Obituary: Grace D. (Hullstrunk) Monroe

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Grace D. (Hullstrunk) Monroe

PROSPECT — Mrs.Grace D.(Hullstrunk) Monroe, 83, passed away Friday, Sept. 23, at St. Mary’s Hospital after a brief illness. She was wife of the late Jack H. Monroe.

Grace was born in Waterbury on Sept. 16, 1928, daughter of the late Joseph and Dorothy (Allen) Hullstrunk. She lived in Prospect for 54 years, and she retired from Uniroyal, Inc. after 25 years of service. She was a past member of the Uniroyal Girls Club, and she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She leaves a son, Robert A. Monroe of Nauagtuck; three daughters, June Alice Rivera and her husband Luis, Holly Grace Demers, both of Naugatuck and Pennie Marie Monroe of Prospect; seven grandchildren Michael Strenk, Timothy Demers and his wife Nicole, Christopher Strenk and his wife Meghan, Michelle Rivera, Carrie Monroe, Mathew Demers and Sarah Stronkowsky, and Brittany Monroe.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 10 a.m. at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main St., Naugatuck. Burial will follow in Wooster Cemetery, East Waterbury Road, Naugatuck. Calling hours will be held at the funeral home on Monday evening from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions made to Disabled American Veterans, 80 Hall Avenue, Meriden, CT 06450.

To send an on-line condolence, visit www.naugatuckvalleymemorial.com.