Helen B. Brockmeyer
WOODSTOCK — Helen B. Brockmeyer, 97, of Woodstock Meadows, died Tuesday, August 30, 2016. She was born in Centreville, MD, on April 3, 1919, the daughter of the late William P. and Lillian Ruth (Cecil) Burriss Jr.
She was married to Oscar B. Brockmeyer on Nov. 18, 1950. Mr. Brockmeyer died Jan. 16, 1984. Mrs. Brockmeyer graduated from Washington College in Chestertown, MD, in 1939 with a B.A. in Education and Social Work. She later graduated in 1975 from Fairfield University with a Master’s in Education. She worked in the Danbury School System as a Special Education Teacher. She was a former Sunday School Teacher, played piano and sang in the choir. She was a member of Christ Church in Pomfret.
She is survived by three children: Oscar Brockmeyer and spouse Bethany of Pomfret Center, CT, William Brockmeyer of Cambridge, MA, Barbara Brockmeyer and partner Candace McCann of Dover, MA; grandchildren, Daniel Brockmeyer and Sarah Brockmeyer; and two great-grandchildren.
A Memorial Service was held on Thursday, Sept. 29, 11 a.m. at Christ Church, Pomfret. Burial was in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bethel, CT.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to “Hospice of NE CT.” Note on check: “In Memory of Helen B. Brockmeyer” (Address): Hospice of NE CT, c/o DKH Development Office, P.O. Box 632, Putnam, CT 06260, Memo in letter: For Hospice Alternative Therapy Program. (www.davkimball.org/give).
To leave an online condolence, please visit www.tillinghastfh.com. We are compiling a book of memories, etc. of Helen; you can email yours to HBBrockmeyer@gmail.com.
HELEN B. BROCKMEYER