1937 – 2018
Plainfield– Mildred I. (Kent) Grous, 81, formerly of Third St., died Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at Westview Healthcare. She was the loving wife of the late Raymond Grous. Born in South Brunswick, ME, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Eleanor (Colburn) Kent.
Mildred was a veteran of the Post Korean War time serving with the United States Air Force from 1955 – 1959.
Mrs. Grous worked for many years in the housekeeping department at the University of Connecticut.
Mrs. Grous enjoyed collecting salt and pepper shakers, doing crossword puzzles, and playing cribbage. Mildred was a devoted member of the Plainfield Congregation of Jehovah Witnesses.
Mildred is survived by a son, Davis Grous of Moosup,; two daughters, Cynthia Robb and her husband Steven Gencarelle of Moosup and Donna Athorne of Central Village; a brother, Lenny Kent and a sister, Beverly Hawkes; eleven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by five siblings.
Funeral arrangements and cremation have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.