Waterford - Gertrude Bowles of Spithead Road, Waterford, passed away on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Waterford.
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Gertrude was born on Aug. 3, 1918, in New London, her parents were Albert and Eva Paquette. Gert was married to Ernest "Jack" Bowles in New London on Jan 10, 1946.
They were married for almost 50 years during which time they resided on Fishers Island, N.Y., New London and Waterford. They enjoyed gardening and their pets, and loved to take long walks and visiting with relatives and friends, and family picnics and holidays.
Gert is predeceased by her husband; her four sisters, Beatrice Dimmock, Blanche Reagan, Aline Paquette and Elizabeth Perth; and also by a niece and a nephew.
She is survived by 19 nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, at St. Paul in Chains Church, 170 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford; where Gert was a member for many years, walking there for daily mass. Interment will be in East Neck Cemetery, Waterford. A visiting hour will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, at the Byles Memorial Home, 99 Huntington St. New London.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the
Byles Memorial Home - New London
99 Huntington St New London, CT 06320
860 442 0343
Published in The Day on Mar. 19, 2014