Groton - James "Jim" Henry, 99, a resident of the Groton Regency Retirement Center, formerly of Pawcatuck, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at The William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich.
He was predeceased by his wife, Virginia Jean (Amato) Henry, and his daughter, Sandra Rose.
He is survived by his daughter, Noreen and her husband, Dennis; his five grandchildren, Marlisa McLaughlin, Alicia Smith, Kimberly (Marler) DePerry, David Marler, and Dennis Page; and 11 great-grandchildren, Kyle Smith, Aldis Aradottir, Maxine Smith, Deanna Marler, Audunn Arason, Brent Marler, Ellianna DePerry, Cody Marler, Arianna Page, Brielle DePerry, and Dakota Page. He was blessed to have a great-great-grandchild, Giada Alvarado.
Calling hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at the Mystic Funeral Home, Route 1, Mystic. A Funeral Mass celebrating his life will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, at St. Mary Church, 95 Main St., Stonington, meeting directly at the church. Burial will follow at St. Michael Cemetery in Pawcatuck.
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Published by The Day on Jan. 9, 2013.