Waterford - June M. Henderson, 86, of Waterford, entered eternal life on Monday, July 28, 2014.|
She was born June 27, 1928, in Waterbury, the daughter of the late George and Josephine (Dooling) Asplund. After graduating from high school she enlisted in the U.S. Navy serving as WAVE during the Korean Vietnam War and was honorably discharged. She was united in marriage to Andrew M. Henderson on Aug. 16, 1955 in Gardner, Maine. Mr. Henderson passed away in 1984.
Mrs. Henderson worked as the manager of the Thames Club in New London for 15 years. She later was employed at the former Caldor Store in New London working in the ladies dept. retiring at the age of 72. She was a member of the Retired Armed Forces and she loved playing bingo with friends.
She is survived by five children and spouses, Sharon and Kenneth Avena of Florida, Patricia and Dr. Richard Goulding of Florida, Mark Henderson of Oakdale, Margaret and Micky Maynard of Groton, and Bill and Nikole Henderson of Waterford; twelve grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
All funeral services and interment are private.
Donations may be made in her memory to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., 2600 Network Blvd., Suite 300, Frisco, TX 75034.
The Impellitteri-Malia Funeral Home, 84 Montauk Ave., New London, has been entrusted with her care.
Published in The Day on July 31, 2014