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Gertrude Mae (Grindrod) Palutis

January 1, 1945 ~ December 4, 2021 (age 76)

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Oxford-Gertrude Mae (Grindrod) Palutis, age 76, passed away on Saturday December 4, 2021 at Bridgeport Hospital.  She was the beloved wife of Vincent Palutis.

 

Born in Bridgeport, CT on January 1, 1945, she was the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Howard) Grindrod.  She lived in Oxford for the last fifteen years and had worked at Graystone Advertising Agency in Bridgeport.  Gertrude enjoyed gardening and was also a talented seamstress, sewing many wedding gowns throughout her life.

 

In addition to her husband Vincent of 60 years, she leaves her daughter Donna Maselli and her partner Darlene of Torrington; her grandaughter Katelyn Albrycht; and her great grandson Jack; and her sister Elizabeth Constantino of Florida.

 

A celebration of her life will be held on Friday December 10, 2021 from 12-1 p.m. at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main Street, Naugatuck.  A service will follow at 1 p.m.  To send an on-line condolence, please visit www.naugatuckvalleymemorial.com

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Services

Visitation
Friday
December 10, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Naugatuck Valley Memorial - Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home
240 North Main Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

Celebration of Life
Friday
December 10, 2021

1:00 PM
Naugatuck Valley Memorial - Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home
240 North Main Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

Burial Private

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