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Lucy E. Bunnell Obituary
Lucy E. Bunnell July 7, 1928-August 30, 2013 WATERFORD - Lucy E. Bunnell, 85, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday while surrounded by her loving family after a short illness. Lucy was born in New London on July 7, 1928 to the late Lyman and Helen (Rogers) Pond Sr. In 1948 she married her beloved husband Leonard Bunnell who predeceased her on Jan. 10, 1982. Besides her many responsibilities as a homemaker, Lucy also worked as a housekeeper at the former Fairview Convalescent Home in New London under various ownerships. She was an avid gardener surrounding her home with beautiful flowers. She was an accomplished seamstress, upholsterer and creator of a multitude of ragdolls which she enjoyed making for virtually everyone. Lucy invented the name "family" and that was the center of her life, particularly her great-grandchildren who captivated her heart. She was also a life-long member of the Quaker Hill Baptist Church. She will be missed by her family, adopted family and myriad of friends. Lucy is survived by her sons; John & Tammy Bunnell, Leonard (Buddy) & Deonn Bunnell, Robert & Linda Bunnell, and David & Arlene Bunnell, daughter; Cynthia & David Bunnell-Brown, brothers; Lyman & Rita Pond Jr., Robert Pond, sisters; Dorothy Bustard, Marion Benjamin, Marjorie Fisher, Helen & Thomas Jacobs, and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, she was also predeceased by her brothers Richard and Miles Pond. Calling hours/visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4pm-6pm at the Montville Funeral Home of Church & Allen, 53 Norwich-New London Tnpk., Uncasville, CT. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday at the funeral home at 10am with procession to Union Cemetery immediately following. Memorial donations may be made to the Center for Hospice Care - SECT, 227 Dunham St., Norwich, CT 06360. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.mont villefuneralhome.com

Published in Norwich Bulletin on Sept. 1, 2013
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