New London - Gloria Elizabeth (Bloxham) Charbonneau, 83, of Easy St., New London, passed away at home on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, after a brief illness.
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"Betty", as she was known to everyone, died peacefully surrounded by her family. She was a lifelong resident of New London and graduated from Williams Memorial Institute. Betty loved to golf, bowl, read, and spend time with friends.
She was predeceased in 2010, by her husband of 60 years, Edward V. Charbonneau.
Survivors include Leslie and Jeff Steiner of Fulton, Md., Sidney Roberts and her fiancÃ©, Frank Kelly, of West Bridgewater, Mass., and Pierre and Rodchana Charbonneau of Brooklyn, N.Y. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Allison Agliata and Gregory Kozero, Devon and Skyler Roberts, and Holly Charbonneau.
Per Betty's wishes, arrangements are private.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Sloan Kettering Institute, Hospice Southeastern Connecticut, or the Visiting Nurse Association of Southeastern Connecticut.
Thomas L. Neilan & Sons Funeral Home, 12 Ocean Ave., New London, is assisting the family with arrangements. www.neilanfuneralhome.com
Published in The Day on Jan. 15, 2013
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