Obits pg 8 11-24-21

Grace L. Marcy
PUTNAM — Grace L. (Letters) Marcy, 94, of Charles St., formerly of Woodstock, died Nov. 17, 2021, at Matulaitis Nursing Home.
She is the wife of Donald Marcy who died on May 5, 2005.  
Born in 1927, Putnam, she was the daughter of the late Frank H. and Tempest (Smith) Letters.
Mrs. Marcy worked as an operator for the Bell Telephone Company for many years.
Grace was a member of the Congregational Church of Putnam.
She loved to play the organ, sing, read, work in her garden, knitting and loved her special cockatoo, Charlie Brown.
She leaves her brother, Ralph Letters of Michigan; her sister-in-law Barbara Paige of Woodstock; her nephews William Halford Letters of Vermont, Frank Gardner Letters of Utah, David Brandon Letter of Michigan; niece Patti Noren of Woodstock and nephew Jeffrey Paige, also Scott and Pam Redfield and Christine Hart Matte; great-grand nieces and nephews.  
The Funeral Service will be at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 4 in the Congregational Church of Putnam, 175 Main St., with burial in Grove Street Cemetery.
Donations: Congregational Church of Putnam, P.O. Box 463, Putnam, CT 06260. Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam.

Nancy S. Morrison
E. HARTFORD — Nancy S. Morrison died Nov. 9, 2021, at Hartford Hospital.
She was born April 22, 1926, in Oak Park, Ill., to George Sutherland and Hazel (Morganweck) Sutherland.
Nancy attended Washington College in Maryland and graduated from Eastern Connecticut State College with a degree in teaching.
She married Dr. John E. Morrison in 1947 until his death in 1980. Nancy and John lived in Vienna, Austria, for several years and lived in Norwich for 30 years before Nancy moved to Pomfret in 1985.
Nancy worked as a teacher in Norwich and a tutor at the Rectory School in Pomfret.
She was an avid reader, a gifted and creative artist.
She enjoyed teaching art to her fellow residents at the Seely Brown Retirement Community.
In 2014, the art room at Seely Brown Village was dedicated to her. She enjoyed birding, gardening, and sewing.
Nancy was an active member of Christ Episcopal Church.
The Mass for her will be held at 11 a.m. Dec. 3 at Christ Episcopal Church in Pomfret, with a private burial to follow.
Donations: Rectory School, 528 Pomfret St., Pomfret, CT 06258 ( Gilman and Valade Funeral Homes and Crematory, 104 Church St. Putnam.


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