The Life of Grace Potter Seccombe
From The Evening Sentinel - February 25, 1991
ANSONIA - Grace P. Seccombe 87, of 220 Wakelee Ave., died Sunday at the Nursing Care Center in Bristol after a long illness. She was the widow of Stewart F. Seccombe.
Born in Prince Bay, Staten Island, N.Y., Sept. 5, 1903, she was the daughter of the late William and Eugenina Wincapaw Potter. She was a lifelong resident of Ansonia.
She was a secretary at the former Savings Bank of Ansonia until her retirement. In addition, she was a member of the First United Methodist Church, a past matron of the Martha Washington Chapter Order of the Eastern Star, a member of the Order of Amaranth and the Elizabeth Clarke Hull Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
She is survived by one niece and one nephew.
She was predeceased by a sister, Mrs. Ray C. (Verna) Chapin; and a niece.
There are no calling hours. The Jenkins-King Funeral Home, 12 Franklin St., is in charge of arrangements.
SECCOMBE - Bristol, Feb 24. Grace P. Seccombe, 87, of 220 Wakelee Ave., Ansonia, widow of Stewart F. Seccombe, aunt of Marion G. Hyde of Avon and J. Harold Hyde Jr. of Clemmons, N.C. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Pine Grove Cemetery Chapel, Ansonia, with the Rev. Robert Whitfield, officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to First United Methodist Church, Ansonia. The Jenkins-King Funeral Home, 12 Franklin St., is in charge of arrangements.