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Louise Eleanor Roberts

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Louise Eleanor Roberts Obituary

Louise Eleanor Grammer Roberts, 84, died peacefully on July 2, 2014 at her daughter Betsy Roberts Vennell and her son-in -law Ron Vennell's home in North East, MD, after a long illness. Louise grew up in West Hartford, CT and lived in Avon, CT for over 50 years. Louise was born in Hartford, CT to Eleanor and George Grammer of West Hartford. Louise graduated from Hall High School, West Hartford, in 1947, after which she attended Morse School of Business in Hartford. Louise graduated from Central Connecticut State University where she majored in Early Childhood Education and Special Education, and received her Master's Degree, after which she taught kindergarten in West Hartford and Simsbury, CT. Louise was preceded in death by her husband, Earle Wesley Roberts and her parents Eleanor Louise Magill Grammer and George Luther Grammer of West Hartford, CT. Louise is survived by her five children; Carol Roberts, Stephen Roberts and his wife Clare, Katie Roberts-McBreen and her husband Dennis, Betsy Roberts- Vennell and her husband Ron, and Emmy Roberts. Louise is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Louise was an active member of the Valley Community Baptist Church, Avon, CT. Louise enjoyed reading, cooking, baking, camping, gardening, sewing, and knitting. Louise's companion dog, Sammy, a retired service dog, was a great source of delight and comfort to her. Family and friends may gather Saturday, July 5, 2014 from 9:30 - 10:30 AM at Carmon Funeral Home & Family Center, 301 Country Club Rd., Avon, CT followed by funeral services at 10:30 AM at the funeral home. Burial will be in Silver St. Cemetery, Granville, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Avon Public Library, 281 Country Club Rd., Avon, CT 06001, for the purchase of children's books in her memory.

Published in The Hartford Courant on July 4, 2014
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