Groton - Jennie Apicelli, 87, formerly of 31 Ledyard Ave., died Monday, September 27, 2005 at Fairview Odd Fellows Home, Groton.
Mrs. Apicelli was born in Noank on Nov. 24, 1917, the daughter of Phillip and Alice Banks Steele. She was raised in Noank and lived most of her life in Groton.
She married John Apicelli in Noank in April 1939.
She was a faithful member of Sacred Heart Church in Groton.
She is survived by three sons, Jeffrey Apicelli, of Groton, James Apicelli, of Pawcatuck, and Jay Apicelli, of Plymouth, N.H.; two daughters, Judy Strona, of Lake Worth, Fla., and Joan Tully, of Centerbrook; a sister, Thelma Mahoney, of Mystic; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 on Friday, Sept. 30, 2005 at Sacred Heart Church, Groton. Their will be no procession from the funeral home. Burial will follow in Colonel Ledyard Cemetery, Groton. Friends may call on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Fulton- Theroux Funeral Home, 181 Ocean Ave., New London.
Donations may be made in her memory to the Nursing Fund of the Fairview Odd Fellows Home, 235 Lestertown Rd., Groton, CT 06340.