Nurse, Robert V.
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Robert V. Nurse, age 93, of Milford, beloved husband of Mary Hearn Nurse for 72 years, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, on Friday, January 24th. Mr. Nurse was born in Westport, CT on January 14, 1921 to the late Edward and Clara Granese Nurse. Mr. Nurse proudly served our country during WWII in the United States Army. After the service he served on the Milford Police Department and later established Nurse Construction Company. Survivors include his children: Robert J. Nurse (Marsha) of VA, John E. Nurse (Bonita) of AR, Betty Anne Stokes (Charles) of VT, Thomas Nurse (Deborah) of FL, Judy Chilly (Lou) of FL and Peter Nurse of Milford, 15 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, two sisters; Betty Springle of VA and Nancy Phelan of Cape Cod and several dear nieces and nephews. Mr. Nurse is predeceased by two brothers. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday at 10:00AM in Saint Ann Church, 501 Naugatuck Avenue, Milford. Inurnment with Military Honors will follow in Kings Highway Cemetery, Milford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Veterans' Families United Foundation, PO Box 14355, Oklahoma City, OK 73113. The Gregory F. Doyle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. To leave an on-line condolence, please visit www.gregoryfdoylefuneralhome.com
Published in Connecticut Post on Jan. 29, 2014