene 'Gene' Meyer - Quad City Times

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Softball Congress Tournament schedule.Survivors include his daughter, Annette (Ralph) Hughes of Blue Grass (and their children, Jackson and Samuel Hughes); sons, Captain Roger (Leslie) Meyer of Groton, Connecticut, (and their children, Michael Meyer and Jaden Bruns); and Marty (Lora) Meyer of Cedar Falls, Iowa, (and their children, Ethan, Ellie and Emily Meyer); brothers, Duane (Bernice) Meyer of DeWitt, Iowa, Ronald (Nancy) Meyer of Eldridge, and Jerry (Vicki) Meyer of Davenport; sister-in-law, Judy Meyer of LeClaire; and brother-in-law, Tom Roman of Prophetstown, Illinois. Sign up to get each day's obituaries sent to your email inbox .whatcounts-form-container.well { padding-bottom: 5px; } .whatcounts-form-container .left-col, .whatcounts-form-container .right-col{ float: left; width: 100%; max-width: 345px; } .whatcounts-form-container .left-col{ margin-right: 20px; } .whatcounts-form-container .whatcounts-min .left-col{ max-width: none; margin: 0; } .whatcounts-form-container .disclaimer { font-size: 13px; line-height: 14px; margin-bottom:10px; clear:both; } .whatcounts-form-container .input-group-addon.wc-addon-captcha{ padding: 4px 10px; border-left: 0; } In addition to his wife and parents, Gene was preceded in death by his sister, Lynn Roman, and brothers, Jimmy Meyer and Kenny Meyer.The family would like to give special thanks to Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, the extended Hass, Meyer and Claussen families, his many friends, as well as those who always supported Gene in all of his life’s endeavors.Online condolences may be left for the Meyer family by visiting Gene’s obituary at www.weertsfh.com.

Joyce Funk | 1929-2016 - Wyoming Tribune

Monday, November 07, 2016

Aberdeen, S.D., to Edward and Emily (Lundman) Samuelson, who farmed near Stratford, S.D.Joyce attended country school in Rondell Township for seven years before boarding in town while she attended Groton High School in Groton, S.D.  She graduated with honors in 1946. She met Gene Funk in 1945 while they were both attending high school. Joyce attended business school in Mitchell, S.D., while Gene was in the Army.Joyce and Eugene Jacob Funk were married Oct. 28, 1947, in Groton. Over the years they lived in Groton, Minneapolis, Grand Forks, N.D., Fergus Falls, Minn., and then Cheyenne.For Joyce, her family was her life. She felt blessed to have three children, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with them.Joyce also enjoyed spending time with her friends, and she and Gene enjoyed getting together with other couples. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and cross stitching. She played bridge and liked doing the daily crossword puzzle and Jumble in the newspaper. Joyce’s favorite way to travel was in their motor home, and she wrote, “We finally got into something I really enjoyed. What a way to see so much that is out there … and still be at home.”Joyce was a member of the Ladies Circle at both Federated Church in Fergus Fal...

'Lots of prayer' as Pocomoke mourns murder victims - Delmarva Daily Times

Monday, October 10, 2016

Marvin W. Purnell with children Marvin D. Purnell, Karen Purnell (center) and Renee Purnell Cooper. This photo was shared on Facebook. (Photo: Staff Photo by Megan Raymond)Buy PhotoGroton Road in Pocomoke City is a short connector road that stretches between Carter Avenue and Worcester County Highway, lined with quaint single-story homes."You only see about three cars a day come through here," said resident Janice Elliott.But Tuesday morning, there was a steady trickle of cars, a lot more than Elliott's seen in her 35 years at her residence. It might have something to do with what happened across the street the day prior on Sept. 12.Maryland State Police said 46-year-old Marvin Purnell Jr. shot to death his sister, 52-year-old Karen Purnell, and his father, 78-year-old Marvin Purnell Sr. The Pocomoke City man then took his own life after being surrounded by Worcester County sheriff's deputies, who were called to check on Karen after she failed to report to work at St. James United Methodist Church AME in Salisbury.Buy PhotoNo trespassing signs have been placed at the residents on Groton Road in Pocomoke City, Md. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, where an apparent murder suicide took place yesterday. (Photo: Staff Photo by Megan Raymond)"I heard it come over the scanner," Elliott said. "Then I saw a Worcester County sheriff show up and he walked aro...

Adam J. Healey, age 32 - DesMoinesRegister.com

Monday, September 12, 2016

Adam is survived by his father, Ed Healey of Victor; mother, Becky Sheppard of Brunswick, Georgia; two brothers, Andrew (Kate) Healey of Orlando, Florida and Ryan (Jenna) Healey of Groton, Connecticut; his dog, Bowser; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.He was preceded in death by his sister, Brooke Healey; paternal grandparents, Harry and Lucille Healey; maternal grandparents, Wayne and Doris Butler; aunt, Wendy Butler; and uncle, Ken Butler.Read or Share this story: http://dmreg.co/2c7SMEX...