Marceline "Marcie" (Woods) Cormier, 96, of Kensington, widow of William J. Cormier, passed away Saturday, (February 23, 2013) at Ledgecrest Healthcare Center. Born in Southington, she was a former New Britain resident, moving to Kensington in 1956. Marcie was a graduate of New Britain High School, Class of 1934 and attended Teachers College of Connecticut (now CCSU). As a young woman, she worked in the Actuarial Department at CT Mutual Life Insurance Company. She was a member of St. Paul's Church and its Ladies Guild. She served on the Board of the New Britain Boys & Girls Club and the New Britain YWCA. She was also a member of the Kensington Garden Club; the Women' Club of New Britain and of CT Yankee Council, Girl Scouts. Surviving are two daughters, Marcelyn Clarke and her husband Peter of Kensington; and Diane Binder and her husband Dr. David Binder of Medfield, MA; a brother, Donald Woods and his wife Irene of West Hartford; a grandson, Daniel Binder of Chicago; a great-grandson, Bailey Schuster of Terryville and his brother Christopher Hoyt and wife Stacie of Harwinton; a grand daughter-in-law, Dawn Schuster also of Terryville; several nieces and nephews. Besides her husband Bill, Marceline was predeceased by a grandson, William Schuster and a brother, Lawrence Woods.
Funeral services are Thursday 9 a.m. at Carlson Funeral Home, 45 Franklin Square, New Britain, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. at St. Paul's Church, Alling St., Kensington. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery. Calling hours are Wednesday 4-7 p.m. at Carlson Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Covenant House New York, 460 West 41st St., New York, NY 10036 or the Boys & Girls Club of New Britain, 150 Washington St., New Britain, CT 06051. The family wishes to extend special thanks to the staff at Ledgcrest for their loving care of Mom. Please share a memory or note of sympathy at www.carlsonfuneralhome.com.