Groton - Elsie Agnes (Tucker) Freeman, 82, of Forest St., Groton, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London.|
She was born on Dec. 22, 1930, in New London, the daughter of Theodore E. and Mary Agnes (Quinn) Tucker.
Mrs. Freeman was married on Aug. 29, 1953, to Arthur R. "Pete" Freeman. He died on April 24, 2010.
Elsie was a devoted wife and mother. She played the accordion for many years as a part-time musician with Pete. She also played the piano until she suffered a stroke in 2003. Elsie was still living at home with the help and aid of her devoted caregivers. Her family wishes to thank them immensely.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Peter A. and Mary-Ellen Freeman of Preston and her cherished grandson, Tucker G. Freeman, also of Preston.
Elsie was also predeceased by her sister, Edith Leffingwell.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thusday, Jan. 31, at the Starr Hill Cemetery in Groton. Visiting hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Byles- Groton Memorial Home, 310 Thames St.
Please visit www.byles.com for directions, to sign her guest book, or to share a memory.
Published in The Day on Jan. 28, 2013