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Elmer W. Crouthers

September 10, 1927 September 7, 2014
Elmer W. Crouthers
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CROUTHERS - Elmer W. Crouthers Jr., age 86, of Stratford beloved husband of Gertrude (LaFerriere) Crouthers, passed away peacefully in his home with his devoted daughter Dawne by his side, Sunday, September 7, 2014. Mr. Crouthers was born September 10, 1927 in Bridgeport, son of the late Elmer and Elizabeth (Swan) Crouthers and had been a long time Stratford resident. He retired after 35 years as a Plant Engineer for Sikorsky Aircraft. He graduated from MIT in 1955 with a BS Degree in Electrical Engineering. He loved the outdoors, especially skiing, boating, fishing, camping and hiking. He was an avid builder and flyer of model airplanes and was a model train enthusiast. Survivors include his daughter Dawne Penny and her husband Thomas of Pepperell, MA; his sisters, Arlene Throupe and Dolores Stevens of Stratford and many nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to attend a funeral service on Thursday, September September 11, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in the William R. McDonald Funeral Home, 2591 Main St., Stratford, CT and at 10:00 a.m. in Saint Mark’s Church, Stratford for a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow in Saint Michael’s Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday evening from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home. For additional information or to leave an online condolence, please visit wrmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.

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Visitation

Wednesday

10

Sep

4:00 PM 9/10/2014 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 9/10/2014 7:00:00 PM
William R. McDonald Funeral Home

2591 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

William R. McDonald Funeral Home
2591 Main Street Stratford 06615 CT
United States

Service

Thursday

11

Sep

9:00 AM 9/11/2014 9:00:00 AM
William R. McDonald Funeral Home

2591 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

William R. McDonald Funeral Home
2591 Main Street Stratford 06615 CT
United States

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday

11

Sep

10:00 AM 9/11/2014 10:00:00 AM
Saint Mark Church,

500 Wigwam Lane
Stratford, CT 06614

Saint Mark Church,
500 Wigwam Lane Stratford 06614 CT
United States

Interment

Thursday

11

Sep

11:15 AM 9/11/2014 11:15:00 AM
Saint Michael Cemetery

2205 Stratford Avenue
Stratford, CT 06615

Saint Michael Cemetery
2205 Stratford Avenue Stratford 06615 CT
United States
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