He­len B. Brock­meyer

Record Observer - - Obituaries -

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.


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