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Woodrow Lapham

March 3, 1924 ~ November 4, 2021 (age 97)

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Naugatuck-Woodrow Lapham, age 97, husband of the late Helen (Slavin) Lapham, passed away at Waterbury Hospital on Thursday November 4, 2021.


Born in Waterbury, CT on March 3, 1924 he was the son of the late Henry and Albertine (Garceau) Lapham. He was a longtime Naugatuck resident, and spent his career as an eyelet toolmaker.   Woodrow was a proud World War II United States Army veteran.  He was an antique car enthusiast, having owned a Model A Ford and a Packard.



He leaves his children; his son Donald Lapham and his wife Claire of Woodbridge, VA, his daughters, Janice Guerin of Decatur, GA and Brenda DiCarlo of Torrington; his three grandchildren; David Lapham, Michael Lapham, and Katie Lyn Wolfe; his three great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.


Private graveside services were held at St. James Cemetery, Naugatuck.  To send an on-line condolence, please visit  The Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main Street, Naugatuck, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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St. James Cemetery
Cross Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

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