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Laura Clementsen

1924 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Laura Clementsen Obituary
CLEMENTSEN, LAURA CHESHIRE—Laura Clementsen, 89, passed away Thursday, February 27, 2014, at her residence. She was the widow of Arthur Clementsen, who predeceased her in 2008. She was born in October 20, 1924, in Montpelier, VT, daughter of the late Mary (Warren) (Burnham) Soper. Laura was a graduate of Woodbury High School, Post Junior College, and Southern Connecticut State University, where she received a BA, MS and 6th year certificate. She served as a Ph M 2/C in WAVES during World War II. Laura was a School Psychologist for the Bristol Public Schools prior to her retirement, and spent the last year as a Columnist for the Cheshire Citizen. Laura was a member of the Yalesville United Methodist Church, the Hartford Lodge Sons of Norway. She also volunteered at the Neighborhood Music School in New Haven. She leaves behind a sister, Bettymae Bond; her brother Lisle Burnham; nieces, nephews, a cousin, and many loving friends. She was predeceased by her son, Clark Clementsen; her brothers Sid Burnham and MacWilliam Burnham; and her half-brother, Elmer. Arrangements—A Memorial Service for Laura will be held Saturday, April 26, 2014, at the Yalesville United Methodist Church, 8 New Place Street, Yalesville, CT 06492 at 11 A.M. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family in Woodlawn Cemetery, Attleboro, MA. There are no calling hours. Donations in her name may be made to Planned Parenthood of Southern New England, 345 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511; or to the Yalesville United Methodist Church, 8 New Place Street, Yalesville, CT 06492. The Alderson Funeral Home of Cheshire, 615 South Main St., is assisting with the arrangements. To view these arrangements online, send a condolence, or light a memorial candle, please visit
Published in The New Haven Register on Apr. 24, 2014
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